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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Memorial Day Weekend at General Coffee
Sunday, May 24, 2015 1 PM to 5 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us to kick off the summer with a Q and A session with a ranger, a basket making demo, and kid's crafts, at the Heritage Farm, and a sunset hike in our sandhill management area on Saturday, and a hand-spinning demo on the arm on Sunday afternoon. .50 per kid's craft project on Saturday $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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. 15 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Paws on the Falls
Sunday, May 24, 2015 11 AM to 12 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Grab your leash and bring your dog out to walk with some new friends on the High Falls Trail. A special surprise for each dog that attends. $5 per a dog $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, May 24, 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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Ranger-led Lake Paddle
Sunday, May 24, 2015 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a ranger-led, peaceful outing on the lake and up Beaver Creek. This trip is for those 16 years or older who can swim or children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Bait Shop. Register in advance. $20 includes canoe or tandem kayak, PFD, and paddle. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Sunday, May 24, 2015 3:30 PM to 5 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 ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event 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. $10 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Summer Woodlands Horse Trail Ride
Monday, May 25, 2015 10:45 AM to 12 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Saddle up with the naturalist and a wrangler to celebrate summer with a 1-hour, guided horseback ride through the woodlands. Learn about the natural history and get the “horse’s view” of Pine Mountain Ridge. Bring a picnic lunch and drinks for after the ride. Must pre-register. $30 plus $5 parking. 706-628-7463.
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 3 day program of artillery drills, musket firings, blacksmithing, and soldier's life activities. Musket 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 Memorial Day Commemoration
Monday, May 25, 2015 11 AM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
This coastal fort will present hourly Revolutionary War soldier talks and musket and cannon demonstrations. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
Get Outdoors Georgia For Women By Women: Introduction to Kayaking
Monday, May 25, 2015 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for an introduction to kayaking on beautiful Sparks Reservoir. This program is for girls and women 16 years and older who are able to swim and are new to kayaking. Reservations are necessary. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Monday, May 25, 2015 2 PM to 3:30 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 ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Monday, May 25, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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. $10 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Emory Jones Book Signing
Friday, May 29, 2015 until Saturday, May 30, 2015 12 PM to 5 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Hardman Farm - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Emory Jones, author of "Distant Voices: The Story of the Nacoochee Valley Indian Mound," will read excerpts from his new book "The Valley Where They Danced." This new historical novel features scenes from Hardman Farm. Hear excerpts prior to the tour and then bring back questions for Mr. Jones afterward. Book Signing included with price of tour. Books are available on site and are not part of admission. 706-878-1077 ext. thursdaysaturday.
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Friday, May 29, 2015 5 PM to 6:30 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 ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, May 29, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full Moon Paddling Tour
Saturday, May 30, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy paddling at night along the beautiful Lake Lanier under the light of a full moon! Experience the wonders of nature that are unique to nighttime and create a memory that you will never forget! Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. All ages welcome. Meet at the boat ramp. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Twlight Night Paddle
Saturday, May 30, 2015 7:45 PM to 9:15 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Watch wading birds and enjoy the setting sun in this peaceful, ranger-led 3 mile canoe trip to Buck Creek. This program is open to adults and children 8 years or older who are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. $15 includes boat and gear. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Guided Canoe Trip
Saturday, May 30, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Meet the ranger for a guided canoe paddle along the shores. Bring water and sunscreen. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, call the park office. $30 per canoe $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Astronomy
Saturdays 9 PM - 10 PM – May 30, 2015 
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
We will be discussing topics that have to do with astronomy as well as observing the night sky through some high powered telescopes. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast, due to a lack of light pollution, so come out and see stargazing at its best. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Get Outdoors Georgia Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, May 30, 2015 11 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is a short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. who can swim with a parent. Kayak, PFD, and paddle included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event 
