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  Sunday, December 21, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Christmas at A.H. Stephens
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 6 PM - 10 PM – Dec 21, 2014 until Dec 28, 2014 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Tour the new 10 acre event field and visitor center area which has been beautifully decorated by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Tons of Fun 
  Monday, December 22, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Beginner Birding
Monday, Dec 22, 2014 9 AM to 11 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
We will begin by discussing the different birds you might see in Georgia then take a walk to see what we can discover on the park. Binoculars available. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
  Friday, December 26, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Christmas at A.H. Stephens
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 6 PM - 10 PM – Dec 26, 2014 until Dec 28, 2014 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Tour the new 10 acre event field and visitor center area which has been beautifully decorated by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, December 27, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Christmas at A.H. Stephens
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 6 PM - 10 PM – Dec 27, 2014 until Dec 28, 2014 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Tour the new 10 acre event field and visitor center area which has been beautifully decorated by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Saturday, Dec 27, 2014 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This historian or ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
  Sunday, December 28, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Christmas at A.H. Stephens
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 6 PM - 10 PM – Dec 28, 2014 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Tour the new 10 acre event field and visitor center area which has been beautifully decorated by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Tons of Fun 
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
Get Outdoors Georgia A.H. Stephens First Day Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Get started with your New Years resolutions by joining us on a pet friendly ranger-led hike. On the hike we will identify plants, animals and historic structures as you start the New Year with a healthy hike. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Start the New Year off with a hike around the top loop of the West Rim that includes some of the best overlook views in the park. This is a moderate hike, please wear appropriate clothing for trail and weather conditions. Meet at the Interpretive Center parking area. Please call the park office to sign up. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike on Lake Lanier
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 2 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join a ranger as we explore a beautiful backcountry area of the park before the trail is built. Our 2 mile cross country adventure will follow old road beds, ridges, hills and valleys. Moderate to strenuous. Call the Visitor Center to reserve a spot. Limited to 15 hikers. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Elijah Clark's First-Day Fitness Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 2 PM to 3 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Bring in the New Year with a revitalizing lead hike on our three mile trail that includes a beautiful outlook to rest and gaze upon the serene Clark Hill Lake. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike -- Pine Mountain Trail
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 1 PM to 4:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come hike in the New Year with park staff and Pine Mountain Trail volunteers on the Mountain Creek Trail. Geared towards ages 8 and older. Bring water and snacks. Dress for the weather. Meet at the Trading Post in the campground.3.4 miles; easy to moderate. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike at Fort King George
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 5 PM to 6 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Enjoy a Twilight "Hike into History" at Fort King George. As the sunsets on the First day of the new year, enjoy a hike into the past. Visitors will be guided through the half mile nature trail as they encounter various historic figures of Fort King George. The historic figures will offer their own new years thoughts, as well as some tidbits of the $7.50 for adults, $7.00 for seniors, $4.50 for youth 912-437-4770.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike at General Coffee State Park
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 10 AM to 11:30 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Take a ranger-guided birding hike on the 1.5 mile Gopher Loop Trail. We will also discuss resource management and longleaf pine re-introduction. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Fitness Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 9 AM to 11:30 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come join us New Year's Day for a hike down our 3-mile nature trail behind the Mill House. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and bring your own water and snacks. Dog owners welcome, dogs must be kept on leash. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Get Outdoors Georgia "First Day Hike" Swamp Bay Nature Trail
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 10:30 AM to 1 PM
Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park - Reidsville, GA
Ranger guided nature hike giving participants the opportunity to learn about the park animal and plant life while enjoying a hike on the 1 mile loop Swamp Bay Nature Trail. $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia 1st Day Hike on Blue Mountain Bike Trail
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 10 AM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join a park ranger on this 1st of the year hike on the Blue Mountain Bike Trail. This 6-mile guided hike is the perfect winter outing for the first day of the new year. Enjoy meandering creeks cascading over rocks, and bring a light lunch to enjoy on the way. For children older than 10 and adults in good walking shape $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia High Falls First Day Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 2 PM to 3:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
This staff-led 1.5 mile moderate hike will take you past several scenic and historic sites including the falls, the old powerhouse, and through a mixed pine/hardwood forest. You will learn about the park history and the local ecology. Meet at the park office, wear comfortable shoes, and bring water and a snack. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day History Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 10 AM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Join a park ranger for a journey through time. Discover the history of Indian Springs State Park, sample the famous spring water, and tour the park museum. This moderate hike will involve some steps and hills. Participants meet at the park museum at 10am. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike at James H. Floyd
