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Don Carter State Park
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full Moon Paddling Tour
Saturday, May 30, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy paddling at night along the beautiful Lake Lanier under the light of a full moon! Experience the wonders of nature that are unique to nighttime and create a memory that you will never forget! Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. All ages welcome. Meet at the boat ramp. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day: Nature Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join our naturalist for a nature hike around the Huckleberry Point Loop. This easy 3/4 mile loop will take you into a beautiful wooded area while hugging the shoreline of Lake Lanier. Along the way we will point out some native plants and will be on the lookout for wildlife. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Night Hike
Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come experience the natural wonder of our hiking trails...at night! A park ranger will lead the group through the park, offering a unique experience that will pique your senses when vision is limited. Meet at the visitor center before sundown, around 8:30 PM. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia New Moon Kayaking
Friday, Jun 12, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Experience Lake Lanier under a sky lit only by stars! We will listen to the beautiful night sounds from the water and enjoy some of the best stargazing North Georgia has to offer. Bring a kayak or rent one here, but register soon because space and rentals are limited! Meet at the boat ramp. Proceeds in cloudy skies or light rain. $15 per person/$25 with kayak rental $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Tons of Fun 
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Back Porch Pickin' in the Breezeway
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us at the Visitor Center to enjoy some of north Georgia's finest mountain music. Be sure to bring a chair. Arrive early to grab snacks and souvenirs from the gift shop. Donations for Pickers $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia New Moon Kayaking
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Experience Lake Lanier under a sky lit only by stars! We will listen to the beautiful night sounds from the water and enjoy some of the best stargazing North Georgia has to offer. Bring a kayak or rent one here, but register soon because space and rentals are limited! Meet at the boat ramp. Proceeds in cloudy skies or light rain. $15 per person/$25 with kayak rental $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Tons of Fun 
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Into the Wild!
Sunday, Jun 14, 2015 10 AM to 11:45 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join in this ranger-led hike through our wildest trail: Dog Creek Trail! The trail is little known and offers the greatest chance to encounter the wildlife that calls our park home. Moderate to strenuous hike, bring plenty of water. We will cross the creek twice so wear appropriate shoes. Meet at the walk-in campsite parking. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Father's Day Paddle Trip
Sunday, Jun 21, 2015 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come join us in celebrating Father's Day here at the park with a fun-filled paddle trip on the most beautiful part of the lake! Bring a kayak or canoe or rent here, but register soon as rentals are limited. Meet at the boat ramp. $15 per person/$25 with rental $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Night Hike
Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come experience the natural wonder of our hiking trails...at night! A park ranger will lead the group through the park, offering a unique experience that will pique your senses when vision is limited. Meet at the visitor center before sundown, around 8:30 PM. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Back Porch Pickin' in the Breezeway
Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us at the Visitor Center to enjoy some of north Georgia's finest mountain music. Be sure to bring a chair. Arrive early to grab snacks and souvenirs from the gift shop. Donations for Pickers $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Into the Wild!
