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Don Carter State Park

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Dendrology Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, May 28, 2016 10 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Learn orienteering and tree identification at the same time! Using the skills we teach you, a map, and a compass that we provide, identify 20 species of native trees in the park. The winner gets a prize. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Let’s go Birdwatching (Silver in the park - ages 50+)
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Silver in the Park are outdoor programs that seek to enhance a lively aging community. The first Wednesday of June, come for a short birdwatching hike, and then, learn an easy way to build your own bird feeder. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Saturday, June 4, 2016

Huckleberry Loop Hike - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 10 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join our naturalist for a nature hike around the Huckleberry Point Loop. This easy 3/4 mile loop will take you into a beautiful wooded area while hugging the shoreline of Lake Lanier. Along the way we will point out some native plants and will be on the lookout for wildlife. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Night Hike
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 8:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Let’s look for phosphorescent organisms, listen for owls, and enjoy a frog chorus. You never know what we might find in the dark. Wear closed-toe shoes. Bring a flashlight, insect repellent, and water. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

CSI Goes Wild
Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 6:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Learn how to identify some of Georgia’s interesting waterfowl, determine a deer’s sex and age using bones, age a turkey with its feathers, and more! A UGA wildlife biologist will teach you how to apply forensics to the wild world. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Hike with the Ranger (Silver in the Park - ages 50+)
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Silver in the Park are outdoor programs that seek to enhance a lively aging community. Join the naturalist for an easy hike to learn about native plants and wildlife. If you want, bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the park. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Meet a Georgia Forester
Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 6:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Would you like to know how many trees per acre are on your land? Discover ways to measure a tree’s height, weight and age. Through fun demonstrations, a UGA forester will answer those questions and more. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Saturday, June 11, 2016

Flat Creek Adventure - Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 10 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join in celebrating National Get Outdoors Day on this 2-3 hour excursion to the one of the wildest parts of the lake! This rigorous trip will take us to Flat Creek Island, the northern-most island on Lake Lanier. Bring food and water for this trip, it takes a lot of energy. $20 with personal kayak/canoe - $30 with kayak rental $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Fishing at the Lake (Silver in the Park - ages 50+)
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Silver in the Park are outdoor programs that seek to enhance a lively aging community. The third Wednesday of June, come to fish from the pier or the shore. No experience necessary. Fishing poles and bait provided. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us for an afternoon in the park with live old time music, arts and crafts vendors and good food. This will be Don Carter State Park's third annual Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
 

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