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 1 PM to 2 PM
James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park - Summerville, GA
Start your New Year off right with a Ranger led hike (1 & 1/2 Miles) around the Lower Lake to view Flora and Fauna that call James H. Floyd State Park home. Participants will see one of the best views found in the park; as well as, getting a bit of history. This hike is good for all ages and the difficulty is easy. $5 parking. 706-857-0826.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Laura S. Walker First Day Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 9 AM to 10 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a 1.3 mile ranger-led nature hike along our beautiful Big Creek Nature Trail. We will see and discuss flora and fauna that are native to our area while getting fit for the New Year. The trail is approximately 1.3 miles and an easy hike for almost all ages so bring the family. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike at Mistletoe
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 10 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Come start the new year off the the right foot. This ranger led hike will allow guests to discover nature's winter wonder along the Cliatt Creek nature trail. We will meet at the nature center to begin this hike. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 12 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Start the New Year off right with a brisk hike up our beautiful mountain! Join us on a journey that begins by writing, then burning, last year's burdens. Hike to the top of the mountain to symbolize all the great things you will accomplish in 2015. Finish with s'mores and hot chocolate around a campfire. Register in advance. Ages 6 and up. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Geology Day
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 11 AM to 1 PM
Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Interpretive Ranger Trena Evans will lead visitors into the canyons and back in time to discover the geological history of the canyons. The floors of the canyons are often wet and muddy, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear. Bring water and your camera. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike at Red Top
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 9 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Ready to bring in the New Year on a healthy note and get out and enjoy nature? Join a Ranger for a different type of hike. Meet at the Visitor Center for a moderate 3.5 mile hike on the scenic Sweetgum Trail. Explore the many ways you can use nature as a fitness gym. Bring water, dress comfortably, and wear your hiking shoes. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Fitness Challenge
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Kick off the New Year with Seminole's First Day Fitness Challenge. Purchase your First Day Fitness game board in the park office for $5. Complete each of the 4 listed tasks and receive 25% off your next camping trip at Seminole State Park. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike at Smithgall Woods
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Take your first hike of the year at Smithgall Woods State Park! Hike a monderate 1.3 miles on flat roadway to Smithgall's beautiful cottage facility. Staff will lead the hike to one of the cottages where hot cider will be waiting. Learn more about Charlie Smithgall whose generosity made the park possible. All ages are welcome. No pets please. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia Stephen C. Foster's First Day Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 9 AM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Meet at the park office for a hike on our 3/4 mile Trembling Earth Nature Trail. This hike will take you on our boardwalk through a mixed cypress and blackgum forest. On the way we will be on the lookout for the wildlife that inhabit the area, as well as some of the unique plant life. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This historian or ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Welcome the New Year with a 1.2 mile moderate hike on the Muscadine Trail. We will meet in the Day Use Parking Area. We will finish the hike at the Beach Pavilion where hikers can add a little "Luck and Wealth" to their year. Come enjoy a sampling of black eye peas and collard greens to your New Year. Register in advance by calling 706-356-4362 by December 30th. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike at Victoria Bryant
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 11 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Meet at the office for a Ranger led hike on our scenic Victoria's Path trail. This trail follows along Rice Creek which runs through the middle of the park. This trail is fairly easy walking but closed toe shoes are recommended. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Tons of Fun 
  Friday, January 2, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia First Day Hike Event
Friday, Jan 2, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Wear comfortable shoes suitable for hiking, no open toe shoes. Hike to the Civil War earthworks of Battery Wimberly. Guided hike with site history. $4.50-$10 912-353-3023.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, January 3, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, Jan 3, 2015 5 PM to 7 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us on a hike up Panola Mountain to enjoy the sunset over Atlanta. The moonlight will guide us down to a lakeside campfire where we'll enjoy s'mores. Bring flashlights, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Please call to register in advance. Groups of 10 or more must register for a private hike. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Saturday, Jan 3, 2015 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This historian or ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Hayride and S'mores
Saturday, Jan 3, 2015 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a tractor-pulled hayride up to Jack's Hill. We will also gather around a campfire and make s'mores. Park Rangers and local historians will be leading these programs, sharing history and stories from the park. Reservations are required. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
  Sunday, January 4, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wolf Moon Ramble
Sunday, Jan 4, 2015 6 PM to 7:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Awaken your senses to a night walk lit by the full moon, stars, and lights from the valley below. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
  Friday, January 9, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Atlanta Audubon Society Bird Walk
