Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
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Park Volunteer Project
  Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Spring Fling Clean Work Days
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 1 PM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us keep our park beautiful. Meet at the Park Office. Wear gloves. Bring water. Dress for the weather. Must pre-register. 706-663-4858. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
  Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Spring Fling Clean Work Days
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 1 PM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us keep our park beautiful. Meet at the Park Office. Wear gloves. Bring water. Dress for the weather. Must pre-register. 706-663-4858. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
  Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Campground Clean-up
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 1 PM to 4 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Volunteers should meet at the Visitor Center Parking to help clean-up the campgrounds from 1-4pm. Volunteers will be blowing leaves off campsites, picking up trash and cleaning comfort stations. $5 parking fee applies. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
  Saturday, March 14, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia 2014 Equestrian Workday
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 9 AM to 2 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Join other horse enthusiasts as they help maintain and improve the equestrian trails and camping area at the park. Lunch and goodies included. Volunteers should bring tools such as shovels, gloves and pruners.To register contact Kathy White at kjwhite1@bellsouth.net or call 706-614-8348 706-614-8348.
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come join the Friends of Don Carter State Park every second Saturday of the month to participate in a variety of volunteer projects. Meet at park's visitor center. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Icestorm Cleanup
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
The park was hit hard by the recent ice storm and could use your help in debris removal. Join the Friends of Don Carter State Park as we restore the roads and trails. 678-450-7726.
9th Annual Statewide GADNR Equestrian Workday
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Help show Georgia DNR personnel how much we appreciate and need these safe places to ride and camp with our horses. Please mark your calendars to help us with this event! Please bring tools such as a shovel, gloves, pruners, etc. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required. Call the park office at (912) 384-7082 to sign up. 912-384-7082.
Get Outdoors Georgia Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Equestrian Workday
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 9:30 AM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join other horse riders as we help maintain and improve the equestrian trails at Hard Labor Creek State Park. Volunteers should bring hand tools such as pole saws, shovels, gloves, and pruners. Please sign up in advance by calling Dale Faulkner at 706-340-7176. Lunch, drinks, and other materials will be provided to those who register. 404-210-9779.
Spring Fling Volunteer Day
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Come join in and volunteer with us as we get our Blue Bird and Wood Duck nesting boxes ready for the nesting season. Those with a green thumb can help prepare the Cherokee Farmstead garden plot for the upcoming growing season. 706-624-1321.
Heath Lake Shoreline Litter Pickup
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Heath Lake boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Heath Lake boat ramp parking lot. 706-802-5087.
Equestrian Workday 2015
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 9:30 AM to 1 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Please join us for our 9th Annual Statewide GA Department of Natural Resources Equestrian Workday Saturday - March 14th, 2015 - 9:30 a.m. Rain or Shine $5 parking. 770-530-8101.
  Monday, March 16, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Mar 16, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Spring Fling Clean Work Days
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 1 PM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us keep our park beautiful. Meet at the Park Office. Wear gloves. Bring water. Dress for the weather. Must pre-register. 706-663-4858. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
After Event Cleanup
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 10 AM to 2 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Help the rangers clean up after the various events. Lots of things to wash up and put away. Call to participate. 478-986-5172.
  Thursday, March 19, 2015
Volunteer Blitz Thursdays
3rd Thursday of Month 1 PM - 3 PM from Mar 19, 2015 until Sep 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Help Tallulah Gorge State Park by volunteering to assist with park projects such as trail maintenance, painting, and litter pickup. Afterwards, you can attend a "Friends of Tallulah Gorge" meeting to learn about how you can help throughout the year. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from Mar 19, 2015 until Dec 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join "Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available at Tallulah Gorge State Park. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Saturday, March 21, 2015
Pine Mountain Trail Workday
Saturday, Mar 21, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet up with members of the Pine Mountain Trail Association for trail and campsite clean up. You do not have to sign up ahead of time. All work days are subject to change. Check the Pine Mountain Trail Association website for last minute updates. Bring work gloves, water and your lunch. We furnish tools and fun. Geared towards ages 10 & up. $5 parking. 706-628-5336.
