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Park Volunteer Project
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Trails Work Day
Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a volunteer work day performing general trail maintenance on the beautiful trails of the park. Bring gloves, water, comfortable work clothes, and closed-toe, sturdy shoes. Recommended age 12 and up. Registration encouraged at 770-732-5871. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Saturday, February 13, 2016
Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Stewardship Saturday
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 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 that you don't mind getting muddy and long pants. Don't forget gloves, a water bottle, and snacks too. Meet at Alexander Lake Area Parking Lot. Registration in advance required. 770-389-7801.
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Volunteer Day / West Antioch Boat Ramp
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the West boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Monday, February 15, 2016
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Feb 15, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Friday, February 19, 2016
Volunteer To Help US With Arbor Day In The Park
Friday, Feb 19, 2016 8:30 AM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us conduct school programs and give away tree seedlings. Must sign-up in advance. Form more information call the park office or email Amy at fdrpark_naturalist@yahoo.com. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 10 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park holds many natural and historic treasures that need our help to shine! Join parks staff as we enhance our park's beauty by clearing invasive species and restoring habitats, or working in cultural areas that also need protection and care. Work schedule may be different each volunteer day. Please register in advance. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Stewardship Saturday
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 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 that you don't mind getting muddy and long pants. Don't forget gloves, a water bottle, and snacks too. Meet at Alexander Lake Area Parking Lot. Registration in advance required. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Glow-In-The-Dark Easter Egg Hunt Volunteers
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
We need volunteers for our annual egg hunt. Tasks include stuffing eggs, hiding eggs, and helping passing out prizes. We have a job for everyone big and small. Help prior to the event with planning at our Group Shelter. For questions, please call park office. 478-993-3053.
Handicapped Accessible 
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.
Saturday, February 27, 2016
River Flood Clean Up Efforts
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Our team has been working hard to clean up the site of the flood here at the Bend, but we still need a hand in clean-up efforts. Donate 2 hours of your day with us to walk the river side to collect trash that has washed up on shore. Volunteers get cool swag! Please call and let us know you're coming. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Sapelo Island Beach Clean Up Day and Luncheon
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016 8 AM to 3 PM
Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island - Darien, GA
Spend the morning cleaning up the beach as the Naturalist educates you on Sapelo Island's beach ecology and the importance of cleaning up marine debris. At noon, you will enjoy lunch at the historic Reynold’s Mansion. The cost for this event is $18 per person, with a separate charge of $15 for the ferry. 912-485-2299.
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Mar 5, 2016 10 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park holds many natural and historic treasures that need our help to shine! Join parks staff as we enhance our park's beauty by clearing invasive species and restoring habitats, or working in cultural areas that also need protection and care. Work schedule may be different each volunteer day. Please register in advance. 706-557-3001.
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Volunteer Training
Saturday, Mar 5, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Make your mark on Smithgall Woods! Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Register by February 27th. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Sunday, March 6, 2016
Trails Work Day
Sunday, Mar 6, 2016 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a volunteer work day performing general trail maintenance on the beautiful trails of the park. Bring gloves, water, comfortable work clothes, and closed-toe, sturdy shoes. Recommended age 12 and up. Registration encouraged at 770-732-5871. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Equestrian Workday
Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 9 AM to 3 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Join other horse enthusiasts as they help maintain and improve the equestrian trails and camping area at the park. Lunch and goodies included. Volunteers should bring tools such as shovels, gloves and pruners.To register contact Kathy White at kjwhite1@bellsouth.net or call 706-614-8348. 706-614-8348.
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2016 Group Camp Workday
Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 9 AM to 3 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
A.H. Stephens State Park is hosting a volunteer workday to help prepare its group camp for the upcoming season. Bring your own hand tools and safety gear. Join the staff and others as we make these improvements. Please call 706-456-2602 to register. Lunch will be provided by the Friends of A.H. Stephens State Park. 706-456-2602.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Volunteer Day / Heath Lake
Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Heath Lake. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Heath Lake parking lot 706-802-5087.
Equestrian Workday 2016
Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 9 AM to 3 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Join other horse enthusiasts as they help improve equestrian trails and related facilities at the park. Lunch and goodies included. Volunteers should bring tools such as shovels, gloves and pruners. Check back for more detailed information. more information 706-783-5349.
Friday, March 18, 2016
Volunteer To Help With The Night Eggstravaganza
Friday, Mar 18, 2016 3 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Hundreds of kids and their families join us for this annual night event. Help us guard eggs, manage petting coral, organize hat contests, and craft area. Must sign up in advance and be assigned to an area. Call the park office or contact Amy at fdrpark_naturalist@yahoo.com. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Stewardship Saturday
Saturday, Mar 19, 2016 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 that you don't mind getting muddy and long pants. Don't forget gloves, a water bottle, and snacks too. Meet at Alexander Lake Area Parking Lot. Registration in advance required. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Monday, March 21, 2016
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Mar 21, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Glow-In-The-Dark Easter Egg Hunt Volunteers
Thursday, Mar 24, 2016 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
We need volunteers for our annual egg hunt. Tasks include stuffing eggs, hiding eggs, and helping passing out prizes. We have a job for everyone big and small. Help prior to the event with planning at our Group Shelter. For questions, please call park office. 478-993-3053.
