Chattahoochee Bend State Park

Friday, August 5, 2016

Flick at the Park
Friday, Aug 5, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come watch a classic movie at the park with family and friends. We will be showing the movie at the Visitor Center on the porch, with candy and drinks for sale. Free plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Flat Rocks Trail Hike
Saturday, Aug 6, 2016 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come take a 1-mile hike with the naturalist along Flat Rock Trail and discover the unique habitat of the flat rock uplands. $3.00 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Games for Camping
Saturday, Aug 6, 2016 3 PM to 5 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come play cool games with the staff at the Chatt Bend. We will have a material list and instructions for you to make the same games you will be playing with us. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Orienteering Lessons
Sunday, Aug 7, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Program open to 10 years of age or older. We will be going over basic skills for map and compass the parts of the compass and map and how to have a safe hike. We will meet at the visitor center. $4 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, August 12, 2016

Welcome to the Park Campfire
Friday, Aug 12, 2016 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Meet Campground 2. We will gather around and share stories and watch the fire burn. You are welcome to bring s’more stuff or hot dogs to cook over the fire. Open to all. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Camp Wide Bingo
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 8 AM to 4 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Camp wide bingo starts at 8:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm It is a $1.00 per card and prizes will be given out for each card with bingo on it. $1 per bingo card $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Mountain Bike Trail Ride
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join our avid mountain bike guide who can help you find the cyclist in you. Meet at Trail Head 2. Must have your own bike and open to ages 12 and older. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Star Gazing at the Chattahoochee Bend State Park
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 9 PM to 10 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us at the Visitor Center for stargazing. We'll be identifying constellations and discussing the ancient tales associated with them. Bring a blanket for sitting and a flashlight with a red lens, cover, or bulb. Binoculars and star charts are recommended. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Hike the Wild Turkey Trail
Sunday, Aug 14, 2016 11 AM to 1 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Before starting an active week of work, kids and responsibilities and come hike the Wild Turkey Trail and discover what the park has to offer. Ages 8 and above to participate. $3 per hiker $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Full Moon Flat Rock Hike
Friday, Aug 19, 2016 9 PM to 10 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
This is an easy 1 mile hike at sunset around the unique flat rock trail. The granite outcropping area has wide open canopy for viewing the moon rise at 9:00 pm. A telescope will be set for viewing the awesome full moon. $5 cash please $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Paws at the Park
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your best friend to the park and go on the trails and have you pup splash around in the creek. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Games for Camping
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 1 PM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come play cool games with the staff at the Chatt Bend. We will have a material list and instructions for you to make the same games you will be playing with us. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, August 26, 2016

Welcome to the Park Campfire
Friday, Aug 26, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Meet Campground 2. We will gather around and share stories and watch the fire burn. You are welcome to bring s’more stuff or hot dogs to cook over the fire. Open to all. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Hike and Paddle - Fall Edition
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 9 AM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Get the best of both worlds here at the Bend: a 5.5-mile hike up the Riverside Trail to the boat launch where we’ll have lunch. A short instruction session to get you on your way to a nice, easy paddle back down the Chattahoochee. Boats are available to rent or bring your own. Register in advance, space is limited. Ages 10+. $12 plus $30 boat rental. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Plants that Even I Can’t Kill in the Yard
Sunday, Aug 28, 2016 2 PM to 3 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Learn local plants you can grow in your yard that are drought tolerant and look great! We will meet at Visitor Center. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Bend Fest
Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
A festival hosting Georgia's own artisans, crafts, and food located right on the Chattahoochee River. Get adventurous with outdoor recreational activities, bird and nature show, hay rides, games and other fun for the family. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.