Get Outdoors Georgia Garden Maintenance and Planting
Saturday, Mar 21, 2015 9 AM to 1 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Do you have a green thumb? If so, we need your help to get our garden ready for the season. We will be removing weeds, laying pine straw, and planting some flowers. Bring gardening tools and work gloves. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Spring Fling Set Up and Break Down
Saturday, Mar 21, 2015 8 AM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Volunteers will help set up tables and tents for the Spring Fling and help break them down after the event. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
  Sunday, March 22, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Trails Work Day
Sunday, Mar 22, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a volunteer work day performing general trail maintenance on the beautiful trails of the park. Bring gloves, water, comfortable work clothes, and closed-toe, sturdy shoes. Registration encouraged at 770-732-5871. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
  Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Spring Fling Clean Work Days
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 1 PM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us keep our park beautiful. Meet at the Park Office. Wear gloves. Bring water. Dress for the weather. Must pre-register. 706-663-4858. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
  Saturday, March 28, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Stewardship Saturday
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us as we partner with the South River Watershed Alliance to help clean-up and restore native vegetation to the bank of the South River. Wear work shoes and long pants and bring gloves and a water bottle. Meet at Alexander Lakes Area Parking Lot. Registration in advance required. 770-389-7801.
  Saturday, April 4, 2015
Glow-In-The-Dark Easter Egg Hunt Volunteers
Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 5 PM to 9 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
We need volunteers for our annual egg hunt. Task include stuffing eggs, hiding eggs, and helping passing out prizes. We have a job for everyone big and small. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, April 11, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Sweep the Hooch
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 9 AM to 1 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us as we partner with Trout Unlimited, Chattahoochee Riverkeepers and the National Park Service for the fifth annual Sweep the Hooch. This massive cleanup extends all the way from the upper Chattahoochee to Chattahoochee Bend State Park. ***Be sure to register on the Sweep the Hooch website before coming out to volunteer. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Stewardship Saturday
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us as we partner with the South River Watershed Alliance to help clean-up and restore native vegetation to the bank of the South River. Wear work shoes and long pants and bring gloves and a water bottle. Meet at Alexander Lakes Area Parking Lot. Registration in advance required. 770-389-7801.
Nature Trail Clean-up / Maintenance
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Nature Trail. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
  Tuesday, April 14, 2015
After Event Cleanup
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 10 AM to 2 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Assist ranger and other volunteers in removing and repacking clothing items from the 100 Years of Jarrell Family Textiles Exhibit. Snacks and drinks provided. Bring lunch. Call by April 11 to participate. 478-986-5172.
  Thursday, April 16, 2015
Volunteer Blitz Thursdays
3rd Thursday of Month 1 PM - 3 PM from Apr 16, 2015 until Sep 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Help Tallulah Gorge State Park by volunteering to assist with park projects such as trail maintenance, painting, and litter pickup. Afterwards, you can attend a "Friends of Tallulah Gorge" meeting to learn about how you can help throughout the year. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from Apr 16, 2015 until Dec 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join "Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available at Tallulah Gorge State Park. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Saturday, April 18, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Days
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come out and join us for fun and work! Projects may include clearing and maintaining trails, grounds cleaning and landscaping, painting, etc. Bring work gloves and a can do attitude! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Pine Mountain Trail Workday
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet up with members of the Pine Mountain Trail Association for trail and campsite clean up. You do not have to sign up ahead of time. All work days are subject to change. Check the Pine Mountain Trail Association website for last minute updates. Bring work gloves, water and your lunch. We furnish tools and fun. Geared towards ages 10 & up. $5 parking. 706-628-5336.