Friday, Jan 9, 2015 10 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Bring your binoculars for this gentle hike through the park's Power of Flight area. Basic identification techniques and common birds will be discussed. Good for all ages. We recommend long pants and sleeves. Meet at the Alexander Lake Area. Call to register in advance. Donations of birdseed are appreciated. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Saturday, Jan 10, 2015 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This historian or ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
  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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Atlanta Audubon Beginners winter bird walk
Saturday, Jan 17, 2015 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This field trip is designed for anyone interested in learning more about birds, habitats critical to some species, and organizations like the Audubon Society which are dedicated to bird conservation. Meet at the Park Office/Trading Post. Donations of bird seed for the park bird feeder are welcome $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Tree Top Excursions: Introduction Climb
Saturday, Jan 17, 2015 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. Participants will use rope and harness for this moderately strenuous activity. One group will start at 1PM; another group will start at 3PM. Please arrive 15 minutes before each program. Participants must call to register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Saturday, Jan 17, 2015 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This historian or ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Hayride and S'mores
Saturday, Jan 17, 2015 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a tractor-pulled hayride up to Jack's Hill. We will also gather around a campfire and make s'mores. Park Rangers and local historians will be leading these programs, sharing history and stories from the park. Reservations are required. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
  Sunday, January 18, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Jan 18, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Equipment is provided. Meet at the pavilion by Alexander Lake. Ages 9 and up. Must call to register and pay in advance. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
  Monday, January 19, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Martin Luther King Day Hike
Monday, Jan 19, 2015 1 PM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join Pine Mountain trail guides for a winter adventure along the Pine Mountain Ridge through a mixed hardwood forest to Fox Den Cove. There will be transportation to get hikers back to their cars. 3.0 moderate miles; Meet at Mollyhugger Hill Parking Lot on Hwy 190; bring water. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Get Outdoors Georgia MLK Day of Service
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
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Saturday, Jan 24, 2015 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This historian or ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
  Sunday, January 25, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Jan 25, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Equipment is provided. Meet at the pavilion by Alexander Lake. Ages 9 and up. Must call to register and pay in advance. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
  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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 5 PM to 7 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us on a hike up Panola Mountain to enjoy the sunset over Atlanta. The moonlight will guide us down to a lakeside campfire where we'll enjoy s'mores. Bring flashlights, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Please call to register in advance. Groups of 10 or more must register for a private hike. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This historian or ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Hayride and S'mores
Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a tractor-pulled hayride up to Jack's Hill. We will also gather around a campfire and make s'mores. Park Rangers and local historians will be leading these programs, sharing history and stories from the park. Reservations are required. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
  Sunday, February 1, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Feb 1, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Equipment is provided. Meet at the pavilion by Alexander Lake. Ages 9 and up. Must call to register and pay in advance. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
  Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 6:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy a 1 mile hike that takes you down the stairs across, the suspension bridge and on the rim of the gorge under the full moon. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tons of Fun 
  Sunday, February 8, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Feb 8, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Equipment is provided. Meet at the pavilion by Alexander Lake. Ages 9 and up. Must call to register and pay in advance. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
  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 
Get Outdoors Georgia Valentines Day Wagon Ride
Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 5 PM to 5:45 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Bring your special someone to cozy up to underneath the night sky on Valentines Day. This wagon ride will begin at the beach, and take riders through some romantic landscapes with a lovely view of the night sky. Space if limited, please register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia Valentines Day Wagon Ride
Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 6 PM to 6:45 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Bring your special someone to cozy up to underneath the night sky on Valentines Day. This wagon ride will begin at the beach, and take riders through some romantic landscapes with a lovely view of the night sky. Space if limited, please register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia Valentines Day Wagon Ride
Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 7 PM to 7:45 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Bring your special someone to cozy up to underneath the night sky on Valentines Day. This wagon ride will begin at the beach, and take riders through some romantic landscapes with a lovely view of the night sky. Space if limited, please register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia Geology Day
Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 11 AM to 1 PM
Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Interpretive Ranger Trena Evans will lead visitors into the canyons and back in time to discover the geological history of the canyons. The floors of the canyons are often wet and muddy, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear. Bring water and your camera. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
  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.
