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Park Volunteer Project
  Saturday, December 20, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 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.
  Sunday, December 28, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Meet and Greet
Sunday, Dec 28, 2014 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Looking to get involved in the park? We'd love to have you! Join us for a casual meeting to discuss what the park needs, what you would like to see, and how you can become part of the Panola community. Meet in Nature Center. Coffee and donuts provided. Call to register in advance. 770-389-7801.
  Thursday, January 1, 2015
First Day Hike Volunteers
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 1:45 PM to 3 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Help lead the High Falls First Day Hike. Volunteers should know the trails at High Falls and will help keep the group together. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, January 10, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Jan 10, 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, Jan 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 
Get Outdoors Georgia Stewardship Saturday
Saturday, Jan 10, 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.
East Antioch Shoreline Litter Pickup
Saturday, Jan 10, 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 East Antioch boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the East Antioch boat ramp parking lot. 706-802-5087.
  Thursday, January 15, 2015
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from Jan 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.
  Saturday, January 17, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Jan 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.
  Monday, January 19, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Jan 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.
Get Outdoors Georgia MLK Day of Srevice
Monday, Jan 19, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a day of maintenance and service projects as we give the park some much needed TLC. We can’t keep Panola the beautiful place of play and relaxation it is without your help! Come prepared to work make new friends while you’re at it. Bring water, sturdy shoes, and work gloves. Must register in advance by calling the Nature Center. 770-389-7801.
  Saturday, January 24, 2015
Ride the (Split) Rails
Saturday, Jan 24, 2015 12 PM to 3 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Join local FFA members as they help us repair and replace the miles (it seems) of locust rail fencing we have surrounding the Vann plantation. Make sure and bring work gloves! 706-695-2598.
Painting Building Interior
Saturday, Jan 24, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Volunteers will paint the inside of bathroom #4 in the day use area. Meet at the park office. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
New Echota Privet Pull
Saturday, Jan 24, 2015 12 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
It's taking over the world! Or at least, parts of the south. Help us eradicate New Echota of the invasive chinese privet plant that is growing throughout the parks and trail systems. Bring your gloves and join us as we cut, saw and spray to make room for our native plants to thrive and spread. 706-624-1321.
  Saturday, January 31, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Stewardship Saturday
Saturday, Jan 31, 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, February 7, 2015
West Antioch Shoreline Litter Pickup
Saturday, Feb 7, 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 West Antioch boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the West Antioch boat ramp parking lot. 706-802-5087.
  Saturday, February 14, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Feb 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 Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Feb 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 
  Monday, February 16, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Feb 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.
  Thursday, February 19, 2015
"Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park" Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 3:30 PM - 5 PM from Feb 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.
  Friday, February 20, 2015
Arbor Day- Volunteer Day
Friday, Feb 20, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Volunteers are needed to help clean up the butterfly garden and get it prepared for spring. All volunteers will receive a free T-shirt. 706-541-0321.
  Saturday, February 21, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia High Falls Trail Clean Up
Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Help the park gear up for the spring with a trail clean up hike. All ages are welcomed to participate. Park will provide trash bags and hot chocolate for volunteers. Please bring gloves and dress appropriately. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Grounds-keeping at the Office
Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 8 AM to 12 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Volunteers will tidy the grounds around the park office. Projects include trimming trees and bushes and removing unwanted plants and debris. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Get Outdoors Georgia Stewardship Saturday
Saturday, Feb 21, 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, February 28, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Feb 28, 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.
New Echota Privet Pull
Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 12 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Joins us along the trails as we eradicate the chinese privet that is taking over the parks. Bring your gloves as we saw, cut and spray to make room for our native plants and trees. 706-624-1321.
  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 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 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 Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Mar 14, 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.
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.
  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.
  Thursday, March 19, 2015
"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
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.
  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 Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Apr 11, 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, 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.
  Thursday, April 16, 2015
"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.
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.
  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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, May 16, 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.
  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.
  Thursday, May 21, 2015
"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 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.
  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
"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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Jun 20, 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, 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 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
"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
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
"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 29, 2015
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
"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. 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" the Chief Vann House will host an "Open Mansion." (But we are so much more than just a house.) After touring the site, volunteers are encouraged to assist staff with various work projects on the grounds of Chief Vann's former plantation. Pack a picnic lunch and spend a day with us. 706-695-2598.
Get Outdoors Georgia Your State Parks Day Shoreline Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 8 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us in supporting Don Carter State Park by participating in a shoreline cleanup. More details coming soon. 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 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. Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks. 229-724-2150.
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. 706-624-1321.
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 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.
  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.
  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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