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Chattahoochee Bend State Park

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Hike and Paddle
Saturday, May 7, 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 bend boat launch where we’ll break for lunch. Then, a short instruction session to get you on your way; 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 per person, $30 boat rental $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Friday, May 20, 2016

Full Moon Flat Rock Hike
Friday, May 20, 2016 8:15 PM to 9:30 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 8:30 pm. A telescope will be set for viewing the awesome full moon. $5 cash please $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Kids to Parks Day at Chatt Bend
Saturday, May 21, 2016 10 AM to 5 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Kids to Parks Day the Chatt Bend way is packed full of fun and educational activities for kids. Bring lunch, snacks, water, be prepared for the outdoors. 10 am starts a guided nature hike; 1 pm is nature crafting; 3:30 pm is creative play with the Imagination Playground. Pre-register for each program in advance. $5 per kid per program $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Friday, May 27, 2016

Glow-In-The-Dark Bowling
Friday, May 27, 2016 8:45 PM to 10 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Grab your glow sticks and light bracelets for family outdoor bowling. Bring a dim light or use glow sticks for light (no bright phone lights or flashlights, please). Reserve your lane today. All ages, fun starts at dark. $3 cash only please. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Memorial Day Duckie Race
Saturday, May 28, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
We're kicking off summer at Chatt Bend with the 2nd annual Duckie Race. Race starts at 2pm so be sure to get your lucky duck. Other activities include a nature hike at 10am, water balloon games in the afternoon. Lucky Duck winners get prizes! $1-$5 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Nature Hike Highlight: Granite Outcroppings
Friday, Jun 3, 2016 4 PM to 5 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
A 1 mile guided hike highlighting the unique and diverse ecosystem of the granite outcroppings. See the impact humans have had and how preserving a space for just a few years has encouraged new growth and has promoted a healthy habitat. We will also talk about prescribed fire and its benefit. 5 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Saturday, June 4, 2016

Guided Hike on Chatt Bend's Newest Trail - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 11 AM to 12:45 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
We're guiding a hike on our newest addition to our trail system. It's about a 3 mile trek that will take us around the beaver ponds and along the Chattahoochee River with opportunity to see the resident beavers and herons. There is always something to see, bring binoculars. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Saturday, June 11, 2016

Hike and Paddle
Saturday, Jun 11, 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 bend boat launch where we’ll break for lunch. Then, a short instruction session to get you on your way; 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 per person, $30 boat rental $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Women's Outdoor Class at the Bend
Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 10 AM to 6 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
This is an introductory class to the outdoors designed to guide and inspire women ages 14+. This class covers: Preparedness, LNT, trail etiquette, and gear. Hands-on camp set up, bear hang, tent, water procurement, useful knots, fire making, map and compass. Self care, weather/emergency. Must register and pay deposit by June 11th. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Friday, June 24, 2016

Nature Highlight: Basic Tree ID
Friday, Jun 24, 2016 4 PM to 5:15 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come along with the Naturalist for a short 1.5 mile stroll through the woods. We will learn to identify common trees in the area. Bring bug spray, water, prepare for the outdoors. Pre-register. Space is limited. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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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.
 

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