Don Carter State Park

Friday, July 29, 2016

Introduction to Kayaking
Friday, Jul 29, 2016 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Learn the basics of kayaking on a safe and peaceful section of the lake. Open to people 16 years and older who can swim and are new to kayaking. Equipment provided. Bring water and sunscreen. Meet at the Boat Ramp. Pre-registration required. $25 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Dendrology Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 5 PM to 6 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Learn orienteering and tree identification at the same time. Using the skills we teach you, a map, and a compass that we provide, identify 10 species of native trees in the park. The winner gets a prize. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and insect repellent for this off-trail program. Meet at the visitor center. Pre-registration required. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Twilight Lake Lanier Paddle
Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join a ranger-led sunset outing to look for wading birds and raptors. Open to anyone who can swim. Kids must be 8 or older and with an adult. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. Meet at the boat ramp, bring water and a flashlight. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Fishing at the Lake (Silver in the Park Ages 50+)
Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 9 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Fish from the pier or the shore. Fishing poles and bait provided. No experience necessary. Fishing license required. Meet at the Visitor Center 15 min before the program starts. Wear light clothes and bring water. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Friday, August 5, 2016

Introduction to Kayaking
Friday, Aug 5, 2016 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Learn the basics of kayaking on a safe and peaceful section of the lake. Open to people 16 years and older who can swim and are new to kayaking. Equipment provided. Bring water and sunscreen. Meet at the Boat Ramp. Pre-registration required. $25 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aprende a Remar en Kayak
Saturday, Aug 6, 2016 4:30 PM to 6 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Aprende los movimientos basicos de kayaking en una section tranquila y segura de el lago. Para mayores de 16 años que pueden nadar y sin conocimiento de kayaking. Nos reuniremos en la rampa para botes. Traer protector solar, sombrero, agua y refrigerio. Llamar para más información y para registrarse. $25 plus $5 parking. 678-897-8317.
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Night Hike
Saturday, Aug 6, 2016 8:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Let’s look for phosphorescent organisms, listen for owls, and enjoy a frog chorus. You never know what we might find in the dark. Wear closed-toe shoes. Bring a flashlight, insect repellent, and water. Meet at the boat use area. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Early Morning Kayak
Sunday, Aug 7, 2016 7 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy a peaceful morning paddle along the shore to watch for birds and wildlife. Open to anyone who can swim; kids must be 6 or older and with an adult. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. Meet at the boat ramp, bring water and binoculars. $15 with personal kayak. $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Twilight on Aquacycles (Paddleboats)
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy sunset on the lake and get exercise at the same time using an aquacycle. Each boat holds up to 4 people (2 peddlers). Meet at the beach kiosk. Bring water, sunscreen and a flashlight. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Friday, August 12, 2016

Introduction to Kayaking
Friday, Aug 12, 2016 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Learn the basics of kayaking on a safe and peaceful section of the lake. Open to people 16 years and older who can swim and are new to kayaking. Equipment provided. Bring water and sunscreen. Meet at the Boat Ramp. Pre-registration required. $25 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aprende a Remar en Kayak
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 4:30 PM to 6 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Aprende los movimientos basicos de kayaking en una section tranquila y segura de el lago. Para mayores de 16 años que pueden nadar y sin conocimiento de kayaking. Nos reuniremos en la rampa para botes. Traer protector solar, sombrero, agua y refrigerio. Llamar para más información y para registrarse. $25 plus $5 parking. 678-897-8317.
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Twilight Lake Lanier Paddle
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join a ranger-led sunset outing to look for wading birds and raptors. Open to anyone who can swim. Kids must be 8 or older and with an adult. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. Meet at the boat ramp, bring water and a flashlight. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Hike with the Ranger (Silver in the Park - ages 50+)
Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 9 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join the naturalist for an easy hike to learn about native plants and wildlife. If you want, bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the park. Meet at the primitive camp parking lot. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring water. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Friday, August 19, 2016

Full Moon Paddle
Friday, Aug 19, 2016 7:45 PM to 9:45 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy a relaxing paddle on Lake Lanier led by the naturalist as the full moon reflects off the water. Space is limited, so register in advance. No pets; kids must be 8 or older. Meet at the boat ramp. Bring a flash light, insect repellent, and water. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Almost Full Moon Paddle
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 7:45 AM to 9:45 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy a relaxing paddle on Lake Lanier led by the naturalist as the full moon still reflects off the water. Space is limited, so register in advance. No pets; kids must be 8 or older. Meet at the boat ramp. Bring a flash light, insect repellent, and water. $15 with personal kayak/canoe. $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Sunday, August 21, 2016

Early Morning Kayak
Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 7:30 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy a peaceful morning paddle along the shore to watch for birds and wildlife. Open to anyone who can swim; kids must be 6 or older and with an adult. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. Meet at the boat ramp, bring water and binoculars. $15 with personal kayak. $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aquacycles (Paddleboats) - Silver in the Park (Ages 50+)
Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 10 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Enjoy the lake and get some exercise at the same time using an aquacycle. Each boat holds up to 4 people (2 peddlers). Meet at beach kiosk. Bring water and sunscreen. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Friday, August 26, 2016

Twilight Lake Lanier Paddle
Friday, Aug 26, 2016 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join a ranger-led sunset outing to look for wading birds and raptors. Open to anyone who can swim. Kids must be 8 or older and with an adult. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. Meet at the boat ramp, bring water and a flashlight. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Night Hike
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Let’s look for phosphorescent organisms, listen for owls, and enjoy a frog chorus. You never know what we might find in the dark. Wear closed-toe shoes. Bring a flashlight, insect repellent, and water. Meet at the boat use area. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Friday, September 2, 2016

Twilight Lake Lanier Paddle
Friday, Sep 2, 2016 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join a ranger-led sunset outing to look for wading birds and raptors. Open to anyone who can swim. Kids must be 8 or older and with an adult. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. Meet at the boat ramp, bring water and a flashlight. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Saturday, September 10, 2016

Twilight Lake Lanier Paddle
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join a ranger-led sunset outing to look for wading birds and raptors. Open to anyone who can swim. Kids must be 8 or older and with an adult. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. Meet at the boat ramp, bring water and a flashlight. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Friday, September 23, 2016

Twilight Lake Lanier Paddle
Friday, Sep 23, 2016 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join a ranger-led sunset outing to look for wading birds and raptors. Open to anyone who can swim. Kids must be 8 or older and with an adult. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here, limited rentals available, so register in advance. Meet at the boat ramp, bring water and a flashlight. $15 with personal kayak/canoe - $25 with rental. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us for an afternoon in the park with live old time music, arts and crafts vendors and good food. This will be Don Carter State Park's third annual Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.