Chattahoochee Bend State Park

Friday, October 7, 2016

Movies at the Park
Friday, Oct 7, 2016 8 PM to 9:30 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, October 8, 2016

Hike and Paddle
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Get the best of both worlds 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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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Orienteering Lessons
Sunday, Oct 9, 2016 1 PM to 2 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.
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Friday, October 14, 2016

Glow-In-The-Dark Bowling
Friday, Oct 14, 2016 8:30 PM to 9:30 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. $3 cash please. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Paws at the Park
Saturday, Oct 15, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
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.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

What Should I Bring Camping?
Sunday, Oct 16, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
This class helps you decide what type of tent and other equipment is best for you to use. We will also be showing you some tricks that you should know for fire building, picking a site, and when to get out of town. Meet on the porch of the Visitors Center. $2 per person $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Halloween at the Park
Friday, Oct 28, 2016 6:45 PM to 8 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Be here on Hallows’ Eve in your best costume and props to parade down the River Trail. We will gather in good company of fellow paraders and enjoy s’mores around a campfire. If you have an act or an instrument, bring it. Bring the dog out in costume too. You must preregister for this parade (1 mile hike) All ages. $4 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Pumpkin Carving Contest
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your own pumpkin and show off your best carving skills! Prizes for best carved pumpkin. Call to register for the carving contest. Contest begins at the Visitors Center. $2 per person $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Handicapped Accessible Get Outdoors Georgia 
Birds of Prey Show
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
This show will be at the Day Use Area along side the river. This is where you can get up close to live birds of prey. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Decorate For Halloween
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 4 PM to 5 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Win a prize for the best decorated campsite. Two prizes will be given out one for each campground. Judges will start looking at sites at 3pm and the winners will be announced at 8pm. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Fishing 101
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 12 PM to 1:30 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Some would say that it is an art. If unfamiliar with fishing, one can gain the necessary trade skills to become a true fisherman or fisherwoman. Advanced and basic knot tying, lure picking & rigging, casting and re-spooling will all be demonstrated. You are welcome to bring your own gear, but some will be provided. Meet at picnic shelter one. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.