Magnolia Springs State Park

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Full Moon Night Hike
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the full moonlit night by using all of your senses while going on a Park Ranger led hike through the wooded trails of Magnolia Springs and Camp Lawton. Listen and look for Whippoorwills, owls, bats, and other creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight, water, and good hiking shoes. This is an easy 1 to 3 mile hike depending on you. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Friday, May 12, 2017

Stargazers Astronomy
Friday, May 12, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Gaze at the galaxy, watch for meteors, and observe planets and the moon. We will enjoy the beautiful skies and all the stars above. We will using both our unaided eyes and new Celestron telescope. Bring a lounge chair. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Mother's Day Hike
Sunday, May 14, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn about the variety of animals, natural, and man made structures that make up Magnolia Springs State Park. The hiking trails are easy, but good walking shoes are recommended. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Summer Kick Off
Saturday, May 20, 2017 10 AM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Activities include archery, bounce house, crafts, geocaching, hiking, black powder demonstrations, and much more. Shop the vendor's treasures, enjoy the splash pad, and play some games. Come out and join the Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park and Jenkins County 4-H Club for the 2nd Annual Summer Kick Off event. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Movies Under the Stars
Saturday, May 20, 2017 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come and join us at Magnolia Springs State Park as we watch a family friendly movie outside under the stars on our new 14 1/2 foot movie screen. It's time to get out of the house. Bring your favorite blanket or lounge chair, kick back and enjoy. Don't forget to bring the kids too! $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Friday, May 26, 2017

Camp Lawton History Tour
Friday, May 26, 2017 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy touring the grounds and fort of the largest Civil War prison, Camp Lawton. Learn about the history of the camp and the interesting lives of the men who occupied it. You will get to experience a black powder rifle demonstration and then tour the museum. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Zombie Archery
Saturday, May 27, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It seems that 3D zombie targets are hanging out on the archery range. Join a park ranger and help rid the park of these zombies. All equipment is provided, ages 7 and up. Sign up at the Visitor Center or give us a call to save your spot. Limited to 21 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Zombie Archery
Saturday, May 27, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It seems that 3D zombie targets are hanging out on the archery range. Join a park ranger and help rid the park of these zombies. All equipment is provided, ages 7 and up. Sign up at the Visitor Center or give us a call to save your spot. Limited to 21 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt and Hike
Sunday, May 28, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Wear your patriotic colors and let's go looking for the hidden treasures. This will be an exciting 2 hour scavenger hunt around the park. You must take a photo of you with each of items. You can work as individuals or teams, but everyone must be pictured with the treasures. Maybe you can find Boston? $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day Hike
Monday, May 29, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Celebrate Memorial Day with this Ranger led hike around various trails and areas of the park. Learn about the variety of animals, natural, and man made structures that make up Magnolia Springs State Park. The hiking trails are easy, but good walking shoes are recommended. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Memorial Day Tour
Monday, May 29, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Join us in celebrating Memorial Day with this tour of Historic Camp Lawton. Explore the fort area, museum, and beautiful grounds at Magnolia Springs State Park with the Park Rangers. Learn the unique history of the world's largest Civil War prison. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Stargazers Astronomy
Friday, Jun 2, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Gaze at the galaxy, watch for meteors, and observe planets and the moon. We will enjoy the beautiful skies and all the stars above. We will using both our unaided eyes and new Celestron telescope. Bring a lounge chair. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Nature Talk and Hike with the Naturalist - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Join the Park Naturalist and learn about the different wildlife, trees, and lime sinks located throughout the park. Then enjoy a guided hike along the trails. Hopefully you will be able to recognize something you just learned about. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Fishing with Blake
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join our resident angler and Park Naturalist Blake as he teaches you various fishing techniques and tricks guaranteed to help you catch fish in the beautiful lake at Magnolia Springs State Park. Bring your own gear or register in advance and we can provide you with gear to use. A Georgia Fishing license is required for those age 16 and over. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 
Evening Paddle on Magnolia Springs Lake
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
This will be a unique experience to get to paddle on the beautiful lake at Magnolia Springs State Park after hours. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the night from a perspective not everyone gets to see. Please reserve your canoe or kayak and pay in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 

Friday, June 9, 2017

Full Moon Night Hike
Friday, Jun 9, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the full moonlit night by using all of your senses while going on a Park Ranger led hike through the wooded trails of Magnolia Springs and Camp Lawton. Listen and look for Whippoorwills, owls, bats, and other creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight, water, and good hiking shoes. This is an easy 1 to 3 mile hike depending on you. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Magnolia Springs Zombie Archery - Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It seems that 3D zombie targets are hanging out on the archery range. Join a park ranger and help rid the park of these zombies. All equipment is provided, ages 7 and up. Sign up at the Visitor Center or give us a call to save your spot. Limited to 21 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Magnolia Springs Nature Hike - Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 4 PM to 6 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn about the variety of animals, natural, and man made structures that make up Magnolia Springs State Park. The hiking trails are easy, but good walking shoes are recommended. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, June 16, 2017

