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Sweetwater Creek State Park
Friday, July 31, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Stand Up Paddleboard Tour
Friday, Jul 31, 2015 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join instructors on the George H. Sparks Reservoir for an afternoon of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP). This program is intended for anyone 16 and over who can swim and is interested in SUP, and will include an introduction to the sport as well as a recreational tour. Includes board, PFD, and paddle Meet at the Bait Shop. Limited to 10. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Full Moon Paddle
Friday, Jul 31, 2015 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led paddle on the Sparks Reservoir under the full moon. This program is offered to all adults (18 years and older) who can swim. You have a choice of a tandem kayak or a canoe. Meet at the Bait Shop. Reservations are required. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tons of Fun 
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 11 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is a short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. who can swim with a parent. Kayak, PFD, and paddle included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event 
Get Outdoors Georgia Stand Up Paddleboard Tour
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join instructors on the George H. Sparks Reservoir for an afternoon of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP). This program is intended for anyone 16 and over who can swim and is interested in SUP, and will include an introduction to the sport as well as a recreational tour. Includes board, PFD, and paddle Meet at the Bait Shop. Limited to 10. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Introduction to Canoeing
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 4:30 PM to 6 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for an introduction to canoeing on beautiful Sparks Reservoir. This program is for men and women 18 years and older who are able to swim and are new to canoeing. Reservations are necessary. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia For Women By Women: Introduction to Kayaking
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for an introduction to kayaking on beautiful Sparks Reservoir. This program is for girls and women 18 years and older who are able to swim and are new to kayaking. Reservations are necessary. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tons of Fun 
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Women's Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding
Sunday, Aug 2, 2015 12 PM to 1:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join park staff for an introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) and a tour of the beautiful George H. Sparks Reservoir. This program is intended for women 18 years and older who can swim and are new to SUP. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Getting back to your senses: Nature Journaling
Sunday, Aug 2, 2015 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us as we take you on a journey of your senses. As we hike along the creek we will draw and write about anything that catches our eye. This hike is designed to allow us to slow down and notice the beauty that surrounds us. Bring paper and pencil. Meet at the Visitor’s Center. Reservations recommended at 770-732-5871. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Sunday, Aug 2, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Group Run Fitness Program
Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015 7:15 AM to 8:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join a Park Ranger on a group run on the White Trail. Runs assisted by Douglas County Rogue Runners. Meet at the Visitor's Center parking lot. On 8/26/15, we will have a similar group run on the Red to White Trails. Walking is fine. Bring water and snacks. Bring $5 cash for parking as the Visitor's Center does not open until 9AM. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia For Women By Women: Introduction to Kayaking
Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for an introduction to kayaking on beautiful Sparks Reservoir. This program is for girls and women 18 years and older who are able to swim and are new to kayaking. Reservations are necessary. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tons of Fun 
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Parents Morning Out Lake Paddle
Thursday, Aug 6, 2015 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Now that the kids are back in school, join us for a ranger-led, peaceful outing on the lake and up Beaver Creek. This trip is for those 18 years or older who can swim. Meet at the Bait Shop. Register in advance. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Stand Up Paddleboard Tour
Thursday, Aug 6, 2015 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join instructors on the George H. Sparks Reservoir for an afternoon of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP). This program is intended for anyone 16 and over who can swim and is interested in SUP, and will include an introduction to the sport as well as a recreational tour. Includes board, PFD, and paddle Meet at the Bait Shop. Limited to 10. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Friday, Aug 7, 2015 6 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is a short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. who can swim with a parent. Kayak, PFD, and paddle included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event 
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Aug 7, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Native Inspired Stretch and Flex Workout
Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This early morning workout is a pilates, meditation, and yoga blend that is great for relaxation and increased flexibility of the joints. The park is a great setting featuring the sounds of nature and Native American flutes. Whether for those new to excercise or for regular stretchers, this program will be fun and worthwhile. Bring a mat and water. $10 plus $5 parking. 404-788-9185.
