Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Land Navigation at Buck Shoals
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Learn basic land navigation to include an explanation of the compass and how it works, true north vs. magnetic north, terrain features and contour lines, application of the compass to the map and map to the compass, and pacing will all be covered. Basic principles will be covered in-doors and followed by field exercises outside. Liquid filled compasses will be supplied, or you may use your personal compass.

Admission: $25 or $20 if registered by October 1
Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 706-878-3087

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Smithgall Woods State Park
61 Tsalaki Trail
Helen, GA 30545

GPS Coordinates:
N 34.691950 | W -083.767150

Located on Ga. Hwy. 75 Alt, 3 miles west of Helen.


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