Black Rock Mountain State Park

More events are listed on individual park web pages.

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.
Star Jars
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
The staff will show you how to create a mesmerizing space scene in an ordinary jar. Pick your colors and watch the magic. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Sunset Hike
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 7:45 PM to 9 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
A popular activity here at the park is our Sunset Hike on Saturday night. Relax at the Tennessee Rock and watch a beautiful sunset. Meet with the naturalist at the Visitors' Center for a short walk to our destination. Good walking shoes, water and a camera are needed. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Fireworks Viewing
Sunday, Jul 2, 2017 9 PM to 10 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come to the overlook at the Visitors'Center and watch a fireworks display taking place near Lake Rabun. The display will be miles from the park but clearly visible from the overlook. Bring a blanket and lemonade and begin the Independence Day celebration. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Heritage Seeds
Monday, Jul 3, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Meet with us at the Trading Center to increase your knowledge of seed swapping programs. Find out why people are collecting and trading heritage seeds while you make your own heritage seed paper for planting or gifting. You can even bring your own heritage seeds to swap. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Stars of Black Rock and Lemonade
Monday, Jul 3, 2017 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join us to observe the stars above us. Telescope and Gazing Binoculars on hand, or bring your own equipment. We will learn about well-known constellations and how to use a star wheel. Meet at the Visitor Center by 8:30 p.m. Heavy cloud cover and/or rain cancels this event. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Clicks in the Night, a Batty Box Building Experience
Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Be a part of our click and learn about bats at the Clicks in the Night Workshop. Preregister to build and take home your own bat box. Materials are limited, so call to reserve your spot. Find us at the Trading Post. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Saturday, July 8, 2017

Sunset Hike
Saturday 7:45 PM - 9 PM – Jul 8, 2017 until Jul 29, 2017 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Relax at the Tennessee Rock and watch a beautiful sunset. Meet with the naturalist at the Visitors' Center for a short walk to our destination. Good walking shoes, water and a camera are needed. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Sunset Hike
Saturday 7:45 PM - 9 PM – Jul 29, 2017 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Relax at the Tennessee Rock and watch a beautiful sunset. Meet with the naturalist at the Visitors' Center for a short walk to our destination. Good walking shoes, water and a camera are needed. $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, August 26, 2017

National Dog Day
Saturday, Aug 26, 2017 10 AM to 7:30 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Your best friend needs a little adventure to celebrate National Dog Day. He or she will appreciate the cooler temperatures at Black Rock, and a good dog hike will be refreshing as well. With all the marvelous things to see, smell and bark at, you can share the day together. $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.