Get Outdoors Georgia Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park holds many natural treasures that need our help to shine! Join parks staff as we enhance our park's beauty by clearing invasive species and restoring a long leaf pine plot for future generations of people and wildlife alike to enjoy. Bring a lunch and plenty of water. Meet at the Park Office/Trading Post. 706-557-3001.
Global Youth Service Day
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 11 AM to 12 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Children and parents are encouraged to participate in this year's Global Youth Day of Service project: a Trash Mob! Participants will hurry to collect as much trash from the park grounds as possible in 30 minutes. Be sure to wait for the start signal! Register at the park office by 11:00 am $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
  Sunday, April 19, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Skidaway Narrows Cleanup
Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Celebrate Earth Day by helping to clean up the Skidaway Narrows. Bring your own boat, kayak or canoe. Limited number of kayaks and canoes will be provided. Walking clean-up volunteers are also welcome. Please register before Friday April 18th. 912-598-2300.
  Monday, April 20, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Apr 20, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Saturday, April 25, 2015
Trail Volunteers Needed
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 to Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 9:30 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
We'll be working on the Pond Overlook Trail (1/3 m) and the New Town Creek Nature Trail (1 m) including cleaning signs, staining tables and repairing footbridges to get these trails in great shape for the visitors at New Echota. Pack a lunch and join us during one of the prettiest months at New Echota. 706-624-1321.
Get Outdoors Georgia Stewardship Saturday
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us as we partner with the South River Watershed Alliance to help clean-up and restore native vegetation to the bank of the South River. Wear work shoes and long pants and bring gloves and a water bottle. Meet at Alexander Lakes Area Parking Lot. Registration in advance required. 770-389-7801.
  Saturday, May 9, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, May 9, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come join the Friends of Don Carter State Park every second Saturday of the month to participate in a variety of volunteer projects. Meet at park's visitor center. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, May 9, 2015 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Picnic Tidy-up
Saturday, May 9, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Help us prepare for the summer season by cleaning up the picnic area. Potential tasks include, staining picnic tables, cleaning up the playground and volleyball court, litter pick-up, light trail work. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
New Echota Cemetery Clean-up
Saturday, May 9, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Learn about the significant history of New Echota and those buried in the town cemetery as we clean up this small cemetery and pathway. Wear your work gloves and pack a lunch for a picnic afterwards. 706-624-1321.
  Saturday, May 16, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Days
Saturday, May 16, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come out and join us for fun and work! Projects may include clearing and maintaining trails, grounds cleaning and landscaping, painting, etc. Bring work gloves and a can do attitude! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Pine Mountain Trail Workday
Saturday, May 16, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet up with members of the Pine Mountain Trail Association for trail and campsite clean up. You do not have to sign up ahead of time. All work days are subject to change. Check the Pine Mountain Trail Association website for last minute updates. Bring work gloves, water and your lunch. We furnish tools and fun. Geared towards ages 10 & up. $5 parking. 706-628-5336.
  Monday, May 18, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, May 18, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Tuesday, May 19, 2015
After Event Cleanup
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Help the rangers clean up after the various events. Lots of things to wash up and put away. Call to participate. 478-986-5172.
  Thursday, May 21, 2015
Volunteer Blitz Thursdays
3rd Thursday of Month 1 PM - 3 PM from May 21, 2015 until Sep 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Help Tallulah Gorge State Park by volunteering to assist with park projects such as trail maintenance, painting, and litter pickup. Afterwards, you can attend a "Friends of Tallulah Gorge" meeting to learn about how you can help throughout the year. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from May 21, 2015 until Dec 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join "Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available at Tallulah Gorge State Park. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Saturday, May 23, 2015
Volunteer Day-Memorial Day Face Painting
Saturday, May 23, 2015 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers will paint kids faces in our day use area for the holiday. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
  Saturday, June 6, 2015
Volunteer Day - Trail Clean-up
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers will help pick-up trash, trim trees and do general trail maintenance along the stone wall, fire watch tower and overlook trail. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
National Trails Day - Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 8 AM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Join fellow volunteers in trail clean up and maintenance projects along the 3/4 mile nature trail or the 3 mile multi-use trail. Projects may include gathering trash and debris from the trails, removing low tree limbs, and general trail beautification. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Tons of Fun 
National Trails Day Volunteer Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
As a certified site along on theTrail of Tears National Historic Trail, we'll be working on sprucing up the landscaping at New Echota and cleaning up New Town Creek Nature Trail. Come learn about this significant part of Cherokee, Georgia and United States history as we work to improve part of this important National Historic Trail. 706-624-1321.
