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Don Carter State Park
  Saturday, April 19, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Azalea Planting
Saturday, Apr 19, 2014 9 AM to 11 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
We would like your help in beautifying the new Don Carter State Park. Our first volunteer event last fall was to plant native azaleas. It's now time replace plants that succumbed to the heavy freezes finish the second half of this project. Dress to get dirty. 678-450-7726.
  Saturday, April 26, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Lakeview Loop Hike
Saturday, Apr 26, 2014 10 AM to 11 AM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger led easy hike on one of the park's paved trails. Learn more about native flora and fauna and enjoy some lake views. $2 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Snakes Alive
Saturday, Apr 26, 2014 3 PM to 4 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger will teach about some of the local snake species and their benefits to the park. Participants will also learn about non-native snakes and how they affect the environment. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
  Sunday, April 27, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Introduction to Camping
Sunday, Apr 27, 2014 10 AM to 11 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger will show the proper way for participants to setup a safe and enjoyable campsite. Participants will also be introduced to camping equipment and its proper uses. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Snakes Alive
Sunday, Apr 27, 2014 1 PM to 2 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger will teach about some of the local snake species and their benefits to the park. Participants will also learn about non-native snakes and how they affect the environment. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Animals and their signs
Sunday, Apr 27, 2014 3 PM to 4 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger lead short hike looking for local reptiles, mammals, insects and birds and the signs that they leave while living in the park. Will have discussions about their importance to the ecosystems and the symbiotic relationships they may have with other animals from the area. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
  Saturday, May 3, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Intro to Canoe Fun
Saturday, May 3, 2014 9 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger guided Canoe tour. Participants will learn the basics of canoe safety and proper use of equipment and be lead on a paddle around the cove. $30 per boat. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
  Sunday, May 4, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Introduction to Camping
Sunday, May 4, 2014 11 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger will show the proper way for participants to setup a safe and enjoyable campsite. Participants will also be introduced to camping equipment and its proper uses. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Animals and their signs
Sunday, May 4, 2014 1 PM to 2 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger lead short hike looking for local reptiles, mammals, insects and birds and the signs that they leave while living in the park. Will have discussions about their importance to the ecosystems and the symbiotic relationships they may have with other animals from the area. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
  Saturday, May 10, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Easy Camp Cooking
Saturday, May 10, 2014 10 AM to 11 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger will introduce participants to several easy camping meals and review a few different camping stoves and compare those to cooking on an open fire. $5 fee plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Camp Fire Safety
Saturday, May 10, 2014 3 PM to 4 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger will teach participants how to build a fire safely and demonstrate some primitive fire making techniques such as flint and steel and Fire bow drill. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
  Sunday, May 11, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Intro to Canoe Fun
Sunday, May 11, 2014 9 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger guided Canoe tour. Participants will learn the basics of canoe safety and proper use of equipment and be lead on a paddle around the cove. $30 per boat. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Animals and their signs
Sunday, May 11, 2014 2 PM to 3 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger lead short hike looking for local reptiles, mammals, insects and birds and the signs that they leave while living in the park. Will have discussions about their importance to the ecosystems and the symbiotic relationships they may have with other animals from the area. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Snakes Alive
Sunday, May 11, 2014 4 PM to 5 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger will teach about some of the local snake species and their benefits to the park. Participants will also learn about non-native snakes and how they affect the environment. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
  Sunday, May 18, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Intro to Canoe Fun
Sunday, May 18, 2014 11 AM to 2 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger guided Canoe tour. Participants will learn the basics of canoe safety and proper use of equipment and be lead on a paddle around the cove. $30 per boat. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Animals and their signs
Sunday, May 18, 2014 4 PM to 5 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger lead short hike looking for local reptiles, mammals, insects and birds and the signs that they leave while living in the park. Will have discussions about their importance to the ecosystems and the symbiotic relationships they may have with other animals from the area. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
  Saturday, May 24, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Introduction to Camping
Saturday, May 24, 2014 10 AM to 11 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger will show the proper way for participants to setup a safe and enjoyable campsite. Participants will also be introduced to camping equipment and its proper uses. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Easy Camp Cooking
Saturday, May 24, 2014 12 PM to 1 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger will introduce participants to several easy camping meals and review a few different camping stoves and compare those to cooking on an open fire. $5 fee plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Birds of Don Carter State Park
Saturday, May 24, 2014 3 PM to 4 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger will guide a hike on lake loop trail and help participants find and identify some of the birds from the park. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
  Sunday, May 25, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Lakeview Loop Hike
Sunday, May 25, 2014 1 PM to 2 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger led easy hike on one of the park's paved trails. Learn more about native flora and fauna and enjoy some lake views. $2 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Animals and their signs
Sunday, May 25, 2014 4 PM to 5 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger lead short hike looking for local reptiles, mammals, insects and birds and the signs that they leave while living in the park. Will have discussions about their importance to the ecosystems and the symbiotic relationships they may have with other animals from the area. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
  Saturday, May 31, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Camp Fire Safety
Saturday, May 31, 2014 12 PM to 1 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger will teach participants how to build a fire safely and demonstrate some primitive fire making techniques such as flint and steel and Fire bow drill. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Animals and their signs
Saturday, May 31, 2014 2 PM to 3 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Ranger lead short hike looking for local reptiles, mammals, insects and birds and the signs that they leave while living in the park. Will have discussions about their importance to the ecosystems and the symbiotic relationships they may have with other animals from the area. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
 

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