Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
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Atlanta Audubon Society Bird Walk
Friday, Feb 13, 2015 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Fort Yargo State Park
Fort Yargo has some great habitat, including marshland, mixed hardwood Forest, and an expansive open lake. We will look for a variety of birds like woodpeckers, warblers, and wading birds... $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Arbor Day Tree Planting
Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Fort Yargo State Park
Help plant trees around the park in celebration of Arbor Day. Bring gloves and shovels if you have them. No need to pre-register. Volunteers will meet at the tennis courts at 9AM. 770-867-3489.
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
Saturday, Mar 21, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
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Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Fort Yargo State Park
Experience a picturesque and fascinating historic site within the state park, while learning about life in the late 1700's. Fun for the whole family; tours includes various interactive activities and educational opportunities.  $3 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Easter at the Fort and Annual Market Faire
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday, Mar 29, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Fort Yargo State Park
Interact with living historians demonstrating life in the 1790s frontier Georgia. See 18th century craftsman and women demonstrating their trades, frontier camps, Native American warriors, century music, and other unique demonstrations. Children under 12 free.  $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Evening Paddle
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Fort Yargo State Park
This ranger-led paddle will take participants around 260-acre Lake Marbury for viewing wildlife, taking in some of the scenery and history of this park, and enjoying the sunset. Ages 4 and older. Register in advance, Space is limited. Meet at the Beach Boat Dock area.  $15 includes equipment, plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Frogging by Ear (and other night sounds) by Kayak
Saturday, May 9, 2015 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Fort Yargo State Park
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 Marbury...  $15 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Friday, Jun 5, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
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Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Fort Yargo State Park
This 3-day camp will include tons of outdoor recreational, educational opportunities including hiking, archery, fishing, nature art, and more...  $75 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Labor Day Twilight Paddle
Friday, Sep 4, 2015 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Fort Yargo State Park
Enjoy this relaxing paddle around scenic Lake Marbury. Learn about the history of the old fort, and enjoy the view under the setting sun. Space is limited, advance registration required.  15 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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