Camp Lawton History Tour
Friday, Jun 16, 2017 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy touring the grounds and fort of the largest Civil War prison, Camp Lawton. Learn about the history of the camp and the interesting lives of the men who occupied it. You will get to experience a black powder rifle demonstration and then tour the museum. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Get Outdoors Young Archers
Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn the safe and proper way to use archery equipment by Park Rangers. This event is designed for children 7 to 16 years of age. All equipment will be provided. Stay after and cool off in the Splash Pad. In honor of "Get Outdoors Month" get out of the house and come out to the Magnolia Springs State Park archery range. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Fishing with Blake
Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join our resident angler and Park Naturalist Blake as he teaches you various fishing techniques and tricks guaranteed to help you catch fish in the beautiful lake at Magnolia Springs State Park. Bring your own gear or register in advance and we can provide you with gear to use. A Georgia Fishing license is required for those age 16 and over. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 
Evening Paddle on Magnolia Springs Lake
Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
This will be a unique experience to get to paddle on the beautiful lake at Magnolia Springs State Park after hours. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the night from a perspective not everyone gets to see. Please reserve your canoe or kayak and pay in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Father's Day Hike
Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Celebrate Father's Day with this Ranger led hike around various trails and areas of the park. Learn about the variety of animals, natural, and man made structures that make up Magnolia Springs State Park. The hiking trails are easy, but good walking shoes are recommended. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Movies Under the Stars
Friday, Jun 23, 2017 9 PM to 11 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come and join us at Magnolia Springs State Park as we watch a family friendly movie outside under the stars on our new 14 1/2 foot movie screen. It's time to get out of the house. Bring your favorite blanket or lounge chair, kick back and enjoy. Don't forget to bring the kids too! $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Zombie Archery
Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It seems that 3D zombie targets are hanging out on the archery range. Join a park ranger and help rid the park of these zombies. All equipment is provided, ages 7 and up. Sign up at the Visitor Center or give us a call to save your spot. Limited to 21 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Barks in the Park Doggy Hike
Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Bring your favorite four-legged companion and join a Park Ranger for an easy 1 mile hike on the beautiful Lime Sink Trail at Magnolia Springs State Park. Please remember that your companion must be leashed at all times. Good walking shoes are recommended and we will meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Camp Lawton History Tour
Friday, Jun 30, 2017 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy touring the grounds and fort of the largest Civil War prison, Camp Lawton. Learn about the history of the camp and the interesting lives of the men who occupied it. You will get to experience a black powder rifle demonstration and then tour the museum. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Zombie Archery
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It seems that 3D zombie targets are hanging out on the archery range. Join a park ranger and help rid the park of these zombies. All equipment is provided, ages 7 and up. Sign up at the Visitor Center or give us a call to save your spot. Limited to 21 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Fishing with Blake
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join our resident angler and Park Naturalist Blake as he teaches you various fishing techniques and tricks guaranteed to help you catch fish in the beautiful lake at Magnolia Springs State Park. Bring your own gear or register in advance and we can provide you with gear to use. A Georgia Fishing license is required for those age 16 and over. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 
Evening Paddle on Magnolia Springs Lake
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
This will be a unique experience to get to paddle on the beautiful lake at Magnolia Springs State Park after hours. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the night from a perspective not everyone gets to see. Please reserve your canoe or kayak and pay in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 

Friday, July 7, 2017

Stargazers Astronomy
Friday, Jul 7, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Gaze at the galaxy, watch for meteors, and observe planets and the moon. We will enjoy the beautiful skies and all the stars above. We will using both our unaided eyes and new Celestron telescope. Bring a lounge chair. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Full Moon Night Hike
Sunday, Jul 9, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the full moonlit night by using all of your senses while going on a Park Ranger led hike through the wooded trails of Magnolia Springs and Camp Lawton. Listen and look for Whippoorwills, owls, bats, and other creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight, water, and good hiking shoes. This is an easy 1 to 3 mile hike depending on you. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Barks in the Park Doggy Hike
Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Bring your favorite four-legged companion and join a Park Ranger for an easy 1 mile hike on the beautiful Lime Sink Trail at Magnolia Springs State Park. Please remember that your companion must be leashed at all times. Good walking shoes are recommended and we will meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Fishing with Blake
Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join our resident angler and Park Naturalist Blake as he teaches you various fishing techniques and tricks guaranteed to help you catch fish in the beautiful lake at Magnolia Springs State Park. Bring your own gear or register in advance and we can provide you with gear to use. A Georgia Fishing license is required for those age 16 and over. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 
Evening Paddle on Magnolia Springs Lake
Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
This will be a unique experience to get to paddle on the beautiful lake at Magnolia Springs State Park after hours. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the night from a perspective not everyone gets to see. Please reserve your canoe or kayak and pay in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 

Friday, July 21, 2017

Movies Under the Stars
Friday, Jul 21, 2017 9 PM to 11 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come and join us at Magnolia Springs State Park as we watch a family friendly movie outside under the stars on our new 14 1/2 foot movie screen. It's time to get out of the house. Bring your favorite blanket or lounge chair, kick back and enjoy. Don't forget to bring the kids too! $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, July 28, 2017