Handicapped Accessible 
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Glow-In-The-Dark Easter Egg Hunt Volunteers
Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 5 PM to 9 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
We need volunteers for our annual egg hunt. Tasks include stuffing eggs, hiding eggs, and helping passing out prizes. We have a job for everyone big and small. Help prior to the event with planning at our Group Shelter. For questions, please call park office. 478-993-3053.
Handicapped Accessible 
Sunday, March 27, 2016
Sweetwater Creek Canoe Cleanup
Sunday, Mar 27, 2016 1 PM to 4 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 
Saturday, April 2, 2016
Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 10 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park holds many natural and historic treasures that need our help to shine! Join parks staff as we enhance our park's beauty by clearing invasive species and restoring habitats, or working in cultural areas that also need protection and care. Work schedule may be different each volunteer day. Please register in advance. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Sweep the Hooch 2016
Saturday, Apr 9, 2016 9 AM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
We are gearing up for another big cleanup of the Chattahoochee River. In 2015, 500 walkers, waders, and paddlers removed 14,320 lbs., or 7.16 TONS of trash out of a 60-mile stretch of river. This is your chance to volunteer and be part of this community. Register at www.sweepthehooch.org $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Apr 9, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Apr 9, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Rivers Alive Cleanup
Saturday, Apr 9, 2016 9 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a Rivers Alive cleanup event where we will be cleaning up along the Panola Mountain South River corridor. Bring work gloves, eye protection, water, and good walking shoes. Parking is waived for our volunteers on this date, so plan to spend the day at the park. Must register in advance. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Stewardship Saturday
Saturday, Apr 9, 2016 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 that you don't mind getting muddy and long pants. Don't forget gloves, a water bottle, and snacks too. Meet at Alexander Lake Area Parking Lot. Registration in advance required. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Volunteer Day / Nature Trail
Saturday, Apr 9, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Nature Trail. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Friday, April 15, 2016
National Youth Day of Service Trash Mob
Friday, Apr 15, 2016 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Volunteers needed for a “Trash Mob”-collect as much trash from the ground as quick as you can in 30 minutes! 10:00-10:30 am $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Monday, April 18, 2016
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Apr 18, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Adopt-A-Trail Training
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Interested in adopting a trail in the state park? See what this entails and sign up for your trail during this special training. For more information and to sign up, email "Trail Dude" Greg Foster at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Friday, April 22, 2016
Volunteer To Help with the Earth Day Evening Paddle
Friday, Apr 22, 2016 7 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us with guest registration and night lake paddle. Must sign up in advance. Call the park office or email Amy at fdrpark_naturalist@yahoo.com. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Skidaway Narrows Clean Up
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Help us to clean up the Skidaway Narrows and Butterbean Beach. Bring your own boat, kayak or canoe. Limited number of kayaks and canoes will be provided. Walking clean-up volunteers are also welcome. Please register before April 23rd. 912-598-2300.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.
Sunday, May 8, 2016
Sweetwater Creek Canoe Cleanup
Sunday, May 8, 2016 1 PM to 4 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 
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Trail Maintenance
Saturday, May 14, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, May 14, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Volunteer Day / East Antioch Boat Ramp
Saturday, May 14, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the East boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from May 16, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Kids Day at the Park
Saturday, May 21, 2016 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Bring your kids and their endless imaginations for a fun day of learning and play at Smithgall. There will be outdoor games, arts & crafts, exhibits, and much more. Bring your sack lunch, and stay the day! $10 parking per vehicle. No registration required. $10 parking per vehicle. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Kids Day at the Park
Saturday, May 21, 2016 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Bring your kids and their endless imaginations for a fun day of learning and play at Smithgall. There will be outdoor games, arts & crafts, exhibits, and much more. Bring your sack lunch, and stay the day! $10 parking per vehicle. No registration required. $10 parking per vehicle. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, May 26, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Volunteer To Help with the Memorial Day Weekend Pool Splash
Saturday, May 28, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Assist park staff with games and activities hosted at the Liberty Bell Pool. Must sign up in advance. Call the park office or email Amy at fdrpark_naturalist@yahoo.com. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Volunteer to Help Us with Summer Programs and Events
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a fun-filled summer on the mountain as a program/hike guide, host, or information specialist for one or more of our many public programs. Contact Amy for more information at the park office or email fdrpark_naturalist@yahoo.com. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Saturday, June 4, 2016
National Trails Day at Richard B. Russell State Park
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
National Trails Day Volunteer Work Day at Richard B. Russell State Park. Join us for a 2-hour Naturalist-guided hike while participating in general trail beautification. Meet at the Blackwell Bridge trailhead. $5 parking. 706-213-2045.
