F.D. Roosevelt State Park

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Winter Trail Hike
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 10 AM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet up with Pine Mountain Trail Association guides and hike 5 miles along the ridge. Begin at Fox Den Cove Parking Lot and End at Mollyhugger Hill Parking Lot. Geared towards ages 10 & up. Bring water and snack. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Target Archery Candy Shoot
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Win candy prizes and teddy bears as beginners ages 10 to adult shoot stationary targets. We provide all equipment. Not geared towards large groups, but groups may contact us for special times. Pre-register and pre-pay at the park office. Meets across from the office. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Target Archery
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Stationary target shooting for ages 10 and up. We provide basic instruction and equipment. Geared towards beginners ages 10 to adult. Pre-register and pay at the park office. Meet across from the park office. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Target Archery Candy Shoot
Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Win candy prizes and teddy bears as beginners ages 10 to adult shoot stationary targets. We provide all equipment. Not geared towards large groups, but groups may contact us for special times. Pre-register and pre-pay at the park office. Meets across from the office. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Target Archery
Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Stationary target shooting for ages 10 and up. We provide basic instruction and equipment. Geared towards beginners ages 10 to adult. Pre-register and pay at the park office. Meet across from the park office. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Cards for Christmas with Santa
Friday, Dec 16, 2016 4 PM to 6 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Get your picture taken with Santa and help him write Christmas Cards for delivery to our park neighbors who may need some camper cheer. Meet at the Park Office on hwy 190. Donations of new, unwrapped children’s’ toys will be accepted for local family charities. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Holiday Cookie Challenge
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 11 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Enter your favorite, homemade cookies in our contest. Bring 1 dozen cookies on a paper plate in a closable, plastic bag to the park office between Fri. Dec 16 & 10 AM, Sat. Dec 17, 11:00 AM. Adult division (13 & up) and Children’s division (up to age 12). Prizes. Details available when you pre-register and pre-pay $5 at the park office. $5 each recipe. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Lake Paddle with Santa
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 2 PM to 3:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join Santa’s flotilla on Lake Delanor. Hot chocolate & cookies included. We provide Santa & canoe, kayak, jon boat or paddleboat. Must pre-register, prepay & pick up jackets & paddles at the park office. Limited space. Dress for the weather. Meet at Fishing Dock. Arrive by 1:30 PM for sign-in. $10 ages 10-adult;$5 ages 4-9 $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Holiday Campsite Decorating Contest
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 6 PM to 7:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Show us your PG-13 rated creative side at your site. Make us believe you love the holiday season and camping. No nails or staples on plants. No unattended candles or fires. Leave no trace decorating ideas. Judging from 6:00-7:30 PM. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Ribbons/prizes placed at winning campsites. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Holiday Bingo And Ugly Sweater Contest
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Wear your brightest, boldest and possibly ugliest holiday sweater or sweatshirt to play bingo. We will provide hot chocolate and a warm fire. Bring marshmallows and a stick. Prizes. Pay correct change on site. $3 per bingo card. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Junior Ranger Winter Discovery Camp
Monday, Dec 19, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Discover park trails, trees and animals in this 2-day camp. Fee includes outdoor adventures, indoor labs,and craft projects. Geared towards ages 8 to 12. Camp meets in the Group Shelter. Limited space. Fills quickly. Must pre-register and pre-pay. More info at park office. $60 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Junior Ranger Winter Discovery Camp
Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Discover park trails, trees and animals in this 2-day camp. Fee includes outdoor adventures, indoor labs,and craft projects. Geared towards ages 8 to 12. Camp meets in the Group Shelter. Limited space. Fills quickly. Must pre-register and pre-pay. More info at park office. $60 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Santa Visits Campground
Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Between 6:45 & 7:45 PM Look for Santa to arrive in a big, red fire truck. He will cruise through the campground briefly and hand out candy canes. Meet the firetruck at the Trading Post parking lot. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Fairy House Contest
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 11 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Build a home for fairies, pixies, or gnomes. Use outdoor-sturdy, unique, natural materials. Show us your whimsical creativity. Recycled and repurposed wood, glass, ceramic and metal accents are ok, no plastic. Nails and glue allowed. Must have a door and windows. Must be less than 24” high with no larger than 30” x 30” base. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