Sunday, Jun 28, 2015 10 AM to 11:45 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join in this ranger-led hike through our wildest trail: Dog Creek Trail! The trail is little known and offers the greatest chance to encounter the wildlife that calls our park home. Moderate to strenuous hike, bring plenty of water. We will cross the creek twice so wear appropriate shoes. Meet at the walk-in campsite parking. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full Moon Paddling Tour
Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy paddling at night along the beautiful Lake Lanier under the light of a full moon! Experience the wonders of nature that are unique to nighttime and create a memory that you will never forget! Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. All ages welcome. Meet at the boat ramp. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Night Hike
Thursday, Jul 9, 2015 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come experience the natural wonder of our hiking trails...at night! A park ranger will lead the group through the park, offering a unique experience that will pique your senses when vision is limited. Meet at the visitor center before sundown, around 8:30 PM. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Back Porch Pickin' in the Breezeway
Saturday, Jul 11, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us at the Visitor Center to enjoy some of north Georgia's finest mountain music. Be sure to bring a chair. Arrive early to grab snacks and souvenirs from the gift shop. Donations for Pickers $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia New Moon Kayaking
Friday, Jul 17, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Experience Lake Lanier under a sky lit only by stars! We will listen to the beautiful night sounds from the water and enjoy some of the best stargazing North Georgia has to offer. Bring a kayak or rent one here, but register soon because space and rentals are limited! Meet at the boat ramp. Proceeds in cloudy skies or light rain. $15 per person/$25 with kayak rental $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Tons of Fun 
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia New Moon Kayaking
Saturday, Jul 18, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Experience Lake Lanier under a sky lit only by stars! We will listen to the beautiful night sounds from the water and enjoy some of the best stargazing North Georgia has to offer. Bring a kayak or rent one here, but register soon because space and rentals are limited! Meet at the boat ramp. Proceeds in cloudy skies or light rain. $15 per person/$25 with kayak rental $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Tons of Fun 
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Night Hike
Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come experience the natural wonder of our hiking trails...at night! A park ranger will lead the group through the park, offering a unique experience that will pique your senses when vision is limited. Meet at the visitor center before sundown, around 8:30 PM. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Back Porch Pickin' in the Breezeway
Saturday, Jul 25, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us at the Visitor Center to enjoy some of north Georgia's finest mountain music. Be sure to bring a chair. Arrive early to grab snacks and souvenirs from the gift shop. Donations for Pickers $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full Moon Paddling Tour
Friday, Jul 31, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy paddling at night along the beautiful Lake Lanier under the light of a full moon! Experience the wonders of nature that are unique to nighttime and create a memory that you will never forget! Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. All ages welcome. Meet at the boat ramp. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Back Porch Pickin' in the Breezeway
Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us at the Visitor Center to enjoy some of north Georgia's finest mountain music. Be sure to bring a chair. Arrive early to grab snacks and souvenirs from the gift shop. Donations for Pickers $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Back Porch Pickin' in the Breezeway
Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us at the Visitor Center to enjoy some of north Georgia's finest mountain music. Be sure to bring a chair. Arrive early to grab snacks and souvenirs from the gift shop. Donations for Pickers $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Full Moon Paddling Tour
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy paddling at night along the beautiful Lake Lanier under the light of a full moon! Experience the wonders of nature that are unique to nighttime and create a memory that you will never forget! Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. All ages welcome. Meet at the boat ramp. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Friday, September 11, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia New Moon Kayaking
Friday, Sep 11, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Experience Lake Lanier under a sky lit only by stars! We will listen to the beautiful night sounds from the water and enjoy some of the best stargazing North Georgia has to offer. Bring a kayak or rent one here, but register soon because space and rentals are limited! Meet at the boat ramp. Proceeds in cloudy skies or light rain. $15 per person/$25 with kayak rental $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Tons of Fun 
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia New Moon Kayaking
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Experience Lake Lanier under a sky lit only by stars! We will listen to the beautiful night sounds from the water and enjoy some of the best stargazing North Georgia has to offer. Bring a kayak or rent one here, but register soon because space and rentals are limited! Meet at the boat ramp. Proceeds in cloudy skies or light rain. $15 per person/$25 with kayak rental $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Tons of Fun 
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Lunar Eclipse Paddling Tour
Sunday, Sep 27, 2015 8 PM to 10:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Bring your kayak or canoe or rent a kayak here before we head out on the water to view a total lunar eclipse! the eclipse will begin at 8 PM and reach the Blood Moon phase around 10 PM. Space and rentals are limited, register in advance. All ages welcome. Meet at boat ramp. $15 with personal canoe/kayak - $25 with rental kayak $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Tons of Fun 
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia New Moon Kayaking
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Experience Lake Lanier under a sky lit only by stars! We will listen to the beautiful night sounds from the water and enjoy some of the best stargazing North Georgia has to offer. Bring a kayak or rent one here, but register soon because space and rentals are limited! Meet at the boat ramp. Proceeds in cloudy skies or light rain. $15 per person/$25 with kayak rental $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Tons of Fun 
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia New Moon Kayaking
Sunday, Oct 11, 2015 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Experience Lake Lanier under a sky lit only by stars! We will listen to the beautiful night sounds from the water and enjoy some of the best stargazing North Georgia has to offer. Bring a kayak or rent one here, but register soon because space and rentals are limited! Meet at the boat ramp. Proceeds in cloudy skies or light rain. $15 per person/$25 with kayak rental $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Tons of Fun 
 

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