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.
  Sunday, February 22, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Feb 22, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Equipment is provided. Meet at the pavilion by Alexander Lake. Ages 9 and up. Must call to register and pay in advance. $12 plus $5 parking. 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.
  Sunday, March 1, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Mar 1, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Equipment is provided. Meet at the pavilion by Alexander Lake. Ages 9 and up. Must call to register and pay in advance. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
  Thursday, March 5, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy a 1 mile hike that takes you down the stairs across, the suspension bridge and on the rim of the gorge under the full moon. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tons of Fun 
  Friday, March 6, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Friday, Mar 6, 2015 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy a 1 mile hike that takes you down the stairs across, the suspension bridge and on the rim of the gorge under the full moon. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, March 7, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Kite Rally
Saturday, Mar 7, 2015 1 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Enjoy a day flying kites over looking the lake. Make your own kite with furnished materials or bring one of your own. We'll have prizes for the best-made kite and the highest flyer. $3 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Get Outdoors Georgia Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Saturday, Mar 7, 2015 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy a 1 mile hike that takes you down the stairs across, the suspension bridge and on the rim of the gorge under the full moon. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tons of Fun 
  Sunday, March 8, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Mar 8, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Equipment is provided. Meet at the pavilion by Alexander Lake. Ages 9 and up. Must call to register and pay in advance. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
  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.
  Sunday, March 15, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Mar 15, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Equipment is provided. Meet at the pavilion by Alexander Lake. Ages 9 and up. Must call to register and pay in advance. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
  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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Okefenokee Swamp Run 10K and 1 mile
Saturday, Mar 21, 2015 7 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Registration for the 38th annual Okefenokee Swamp Run will be held at group shelter #2 prior to the start of the race. All ages are welcome to participate. Proceeds are donated to the YMCA, Easter Seals, and other charitable organizations. This event is sponsored by the Okefenokee Track and Cycling Club. $5 parking. 912-282-0703.
  Sunday, March 22, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Mar 22, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Equipment is provided. Meet at the pavilion by Alexander Lake. Ages 9 and up. Must call to register and pay in advance. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
  Saturday, March 28, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Golf Tournament
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Charity golf tournament sponsored by the Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park to raise funds to benefit the park and golf course. Proceeds will be used to maintain, repair, and improve the park and golf course. You can pick up applications in the park visitor center or at the golf course. $200 per team of 4 people. $50 per player. $20 per team to play from ladies red tee box on a hole of choice or $5 per ladies tee. $5 mulligans 912-285-6154.
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Geology Day
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 11 AM to 1 PM
Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Interpretive Ranger Trena Evans will lead visitors into the canyons and back in time to discover the geological history of the canyons. The floors of the canyons are often wet and muddy, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear. Bring water and your camera. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Get Outdoors Georgia Little River Fest
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Our first Little River Festival will include live animal shows, canoeing and kayaking, pontoon boat tours, food vendors, arts and crafts, and music. Vendors applications being accepted now: reedbinghamevents at gmail dot com. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Tons of Fun 
  Sunday, March 29, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Mar 29, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Equipment is provided. Meet at the pavilion by Alexander Lake. Ages 9 and up. Must call to register and pay in advance. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
  Friday, April 3, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Friday, Apr 3, 2015 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy a 1 mile hike that takes you down the stairs across, the suspension bridge and on the rim of the gorge under the full moon. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, April 4, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Festival By The Lake
Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 10 AM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Want to spend a day by the lake? Enjoy our festival with craft vendors, food vendors, games and live entertainment. Boat rides will be departing on the hour. Easter egg hunt at 1 pm. $1-$5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Get Outdoors Georgia Glow-In-The-Dark Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 7:45 PM to 9 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Eggs hunts are no long for the day. Join us for our second annual egg hunt. We have made it bigger with over 4,000 glowing eggs. Space is limited and registration is required. $3 per a child $5 parking. 479-993-3053.
Get Outdoors Georgia Whitewater-Watching Hike
Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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 Spring on the Unicoi Trail at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
Hardman Farm - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy a ramble through time on the grounds of the Hardman Farm, Georgia's newest State Historic Site. Explore emerging foliage, flowers, historic landscaping and stories of the families who planted them. Weather permitting. $5. 706-878-1077.
