Panola Mountain State Park

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Guided Mountain Hike and Wildflowers
Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. We'll look for diamorpha, Carolina jessamine, atamasco lily and trout lily, depending on dates. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Mountain Milers Walking Club
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 9 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Looking for a trail buddy? No one wants to walk alone and now you don't have to! Panola is offering a weekly walking program for those who want to safely exercise in the great outdoors. Every Wednesday, we'll be walking along the PATH Trail, gradually working up to longer distances. Strollers and dogs welcome! Meet at the Nature Center at 9 AM. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Guided Mountain Hike and Wildflowers
Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. We'll look for diamorpha, Carolina jessamine, atamasco lily and trout lily, depending on dates. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Indoor Basic Archery
Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 9 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, NOT at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Indoor Basic Archery
Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 9 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, NOT at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Indoor Basic Archery
Saturday, May 6, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 9 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, NOT at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 
Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, May 6, 2017 1 PM to 5 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to ascend into a 200+ year old Southern Red Oak, where they can climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, May 6, 2017 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us 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, bug spray, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Call the Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Guided Mountain Hike and Wildflowers
Sunday, May 7, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. We'll look for diamorpha, Carolina jessamine, atamasco lily and trout lily, depending on dates. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, May 7, 2017 1 PM to 5 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to ascend into a 200+ year old Southern Red Oak, where they can climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, May 12, 2017

Atlanta Audubon Society Bird Walk
Friday, May 12, 2017 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Bring your binoculars for this gentle hike through the park's Power of Flight area. Basic identification techniques and common birds will be discussed. Good for all ages. We recommend long pants and sleeves. Meet Alexander Lakes parking area. Donations of birdseed are appreciated. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Guided Mountain Hike and Wildflowers
Saturday, May 13, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. We'll look for diamorpha, Carolina jessamine, atamasco lily and trout lily, depending on dates. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Reptile Day at Panola Mountain
Saturday, May 20, 2017 10 AM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Are you in love with lizards? Silly for snakes? Head-over-heels for herpetofauna? Or maybe you just think they're neat. Learn about and meet fascinating reptiles from our own backyards and around the world. Meet specialists and members of the Georgia Reptile Society and Georgia Herpetological Society. $5. Kids 3 and under are free. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 
Indoor Basic Archery
Saturday, May 20, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 9 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, NOT at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Guided Mountain Hike and Wildflowers
Sunday, May 21, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. We'll look for diamorpha, Carolina jessamine, atamasco lily and trout lily, depending on dates. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Guided Mountain Hike and Wildflowers
Saturday, May 27, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. We'll look for diamorpha, Carolina jessamine, atamasco lily and trout lily, depending on dates. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Guided Mountain Hike and Wildflowers
Sunday, May 28, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. We'll look for diamorpha, Carolina jessamine, atamasco lily and trout lily, depending on dates. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Monday, May 29, 2017

Guided Mountain Hike and Wildflowers
Monday, May 29, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. We'll look for diamorpha, Carolina jessamine, atamasco lily and trout lily, depending on dates. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, June 3, 2017

South River Land/Water Trail Stewardship: National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 9 AM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
In celebration of National Trails Day, join South River Watershed Alliance and Panola Mountain State Park with a hike to explore the South River's riparian, floodplain, and aquatic ecology. Later in the day participants will enjoy a river float and cleanup and learn more about the plants and animals that inhabit the South River corridor. $20 plus $5 parking. 404-285-3756.
Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us as we celebrate National Trails Day where few get to tread. This ranger-led hike up Panola Mountain will give you a beautiful view of the sunset over Atlanta's skyline. Bring flashlights, hiking boots, bug spray and water. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited, please call to register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, June 9, 2017

Moonlight Mountain Hike
Friday, Jun 9, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us 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, bug spray, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Call the Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Moonlight Mountain Hike - Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us 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, bug spray, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Call the Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Monday, June 12, 2017

