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Laura S. Walker State Park
  Thursday, January 1, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Laura S. Walker First Day Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 9 AM to 10 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a 1.3 mile ranger-led nature hike along our beautiful Big Creek Nature Trail. We will see and discuss flora and fauna that are native to our area while getting fit for the New Year. The trail is approximately 1.3 miles and an easy hike for almost all ages so bring the family. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Saturday, March 21, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Okefenokee Swamp Run 10K and 1 mile
Saturday, Mar 21, 2015 7 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Registration for the 38th annual Okefenokee Swamp Run will be held at group shelter #2 prior to the start of the race. All ages are welcome to participate. Proceeds are donated to the YMCA, Easter Seals, and other charitable organizations. This event is sponsored by the Okefenokee Track and Cycling Club. $5 parking. 912-282-0703.
  Saturday, March 28, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Golf Tournament
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Charity golf tournament sponsored by the Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park to raise funds to benefit the park and golf course. Proceeds will be used to maintain, repair, and improve the park and golf course. You can pick up applications in the park visitor center or at the golf course. $200 per team of 4 people. $50 per player. $20 per team to play from ladies red tee box on a hole of choice or $5 per ladies tee. $5 mulligans 912-285-6154.
  Thursday, April 16, 2015
Fishing Clinic
Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 6 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come learn fishing tips and tricks from the experts. Fisheries biologists with Georgia DNR will be discussing information and techniques you can use to help you land your next fish. Attendees will be eligible to participate in our raffle prize drawings as well. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Saturday, June 13, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Kids Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 8 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children between the ages of 3 and 12 are welcome to participate. Participating children may fish from 8 am to 11 am. Prizes in various categories will be awarded afterwards. Pizza and drinks will be available for purchase. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, July 4, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Independence Day Fun
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children can participate in 3-legged races, sack races, football toss, watermelon football, relay races, egg carry, and other fun games. Bring the whole family for a ranger-led hike on Big Creek Nature Trail at 9:30 am. Free watermelon and hot dogs will be available for children afterward while supplies last. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
  Saturday, August 29, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Heels And Wheels For Megan's House Triathlon/Duathlon
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 7:30 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Registration begins at 6:00 am. Challenge begins at 7: 30 am. Please visit http://drcsports.com/calendar for more event details and fees or call the DRC Sports Race Management office at 352-637-2475. You may also contact the Easter Seals/Megan's House for more information at 877-541-7325. $5 parking. 877-541-7325.
  Saturday, October 24, 2015
Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 4 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children of all ages can play brand new games as well as old favorites to win candy. Bring the whole family because we will also have live music, bingo, hayrides, a haunted hayride, face painting, and much more! There will even be some activities for toddlers. Children dressed in costume may enter our raffle prize drawing. $3 per vehicle. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Tons of Fun 
 

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