Camp Lawton History Tour
Friday, Jul 28, 2017 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy touring the grounds and fort of the largest Civil War prison, Camp Lawton. Learn about the history of the camp and the interesting lives of the men who occupied it. You will get to experience a black powder rifle demonstration and then tour the museum. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Zombie Archery
Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It seems that 3D zombie targets are hanging out on the archery range. Join a park ranger and help rid the park of these zombies. All equipment is provided, ages 7 and up. Sign up at the Visitor Center or give us a call to save your spot. Limited to 21 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Nature Hike with the Naturalist
Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn about the variety of animals, natural, and man made structures that make up Magnolia Springs State Park. The hiking trails are easy, but good walking shoes are recommended. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Monday, August 7, 2017

Full Moon Night Hike
Monday, Aug 7, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the full moonlit night by using all of your senses while going on a Park Ranger led hike through the wooded trails of Magnolia Springs and Camp Lawton. Listen and look for Whippoorwills, owls, bats, and other creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight, water, and good hiking shoes. This is an easy 1 to 3 mile hike depending on you. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Zombie Archery
Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It seems that 3D zombie targets are hanging out on the archery range. Join a park ranger and help rid the park of these zombies. All equipment is provided, ages 7 and up. Sign up at the Visitor Center or give us a call to save your spot. Limited to 21 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Full Moon Night Hike
Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the full moonlit night by using all of your senses while going on a Park Ranger led hike through the wooded trails of Magnolia Springs and Camp Lawton. Listen and look for Whippoorwills, owls, bats, and other creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight, water, and good hiking shoes. This is an easy 1 to 3 mile hike depending on you. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Zombie Archery
Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It seems that 3D zombie targets are hanging out on the archery range. Join a park ranger and help rid the park of these zombies. All equipment is provided, ages 7 and up. Sign up at the Visitor Center or give us a call to save your spot. Limited to 21 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Your State Parks Day: Magnolia Springs Clean-up
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 9 AM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Your State Parks Day is devoted to making improvements and sprucing up our park. We will be cleaning trails, painting, and organizing. Please bring a friend or family and come out to lend a hand to the Park Rangers and help make your Magnolia Springs State Park beautiful. Don't forget some comfortable shoes and work gloves if you have them. 478-982-1660.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Full Moon Night Hike
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the full moonlit night by using all of your senses while going on a Park Ranger led hike through the wooded trails of Magnolia Springs and Camp Lawton. Listen and look for Whippoorwills, owls, bats, and other creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight, water, and good hiking shoes. This is an easy 1 to 3 mile hike depending on you. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Walk Amongst the Ghosts of Camp Lawton Tour
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy a walking lantern tour of the grounds which encompasses the prison and fort areas of the largest Civil War prison, Camp Lawton, while sharing ghostly experiences of previous guests. Our tour will end in the museum where artifacts found on the property are on display. Will you be amongst those who see a ghostly visitor from the past? $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Walk Amongst the Ghosts of Camp Lawton Tour
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy a walking lantern tour of the grounds which encompasses the prison and fort areas of the largest Civil War prison, Camp Lawton, while sharing ghostly experiences of previous guests. Our tour will end in the museum where artifacts found on the property are on display. Will you be amongst those who see a ghostly visitor from the past? $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

History and Haunts of Camp Lawton Tour
Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 6 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience an entertaining evening of history, beautiful scenery, and ghostly tales.Watch exciting black powder demonstrations and enjoy a walking tour as you learn about the historic Civil War prison Camp Lawton. Director Ryan McNutt of the Georgia Southern Camp Lawton Archaeological Project will present their latest 2017 findings and news. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

History and Haunts of Camp Lawton Tour
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 6 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience an entertaining evening of history, beautiful scenery, and ghostly tales.Watch exciting black powder demonstrations and enjoy a walking tour as you learn about the historic Civil War prison Camp Lawton. Director Ryan McNutt of the Georgia Southern Camp Lawton Archaeological Project will present their latest 2017 findings and news. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Full Moon Night Hike
Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the full moonlit night by using all of your senses while going on a Park Ranger led hike through the wooded trails of Magnolia Springs and Camp Lawton. Listen and look for Whippoorwills, owls, bats, and other creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight, water, and good hiking shoes. This is an easy 1 to 3 mile hike depending on you. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Zombie Archery
Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It seems that 3D zombie targets are hanging out on the archery range. Join a park ranger and help rid the park of these zombies. All equipment is provided, ages 7 and up. Sign up at the Visitor Center or give us a call to save your spot. Limited to 21 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Full Moon Night Hike
Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the full moonlit night by using all of your senses while going on a Park Ranger led hike through the wooded trails of Magnolia Springs and Camp Lawton. Listen and look for Whippoorwills, owls, bats, and other creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight, water, and good hiking shoes. This is an easy 1 to 3 mile hike depending on you. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Get Outdoors Georgia