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Trail Clean up Project
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 12 PM to 2 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Volunteers needed for a National Trails Day Clean up project! $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 9 AM to 12 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. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Volunteer Day / West Antioch Boat Ramp
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the West boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Sweetwater Creek Canoe Cleanup
Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 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 
Monday, June 20, 2016
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Jun 20, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.
Friday, July 1, 2016
Volunteer to Help Us with Summer Programs and Events
Friday, Jul 1, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a fun-filled summer on the mountain as a program/hike guide, host, or information specialist for one or more of our many public programs. Contact Amy for more information at the park office or email fdrpark_naturalist@yahoo.com. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Sweetwater Creek Canoe Cleanup
Sunday, Jul 17, 2016 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 
Monday, July 18, 2016
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Jul 18, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Volunteer Day / Heath Lake
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Heath Lake Boat Ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087. 706-802-5087.
Monday, July 25, 2016
Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 25, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if registered by July 16. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 25, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if registered by July 16. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 26, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if registered by July 16. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 26, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if registered by July 16. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 27, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if registered by July 16. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 27, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if registered by July 16. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.
Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 28, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if registered by July 16. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 28, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if registered by July 16. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Friday, July 29, 2016
Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 29, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if registered by July 16. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Weekdays 9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 29, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if registered by July 16. 706-878-3087.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Monday, August 1, 2016
Volunteer to Help Us with Summer Programs and Events
Monday, Aug 1, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a fun-filled summer on the mountain as a program/hike guide, host, or information specialist for one or more of our many public programs. Contact Amy for more information at the park office or email fdrpark_naturalist@yahoo.com. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Volunteer Day / Nature Trail
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Nature Trail. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Sunday, Aug 14, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Monday, August 15, 2016
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Aug 15, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Sweetwater Creek Canoe Cleanup
Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 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 
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Volunteer Day / East Antioch Boat Ramp
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the East boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Sweetwater Creek Canoe Cleanup
Sunday, Sep 11, 2016 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 
Monday, September 19, 2016
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Sep 19, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Your State Parks Day - The Great Clean Up at A. H. Stephens
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Please come and join Friends of A. H. Stephens and our Park Staff on this very important day. Our goal is to clean, rake, clip, and remove underbrush in areas throughout the park. Bring bug spray, work gloves and any yard tools that you would like to use, some will be provided. Bottled water and snacks will be distributed. All ages welcome. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join park staff and other volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day by improving Sweetwater Creek State Park. Water, gloves, comfortable work clothes, and closed-toe shoes recommended. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Rivers Alive -- Little River Clean Up
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
It's time again for the annual River's Alive Little River cleanup. Volunteers are welcome to bring their own kayaks and canoes to join the paddling team down the river for trash collecting. Park boats will be free for program participants. The lake cleanup crew will be walking the lake perimeter removing trash from the water’s shores. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Volunteer Day / West Antioch Boat Ramp
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the West boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Monday, October 17, 2016
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Oct 17, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Volunteer to Help Us with Halloween Events
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 4 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Sign up to be hosts, judges and decorators for pumpkin, costume, and campsite contests. Contact the park office for more information. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
High Falls Spooky Halloween Volunteers
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 5:30 PM to 9 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Volunteers needed to help build campfire and pass out s'mores. 478-993-3053.
Friday, November 4, 2016
Volunteer to Help Us with Our Fall Homeschool Program
Friday, Nov 4, 2016 8 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help our staff coordinate and instruct our fall program geared towards families who home school. Contact the park office for details. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Volunteer Day / Nature Trail
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Nature Trail. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Volunteer Day / Heath Lake
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Heath Lake. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Heath Lake parking lot 706-802-5087.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Trails Work Day
Sunday, Nov 13, 2016 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a volunteer work day performing general trail maintenance on the beautiful trails of the park. Bring gloves, water, comfortable work clothes, and closed-toe, sturdy shoes. Recommended age 12 and up. Registration encouraged at 770-732-5871. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Monday, November 21, 2016
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Friday, November 25, 2016
Turkey Waddle Hike Volunteers
Friday, Nov 25, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Volunteers are needed to help guide and keep the hiking group together. Volunteers need to have knowledge of the Falls View Trail and some park history. 478-993-3053.
Turkey Waddle Hike Volunteers
Friday, Nov 25, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Volunteers are needed to help guide and keep the hiking group together. Volunteers need to have knowledge of the Falls View Trail and some park history. 478-993-3053.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.
Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Volunteer Day / Nature Trail
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Nature Trail. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Trails Work Day
Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a volunteer work day performing general trail maintenance on the beautiful trails of the park. Bring gloves, water, comfortable work clothes, and closed-toe, sturdy shoes. Recommended age 12 and up. Registration encouraged at 770-732-5871. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Volunteer to Help Us Bring Santa to the Park
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 11 AM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Become one of Santa's official helpers or help us coordinate special holiday park events with Santa Claus. There are campground, canoe, and horse events to set up and host. Contact the park office for more info. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
 

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