Black Rock Mountain State Park

More events are listed on individual park web pages.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Build Your Own Canjo
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 12 PM from May 6, 2017 until Dec 2, 2017 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join the Black Rock Naturalist and Volunteer Les Barnett at the Trading Post for a morning of music and family fun, building your own Canjo. We provide the raw materials for the job. Make a family heirloom that you can enjoy for years. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Hidden Gem Hike
Saturday, May 6, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join us at the Black Rock Lake parking lot for a visit to Greasy Creek Falls, the Hidden Gem of Black Rock Mountain State Park. The trail is rated easy at this point, but will still require good walking shoes. Call 706-746-2141 to reserve your spot. Pets welcome. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Hidden Gem 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Home School Friday
Friday, May 19, 2017 10 AM to 2 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Explore nature and Georgia’s great outdoors At Black Rock Mountain State Park. We’ll meet at the Mellinger Center where students and adults can craft their own walking stick before going on a nature scavenger hunt and hike along the Spring House Trail. Be sure to bring a lunch and comfortable walking shoes. Register by calling the Park Office. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Sunset Hike
Saturday, May 20, 2017 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
You’ve walked Black Rock and seen the great views. But what does the trail look like at night? Let’s find out. Bring someone special to enjoy it with and join the Park Naturalist at the Black Rock Visitor’s Center at 7:45 PM. We’ll hike to the Tennessee Rock Overlook and watch the awesome sunset before returning in the twilight. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Memorial Day Weekend
Saturday, May 27, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
A fun-filled day at Black Rock! Be at the Mellinger Center at 10 AM and we'll make Black Rock Canjos 'till Noon. Then, at 1 we'll have our Cornhole Contest -single elimination for competitors. Are you going to be the Winner? At 3 we'll have plenty of wooden snake to paint. Don't miss these events, they're fun for the whole family? $5 for the materials for your canjo $5 for the materials for you snake $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Make your own Walking Stick and hike to Greasy Creek Falls.
Friday, Jun 2, 2017 12 PM to 5 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Meet at the Mellinger Center where we'll have everything you need to craft your own personalized walking stick. You'll be able to use it on the hike to Greasy Creek Falls which starts a 3 p.m. at the Black Rock Lake Parking area. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Hidden Gem 

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Build Your Own Canjo
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 12 PM from Jun 3, 2017 until Dec 2, 2017 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join the Black Rock Naturalist and Volunteer Les Barnett at the Trading Post for a morning of music and family fun, building your own Canjo. We provide the raw materials for the job. Make a family heirloom that you can enjoy for years. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
In celebration of National Trails Day, come join us for a Tri-State hike. At 2PM we will meet at the Tennessee Rock Tail head this hike is 2.2 miles and will last about 2 hours. Wear good hiking shoes and bring water. $5 parking pass required. 706-746-2141. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Build Your Own Guitar for Only $50
Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Meet with the Park Naturalist and local Guitar maker Les Barnett at the Marie Mellinger Center for a fabulous evening of craftsmanship. We'll have all the parts you'll need to craft your own personalized and working Cigar Box Guitar. Come create a heirloom that you'll enjoy for years. Register starting March 18, 2017. Limited to 10 slots per day. $50 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Build Your Own Canjo
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 12 PM from Jul 1, 2017 until Dec 2, 2017 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join the Black Rock Naturalist and Volunteer Les Barnett at the Trading Post for a morning of music and family fun, building your own Canjo. We provide the raw materials for the job. Make a family heirloom that you can enjoy for years. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Build Your Own Canjo
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 12 PM from Aug 5, 2017 until Dec 2, 2017 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join the Black Rock Naturalist and Volunteer Les Barnett at the Trading Post for a morning of music and family fun, building your own Canjo. We provide the raw materials for the job. Make a family heirloom that you can enjoy for years. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Build Your Own Canjo
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 12 PM from Sep 2, 2017 until Dec 2, 2017 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join the Black Rock Naturalist and Volunteer Les Barnett at the Trading Post for a morning of music and family fun, building your own Canjo. We provide the raw materials for the job. Make a family heirloom that you can enjoy for years. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Build Your Own Canjo
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 12 PM from Oct 7, 2017 until Dec 2, 2017 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join the Black Rock Naturalist and Volunteer Les Barnett at the Trading Post for a morning of music and family fun, building your own Canjo. We provide the raw materials for the job. Make a family heirloom that you can enjoy for years. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Build Your Own Guitar for Only $50
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Meet with the Park Naturalist and local Guitar maker Les Barnett at the Marie Mellinger Center for a fabulous evening of craftsmanship. We'll have all the parts you'll need to craft your own personalized and working Cigar Box Guitar. Come create a heirloom that you'll enjoy for years. Register starting March 18, 2017. Limited to 10 slots per day. $50 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Build Your Own Canjo
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 12 PM from Nov 4, 2017 until Dec 2, 2017 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join the Black Rock Naturalist and Volunteer Les Barnett at the Trading Post for a morning of music and family fun, building your own Canjo. We provide the raw materials for the job. Make a family heirloom that you can enjoy for years. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Build Your Own Canjo
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 12 PM from Dec 2, 2017 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join the Black Rock Naturalist and Volunteer Les Barnett at the Trading Post for a morning of music and family fun, building your own Canjo. We provide the raw materials for the job. Make a family heirloom that you can enjoy for years. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.