Get Outdoors Georgia Full Moon Paddle
Saturday, May 30, 2015 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy a relaxing paddle around Tallulah lake as the full moon reflects off the water. This ranger-led event is an exciting way to get out in the evenings and enjoy nature. Space is limited, so register in advance. $15 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Paws on the Falls
Sunday, May 31, 2015 2 PM to 3 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Grab your leash and bring your dog out to walk with some new friends on the High Falls Trail. A special surprise for each dog that attends. $5 per a dog $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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 Wild Cave Tours
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Full Moon Photography at the Park-Moonlight and Water Landscape
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 8 PM to 10 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join our Park Manager David Jordan in taking non-commercial photographs of the lovely lake and forests of the park under the full moon. Flashlights and photographic equipment are required. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This 3-day camp will include tons of outdoor recreational, educational opportunities including hiking, archery, fishing, nature art, and more. There will also be a living history component to the camp, with actors at the fort dressed in period clothing demonstrating life in the 1790's, and hands on activities. Space is limited, please pre-register. $75 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Get Outdoors Georgia Mid-Week Wind Down Paddle
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful paddle on the beautiful George H. Sparks Reservoir as the sun sets and we refresh ourselves in preparation for the end of the work week. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this program. Open to anyone 16 or older who can swim and children 6 or over who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Register in advance. $20 includes boat, PFD and paddle. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tons of Fun 
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This 3-day camp will include tons of outdoor recreational, educational opportunities including hiking, archery, fishing, nature art, and more. There will also be a living history component to the camp, with actors at the fort dressed in period clothing demonstrating life in the 1790's, and hands on activities. Space is limited, please pre-register. $75 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Friday, June 5, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jun 5, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This 3-day camp will include tons of outdoor recreational, educational opportunities including hiking, archery, fishing, nature art, and more. There will also be a living history component to the camp, with actors at the fort dressed in period clothing demonstrating life in the 1790's, and hands on activities. Space is limited, please pre-register. $75 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Jun 5, 2015 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia James E. Edmonds Trail Hike - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 9 AM to 2 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
The trail is a 7.2 mile mountainous hike, passing trickling waterfalls and beautiful vistas. Bring proper shoes/boots, food, and water. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day Clean-Up Granite Outcrops
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Volunteer a part of your day to help clean up the Flat Rock Trail around our spectacular and unique Granite Outcrops. Bring sturdy shoes, water, sunscreen, snacks, and gloves if you have them. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day Volunteer Event
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
The Chief Vann House is a certified site along on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. In observance of National Trails Day, volunteers can help spruce up the site along Vann's Spring Interpretive Trail. Come enjoy the beauty of our spring house ruins & wetlands habitat while learning about this chapter in Cherokee & American history. 706-695-2598.
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day: Nature Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join our naturalist for a nature hike around the Huckleberry Point Loop. This easy 3/4 mile loop will take you into a beautiful wooded area while hugging the shoreline of Lake Lanier. Along the way we will point out some native plants and will be on the lookout for wildlife. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Alligator Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Come support National Trails Day and 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 National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us as we celebrate National Trails Day with a hike on our 3 mile Redbird Creek Trail. Our Naturalist will talk about the different Eco-systems in the park. Bring insect repellent and water. No fee to participate in hike. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day Walk
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Enjoy National Trails Day with a guided walk around the earthen remains of Fort Morris between 1 pm and 3 pm. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
Get Outdoors Georgia Birdberry Trail Hike - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join a park naturalist on this guided tour of the Birdberry Trail at Fort Yargo State Park. Walk through several types of habitats, and enjoy the birds, turtles, and other wildlife you can see on this 1/2-mile asphalt path. Space is limited, please call to register. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day Celebration Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us on a staff-led nature Hike around the Gopher Loop to cap off an already fun-filled day. We will be celebrating National Trails Day with a nature hike to discover really cool plants and wildlife. Participation in this hike is open to everyone. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trail Day: Nature Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park - Reidsville, GA