Archery Camp
Monday, Jun 12, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
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 10-14) will shoot basic distances inside the nature center and then move onto the lake pavilion, static range, and 3-D range. Register by May 29th. $150. 770-389-7801.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Archery Camp
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
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 10-14) will shoot basic distances inside the nature center and then move onto the lake pavilion, static range, and 3-D range. Register by May 29th. $150. 770-389-7801.
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Archery Camp
Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
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 10-14) will shoot basic distances inside the nature center and then move onto the lake pavilion, static range, and 3-D range. Register by May 29th. $150. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Archery Camp
Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
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 10-14) will shoot basic distances inside the nature center and then move onto the lake pavilion, static range, and 3-D range. Register by May 29th. $150. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, June 16, 2017

Archery Camp
Friday, Jun 16, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
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 10-14) will shoot basic distances inside the nature center and then move onto the lake pavilion, static range, and 3-D range. Register by May 29th. $150. 770-389-7801.
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Monday, June 19, 2017

Outdoor Adventure Camp
Monday, Jun 19, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, kayaking, tree climbing, paddle boarding, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. Must register by June 5th. $150. 770-389-7801.
Soak It In 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Outdoor Adventure Camp
Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, kayaking, tree climbing, paddle boarding, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. Must register by June 5th. $150. 770-389-7801.
Soak It In 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Outdoor Adventure Camp
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, kayaking, tree climbing, paddle boarding, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. Must register by June 5th. $150. 770-389-7801.
Soak It In 

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Outdoor Adventure Camp
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, kayaking, tree climbing, paddle boarding, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. Must register by June 5th. $150. 770-389-7801.
Soak It In 

Friday, June 23, 2017

Outdoor Adventure Camp
Friday, Jun 23, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, kayaking, tree climbing, paddle boarding, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. Must register by June 5th. $150. 770-389-7801.
Soak It In 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

ZZZ's in the Trees: Canopy Camping
Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 6 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a tranquil night in the canopy as you lay in your "tree-boat," viewing stars through shimmering branches. A treetop camp will be established in our secluded climbing tree for an overnight experience. Participants should bring dinner, breakfast and a sleeping bag. Non-climbers allowed to camp. Register in advance, space is very limited! $90 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

4th of July Fireworks Hike
Sunday, Jul 2, 2017 8 PM to 10:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Slow down this July 4th and join a ranger for a leisurely stroll to the top of Panola Mountain. As the sun sets we will enjoy a panoramic view of Stone Mountain and Atlanta's Independence Day Celebrations from a distance. Bring water, bug spray, and a flashlight for the walk back down the mountain to a waiting campfire and s'mores. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us 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, bug spray, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Call the Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, September 15, 2017

ZZZ's in the Trees: Canopy Camping
Friday, Sep 15, 2017 6 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a tranquil night in the canopy as you lay in your "tree-boat," viewing stars through shimmering branches. A treetop camp will be established in our secluded climbing tree for an overnight experience. Participants should bring dinner, breakfast and a sleeping bag. Non-climbers allowed to camp. Register in advance, space is very limited! $90 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Wildflowers and Wetlands
Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers as we work to keep our public lands beautiful and clean. We will be planting local wildflowers in our sweeping "Power of Flight" grassland habitat area, cleaning litter from our lake shores, and giving your park the care she deserves. All ages welcome. Meet at the Alexander Lakes parking area. Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Trunk-O-Treat for Halloween
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Looking for a safer way to celebrate Halloween? Join us for the 4th annual Panola State Park's Trunk-O-Treat. Boys and ghouls can collect candy going car to car instead of door to door and play on the playground. There will be games, face painting, tree climbing and contests. Will you have the creepiest trunk? Call to register your car. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Turkey Trek Night Hike
Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 4 AM to 7:30 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Do you love the smell of turkey roasting over an open fire? Join us for this unique evening program where we will learn to cook your own Thanksgiving feast over the campfire. Worried about all those extra calories? Don't be! We will take a moderate mountain hike while they cook. Food provided by park. Bring flashlight, jacket and good hiking shoes. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Holiday Elf Hike
Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Elf tired of siting on a shelf? Fresh air is good for our magical friends too. Bring your elf, doll, or favorite stuffed friend to Panola Mountain for a hike. There will be a fun craft followed by a short hike on our Rock Outcrop Loop. Get a goody bag and hot cocoa for you, and a special souvenir for your elf. Must register for event in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.