Hard Labor Creek State Park

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Observatory Open House
Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 7:15 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, March 18, 2017

Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 7:15 PM to 8:15 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, April 1, 2017

Observatory Open House
Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 8:30 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.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Twilight Tour of Lake Rutledge
Tuesday, Apr 11, 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. $8-$15. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Soak It In 

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Hard Labor Creek Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 12 PM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Park staff will place candy filled eggs at the Lake Brantley recreation area for your little ones to hunt. Children will be placed in age groups (ages 0-2, 3-5, 6 and older). The Easter bunny will be on site for photos. Please bring your own basket. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, Apr 15, 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.
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Saturday, May 6, 2017

Hats Off to Our Equestrian Campers
Saturday, May 6, 2017 4 PM to 5 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This one is just for our equestrian campers. Celebrate "Derby" weekend by hanging your most decorated, bedazzled and race themed hat on the post by your campsite. Judges will choose the best hat and give out prizes accordingly. First place gets a free night of camping at Hard Labor Creek State Park. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Moonlight Movie
Saturday, May 6, 2017 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
"Seabiscuit" rated PG-13. join the park staff at the Equestrian Picnic shelter to help us celebrate Kentucky Derby weekend. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Observatory Open House
Saturday, May 6, 2017 9 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.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Twilight Tour of Lake Rutledge
Thursday, May 11, 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. $8-$15. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Soak It In 

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, May 20, 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, 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

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. $8-$15. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Soak It In 

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, Jun 17, 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, 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.