  Wednesday, June 10, 2015
After Event Cleanup
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Help the rangers clean up after the various events. Lots of things to wash up and put away. Call to participate. 478-986-5172.
  Saturday, June 13, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come join the Friends of Don Carter State Park every second Saturday of the month to participate in a variety of volunteer projects. Meet at park's visitor center. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
12th Annual Kids Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 8 AM to 12 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Kids 12 and younger come join us for the 12th Annual Kids Fishing Rodeo. Wolf Creek will be stocked with plenty of trout and prizes will be given out to lucky ticket holders. An adult must accompany all children. Registration and Fishing start at 8am at Visitor Center parking lot. A limited amount of fishing poles will be loaned out. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
  Monday, June 15, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Jun 15, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Thursday, June 18, 2015
Volunteer Blitz Thursdays
3rd Thursday of Month 1 PM - 3 PM from Jun 18, 2015 until Sep 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Help Tallulah Gorge State Park by volunteering to assist with park projects such as trail maintenance, painting, and litter pickup. Afterwards, you can attend a "Friends of Tallulah Gorge" meeting to learn about how you can help throughout the year. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from Jun 18, 2015 until Dec 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join "Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available at Tallulah Gorge State Park. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Saturday, June 20, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Days
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come out and join us for fun and work! Projects may include clearing and maintaining trails, grounds cleaning and landscaping, painting, etc. Bring work gloves and a can do attitude! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Pine Mountain Trail Workday
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet up with members of the Pine Mountain Trail Association for trail and campsite clean up. You do not have to sign up ahead of time. All work days are subject to change. Check the Pine Mountain Trail Association website for last minute updates. Bring work gloves, water and your lunch. We furnish tools and fun. Geared towards ages 10 & up. $5 parking. 706-628-5336.
  Wednesday, July 1, 2015
After Event Cleanup
Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 10 AM to 2 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Help the rangers clean up after the various events. Lots of things to wash up and put away. Call to participate. 478-986-5172.
  Saturday, July 4, 2015
Volunteer Day- July 4th Face Painting
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers will help paint kid's faces during our July 4th celebration in the day use area. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
  Saturday, July 11, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Workday: Rivers Alive Shoreline Clean-up
Saturday, Jul 11, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Water is beautiful. Litter is…ugly. Come out and help us keep our waters clean. We will walk the banks of the 17 Mile River and Otter Creek and pick-up litter. Please bring gloves and wear closed-toe shoes. No registration is required. Contact the park office at (912) 384-7082 for more details. 912-384-7082.
Get Outdoors Georgia Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Jul 11, 2015 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Jul 11, 2015 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park holds many natural treasures that need our help to shine! Join parks staff as we enhance our park's beauty by clearing invasive species and restoring a long leaf pine plot for future generations of people and wildlife alike to enjoy. Bring a lunch and plenty of water. Meet at the Park Office/Trading Post. 706-557-3001.
