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Monday, May 30, 2016

Ranger-led Lake Paddle
Monday, May 30, 2016 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a ranger-led, peaceful outing on the lake and up Beaver Creek. This trip is for those 18 years or older who can swim or children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Bait Shop. Register in advance. $20 includes canoe or tandem kayak, PFD, and paddle. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Twilight Lake Paddle
Monday, May 30, 2016 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – May 31, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.
Junior Ranger Day Camp Level I (Deer Patch)
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9 AM to 2 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This camp is for children ages 6-12 who have not previously been in a Junior Ranger program. This program focuses on attaining the Level I Deer Badge. There will be a nature/history hike to the New Manchester Mill, a live reptile program, and nature-oriented arts and craft projects. Registration is necessary. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $25 includes Junior Ranger Book and Deer patch (lunch not included). 770-732-5871.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 1, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 2, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Friday, June 3, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 3, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.
Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Jun 3, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike-National Trails Day Hike
Friday, Jun 3, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, as see in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film, is situated alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV+) of Sweetwater Creek. This walking tour requires a moderate mile-long hike (total) down to the mill and back. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Tails on Trails -- National Trails Day Dog Hike
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Bring your four-legged hiking companion and join a ranger on our 3-mile Red Trail and White Trail Combo. Dogs must be leashed at all times. We’ll explore areas of whitewater rapids (up to class IV) and see the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill, as seen in Hunger Games. Two people per dog max. Register in advance. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Dragonfly Discovery
Saturdays 10 AM - 11:45 AM – Jun 4, 2016 until Jun 25, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Explore the Sweetwater Creek River Basin while seining for Dragonfly and other Macro-invertebrates. Dip into the water and discover Macro-invertebrates & Amphibians living in Sweetwater Creek's under-water world. Test the Water Quality for pH, Temperature & Turbidity. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Native American Heritage Hike-National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a 2 hour strenuous 1.5 mile hike focusing on the first inhabitants of our area, the Native Americans or American Indians, as we explore the east side which will include a visit to the "Indian Cave". Meet at the Visitor's Center. Reservations recommended. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. 6 years and older. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike-National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, as see in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film, is situated alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV+) of Sweetwater Creek. This walking tour requires a moderate mile-long hike (total) down to the mill and back. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Twilight Lake Paddle
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
"Bark in the Park" Dog Hike
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Walk the beautiful trails of the park with your four-legged companion. We will enjoy a guided hike by a park ranger alongside the rapids of Sweetwater Creek and view the New Manchester Mill from the recent movie "Hunger Games: Mockingjay." Reservations required. Meet outside the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike-National Trails Day Hike
Sunday, Jun 5, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, as see in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film, is situated alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV+) of Sweetwater Creek. This walking tour requires a moderate mile-long hike (total) down to the mill and back. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, June 6, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 6, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 7, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 8, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 9, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Friday, June 10, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 10, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.
Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Jun 10, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
"Bark in the Park" Dog Hike
Friday, Jun 10, 2016 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Walk the beautiful trails of the park with your four-legged companion. We will enjoy a guided hike by a park ranger alongside the rapids of Sweetwater Creek and view the New Manchester Mill from the recent movie "Hunger Games: Mockingjay." Reservations required. Meet outside the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Dragonfly Discovery
Saturdays 10 AM - 11:45 AM – Jun 11, 2016 until Jun 25, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Explore the Sweetwater Creek River Basin while seining for Dragonfly and other Macro-invertebrates. Dip into the water and discover Macro-invertebrates & Amphibians living in Sweetwater Creek's under-water world. Test the Water Quality for pH, Temperature & Turbidity. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Geology Hike
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist John Johnston will lead a moderate 2-mile hike identifying rocks and explaining how and when they formed. He will also explain the tectonic events that forced the rock units to be faulted and folded. There will be a visit down to the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill alongside the lovely rapids of Sweetwater creek. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 11 AM to 2 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is a short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. who can swim and are w/adult. Kayak, PFD, and paddle included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Twilight Lake Paddle
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike-National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, as see in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film, is situated alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV+) of Sweetwater Creek. This walking tour requires a moderate mile-long hike (total) down to the mill and back. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Twilight Lake Paddle
Sunday, Jun 12, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
"Bark in the Park" Dog Hike
Sunday, Jun 12, 2016 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Walk the beautiful trails of the park with your four-legged companion. We will enjoy a guided hike by a park ranger alongside the rapids of Sweetwater Creek and view the New Manchester Mill from the recent movie "Hunger Games: Mockingjay." Reservations required. Meet outside the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, June 13, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 13, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 14, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 15, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 16, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Friday, June 17, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 17, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.
Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Jun 17, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike-National Trails Day Hike
Friday, Jun 17, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, as see in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film, is situated alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV+) of Sweetwater Creek. This walking tour requires a moderate mile-long hike (total) down to the mill and back. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Dragonfly Discovery
Saturdays 10 AM - 11:45 AM – Jun 18, 2016 until Jun 25, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Explore the Sweetwater Creek River Basin while seining for Dragonfly and other Macro-invertebrates. Dip into the water and discover Macro-invertebrates & Amphibians living in Sweetwater Creek's under-water world. Test the Water Quality for pH, Temperature & Turbidity. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 11 AM to 2 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a beautiful two-hour paddle through a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak. There is a short hike to view the mill ruins and whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. and older) who can swim and those 12 yrs. to 17 yrs. who can swim and are w/adult. Kayak, PFD, and paddle included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Twilight Lake Paddle
Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
"Bark in the Park" Dog Hike
Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Walk the beautiful trails of the park with your four-legged companion. We will enjoy a guided hike by a park ranger alongside the rapids of Sweetwater Creek and view the New Manchester Mill from the recent movie "Hunger Games: Mockingjay." Reservations required. Meet outside the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike-National Trails Day Hike
Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, as see in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film, is situated alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV+) of Sweetwater Creek. This walking tour requires a moderate mile-long hike (total) down to the mill and back. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, June 20, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 20, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 21, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 22, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 23, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.
Junior Ranger Day Camp Level I (Deer Patch)
Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 9 AM to 2 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This camp is for children ages 6-12 who have not previously been in a Junior Ranger program. This program focuses on attaining the Level I Deer Badge. There will be a nature/history hike to the New Manchester Mill, a live reptile program, and nature-oriented arts and craft projects. Registration is necessary. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $25 includes Junior Ranger Book and Deer patch (lunch not included). 770-732-5871.

