Hard Labor Creek State Park

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Twilight Tour of Lake Rutledge
Friday, Jun 23, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Meet at the kayak rack near the beach for an evening paddle on Lake Rutledge. Space is limited. Please preregister for this event. $10-$15. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Soak It In 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Twilight Tour of Lake Rutledge
Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Meet at the kayak rack near the beach for an evening paddle on Lake Rutledge. Space is limited. Please preregister for this event. $10-$15. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Soak It In 

Friday, June 30, 2017

Twilight Tour of Lake Rutledge
Friday, Jun 30, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Meet at the kayak rack near the beach for an evening paddle on Lake Rutledge. Space is limited. Please preregister for this event. $10-$15. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Soak It In 

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Twilight Tour of Lake Rutledge
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Meet at the kayak rack near the beach for an evening paddle on Lake Rutledge. Space is limited. Please preregister for this event. $10-$15. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Soak It In 
Observatory Open House
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory will have an open house monthly, March through October. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. $5 parking. 404-413-6087.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Breakfast with Ranger John
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Ranger John makes a mean breakfast but dont take our word for it. Stop by and see for yourself. Come enjoy some coffee, cake, grits and sausage at shelter 4 at 9 AM. Hot chocolate will also be offered. Donations accepted. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
CCC Baseball (Softball) Game
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 3 PM to 5 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
In their free time members of the CCC played baseball at Hard Labor Creek. We need children and adults alike to come reenact one of these early baseball games to help celebrate our nations independence. Meet at park office and we will drive to Camp Daniel Morgan.We are in need of softballs, bats, gloves, and or bases please feel free to bring them $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Campfire,Smores, oh my!
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come enjoy a campfire, Smores, and good company. Meet at picnic shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 9 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
We're heading into the night to learn about the things that we can't normally see. We'll hunt for scorpions by using UV lights, listen for owls, and watch the stars. You'll be meeting at the Trading Post (Visitor Center) to walk the easy/moderate 1 mile Brantley Nature Trail. Please bring a flashlight and wear sturdy shoes. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
We're heading into the night to learn about the things that we can't normally see. We'll hunt for scorpions by using UV lights, listen for owls, and watch the stars. You'll be meeting at the Trading Post (Visitor Center) to walk the easy/moderate 1 mile Brantley Nature Trail. Please bring a flashlight and wear sturdy shoes. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Observatory Open House
Saturday, Aug 26, 2017 8:45 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory will have an open house monthly, March through October. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. $5 parking. 404-413-6087.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 8 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
We're heading into the night to learn about the things that we can't normally see. We'll hunt for scorpions by using UV lights, listen for owls, and watch the stars. You'll be meeting at the Trading Post (Visitor Center) to walk the easy/moderate 1 mile Brantley Nature Trail. Please bring a flashlight and wear sturdy shoes. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Observatory Open House
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory will have an open house monthly, March through October. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. $5 parking. 404-413-6087.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Observatory Open House
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 7:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory will have an open house monthly, March through October. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. $5 parking. 404-413-6087.