  Thursday, July 16, 2015
Volunteer Blitz Thursdays
3rd Thursday of Month 1 PM - 3 PM from Jul 16, 2015 until Sep 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Help Tallulah Gorge State Park by volunteering to assist with park projects such as trail maintenance, painting, and litter pickup. Afterwards, you can attend a "Friends of Tallulah Gorge" meeting to learn about how you can help throughout the year. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from Jul 16, 2015 until Dec 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join "Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available at Tallulah Gorge State Park. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Saturday, July 18, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Days
Saturday, Jul 18, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come out and join us for fun and work! Projects may include clearing and maintaining trails, grounds cleaning and landscaping, painting, etc. Bring work gloves and a can do attitude! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
  Monday, July 20, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Jul 20, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Saturday, July 25, 2015
Pine Mountain Trail Workday
Saturday, Jul 25, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet up with members of the Pine Mountain Trail Association for trail and campsite clean up. You do not have to sign up ahead of time. All work days are subject to change. Check the Pine Mountain Trail Association website for last minute updates. Bring work gloves, water and your lunch. We furnish tools and fun. Geared towards ages 10 & up. $5 parking. 706-628-5336.
Green Corn Clean-Up Day
Saturday, Jul 25, 2015 10 AM to 12:30 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
The farmstead garden will need some mid-season work. Join us as we learn about the 3 sisters of the Cherokee garden while we get it into shape and afterwards help clean up the historic buildings inside. $5 parking. 706-624-1231.
  Saturday, August 1, 2015
Volunteer Day - Lake Trail Clean-up
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers will pick up trash, trim trees and do general trail maintenance along the Lake Trail. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
  Saturday, August 8, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
  Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Lake Trail Clean-up
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015 1 PM to 4 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Meet at the Visitor Center Parking lot for a Lake Trail Clean-up from 1-4pm. Volunteers will be trimming trees, picking up trash and general trail maintenance. $5 parking fee applies. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
  Saturday, August 15, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Days
Saturday, Aug 15, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come out and join us for fun and work! Projects may include clearing and maintaining trails, grounds cleaning and landscaping, painting, etc. Bring work gloves and a can do attitude! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
  Monday, August 17, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Aug 17, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Thursday, August 20, 2015
Volunteer Blitz Thursdays
3rd Thursday of Month 1 PM - 3 PM from Aug 20, 2015 until Sep 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Help Tallulah Gorge State Park by volunteering to assist with park projects such as trail maintenance, painting, and litter pickup. Afterwards, you can attend a "Friends of Tallulah Gorge" meeting to learn about how you can help throughout the year. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from Aug 20, 2015 until Dec 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join "Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available at Tallulah Gorge State Park. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Saturday, August 22, 2015
Pine Mountain Trail Workday
Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet up with members of the Pine Mountain Trail Association for trail and campsite clean up. You do not have to sign up ahead of time. All work days are subject to change. Check the Pine Mountain Trail Association website for last minute updates. Bring work gloves, water and your lunch. We furnish tools and fun. Geared towards ages 10 & up. $5 parking. 706-628-5336.
Park Beautification Day
Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Volunteer to help spruce up Jarrell Plantation in preparation for upcoming special events. 478-986-5172.
  Saturday, August 29, 2015
Volunteer Workday: Fall Event Preparation
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
We can’t have Fall events without preparation, and we can’t prepare without your help. Please bring gloves and wear old work clothes in addition to closed-toe shoes. No registration is required. Contact the park office at (912) 384-7082 for more details. 912-384-7082.
Get Outdoors Georgia Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park holds many natural treasures that need our help to shine! Join parks staff as we enhance our park's beauty by clearing invasive species and restoring a long leaf pine plot for future generations of people and wildlife alike to enjoy. Bring a lunch and plenty of water. Meet at the Park Office/Trading Post. 706-557-3001.