Get Outdoors Georgia Geology Hike
Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist John Johnston will lead a moderate 2-mile hike identifying rocks and explaining how and when they formed. He will also explain the tectonic events that forced the rock units to be faulted and folded. There will be a visit down to the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill alongside the lovely rapids of Sweetwater creek. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Native American Eastside Hike
Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a three hour, 3.5 mile strenuous hike as we explore the eastside of the park focusing on American Indian history. We will visit the "Indian Cave" rock overhang used by Native Americans for many years. This hike will be led by a local historian or park ranger. Closed-toed shoes and water required. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 11 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is a short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. who can swim with a parent. Kayak, PFD, and paddle included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event 
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Sunday, Aug 9, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Mid-Week Wind Down Paddle
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful paddle on the beautiful George H. Sparks Reservoir as the sun sets and we refresh ourselves in preparation for the end of the work week. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this program. Open to anyone 18 or older who can swim and children 6 or over who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Register in advance. $20 includes boat, PFD and paddle. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tons of Fun 
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Stand Up Paddleboard Tour
Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join instructors on the George H. Sparks Reservoir for an afternoon of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP). This program is intended for anyone 16 and over who can swim and is interested in SUP, and will include an introduction to the sport as well as a recreational tour. Includes board, PFD, and paddle Meet at the Bait Shop. Limited to 10. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Home School Friday: Geocaching 101
Friday, Aug 14, 2015 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Learn all about geocaching in this introductory course. Classroom instruction as well as out in the field as we will all find the official Sweetwater Creek State Park geocache. You will need a GPS or a smartphone that has geocaching app capabilities. This will be the first in a series for home schoolers to join us for outdoor programs. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Aug 14, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Saturday, Aug 15, 2015 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, Aug 15, 2015 11 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is a short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. who can swim with a parent. Kayak, PFD, and paddle included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event 
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Saturday, Aug 15, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Introduction to Canoeing
Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for an introduction to canoeing on beautiful Sparks Reservoir. This program is for men and women 18 years and older who are able to swim and are new to canoeing. Reservations are necessary. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Snakes Alive
Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 2 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join Park Manager David Jordan in this up-close hour featuring live, non-venomous snakes. We will learn all about our local snakes, including the venomous ones, as well as the natural history of snakes and all about their behavior and senses. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia For Men by Men: Introduction to Kayaking
Monday, Aug 17, 2015 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for an introduction to kayaking on beautiful Sparks Reservoir. This program is for boys and men 18 years and older who are able to swim and are new to kayaking. Reservations are necessary. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Introduction to Birdwatching Hike
Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 8 AM to 10 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This field trip is designed for anyone interested in learning more about birds, the important habitats critical to some species, and organizations like the Audubon Society which are dedicated to bird conservation. Meet at the park's Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Eastside Night Hike
Friday, Aug 21, 2015 8 PM to 10 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a strenuous, 3 mile evening hike to the beautiful east side of the park where we will climb the East Ridge, visit the "Indian Cave" and hike to other seldom-visited areas. This hike is open to anyone 16 years and older. A flashlight and sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. Dogs not permitted on this hike. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Stargazer Paddle
Friday, Aug 21, 2015 9 PM to 11 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for this evening paddle on the Sparks Reservoir. We will watch the sun set and then search the sky for wonders like planets, stars, constellations, and shooting stars as night arrives. This program is for anyone over 17 who can swim. Binoculars recommended. Includes choice of canoe or tandem kayak, PFD, and paddle. Meet at the Bait Shop. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Native American Eastside Hike
Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a three hour, 3.5 mile strenuous hike as we explore the eastside of the park focusing on American Indian history. We will visit the "Indian Cave" rock overhang used by Native Americans for many years. This hike will be led by a local historian or park ranger. Closed-toed shoes and water required. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 11 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is a short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. who can swim with a parent. Kayak, PFD, and paddle included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event 
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Open Water Swim Clinic for Triathletes
Sunday, Aug 23, 2015 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
USMS and USAT coach Mari Fridenmaker will teach swimmers and triathletes how to be comfortable swimming in open water.Athletes must have the ability to swim 100 meters. Topics include safety, sighting, breathing, and open water racing strategies. Life guard and kayak support on hand. All participants must be members of US Masters Swimming. $95 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Green Building Tour
Sunday, Aug 23, 2015 4 PM to 5 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
The Park's Visitor Center/Museum is one of the most environmentally friendly buildings anywhere. It has received the highest LEED certification (Platinum) from the U.S. Green Building Council. Learn about sustainability, green buildings and what makes this one so special. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5876.
