Richard B. Russell State Park

More events are listed on individual park web pages.

Friday, June 30, 2017

4th of July Fireworks
Friday, Jun 30, 2017 5 PM to 10 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Elbert County Chamber of Commerce will host the Fireworks again on June 30, 2017. Gates will open at 5pm and fireworks will be set off at 9:20pm. Event will take place at the Richard B. Russell Beach. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-213-2045.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Introduction to Canoeing
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join us for a ranger lead canoeing class. We will go over the parts of a canoe and how to safely move through the water, before enjoying an evening paddle on Lake Russell. Meet at the beach area. Limited space available. Please make a reservation by calling the park office or sending an e-mail to Jamie.Madden@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 706-213-2045.
Soak It In 

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Tri the Parks Triathlon
Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 7:30 AM to 11 AM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Events consist of swim, bike and run courses at the park and the surrounding community. This is the 17th annual race at the park and draws almost 300 athletes from across Georgia, South Carolina and beyond. $5 parking. 706-213-2045.