Hard Labor Creek State Park

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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, May 27, 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, June 3, 2017

Brantley Trail Scavenger Hunt - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 12 PM to 3:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
All along the Brantley Trail there are numbered markers that correlate to the Brantley Trail map. These markers tell about the land and trees along the trail. Stop by the park office to pick up a trail map and mark card. After you have marked out all of the boxes, return it to the park office for a prize. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Observatory Open House
Saturday, Jun 3, 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.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Twilight Tour of Lake Rutledge
Friday, Jun 9, 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 17, 2017

Twilight Tour of Lake Rutledge
Saturday, Jun 17, 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

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 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.