Friday, June 24, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 24, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.
Junior Ranger Camp Level II (Fox Badge)
Friday, Jun 24, 2016 9 AM to 2 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This day camp is for Jr. Rangers ages 6-12 years old who have already attained their deer badge and are wishing to advance to the fox badge. There will be various nature and history related activities including a pedal boat program, a hike to the 5-story New Manchester Mill ruins, a reptile show, a green building tour,and arts and craft projects. $25 includes Junior Ranger book and fox patch (lunch not included). 770-732-5871.
Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Jun 24, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
"Bark in the Park" Dog Hike
Friday, Jun 24, 2016 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Walk the beautiful trails of the park with your four-legged companion. We will enjoy a guided hike by a park ranger alongside the rapids of Sweetwater Creek and view the New Manchester Mill from the recent movie "Hunger Games: Mockingjay." Reservations required. Meet outside the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

New Manchester Days
Saturday & Sunday 9 AM - 5 PM from Jun 25, 2016 until Jun 27, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This two-day living history event will bring to life the New Manchester Community that prospered up to the Civil War. Visit an authentic Civil War-era encampment and, take a historical tour to the New Manchester Mill, and learn about Civil War-era uniforms and firearms during black powder demonstrations and infantry drilling. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Dragonfly Discovery
Saturdays 10 AM - 11:45 AM – Jun 25, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Explore the Sweetwater Creek River Basin while seining for Dragonfly and other Macro-invertebrates. Dip into the water and discover Macro-invertebrates & Amphibians living in Sweetwater Creek's under-water world. Test the Water Quality for pH, Temperature & Turbidity. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 8 PM to 10 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long guided night hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns are provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. No reservations possible. Meet and pay (exact change, $5, cash only) at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, June 26, 2016

New Manchester Days
Saturday & Sunday 9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 26, 2016 until Jun 27, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This two-day living history event will bring to life the New Manchester Community that prospered up to the Civil War. Visit an authentic Civil War-era encampment and, take a historical tour to the New Manchester Mill, and learn about Civil War-era uniforms and firearms during black powder demonstrations and infantry drilling. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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"Hidden Gem" Kayak and Hike
Sunday, Jun 26, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This "hidden gem" includes both a paddle and a hike. Both will be to little visited areas and will focus on the flora and fauna of the area. Tandem kayak, PFD, and paddle included. All participants must be over 12 years and able to swim. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Hidden Gem 
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike-National Trails Day Hike
Sunday, Jun 26, 2016 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, as see in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film, is situated alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV+) of Sweetwater Creek. This walking tour requires a moderate mile-long hike (total) down to the mill and back. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, June 27, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 27, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 28, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 29, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jun 30, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Friday, July 1, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 1, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Monday, July 4, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 4, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 5, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 6, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 7, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Friday, July 8, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 8, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

