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Stephen C. Foster State Park


Friday, March 1, 2024

Snake Safety Stroll
Friday, Mar 1, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Exploring the Okefenokee can be a fun and enjoyable experience, however many fear the possibility of encountering potentially venomous species of snakes. Join us on our Trembling Earth Nature Trail and boardwalk, to learn some helpful tips for hiking in areas that have venomous and non-venomous species of snakes such as snake ID and other tips. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Friday, March 8, 2024

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Fridays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM – Mar 8, 2024 until Mar 29, 2024 
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Weather permitting, we will meet in the main parking lot across from the Trading Post. We will talk briefly about light pollution then explore visible constellations and dark sky objects through the telescope. Free plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Friday, March 15, 2024

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Fridays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM – Mar 15, 2024 until Mar 29, 2024 
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Weather permitting, we will meet in the main parking lot across from the Trading Post. We will talk briefly about light pollution then explore visible constellations and dark sky objects through the telescope. Free plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Saturday, March 16, 2024

Herpetology Hike
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Come join us for a fun and educational walk on the Upland Pine Trail in search of some of the Swamp's scaly residents. We will learn about the Swamp's reptiles and amphibians that call this wonderful place home and dispel any myths surrounding them. We will discuss their ecological importance and threats that they face today. Don't miss out! $10 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Friday, March 22, 2024

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Fridays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM – Mar 22, 2024 until Mar 29, 2024 
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Weather permitting, we will meet in the main parking lot across from the Trading Post. We will talk briefly about light pollution then explore visible constellations and dark sky objects through the telescope. Free plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Saturday, March 23, 2024

Sunset on the Swamp Paddle
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Kayak or canoe the beautiful Okefenokee Swamp with one of our rangers at sunset. Learn about the swamp while you watch it change from day to night in a colorful display. Dress for the weather, bring water and a flashlight (preferably a headlamp with red light). Meet by trading post porch $35 (ages 12+) $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Friday, March 29, 2024

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Fridays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM – Mar 29, 2024 
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Weather permitting, we will meet in the main parking lot across from the Trading Post. We will talk briefly about light pollution then explore visible constellations and dark sky objects through the telescope. Free plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Gratitude for Gators Paddle
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Let's celebrate National Alligator Day by paddling up Billy's Lake to experience these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat. Here we will discuss behaviors, diet, and other fun facts about these remarkable reptiles. This event is only for ages 12+ $35 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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