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.
  Sunday, April 12, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Whitewater-Watching Hike
Sunday, Apr 12, 2015 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tons of Fun 
  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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Geology Day
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 11 AM to 1 PM
Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Interpretive Ranger Trena Evans will lead visitors into the canyons and back in time to discover the geological history of the canyons. The floors of the canyons are often wet and muddy, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear. Bring water and your camera. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Get Outdoors Georgia Astronomy Night
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 7 PM to 9 PM
Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Columbus State University and the Coca-Cola Space Science Center will present an evening of star gazing and slides. Visitors may bring their own telescopes, but some will be provided. The park offers excellent sky viewing without light pollution. $5 parking. 229-838-6202.
  Saturday, April 25, 2015
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.
  Sunday, May 3, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Sunday, May 3, 2015 8 PM to 10 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy a 1 mile hike that takes you down the stairs across, the suspension bridge and on the rim of the gorge under the full moon. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tons of Fun 
  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 Spring Fling 2015
Saturday, May 9, 2015 9 AM to 4 PM
Hamburg State Outdoor Recreation Area - Mitchell, GA
Come out and enjoy a day of games, arts, crafts, hayrides and various vendors will be onsite selling some great products. We will also be firing up the 1920's Grist Mill, that will produce some good old fashioned grits and cornmeal. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Tons of Fun 
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 
Get Outdoors Georgia Spring on the Unicoi Trail at Hardman Farm
Saturday, May 9, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
Hardman Farm - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy a ramble through time on the grounds of the Hardman Farm, Georgia's newest State Historic Site. Explore emerging foliage, flowers, historic landscaping and stories of the families who planted them. Weather permitting. $5. 706-878-1077.
  Sunday, May 10, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Mother's Day Twilight Paddle
Sunday, May 10, 2015 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Take mom out on this sunset paddle on Lake Rutledge. Enjoy the setting sun, nature sounds, and interesting facts about the history of Hard Labor Creek State Park on this Ranger-Guided tour. Register in advance, all tours leave from beach area. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, May 16, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia The 150th Anniversay of the Arrest of Alexander Hamilton Stephens
Saturday, May 16, 2015 11 AM to 1:30 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
One Hundred and Fifty years ago, On May 11, 1865 A.H. Stephens was arrested and charged with treason. Come out and experience a live re-enactment of his arrest, along with his homecoming, that took place on October 27, 1865. $1 - $5. 706-456-2602.
Civil War History Event 
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.
  Friday, May 22, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Memorial Day Night Paddle
Friday, May 22, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy this after hours guided paddle on Lake Rutledge after the sun goes down. Enjoy some night sounds, astronomy, and a bit of History on this relaxing kayak tour. Register in advance. Tours leave from beach area. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, May 23, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Memorial Day Night Paddle
Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy this after hours guided paddle on Lake Rutledge after the sun goes down. Enjoy some night sounds, astronomy, and a bit of History on this relaxing kayak tour. Register in advance. Tours leave from beach area. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Memorial Day Miniature Golf Tournament
Saturday, May 23, 2015 10 AM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Show your skills at this year’s miniature golf tournament! Compete against your friends and family as you celebrate the holiday. Wear something patriotic and you may find yourself on our park Facebook page. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Get Outdoors Georgia Holiday Gorge Floor Hike
Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
This is a strenuous trek, include hiking down 531 stairs, a river crossing jumping from rock to rock, and climbing boulders along the side of the river to Bridal Veil Falls where you can swim. Total miles is 3.5. No pets; wear appropriate footwear; children must be 10 or older; bring food and water. Space is limited please register in advance. $5 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Sunday, May 24, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Memorial Day Night Paddle
Sunday, May 24, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy this after hours guided paddle on Lake Rutledge after the sun goes down. Enjoy some night sounds, astronomy, and a bit of History on this relaxing kayak tour. Register in advance. Tours leave from beach area. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Holiday Gorge Floor Hike