Help us celebrate National Trail Day on Saturday, June 6th by participating in a fun Park Ranger lead Hike on the 1 mile loop Swamp Bay Nature Trail. $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day - Audubon " Intro to Birding" walk
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 3 PM to 5 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
For National Trails Day we are leading this 1.25-mile guided bird walk on the Beaver Pond Loop Trail. This walk is intended for all ages, the terrain is moderately strenuous. We will walk at a slow pace and listen for Summer Tanagers, Yellow-Billed Cuckoo's and Great-Crested Flycathers. Meet at the Park Office/Trading Post. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia Atlanta Audubon Beginners bird walk
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 3 PM to 5 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 National Trails Day - 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. Participants meet at Beach. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia Walk on the Unicoi Turnpike for National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 11:30 AM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Hardman Farm - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
This walking tour of Hardman Farm features the Unicoi Turnpike, one of 16 historic trails in the U.S. designated as a "Millenium Trail." The Unicoi Turnpike, completed in 1819, was built over what may be the oldest road in Georgia. The "Unicoi Road" was a trade route used by native Americans at least since 1682, but likely much earlier. $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 62 and over, $7 for youth 6-17 and $3 for children under age 6, plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Get Outdoors Georgia Walk on the Unicoi Turnpike for National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 12:30 PM to 2 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Hardman Farm - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
This walking tour of Hardman Farm features the Unicoi Turnpike, one of 16 historic trails in the U.S. designated as a "Millenium Trail." The Unicoi Turnpike, completed in 1819, was built over what may be the oldest road in Georgia. The "Unicoi Road" was a trade route used by native Americans at least since 1682, but likely much earlier. $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 62 and over, $7 for youth 6-17 and $3 for children under age 6, plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Get Outdoors Georgia Walk on the Unicoi Turnpike for National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 3 PM to 4:30 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Hardman Farm - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
This walking tour of Hardman Farm features the Unicoi Turnpike, one of 16 historic trails in the U.S. designated as a "Millenium Trail." The Unicoi Turnpike, completed in 1819, was built over what may be the oldest road in Georgia. The "Unicoi Road" was a trade route used by native Americans at least since 1682, but likely much earlier. $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 62 and over, $7 for youth 6-17 and $3 for children under age 6, plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day - Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Celebrate National Trails day with a trail clean up on the Falls View Trail. Meet at Park Office. 478-993-3053.
Get Outdoors Georgia Paws on the Falls
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 1 PM to 2 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Grab your leash and bring your dog out to walk with some new friends on the High Falls Trail. A special surprise for each dog that attends. $5 per a dog $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Get Outdoors Georgia Twlight Night Paddle
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 7:45 PM to 9:15 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Watch wading birds and enjoy the setting sun in this peaceful, ranger-led 3 mile canoe trip to Buck Creek. This program is open to adults and children 8 years or older who are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. $15 includes boat and gear. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trail's Day: Nature Hike and Get Outdoors Event
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 11 AM to 8 PM
James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park - Summerville, GA
Join us for a hike to the historic Marble Mine and stick around for a full day dedicated to Getting Outdoors. Activities include lost prevention program, night hike, and a campfire fire to close out the event. $5 parking. 706-857-0826.
Get Outdoors Georgia Sensory Awareness Night Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Celebrate National Trails Day by attending this evening hike to learn more about your 5 senses. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Get Outdoors Georgia Moonlight Mountain Hike - National Trails Day!
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 8 PM to 10 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us on National Trails Day for a ranger-led 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 151st Battle Commemoration and National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Artillery demonstrations held during the day in remembrance of Captain Key's Battery and it's impact on the outcome of the battle. After witnessing the artillery demonstration, go on a guided interpretive hike and think what it was like to march at Pickett`s Mill during the battle. $3.00 - $5.50 770-443-7850.
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day - Ranger-led Hike and volunteer trial work.
