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Panola Mountain State Park


Saturday, March 2, 2024

Salamander Meander
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Learn all about amphibians and macroinvertebrates during a 1.25 mi. hike on the Watershed Trail. We will be spending some time at Panola Creek looking for these amazing creatures, so be prepared to get muddy and wet. Ages 5+. Pre-registration is required. Call the Park Office to register. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Sunset Mountain Hike
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 5 PM to 7 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Take time out of your hectic schedule to join us for a relaxing sunset mountain hike of Panola Mountain. There's nothing quite like watching the sun set from the top of Panola. Bring flashlights, bug spray, hiking boots and water. Ages 10+. Space is limited. Call the Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Sunday, March 3, 2024

Creature Feature
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Campfire Basics
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger and work with others to learn how to build a campfire and the basics of fire safety. Celebrate what you accomplished with s'mores at the end! Meet at the Nature Center. Pre-Registration is required, for this event. Call the Park Office to register. Ages 8+ $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Homeschool at Panola: Hanging Out in GA Habitats (Grades K-5)
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Study key plants and animals in the five regions of GA. Then explore a piedmont region habitat, the Granite Outcrop, for the special plants and animals that call it home. Dress for the weather as part of this class will happen outdoors. Register by calling the Park Office as space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Homeschool at Panola: Hanging Out in GA Habitats (Grades K-5)
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Study key plants and animals in the five regions of GA. Then explore a piedmont region habitat, the Granite Outcrop, for the special plants and animals that call it home. Dress for the weather as part of this class will happen outdoors. Register by calling the Park Office as space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Diamorpha Days: Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Diamorpha smallii is in bloom! Endemic to the Southeast, this gorgeous red succulent fills Panola Mountain's solution pits during the month of March and makes for some beautiful photo opportunities. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring plenty of water. Register in advance by calling the park office. Click event for details. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Lost But Found, Safe and Sound
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 12 PM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join Search and Rescue (SAR) Specialist Dianne Stone and her trusty K9 companion Maisy to learn simple techniques and supplies you should always have on hand when venturing into the great outdoors. You'll come out of this interactive course with the knowledge of what to do if you happen to get lost in the woods. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, March 10, 2024

Basic Archery
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, March 16, 2024

Diamorpha Days: Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Diamorpha smallii is in bloom! Endemic to the Southeast, this gorgeous red succulent fills Panola Mountain's solution pits during the month of March and makes for some beautiful photo opportunities. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring plenty of water. Register in advance by calling the park office. Click event for details. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Sunday, March 17, 2024

Creature Feature
Sunday, Mar 17, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Diamorpha Days: Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Mar 17, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Diamorpha smallii is in bloom! Endemic to the Southeast, this gorgeous red succulent fills Panola Mountain's solution pits during the month of March and makes for some beautiful photo opportunities. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring plenty of water. Register in advance by calling the park office. Click event for details. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Homeschool at Panola: Panola Mountain's Ecology (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Explore Panola Mountain on a 2-mi. hike to discuss the rare ecosystem, how it is actively conserved, and what threats currently face granite outcrops. Closed toed shoes with good tread are required. Hike is considered moderately strenuous. Meet at the Nature Center. Register by calling the Park Office as space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Homeschool at Panola: Panola Mountain's Ecology (Grades 6-12)
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Explore Panola Mountain on a 2-mi. hike to discuss the rare ecosystem, how it is actively conserved, and what threats currently face granite outcrops. Closed toed shoes with good tread are required. Hike is considered moderately strenuous. Meet at the Nature Center. Register by calling the Park Office as space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 9 AM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Take a guided hike with a trained "Friends of Panola" volunteer, through the restricted Conservation Area and up to the summit of Panola Mountain. This is a 6-mile, semi-off trail, strenuous hike that offers a variety of beautiful views and unique perspectives on the park. Must call to register in advance, space is limited. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Diamorpha Days: Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Mar 24, 2024 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Diamorpha smallii is in bloom! Endemic to the Southeast, this gorgeous red succulent fills Panola Mountain's solution pits during the month of March and makes for some beautiful photo opportunities. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring plenty of water. Register in advance by calling the park office. Click event for details. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Creature Feature
Sunday, Mar 24, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, March 29, 2024