Sunday, May 24, 2015 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
This is a strenuous trek, include hiking down 531 stairs, a river crossing jumping from rock to rock, and climbing boulders along the side of the river to Bridal Veil Falls where you can swim. Total miles is 3.5. No pets; wear appropriate footwear; children must be 10 or older; bring food and water. Space is limited please register in advance. $5 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Monday, May 25, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia A Memorial Day Commemoration
Monday, May 25, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the garrison for a day of artillery drills, musket firings, blacksmithing, and soldier's life activities. Musket and cannon firing demonstrations will be presented throughout the day. Start your summer with a BANG here at Fort King George! $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Get Outdoors Georgia Holiday Gorge Floor Hike
Monday, May 25, 2015 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
This is a strenuous trek, include hiking down 531 stairs, a river crossing jumping from rock to rock, and climbing boulders along the side of the river to Bridal Veil Falls where you can swim. Total miles is 3.5. No pets; wear appropriate footwear; children must be 10 or older; bring food and water. Space is limited please register in advance. $5 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Monday, June 1, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Monday, Jun 1, 2015 8 PM to 10 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy a 1 mile hike that takes you down the stairs across, the suspension bridge and on the rim of the gorge under the full moon. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Highland Walk Junior Golf Camp
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM – Jun 1, 2015 until Jun 8, 2015 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Whether a player is swinging the club for the first time or looking to refine his or her skills, Junior Golf Camp is a fun way for kids to learn the lifelong game of golf. By the end of the week, players will have learned fundamental skills, etiquette, rules and sportsmanship. 1/2 Day Session $150; All Day Session $250. Discounted rate for additional siblings. $5 parking. 706-245-6770.
Tons of Fun 
  Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 9 PM to 11 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy a 1 mile hike that takes you down the stairs across, the suspension bridge and on the rim of the gorge under the full moon. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, June 6, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Alligator Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
See live alligators at the Kirbo Interpretive Center. Alligator experts and trappers will be on hand, sharing their knowledge. Lake Walter F. George is a beautiful location to view wildlife and birds. Pontoon Boat rides available throughout the day. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Get Outdoors Georgia Frogging (and other night sounds) by Kayak
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join Linda May, Environmental Outreach Coordinator for Georgia's Non-Game Conservation Division and Frog expert, on this "Frogging" by Kayak tour. Learn what species of frogs live in Georgia, and how to identify frogs by ear, as we kayak around Lake Rutledge. Space is limited, per-registration required. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
  Monday, June 8, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Highland Walk Junior Golf Camp
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM – Jun 8, 2015 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Whether a player is swinging the club for the first time or looking to refine his or her skills, Junior Golf Camp is a fun way for kids to learn the lifelong game of golf. By the end of the week, players will have learned fundamental skills, etiquette, rules and sportsmanship. 1/2 Day Session $150; All Day Session $250. Discounted rate for additional siblings. $5 parking. 706-245-6770.
Tons of Fun 
  Thursday, June 11, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Astronomy Night
Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 7 PM to 9 PM
Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Columbus State University and the Coca-Cola Space Science Center will present an evening of star gazing and slides. Visitors may bring their own telescopes, but some will be provided. The park offers excellent sky viewing without light pollution. $5 parking. 229-838-6202.
  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 Day of Discovery and Scavenger Hunt Challenge
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Learn about Native American life, archaeology, and nature through fun activities like The Scavenger Hunt Challenge where guests get outside to see and do things around the park. $2 - $6. 706-387-3747.
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 
Get Outdoors Georgia Spring on the Unicoi Trail at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
Hardman Farm - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy a ramble through time on the grounds of the Hardman Farm, Georgia's newest State Historic Site. Explore emerging foliage, flowers, historic landscaping and stories of the families who planted them. Weather permitting. $5. 706-878-1077.
