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Hard Labor Creek State Park


Friday, February 3, 2023

Campfire S’mores and Stories
Friday, Feb 3, 2023 7 PM to 7:40 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Roast marshmallows and swap stories with friends and family. Ask the ranger about the ghosts at the park, or simply enjoy the warmth of the fire. Blankets and chairs are not required, but suggested. Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Intro to Archery
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Want to shoot an arrow in archery, but don’t know how? Here’s your chance to learn some archery skills. Soon you’ll be hitting the bullseye. Program geared to participants 10 years and above. Space limited to 10 participants. Social distancing required. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, February 11, 2023

Volunteer Workday at HLC
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The second Saturday of every month, meet Friends of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work and company in the outdoors. Please click on the title to see a list of the monthly activities. If you can join us please email: friendsofhardlaborcreek@gmail.com. Help us make a positive difference. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Valentine's Archery Class and Campfire
3 PM - 4:30 PM from Feb 11, 2023 until Feb 12, 2023 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Take aim and learn to shoot arrows like Cupid. After the archery, we'll enjoy s'mores at a campfire. Couples, singles and families welcome. Equipment provided, no experience necessary. Archery class aimed at participants ages 10 and above. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 10 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Valentine's Day Twilight Wagon Tour
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come out and enjoy a twilight wagon ride with the ones you love on this special day. This family-friendly wagon ride will feature a guided tour of the night sky with a stop for s'mores at our boat ramp that overlooks scenic Lake Rutledge. Meet at the beach. Space is limited. Call the front office to reserve a spot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Valentine's Archery Class and Campfire
3 PM - 4:30 PM from Feb 12, 2023 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Take aim and learn to shoot arrows like Cupid. After the archery, we'll enjoy s'mores at a campfire. Couples, singles and families welcome. Equipment provided, no experience necessary. Archery class aimed at participants ages 10 and above. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 10 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Valentine's Day Twilight Wagon Tour
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come out and enjoy a twilight wagon ride with the ones you love on this special day. This family-friendly wagon ride will feature a guided tour of the night sky with a stop for s'mores at our boat ramp that overlooks scenic Lake Rutledge. Meet at the beach. Space is limited. Call the front office to reserve a spot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Mar 8, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, March 11, 2023

Equestrian Workday
Saturday, Mar 11, 2023 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come out and help give back to the park by volunteering to help maintain and improve the equestrian facilities. Please bring gloves and clothes you don't mind getting dirty. Sign up in advance by calling the park office. Snacks, drinks, and other materials will be provided to those who register. Social distancing required. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2023 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, April 8, 2023

Volunteer Workday at HLC
Saturday, Apr 8, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The second Saturday of every month, meet Friends of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work and company in the outdoors. Please click on the title to see a list of the monthly activities. If you can join us please email: friendsofhardlaborcreek@gmail.com. Help us make a positive difference. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, May 13, 2023

Volunteer Workday at HLC
Saturday, May 13, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The second Saturday of every month, meet Friends of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work and company in the outdoors. Please click on the title to see a list of the monthly activities. If you can join us please email: friendsofhardlaborcreek@gmail.com. Help us make a positive difference. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, June 3, 2023

Volunteer Workday at HLC
Saturday, Jun 3, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The second Saturday of every month, meet Friends of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work and company in the outdoors. Please click on the title to see a list of the monthly activities. If you can join us please email: friendsofhardlaborcreek@gmail.com. Help us make a positive difference. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 6, 2023 until Jun 8, 2023 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 8 - 10, runs from June 6 - June 8 (9 am-3 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Please call the park office to register. $80 for one child $60 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 7, 2023 until Jun 8, 2023 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 8 - 10, runs from June 6 - June 8 (9 am-3 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Please call the park office to register. $80 for one child $60 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Thursday, June 8, 2023

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 8, 2023 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 8 - 10, runs from June 6 - June 8 (9 am-3 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Please call the park office to register. $80 for one child $60 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 13, 2023 until Jun 15, 2023 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 8 - 10, runs from June 13 - June 15 (9 am-3 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Please call the park office to register. $80 for one child $60 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 14, 2023 until Jun 15, 2023 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 8 - 10, runs from June 13 - June 15 (9 am-3 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Please call the park office to register. $80 for one child $60 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Thursday, June 15, 2023

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 15, 2023 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 8 - 10, runs from June 13 - June 15 (9 am-3 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Please call the park office to register. $80 for one child $60 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Jun 28, 2023 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, July 8, 2023

Volunteer Workday at HLC
Saturday, Jul 8, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The second Saturday of every month, meet Friends of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work and company in the outdoors. Please click on the title to see a list of the monthly activities. If you can join us please email: friendsofhardlaborcreek@gmail.com. Help us make a positive difference. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, August 5, 2023

Volunteer Workday at HLC
Saturday, Aug 5, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The second Saturday of every month, meet Friends of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work and company in the outdoors. Please click on the title to see a list of the monthly activities. If you can join us please email: friendsofhardlaborcreek@gmail.com. Help us make a positive difference. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Aug 9, 2023 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, August 12, 2023

Perseid Shooting Star Party 2023
Saturday, Aug 12, 2023 to Sunday, Aug 13, 2023 9 PM to 1 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join us to view the best meteor shower of the year! From 9PM-1AM, come to the beach to enjoy astronomer talks, acoustic music, and meteor viewing. Limited number of telescopes will be available to view the night sky at no charge, or bring your own. Social distancing required. Click on the link below for directions to the beach. $5 per person (CASH only). Kids 5 and under free. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2023 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, September 23, 2023

Hard Labor Creek Annual Clean Up - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Welcome the “End of Season” with a park clean-up. This year we are in need of 6 small groups of volunteers to help us with a variety of small projects. Pre-registration and social distancing are required. If you can join us, please email: friendsofhardlaborcreek@gmail.com. Sponsored by Friends of Hard Labor Creek. 706-557-3001.
Volunteer Workday at HLC
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The second Saturday of every month, meet Friends of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work and company in the outdoors. Please click on the title to see a list of the monthly activities. If you can join us please email: friendsofhardlaborcreek@gmail.com. Help us make a positive difference. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2023 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Oct 25, 2023 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, November 11, 2023

Volunteer Workday at HLC
Saturday, Nov 11, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The second Saturday of every month, meet Friends of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work and company in the outdoors. Please click on the title to see a list of the monthly activities. If you can join us please email: friendsofhardlaborcreek@gmail.com. Help us make a positive difference. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Nov 29, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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