Smithgall Woods State Park

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Make Your Own Natural Ornament
Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 1 PM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Use items found in nature to make a treasured ornament to hang on the tree for years to come. Give it as a gift for that special someone, or a keepsake for grandparents from the kids! We will use items like wood, leaves, and paint. Please wear clothes you wouldn’t mind getting dirty. Register in advance. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Second Saturday Guided Hikes
2nd Saturday of Month 9 AM - 11 AM from Dec 10, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Take a guided hike through the captivating scenery of Smithgall Woods. Guided hikes will be offered every second Saturday of the month (weather permitting). Throughout the year, hikes will rotate through the various trails located throughout Smithgall. All ages are welcome. No pets please. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
First Visit Tours
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11:30 AM from Dec 10, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about the park on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Christmas for the Creatures
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Join Smithgall Woods and an Interpretive Ranger to learn about how animals cope with the cold. Help them prepare for the winter by making homemade bird feeders and treats. Learn about hibernation, migration, and other adaptations for colder weather. Take your craft home to help your backyard buddies. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, January 1, 2017

First Day Hike
Sunday, Jan 1, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Take a lovely stroll from the Smithgall Woods Visitor’s Center to our rustic log cabin, on a crisp winter day, for some warm cider and a beautiful view. Take a guided hike, starting at the Visitor’s Center, to the cottages of Smithgall. Once there, enjoy a warm apple cider & continue on to Dukes Creek Falls, if you so choose. Free admittance $5 parking. 706-878-3087.