  Saturday, September 5, 2015
Volunteer Day - Labor Day Face Painting
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers will help paint kid's faces in the day use area for our Labor Day festivities. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
  Saturday, September 12, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
  Thursday, September 17, 2015
Volunteer Blitz Thursdays
3rd Thursday of Month 1 PM - 3 PM from Sep 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Help Tallulah Gorge State Park by volunteering to assist with park projects such as trail maintenance, painting, and litter pickup. Afterwards, you can attend a "Friends of Tallulah Gorge" meeting to learn about how you can help throughout the year. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from Sep 17, 2015 until Dec 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join "Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available at Tallulah Gorge State Park. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Monday, September 21, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Sep 21, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Saturday, September 26, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Days
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come out and join us for fun and work! Projects may include clearing and maintaining trails, grounds cleaning and landscaping, painting, etc. Bring work gloves and a can do attitude! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Celebrate National Public Lands Day with a ranger-led volunteer activity. $5 parkpass required. 706-746-2141.
Chief Vann "Open Mansion" and Volunteer Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 10 AM to 2 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
As part of "Your State Parks Day," Chief Vann House will host a volunteer day to assist with cleaning Cherokee structures (including the house itself), taking artifact inventory, and sprucing the grounds in preparation for winter. Afterward, volunteers will get a free VIP guided tour of the plantation. $5.50 - $6.50; free for volunteers. 706-695-2598.
Get Outdoors Georgia Your State Parks Day: Lake Lanier Shore Sweep
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 8 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us in supporting Don Carter State Park and Lake Lainer by participating in Lake Lainer Association's annual Shore Sweep. This annual event is organized for the benefit of Lake Lanier and all that enjoy its beauty. In past years Shore Sweep has had over 1,000 volunteers! 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Your State Parks Day - Florence Marina State Park
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 4 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Volunteers are encouraged to come help keep our state park safe and clean. Various projects will be completed. Every little bit of help matters. Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks. 229-838-6870.
Volunteer Day- Old Fort Trail Clean up for Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers will help with general trail maintenance, picking up trash and trimming trees along the stone wall, fire tower and west overlook trail. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Workday: Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This will be the main volunteer workday at all of Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites. We invite everyone to come out and invest your volunteer time with us. Your investment will allow the park to continue to be sustainable for generations to come! Bring gloves and wear old work clothes in addition to closed-toe shoes. Please call the park off 912-384-7082.
Your State Parks Day: Volunteer at Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Help the rangers spruce up the herb and vegetable gardens by the Visitor Center. Learn about gardening with native shrubs, and uses of herbs while you work. Lunch provided by the Friends of Jarrell Plantation. Call if you plan to participate. 478-986-5172.
Get Outdoors Georgia Your State Parks Day - Park Clean Up at Kolomoki Mounds
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Come show your appreciation for Kolomoki Mounds on Your State Parks Day! We will be cleaning up the trails and picking up trash around the park. We recommend you bring gloves, bug spray and sunscreen. Kolomoki Mounds will provide refreshments for the volunteers. Free parking passes will be provided to the volunteers for the day! Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks. 229-724-2150.
Volunteer Workday - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 3:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join other volunteers for a day of service at the park. Volunteers will be working on a variety of projects, including clearing vines and brush, picking up trash, and many more. Parkpass fees for volunteers will be waived. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Your State Parks Day 2015
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Volunteers around the country will be helping to improve their favorite historic site and parks on this special day. Join us as we spruce up the old Cherokee Capital town of New Echota. Bring the entire family out or call to register your Scout or other groups. Afternoon tours of the historic buildings and grounds will be provided. Free site admission for volunteers. Regular admission fee for visitors. 706-624-1321.
Get Outdoors Georgia Trail Erosion Repair - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Help with controlling erosion on the Site's Historic Red and Blue Trails. Breaks and Buffers will be used to direct water away from the walking trails. A chance to help further preserve this unique battlefield. Need Volunteers. 770-443-7850.
Your State Parks Day - Skidaway Island
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 to Sunday, Sep 27, 2015 9 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Celebrate Your State Parks Day by helping to eliminate Chinese Tallow Trees from Skidaway Island State Park. This invasive species makes it difficult for our native trees to grow and flourish. Please register by calling the park office. 912-598-2300.