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
In honor of National Trails Day, volunteer to do some trail maintenance. After the work is done, go on a guided hike on one of the trails of moderate difficulty. Learn things about Red Top Mountain that most park visitors don`t know. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 9 AM to 10 AM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Join us as we celebrate National Trails Day with a hike on our 2 1/2 mile Gopher Tortoise Trail. Our Ranger will talk about the different Eco-systems in the park. Bring Water and insect repellant. $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Celebrate a nation wide hiking event by taking a guided hike of our Sandpiper and Avian Loop Trails. This marsh hike will be about two miles long and last around one hour and a half. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day Boardwalk Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 9 AM to 10 AM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Celebrate National Trails Day with a Ranger led hike on our Trembling Earth Boardwalk trail. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join park staff, Friends of Sweetwater Creek State Park, and other volunteers, as we work on cleaning up and maintaining Sweetwater's beautiful trails. Gloves, hand tools, and water recommended. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Geology Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist John Johnston will lead a moderate 2-mile hike identifying rocks and explaining how and when they formed. He will also explain the tectonic events that forced the rock units to be faulted and folded. There will be a visit down to the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill alongside the lovely rapids of Sweetwater creek. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day - Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Join fellow volunteers in trail clean up and maintenance projects along the various nature trails along Lake Hartwell. Projects may include gathering trash and debris from the trails, removing low tree limbs, and general trail beautification. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join up with a costumed park ranger on a 2.5 mile hike to Battery Wymberly, one of the most pristine remaining Civil War era Confederate earthworks. Learn about Wormsloe's Civil War history and see the beautiful battery trail. $4.50-$10 $4.50-$10 912-353-3023.
Tons of Fun 
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Sunday, Jun 7, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Jun 7, 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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Sunday, Jun 7, 2015 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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 
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Friday, June 12, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia New Moon Kayak Tour
Friday, Jun 12, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Lake Rutledge is a great place to enjoy the night sky. Join this ranger-led tour of the lake and enjoy night sounds, star-gazing, and a relaxing time on the water. A new moon means that many stars will be visible on the night-time paddle. The program will proceed if it is cloudy or lightly drizzling. Register in advance. Meet at Beach. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Jun 12, 2015 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia National Get Outdoors Day Hike and Paddle
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
A 5 mile hike up the river with opportunity to see various wildlife. We'll have lunch along the way and end at the North Platform where we'll get you suited up for a paddle down the river. We provide boats, life jackets, and short instruction session. Reservations required. Other activities: bike rentals, geocaching, horseshoes, volleyball court $12 per person $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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 Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Tired of nothing to do? Are your children bored? Attend "Get Outdoors Day" where special hikes and wagon rides are planned. Activities include a scavenger hunt, panning for gold and kids crafts. Enjoy the cool mountain air with plenty of sun. $3/activity. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
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 Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Jun 13, 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 habitats for future generations of people and wildlife to enjoy. Meet at the Park Office/Trading Post. Please sign up in advance. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia New Moon Kayak Tour
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Lake Rutledge is a great place to enjoy the night sky. Join this ranger-led tour of the lake and enjoy night sounds, star-gazing, and a relaxing time on the water. A new moon means that many stars will be visible on the night-time paddle. The program will proceed if it is cloudy or lightly drizzling. Register in advance. Meet at Beach. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Spring on the Unicoi Trail at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
Hardman Farm - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Celebrate Get Outdoors month while enjoying 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 Day at the Park
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 10 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Celebrate Get Outdoors Month with hands-on exhibits in outdoor sports, recreation and environmental education that 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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 11 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is a short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. who can swim with a parent. Kayak, PFD, and paddle included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event 
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 3:30 PM to 5 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 ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Sunday, Jun 14, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Pedal and Picnic at Panola Mountain
Sunday, Jun 14, 2015 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Take a trip through history at Panola Mountain State Park. This family-friendly bike ride will take us past a 300-million-year-old monadnock, though a historic horse barn, and to a picture perfect lake for a picnic lunch. Must register in advance to reserve your FREE 2-hour adult bike rental. Click title for details. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Sunday, Jun 14, 2015 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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 