First Day Hike on the Pine Mountain Trail
Sunday, Jan 1, 2017 1 PM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join members of the Pine Mountain Trail Association for a 4.3 mile, moderate Dowdell's Knob Loop hike to celebrate the New Year. Meet at the Dowdell's Knob trailhead. Geared towards ages 8 and up. Bring water and a snack. Dress for the weather. 706-663-4858.
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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Audubon's 117th Christmas Bird Count
Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us and Callaway Gardens for a day in the gardens, fields, and woods counting our feathered friends. Birding experience suggested. Call 706-663-5155 or email plcolli@callawaygardens.com. Details to follow after registration. Meets at Callaway Gardens Discovery Center. $5 parking. 706-594-0578.
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Saturday, January 7, 2017

Eye Spy 20 Winter Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 7, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site camera scavenger hunt. Pick up the check list and rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to the office by 4PM Saturday. Winners will be notified by phone to pick up their prize on Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 7, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Eye Spy 20 Winter Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site camera scavenger hunt. Pick up the check list and rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to the office by 4PM Saturday. Winners will be notified by phone to pick up their prize on Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Campground Chili Challenge and Tasting IV
Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 12:30 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Sign up to enter this fun, annual, amateur cooking contest or register to be a taster or a heat challenger. Cook on-site or off-site. Cooks pre-register & pre-pay by Jan 12. Must cook 5 qts & bring in crock pot. Tasters & heat challengers pre-register & pre-pay by Jan 14. Entry forms available at Park Office. Prizes. $5 Chili Tasters & Hot Pepper Heat Challengers; $10 Chili Cooks $10 Chili cookers $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Day Hike
Monday, Jan 16, 2017 1 PM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join Pine Mountain trail guides for a winter adventure along the Pine Mountain Ridge through a mixed hardwood forest. Begin at the WJSP radio tower and end at Rocky Point Parking Lot. Geared towards ages 8 and up. 5.0 moderate miles, natural surface. Bring water and a snack. Dress for the weather. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Homeschool In The Park Day: Mammal Field Study
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Geared towards families who homeschool, but open to other families. Investigate mammals in the field. Look for signs like scat and tracks. Check live traps and investigate study areas. Not stroller accessible. No restroom. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the park afterwards. Meet at the Large Group Camp near the Stables. Dress for the out of doors. $5 per child ages 4 & up. Parents free. Extra adults $5 $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Winter Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site camera scavenger hunt. Pick up the check list and rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to the office by 4PM Saturday. Winners will be notified by phone to pick up their prize on Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Mammal Field Study
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Families and adults are welcome. Investigate mammals in the field, scat, tracks and other signs. Check live traps and investigate study areas. Not stroller accessible. No restroom. Meet at the Large Group Camp near the Horse Stables. Must pre-register and pre-pay. Dress for the out of doors. $5 ages 4-18. Adults free. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Bamboo Walking Stick Workshop
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Cut aged bamboo poles to desired length and decorate your own sturdy, lightweight walking stick. Design the grip and add your special décor to the handle. Pre-register & pre-pay at the Park Office. Meet at the enclosed Group Shelter below the dam in the campground. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Winter Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site camera scavenger hunt. Pick up the check list and rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to the office by 4PM Saturday. Winners will be notified by phone to pick up their prize on Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Target Archery
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Stationary target shooting for ages 10 and up. We provide basic instruction and equipment. Geared towards beginners ages 10 to adult. Pre-register and pay at the park office. Meet across from the park office. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

