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Kolomoki Mounds State Park


Saturday, April 8, 2023

Easter Egg Hunt and Touch-a-Truck event
Saturday, Apr 8, 2023 11 AM to 2 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Spend your Saturday with us hunting over 4,000 eggs. Beforehand check out the emergency response vehicles or take a pontoon boat ride. The egg hunt starts at 1 p.m. sharp so arrive early! Don't forget to visit the Easter Bunny and have your photo taken with Buddy Beaver and Smokey Bear. $1-$5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Trails & Tales: Chester Colorful Easter Eggs
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join Family Connection at the campground boat ramp. Read a story with us then go on an egg hunt through the woods to find the eggs for Chester. Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for a new adventure! $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Edible, medicinal and utilitarian plants of the Native Americans
Saturday, Apr 15, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Hike with Ben Kirkland along the white oak trail. This 1.25 mile trail meanders through the woods and brings us out to the plaza. Ben will discuss the local flora and fauna and how valuable it was to the everyday life of the American Indians. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Trails and Tales: Scavenger Hunt
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join a park ranger and Family Connection at the Temple Mound parking lot. We will take a short hike to the mounds while going on a scavenger hunt. We will also be reading On the Nature Trail. This is a great program for all ages. Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for a new adventure! $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Buzz Over for World Bee Day
Saturday, May 20, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join local bee keeper Bill Cleveland to discuss the importance of honey bees. Get a hands on lesson from the bee suit to the bee hive and everything in-between. Stick around to taste local honey. This program will be the buzz of the town especially for children. Meet at the visitor center amphitheater. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Saturday, June 3, 2023

National Trails Day: Take Off! and Make Tracks
Saturday, Jun 3, 2023 6 PM to 8:45 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Take a guided hike with Quail Forever Biologist, Jennifer Ward, on Kolomoki Mounds State Park White Oak Trail. Learn about building native habitat, see examples of native plants and wildlife, and make your own tracks on the world of conservation! Meet at the Temple Mound trail parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Trails and Tales: Whose Tracks is That?
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join a park ranger and Family Connection at the visitor center as we try to figure out who made those tracks. We will read a book, hike around the museum and do a fun activity. This program is great for all ages. Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for a new adventure! $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, October 14, 2023

53rd Annual Kolomoki Festival
Saturday, Oct 14, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us for a day full of food, games, boat rides and live performances. Win the grand prize in the Kolomoki Kornhole tournament or let your kids enjoy the free Kolomoki kids area. Try your hand at archery or watch the antique tractor parade. Craft and food vendors are available on site with performances on the Georgia-Pacific amphitheater. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Campground Trick-or-Treat
Saturday, Oct 21, 2023 5 PM to 7 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us in the day use area to play games, enjoy the concession stand, then take a walk down our "haunted" trail. Campers will pass out candy. FREE face painting will be available. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, November 11, 2023

4th Annual Native American Heritage Day
Saturday, Nov 11, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Take a birds eye view of the ground that was inhabited long ago on top of the Temple Mound. Hike with Ben Kirkland as we talk about birds and their importance to the culture found at Kolomoki. This will be a short hike from the Temple Mound parking lot to the top of Mound A. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Sunday, December 10, 2023

Santa & Friends Magical Campground
Sunday, Dec 10, 2023 5 PM to 7:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Santa and Mrs. Claus are brining back their friends the Grinch and Frosty to the park. Ride through the campground as we light it up for a magical ride. Tell Santa what you'd like for Christmas and see some snow in southwest Georgia. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.