Get Outdoors Georgia Kids Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 8 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children between the ages of 3 and 12 are welcome to participate. Participating children may fish from 8 am to 11 am. Prizes in various categories will be awarded afterwards. Pizza and drinks will be available for purchase. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Kids Day at the Park
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 10 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Hands-on exhibits in outdoor sports, recreation and environmental education give kids a chance to learn ways to stay healthy and appreciate the great outdoors. Kids can earn a badge through active participation. Archery, animal exhibits, compass games, air rifles, stream critters and more. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
  Monday, June 15, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Jun 15, 2015 until Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Want something fun to do this summer? At Junior Ranger Day Camp, children learn about nature, history, and animals while playing games and making new friends. Children will earn badges to take home. Join your child for International Picnic Day on the last day of camp! Open to children ages 6-12. Register at the park office before June 1, 2015. $40 per child $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Tons of Fun 
  Friday, June 19, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia "Get Outdoors" Star Gazing Kayak Tour
Friday, Jun 19, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park is just far enough from Atlanta to have a really dark sky - perfect for stargazers. Join this guided paddle and enjoy the stars, and night sounds on this after dark kayak tour. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. All tours depart from beach area. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, June 20, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia The 20 Year Anniversary Senior Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  Handicapped Accessible 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
This tournament will be held at Lake Liberty. Anglers 55 and older can try to win prizes in several categories, as well as win a door prize. Register between 7:30 - 7:45 a.m. at the main office and enjoy some great fishing. Refreshments will be available. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Tons of Fun 
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia "Get Outdoors" Star Gazing Kayak Tour
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park is just far enough from Atlanta to have a really dark sky - perfect for stargazers. Join this guided paddle and enjoy the stars, and night sounds on this after dark kayak tour. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. All tours depart from beach area. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, June 27, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 11 AM to 2 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
We will have family fun and games at the beach. We will have volleyball, horseshoe’s, putt-putt and a sand castle building contest. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Tons of Fun 
  Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 9:15 PM to 11:15 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy a 1 mile hike that takes you down the stairs across, the suspension bridge and on the rim of the gorge under the full moon. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tons of Fun 
  Friday, July 3, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Holiday Gorge Floor Hike
Friday, Jul 3, 2015 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
This is a strenuous trek, include hiking down 531 stairs, a river crossing jumping from rock to rock, and climbing boulders along the side of the river to Bridal Veil Falls where you can swim. Total miles is 3.5. No pets; wear appropriate footwear; children must be 10 or older; bring food and water. Space is limited please register in advance. $5 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Saturday, July 4, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Events will begin with our 10 a.m. bicycle parade. Old-time games will start in the field behind the office, at 11 a.m. include sack races, three-legged races, relays, egg and water balloon tosses, and a paddle boat race. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Celebrate Independence Day like it's 1864. Join us for old fashioned fun. Games, food and fun for all. Living history demonstrations, cannon firings, and musket demonstrations. $7.50 Adults, $6.50 Seniors and $4.50 Youth. Under 6 free. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia Independence Day Fun
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children can participate in 3-legged races, sack races, football toss, watermelon football, relay races, egg carry, and other fun games. Bring the whole family for a ranger-led hike on Big Creek Nature Trail at 9:30 am. Free watermelon and hot dogs will be available for children afterward while supplies last. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Get Outdoors Georgia Holiday Gorge Floor Hike
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
This is a strenuous trek, include hiking down 531 stairs, a river crossing jumping from rock to rock, and climbing boulders along the side of the river to Bridal Veil Falls where you can swim. Total miles is 3.5. No pets; wear appropriate footwear; children must be 10 or older; bring food and water. Space is limited please register in advance. $5 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Sunday, July 5, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Holiday Gorge Floor Hike
Sunday, Jul 5, 2015 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
This is a strenuous trek, include hiking down 531 stairs, a river crossing jumping from rock to rock, and climbing boulders along the side of the river to Bridal Veil Falls where you can swim. Total miles is 3.5. No pets; wear appropriate footwear; children must be 10 or older; bring food and water. Space is limited please register in advance. $5 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  Monday, July 6, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Holiday Gorge Floor Hike
Monday, Jul 6, 2015 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
This is a strenuous trek, include hiking down 531 stairs, a river crossing jumping from rock to rock, and climbing boulders along the side of the river to Bridal Veil Falls where you can swim. Total miles is 3.5. No pets; wear appropriate footwear; children must be 10 or older; bring food and water. Space is limited please register in advance. $5 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
  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.
  Friday, July 17, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia "Get Outdoors" Star Gazing Kayak Tour
Friday, Jul 17, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park is just far enough from Atlanta to have a really dark sky - perfect for stargazers. Join this guided paddle and enjoy the stars, and night sounds on this after dark kayak tour. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. All tours depart from beach area. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
  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.
Get Outdoors Georgia "Get Outdoors" Star Gazing Kayak Tour
Saturday, Jul 18, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park is just far enough from Atlanta to have a really dark sky - perfect for stargazers. Join this guided paddle and enjoy the stars, and night sounds on this after dark kayak tour. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. All tours depart from beach area. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
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