Egg-citing Scavenger Hunt
Friday, Mar 29, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Peter Cottontail is leaving eggs hidden in the park! Pick up an Egg-citing Scavenger Hunt at the Park Office, then use the clues to find the hidden eggs and fun nature facts. Crack the secret code phrase and come back to the front desk before 4PM to win a prize! $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Egg-citing Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Peter Cottontail is leaving eggs hidden in the park! Pick up an Egg-citing Scavenger Hunt at the Park Office, then use the clues to find the hidden eggs and fun nature facts. Crack the secret code phrase and come back to the front desk before 4PM to win a prize! $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Egg-citing Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Peter Cottontail is leaving eggs hidden in the park! Pick up an Egg-citing Scavenger Hunt at the Park Office, then use the clues to find the hidden eggs and fun nature facts. Crack the secret code phrase and come back to the front desk before 4PM to win a prize! $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Creature Feature
Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, April 20, 2024

Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 9 AM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Take a guided hike with a trained "Friends of Panola" volunteer, through the restricted Conservation Area and up to the summit of Panola Mountain. This is a 6-mile, semi-off trail, strenuous hike that offers a variety of beautiful views and unique perspectives on the park. Must call to register in advance, space is limited. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, April 21, 2024

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Apr 21, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Apr 21, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Monday, June 3, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: June 3-7
Monday, Jun 3, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
During this 5-Day Camp, participants will be introduced to the wonders of nature and the outdoors! Activities will include hiking, nature crafts, history, reptiles, games, and more! For ages 6-10 years old. $200. 770-389-7801.

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: June 3-7
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
During this 5-Day Camp, participants will be introduced to the wonders of nature and the outdoors! Activities will include hiking, nature crafts, history, reptiles, games, and more! For ages 6-10 years old. $200. 770-389-7801.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: June 3-7
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
During this 5-Day Camp, participants will be introduced to the wonders of nature and the outdoors! Activities will include hiking, nature crafts, history, reptiles, games, and more! For ages 6-10 years old. $200. 770-389-7801.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: June 3-7
Thursday, Jun 6, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
During this 5-Day Camp, participants will be introduced to the wonders of nature and the outdoors! Activities will include hiking, nature crafts, history, reptiles, games, and more! For ages 6-10 years old. $200. 770-389-7801.

Friday, June 7, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: June 3-7
Friday, Jun 7, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
During this 5-Day Camp, participants will be introduced to the wonders of nature and the outdoors! Activities will include hiking, nature crafts, history, reptiles, games, and more! For ages 6-10 years old. $200. 770-389-7801.

Monday, June 24, 2024

Outdoor Adventure Camp - June 24-28
Monday, Jun 24, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Does your child love the outdoors and is looking for new ways to enjoy the summer? Explore the outdoors and learn some new skills during this hands-on 5-day camp! Activities will include hiking, archery, kayaking, wilderness survival skills, and more! Ages 10-14 years old. $250. 770-389-7801.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Outdoor Adventure Camp - June 24-28
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Does your child love the outdoors and is looking for new ways to enjoy the summer? Explore the outdoors and learn some new skills during this hands-on 5-day camp! Activities will include hiking, archery, kayaking, wilderness survival skills, and more! Ages 10-14 years old. $250. 770-389-7801.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Outdoor Adventure Camp - June 24-28
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Does your child love the outdoors and is looking for new ways to enjoy the summer? Explore the outdoors and learn some new skills during this hands-on 5-day camp! Activities will include hiking, archery, kayaking, wilderness survival skills, and more! Ages 10-14 years old. $250. 770-389-7801.

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Outdoor Adventure Camp - June 24-28
Thursday, Jun 27, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Does your child love the outdoors and is looking for new ways to enjoy the summer? Explore the outdoors and learn some new skills during this hands-on 5-day camp! Activities will include hiking, archery, kayaking, wilderness survival skills, and more! Ages 10-14 years old. $250. 770-389-7801.

Friday, June 28, 2024

Outdoor Adventure Camp - June 24-28
Friday, Jun 28, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Does your child love the outdoors and is looking for new ways to enjoy the summer? Explore the outdoors and learn some new skills during this hands-on 5-day camp! Activities will include hiking, archery, kayaking, wilderness survival skills, and more! Ages 10-14 years old. $250. 770-389-7801.