"Hidden Gem" Eastside Hike
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This "Hidden Gem" hike to a beautiful, seldom-explored area will take us to a remote and gorgeous area on the eastside of Sweetwater Creek. You'll enjoy great views of Class IV rapids. This three mile hike is rated strenuous. Sturdy, closed toe shoes are required. 12 years and older. Meet at the Visitors Center. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Hidden Gem 
Geology Hike
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist John Johnston will lead a moderate 2-mile hike identifying rocks and explaining how and when they formed. He will also explain the tectonic events that forced the rock units to be faulted and folded. There will be a visit down to the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill alongside the lovely rapids of Sweetwater creek. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Monday, July 11, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 11, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.
Renewable Energy Summer Camp for 3rd-8th Grade Kids
Monday, Jul 11, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Spend the week(Mon- Fri) with the Okla Choctaw Nation and The Captain Planet Foundation learning everything you wanted to know about solar, wind and turbine energy. $50.00 per child 678-796-6552.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 12, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.
Renewable Energy Summer Camp for 3rd-8th Grade Kids
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Spend the week(Mon- Fri) with the Okla Choctaw Nation and The Captain Planet Foundation learning everything you wanted to know about solar, wind and turbine energy. $50.00 per child 678-796-6552.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 13, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.
Renewable Energy Summer Camp for 3rd-8th Grade Kids
Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Spend the week(Mon- Fri) with the Okla Choctaw Nation and The Captain Planet Foundation learning everything you wanted to know about solar, wind and turbine energy. $50.00 per child 678-796-6552.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 14, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.
Renewable Energy Summer Camp for 3rd-8th Grade Kids
Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Spend the week(Mon- Fri) with the Okla Choctaw Nation and The Captain Planet Foundation learning everything you wanted to know about solar, wind and turbine energy. $50.00 per child 678-796-6552.

Friday, July 15, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 15, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.
Renewable Energy Summer Camp for 3rd-8th Grade Kids
Friday, Jul 15, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Spend the week(Mon- Fri) with the Okla Choctaw Nation and The Captain Planet Foundation learning everything you wanted to know about solar, wind and turbine energy. $50.00 per child 678-796-6552.

Monday, July 18, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 18, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 19, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 20, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 21, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Friday, July 22, 2016

LewDan's Character Camp (M-F)
Weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM – Jul 22, 2016 
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This week long camp (M-F) is a unique SEL summer enrichment program designed to help children and youth (6yrs-15yrs) strengthen leadership skills and build positive social-emotional attributes that foster lasting friendships. There is a lot of opportunity for fun as they work and play together, becoming persons of good character. $60 registration fee (non-refundable) $140 per week + cost of fieldtrips $900 for full program (May 31-July 22, M-F) $5 parking. 702-273-0462.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

"Hidden Gem" Eastside Nature and History Hike
Saturday, Aug 6, 2016 9 AM to 11:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This "Hidden Gem" hike will be to a little-known, beautiful area on the east side of the park and will encompass the nature and history of this area. This 2.5 mile hike is rated moderate. Sturdy, closed toe shoes are required. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Hidden Gem 

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Geology Hike
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist John Johnston will lead a moderate 2-mile hike identifying rocks and explaining how and when they formed. He will also explain the tectonic events that forced the rock units to be faulted and folded. There will be a visit down to the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill alongside the lovely rapids of Sweetwater creek. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, September 3, 2016

"Hidden Gem" Lake Paddle and Hike
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This "Hidden Gem" program includes a lake paddle and hike to a seldom-visited area. Kayak or canoe, PFD, and paddle included. Must be able to swim and over 12 years old. The hike is rated moderate. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Hidden Gem 

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Geology Hike
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist John Johnston will lead a moderate 2-mile hike identifying rocks and explaining how and when they formed. He will also explain the tectonic events that forced the rock units to be faulted and folded. There will be a visit down to the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill alongside the lovely rapids of Sweetwater creek. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Geology Hike
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist John Johnston will lead a moderate 2-mile hike identifying rocks and explaining how and when they formed. He will also explain the tectonic events that forced the rock units to be faulted and folded. There will be a visit down to the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill alongside the lovely rapids of Sweetwater creek. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Hidden Gem History Hike
Sunday, Oct 2, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This "Hidden Gem" hike will take us to several interesting Civil War era historic sites and ruins in the Ferguson's Crossing area of the park. This hike is rated moderate and closed toe, sturdy shoes are required. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Hidden Gem 

Monday, October 10, 2016

"Bark in the Park" Dog Hike
Monday, Oct 10, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Walk the beautiful trails of the park with your four-legged companion. We will enjoy a guided hike by a park ranger alongside the rapids of Sweetwater Creek and view the New Manchester Mill from the recent movie "Hunger Games: Mockingjay." Reservations required. Meet outside the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

"Hidden Gem" Visitor's Center/Museum Tour
Sunday, Nov 27, 2016 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This "behind the scenes" tour of the LEED Platinum Visitor's Center/Museum will not only showcase the green building highlights of the building but also little-known and interesting facts about some of the exhibits. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Handicapped Accessible Hidden Gem 

Sunday, December 11, 2016

"Hidden Gem" New Manchester Daily Life Hike
Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 2 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This "Hidden Gem" hike will focus on the everyday life of the New Manchester residents and will visit sites not normally visited to see where they lived, where they got their drinking water, the 1850's roads they used, etc. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Hidden Gem 
 

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