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This 3-day camp will include tons of outdoor recreational, educational opportunities including hiking, archery, fishing, nature art, and more. There will also be a living history component to the camp, with actors at the fort dressed in period clothing demonstrating life in the 1790's, and hands on activities. Space is limited, please pre-register. $75 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This 3-day camp will include tons of outdoor recreational, educational opportunities including hiking, archery, fishing, nature art, and more. There will also be a living history component to the camp, with actors at the fort dressed in period clothing demonstrating life in the 1790's, and hands on activities. Space is limited, please pre-register. $75 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jun 19, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This 3-day camp will include tons of outdoor recreational, educational opportunities including hiking, archery, fishing, nature art, and more. There will also be a living history component to the camp, with actors at the fort dressed in period clothing demonstrating life in the 1790's, and hands on activities. Space is limited, please pre-register. $75 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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 
Get Outdoors Georgia Twlight Night Paddle
Friday, Jun 19, 2015 7:45 PM to 9:15 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Watch wading birds and enjoy the setting sun in this peaceful, ranger-led 3 mile canoe trip to Buck Creek. This program is open to adults and children 8 years or older who are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. $15 includes boat and gear. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Stargazer Paddle
Friday, Jun 19, 2015 9 PM to 11 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for this evening paddle on the Sparks Reservoir. We will watch the sun set and then search the sky for wonders like planets, stars, constellations, and shooting stars as night arrives. This program is for anyone over 17 who can swim. Binoculars recommended. Includes choice of canoe or tandem kayak, PFD, and paddle. Meet at the Bait Shop. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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 Wild Cave Tours
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
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 
Get Outdoors Georgia Canoeing 101: Intro to Paddling
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 9 AM to 10:30 AM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Learn the basics of paddling and put your skills to the test. Open to adults and children 8 and older who are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Must be a swimmer. $10 includes canoe, PFD, and paddle. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Get Outdoors Trail Maintenance --
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
Moccasin Creek State Park - Clarkesville, GA
Volunteers will help clean up and cut back overgrown vegetation on the hiking trails. 706-947-3194.
Get Outdoors Georgia Tree Top Excursions: Introduction Climb
Saturday, Jun 20, 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 Tree Top Excursions: Introduction Climb
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 3 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 Youth Fishing Days at Buck Shoals
3rd Saturday of Month 8 AM - 12 PM from Jun 20, 2015 until Sep 20, 2015 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Children and their special "big person" can fish in a lake stocked with catfish, bass and bream. Fish caught can be kept. Bring your own bait and rods. This event is not at Smithgall Woods, but at Buck Shoals, a nearby unopened state park. Call for directions. Occurs every third Saturday through September. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 11 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is a short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. who can swim with a parent. Kayak, PFD, and paddle included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event 
Get Outdoors Georgia Historic New Manchester History Hike
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 3:30 PM to 5 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 ranger-led hike will include going to the ruins and seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Civil War History Event Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Sunday, Jun 21, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Father's Day Paddle
Sunday, Jun 21, 2015 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Give Dad the great gift of exploring scenic Lake Rutledge on this special kayak tour. Enjoy this special twilight paddle and enjoy a Sunset over the water. All tours meet at Beach area. Space is limited, pre-registration required. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Jun 21, 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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Sweetwater Creek Canoe Cleanup
Sunday, Jun 21, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us in beautifying Sweetwater Creek as we pick up trash from the water by canoe and along the banks. Pre-registration is required and previous canoe experience is required for those in canoes. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Sunday, Jun 21, 2015 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Junior Rangers at Kolomoki Mounds
Monday, Jun 22, 2015 until Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Children ages 8-12 can participate in this four-day camp where they will learn about the environment, conservation, safety and wildlife to earn a Junior Ranger badge. Daily outdoor activities will be scheduled as well. Registration required, please call the park office for more information. $70 for the week, per child. 229-724-2150.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Friday, June 26, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Twlight Night Paddle
Friday, Jun 26, 2015 7:45 PM to 9:15 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Watch wading birds and enjoy the setting sun in this peaceful, ranger-led 3 mile canoe trip to Buck Creek. This program is open to adults and children 8 years or older who are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. $15 includes boat and gear. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Jun 26, 2015 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Ranger-led Lake Paddle
Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 8 AM to 9:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a ranger-led, peaceful outing on the lake and up Beaver Creek. This trip is for those 16 years or older who can swim or children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Bait Shop. Register in advance. $20 includes canoe or tandem kayak, PFD, and paddle. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 8 PM to 10 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long guided night hike is easy to moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns will be provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. Meet and register at the Interpretive Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 11 AM to 2 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Bring your family for a day of games on the beach, including volleyball, horseshoes, putt-putt and a sand castle building contest. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Tons of Fun 
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Sunday, Jun 28, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Ranger-led Lake Paddle
Sunday, Jun 28, 2015 7 AM to 8:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a ranger-led, peaceful outing on the lake and up Beaver Creek. This trip is for those 16 years or older who can swim or children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Bait Shop. Register in advance. $20 includes canoe or tandem kayak, PFD, and paddle. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia For Women By Women: Introduction to Kayaking
Sunday, Jun 28, 2015 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for an introduction to kayaking on beautiful Sparks Reservoir. This program is for girls and women 16 years and older who are able to swim and are new to kayaking. Reservations are necessary. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Twilight Lake Paddle
Sunday, Jun 28, 2015 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 8:30 PM to 10:30 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 
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full Moon Paddling Tour
Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy paddling at night along the beautiful Lake Lanier under the light of a full moon! Experience the wonders of nature that are unique to nighttime and create a memory that you will never forget! Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. All ages welcome. Meet at the boat ramp. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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. $10 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 Wild Cave Tours
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
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. $8.00 per adult and $5.00 per child 6-17 $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia Independence Day Colonial Faire
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 11 AM to 3 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Celebrate the 4th with colonial games, contests of skill, colonial music, musket firings, cannon firings and activities. Prizes will be awarded to all participants. Free admission sponsored by the City of Flemington, Friends of Fort Morris and Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau. 912-884-5999.
Get Outdoors Georgia Canoeing 101: Intro to Paddling
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 9 AM to 10:30 AM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Learn the basics of paddling and put your skills to the test. Open to adults and children 8 and older who are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Must be a swimmer. $10 includes canoe, PFD, and paddle. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Ol' Time Independence Day at Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Put on your red, white and blue, pack a picnic, and spend a day on the farm. Hear the Declaration of Independence at noon and compete in sack race, three legged race, egg toss, and other events. Watch blacksmiths, steam engineers, quilters, and other skills of the past. $4.00-$6.50 478-986-5172.
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. $10 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Sunday, Jul 5, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Jul 5, 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.
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. $10 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Monday, July 6, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Archery Camp
Weekdays 9 AM - 1 PM from Jul 6, 2015 until Jul 10, 2015 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Designed with everything archery in mind, this 5-day archery camp aims to educate and engage adventurous youth. Campers (ages 9-15) will shoot basic distances inside the nature center and then move onto the lake pavilion, static range, and 3-d range. Register by June 23, 2015. $150. 770-389-7801.
Tons of Fun 
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. $10 a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Wild Cave Tours
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
You will get muddy and wet on a family friendly underground adventure. Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. www.GeorgiaGirlGuides.com. Reservations required. $30-$60 $5 parking. 800-979-3370.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Archery Camp
Weekdays 9 AM - 1 PM from Jul 7, 2015 until Jul 10, 2015 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Designed with everything archery in mind, this 5-day archery camp aims to educate and engage adventurous youth. Campers (ages 9-15) will shoot basic distances inside the nature center and then move onto the lake pavilion, static range, and 3-d range. Register by June 23, 2015. $150. 770-389-7801.
Tons of Fun 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Archery Camp
Weekdays 9 AM - 1 PM from Jul 8, 2015 until Jul 10, 2015 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Designed with everything archery in mind, this 5-day archery camp aims to educate and engage adventurous youth. Campers (ages 9-15) will shoot basic distances inside the nature center and then move onto the lake pavilion, static range, and 3-d range. Register by June 23, 2015. $150. 770-389-7801.
Tons of Fun 
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Archery Camp
Weekdays 9 AM - 1 PM from Jul 9, 2015 until Jul 10, 2015 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Designed with everything archery in mind, this 5-day archery camp aims to educate and engage adventurous youth. Campers (ages 9-15) will shoot basic distances inside the nature center and then move onto the lake pavilion, static range, and 3-d range. Register by June 23, 2015. $150. 770-389-7801.
Tons of Fun 
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