Get Outdoors Georgia Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Come out to help clean and trim the park with seasoned volunteers. Learn about the park and meet great people who love the outdoors. Also take a 2.6 mile hike along Dukes Creek to our cottages (and back) with commentary on the park history and all sorts of other park details. 706-878-3087.
  Saturday, October 3, 2015
Fall Vegetable Garden Planting
Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Volunteers can help plant the vegetable garden with turnips, collards, mustard, kale, and cabbage, harvest the remaining vegetables, and see cotton and sugar cane growing. Bring work gloves. Call ahead if you plan to participate. 478-986-5172.
  Saturday, October 10, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
  Thursday, October 15, 2015
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from Oct 15, 2015 until Dec 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join "Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available at Tallulah Gorge State Park. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Friday, October 16, 2015
Volunteer Day- Decorate Apple Festival Parade Float
Friday, Oct 16, 2015 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers will assist in decorating the float for the Apple Festival Parade in Ellijay. Any volunteers willing to ride the float on Saturday the 17th would be greatly appreciated. Please let park staff know what your willing to help with. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
  Saturday, October 17, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park holds many natural treasures that need our help to shine! Join parks staff as we enhance our park's beauty by clearing invasive species and restoring a long leaf pine plot for future generations of people and wildlife alike to enjoy. Bring a lunch and plenty of water. Meet at the Park Office/Trading Post. 706-557-3001.
10th Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Enjoy the arrival of autumn at Vogel’s 10th Annual Fall Festival. There will be hay rides, a cake walk, concessions, square dancing and storytelling. Festivities begin at 12pm. Volunteers will assist with set-up and clean-up and the concessions. Fee for hay rides and $5 park pass fee applies. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
  Sunday, October 18, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Days
Sunday, Oct 18, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come out and join us for fun and work! Projects may include clearing and maintaining trails, grounds cleaning and landscaping, painting, etc. Bring work gloves and a can do attitude! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
  Monday, October 19, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Oct 19, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Saturday, October 31, 2015
High Falls Spooky Halloween Volunteers
Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 6 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Volunteers needed to help build campfire and pass out smores. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
  Friday, November 6, 2015
Volunteer Day - Decorate Christmas Parade Float
Friday, Nov 6, 2015 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers will help decorate the Chatsworth Christmas Parade float. Any volunteers willing to ride the float in the parade on December 7th would be greatly appreciated. Please let a staff member know of your availability. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
  Tuesday, November 10, 2015
After Event Cleanup
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Help the rangers clean up after the various events. Lots of things to wash up and put away. Call to participate. 478-986-5172.
  Saturday, November 14, 2015
Winter's Coming Volunteer Day
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 12:30 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
We'll be pruning the fruit trees and adding fertilizer, tearing down some beaver dams and cleaning out the Bluebird and Wood Duck nesting boxes in preparation for winter. 706-624-1321.
  Sunday, November 15, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Days
Sunday, Nov 15, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come out and join us for fun and work! Projects may include clearing and maintaining trails, grounds cleaning and landscaping, painting, etc. Bring work gloves and a can do attitude! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
  Monday, November 16, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Nov 16, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Help Prepare Griswoldville Battlefield for the Commemoration
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Come help spruce up Griswoldville Battlefield in preparation for the Commemoration program: landscaping, mow, weedeat, pick up trash. Wear work clothes and shoes, bring gloves. Call to participate. 478-986-5172.
  Thursday, November 19, 2015
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from Nov 19, 2015 until Dec 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join "Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available at Tallulah Gorge State Park. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Saturday, November 21, 2015
Volunteer Day - Clean and Organize First Time Camper Gear
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers will help clean, check, repair (if needed), and reorganize the First Time Camper Gear. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
  Thursday, December 17, 2015
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from Dec 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join "Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available at Tallulah Gorge State Park. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
 

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