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Black Rock Mountain State Park


Thursday, May 23, 2024

World Turtle Day Turtle Walk
Thursday, May 23, 2024 3:30 PM to 5 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come celebrate World Turtle Day by walking around Black Rock Mountain Lake with us as we look for and learn about turtles. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Friday, May 24, 2024

Ask the Naturalist
Friday, May 24, 2024 5 PM to 6 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come meet our Park Naturalist Lou and learn about animals you might see around the park, check out our collection of pelts, and get some information about upcoming events. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Saturday, May 25, 2024

Naturally Cool Crafts
Saturday, May 25, 2024 2 PM to 4 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
See what fun craft ideas you can come up with using just air dry clay and natural materials found around the park. Whether you decide to craft your own critter or a plant print ornament or something totally different and unique, the possibilities are endless! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Tennessee Rock Trail Sunset Hike
Saturday, May 25, 2024 6 PM to 9 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come enjoy a guided hike of our beautiful Tennessee Rock Trail and make it to the peak just in time to enjoy a beautiful view of the sunset. Be sure to wear good hiking shoes and bring water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Friday, May 31, 2024

Ask the Naturalist
Friday, May 31, 2024 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come meet our Park Naturalist Lou and learn about animals you might see around the park, check out our collection of pelts, and get some information about upcoming events. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Saturday, June 1, 2024

Gold and Gem Panning
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 2 PM to 4 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join our camp host Mike in the campground and try your hand at panning for gold and gems. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Thursday, June 20, 2024

Summer Solstice Celebration
Thursday, Jun 20, 2024 5 PM to 7 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Fill your soul with love and light on this longest day of the year. Enjoy live music and make the most of the extra sunlight and create a suncatcher, meditate while making your own nature mandala, and enjoy live music and a bonfire with smores. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Saturday, July 6, 2024

July 4th Celebration
Saturday, Jul 6, 2024 4 PM to 6 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Prolong the 4th of July festivities by joining us here on Black Rock Mountain on Saturday, July 6th with line dancing led by Sam Joedicke and fun 4th themed snacks and crafts, with plenty of time to make it to fireworks in town after. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Saturday, August 31, 2024

National Wildlife Day Celebration
Saturday, Aug 31, 2024 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Bring the whole family to learn about the wildlife you might see around our park. First, listen to a story about how to spot the signs that an animal has been in the area and how to identify which animal, then take the time to ask questions, feel real animal pelts, and do some fun crafts. Register in advance over the phone. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Tuesday, October 1, 2024

National Day To Watch a Sunset Hike
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2024 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
On National Sunset Day, join a park ranger on a moderate 1.5 mile hike to the park summit to enjoy the sunset. Bring an evening snack to enjoy afterwards at the Black Rock Overlook. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Thursday, October 31, 2024

Tricks for Treats
Thursday, Oct 31, 2024 5 PM to 7 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Learn how to do some cool “tricks,” like tying a knot or using a compass, and get a treat each time you figure one out. Come in costume for maximum fun! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Saturday, December 7, 2024

Holiday Jamboree on the Mountain
Saturday, Dec 7, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Enjoy the holidays on top of Black Rock Mountain State Park with live music, holiday nature crafts, a visit from Santa, and hayrides. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Saturday, December 21, 2024

Winter Solstice Celebration
Saturday, Dec 21, 2024 4 PM to 5 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come celebrate the return of the sun with us on the shortest day of the year. Let go of the things holding you back before the start of the new year, enjoy a nice warm fire with s’mores, and make some fun and symbolic crafts. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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