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Sunday, Aug 23, 2015 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Stand Up Paddleboard Tour
Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join instructors on the George H. Sparks Reservoir for an afternoon of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP). This program is intended for anyone 16 and over who can swim and is interested in SUP, and will include an introduction to the sport as well as a recreational tour. Includes board, PFD, and paddle Meet at the Bait Shop. Limited to 10. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Group Run Fitness Program
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 7:15 AM to 8:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join a Park Ranger on a group run on the White Trail. Runs assisted by Douglas County Rogue Runners. Meet at the Visitor's Center parking lot. On 8/26/15, we will have a similar group run on the Red to White Trails. Walking is fine. Bring water and snacks. Bring $5 cash for parking as the Visitor's Center does not open until 9AM. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Home School Friday: Guided Museum Tour and New Manchester History Hike
Friday, Aug 28, 2015 10 AM to 11:45 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
We will begin the day with a guided tour of the museum, followed by a mile-long hike (easy to moderate) that will lead us to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This is the second in a series of home shooling events. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
"Almost-Full Moon" Night Paddle
Friday, Aug 28, 2015 8 PM to 10 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for an evening of enchantment as we paddle the lake at night under the light of the moon. You will have a choice of a tandem kayak or a canoe. Limited to 12 people who can swim and are 18 yrs. or older. A flashlight is required. Call for reservations. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is a short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. who can swim with a parent. Kayak, PFD, and paddle included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event 
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Native American Eastside Hike
Sunday, Aug 30, 2015 12 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a three hour, 3.5 mile strenuous hike as we explore the eastside of the park focusing on American Indian history. We will visit the "Indian Cave" rock overhang used by Native Americans for many years. This hike will be led by a local historian or park ranger. Closed-toed shoes and water required. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Junior Ranger Day Camp Level I (Deer patch)
Sunday, Aug 30, 2015 1 PM to 6 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This camp is for children ages 6-12 who have not previously been in a Junior Ranger program. This program focuses on attaining the Level I Deer Badge. There will be a nature/history hike to the New Manchester Mill, a live reptile program, and nature-oriented arts and craft projects. Registration is necessary. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $25 includes Junior Ranger Book and Deer patch (lunch not included). 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Sunday, Aug 30, 2015 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Native Inspired Stretch and Flex Workout
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This early morning workout is a pilates, meditation, and yoga blend that is great for relaxation and increased flexibility of the joints. The park is a great setting featuring the sounds of nature and Native American flutes. Whether for those new to excercise or for regular stretchers, this program will be fun and worthwhile. Bring a mat and water. $10 plus $5 parking. 404-788-9185.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Sweetwater Creek Cleanup -- Your State Parks Volunteer Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us in walking and cleaning the lovely the trails of Sweetwater Creek State Park as well as picking up trash by canoe and kayak from the George H. Sparks reservoir. Six years and older. Please bring clothes that are okay to get dirty, water, and gloves. Admission to the park is free for volunteers who join the scheduled project. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Native Inspired Stretch and Flex Workout
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This early morning workout is a pilates, meditation, and yoga blend that is great for relaxation and increased flexibility of the joints. The park is a great setting featuring the sounds of nature and Native American flutes. Whether for those new to excercise or for regular stretchers, this program will be fun and worthwhile. Bring a mat and water. $10 plus $5 parking. 404-788-9185.
Get Outdoors Georgia Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 7 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long guided night hike is easy to moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns will be provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. Meet and register at the Interpretive Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015 7 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long guided night hike is easy to moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns will be provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. Meet and register at the Interpretive Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 6 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long guided night hike is easy to moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns will be provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. Meet and register at the Interpretive Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
 

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