March in The Park
Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 10 AM to 4:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for our first 4-mile, mountain-top walk along the closed highway 190. This smooth surface road goes from an easy to moderate grade and offers fabulous scenery along Pine Mountain Ridge. Strollers and leashed dogs are welcome. Must pre-register to receive a t-shirt. $15-$25 $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Celebrate Arbor Day
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 11 AM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Celebrate Georgia's Arbor Day with us. Test your Tree IQ and see what you know about Georgia's trees. Go on a tree scavenger hunt and pick up a free tree seedling to take home. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Friday, April 7, 2017

Night Eggstravaganza
Friday, Apr 7, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Arrive early for a hot dog supper, fantastic egg games and the petting coral. Begin with competition games: egg tossing & ribbon runs for ages 10 -adult. Visit the animals in the petting coral. Bring your basket & flashlight for a candy egg hunt separated by age: up to 3 yrs, 4-6 yrs, and 7-9 yrs. $5 ages 3-9; 10 & up free $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Red, White and Cool Blue Summer Splash
Saturday, May 27, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come splash with us at the Liberty Bell Pool. Food, fun, music and contests with prizes for the whole family. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. DJ poolside from 1-3PM. $2 - $5. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Soak It In 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Music and Dancing On The Mountain: National Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come join our talented local musicians, Randy and Darlene Dameron, and celebrate the great outdoors. Bring a chair or blanket or enjoy cement amphitheater seating. Dance and sing-a-long to 60's and 70's music. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Red, White and Cool Blue Summer Splash
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come splash with us at the Liberty Bell Pool. Food, fun, music and contests with prizes for the whole family. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. DJ poolside from 1-3PM. $2 - $5. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Soak It In 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Red, White and Cool Blue Summer Splash
Saturday, Sep 2, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come splash with us at the Liberty Bell Pool. Food, fun, music and contests with prizes for the whole family. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. DJ poolside from 1-3PM. $2 - $5. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Soak It In 

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Dog Splash & Luau at the Liberty Bell Pool
Saturday, Sep 9, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Unleash the fun as your dog gets to swim in our pool before it closes for the season. On-going music and activities. Contests every 30 minutes include dog limbo, swimsuit, best splash, and best trick. Prizes. Vet question and answer table. No humans allowed in the pool. Sponsored by Columbus Area Petsmart. Pre-register at office. Walk-ins welcome. $8 per dog. Humans free. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Volunteer for Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 10 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Three volunteer opportunities available. All must sign up in advance by calling the park office. No walk-ins; T-shirt provided. Free parking. (1) Horse Trail Clean Up (2) Trail Clean-Up (3) Discovery Table/ Learning Station managers,monitors, and hosts. Topics may vary. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Music and Dancing On the Mountain
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Dance, sing-a-long, and enjoy classic vinyl 1960s and '70s music with Randy & Darlene Dameron, our popular local musicians. Cement seating. You may want to bring a chair or cushion. Meet at the stone amphitheater next to the park office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Campground Halloween Adventure
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 6 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Its a fall celebration for all ages. Enter a carved pumpkin in our contest or bowl a pumpkin for prizes. Prizes for best decorated campsite. Campsite trick or treating at dark. Check with office for details. Some programs require pre-registration and a fee. free-$2 $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Veterans Day Celebration
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Thanks to all of our veterans! Come spend the day with us. Flag retirement ceremony at 10:00 AM. Free appreciation hot dog lunch for veterans and their families at 11:00 (must sign up ahead.) Free 1-hr boat rental the entire weekend. Check in at the Park Office on Hwy 190. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, December 30, 2017

Fairy House Contest
Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 11 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Build a home for fairies, pixies, or gnomes. Use outdoor-sturdy, unique, natural materials. Show us your whimsical creativity. Recycled and repurposed wood, glass, ceramic and metal accents are ok, no plastic. Nails and glue allowed. Must have a door and windows. Must be less than 24” high with no larger than 30” x 30” base. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.