F.D. Roosevelt State Park

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Bluebirds and Butterflies
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us monitor our bluebird nest boxes and check on our butterfly garden. Short walk. Brief talk on basics of attracting both to your yard. Handouts provided. Meet at the Park Office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. No time limit. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office anytime. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Saturday. Prizes. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Stream Walk
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 4 PM to 5:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Take a short woodland walk to Mountain Creek. Discover our aquatic inhabitants. We provide nets, viewing scopes and lots of interesting discoveries. Geared towards adults & families w/ children ages 4 & up. $2 exact change $5 parking. 706-663-4656.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Naturalist by the Lake
Sunday, Aug 28, 2016 10 AM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet the naturalist and check out wildflower, fish, butterfly or new discoveries for the day. Drop in at the boathouse next to the Fishing Dock in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

5 K and 1 Mile Red Fox Fun Run
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 7 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Run like a fox on this campground course. Open to all ages. Prizes. Must pre-register and pre-pay at park office or register on park website form and email it in, then call park office with CC information. Sign up and pay by Aug 25 for shirt; Check-in at Boathouse at Lake Delanor in campground. $10-$25 $15 early group (6 or more) $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Volunteer to Help Us with the Labor Day Pool Splash Celebration
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 9 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us conduct poolside games and activities for the whole family. Contact the park office for more information and to sign up. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Pine Mountain Trail Summer Ramble
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 10 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the Pine Mountain Trail Association members for a summer adventure along the Pine Mountain Ridge. This 2.9 mile ramble along Sawtooth Trail begins at Mollyhugger Hill Parking Lot. It ends at Fox Den Cove. Bring water and a snack. Geared towards ages 8 and older. Transportation back to vehicle provided. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. No time limit. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office anytime. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Saturday. Prizes. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Cool Pool Summer Splash Celebration
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 1 PM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come splash with us! Food, fun activities like corn hole and volleyball, contests, and prizes for the whole family. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. DJ poolside from 1-3PM. $2 - $5. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. No time limit. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office anytime. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Saturday. Prizes. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Dog Splash & Luau at the Liberty Bell Pool
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 1 PM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Unleash the fun as dogs get to swim in our pool before it closes for the season. On-going music and activities. Contests every 30 minutes include dog limbo, swimsuit, best splash, and best trick. Prizes. Vet question and answer table. No humans allowed in the pool. Sponsored by Columbus Area Petsmart. Pre-register at office. Walk-ins welcome. $8 per dog. Humans free. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Sunday, September 11, 2016

Grandparent's Day Celebration
Sunday, Sep 11, 2016 2 PM to 3:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring grandma and grandpa to the park. Play our hands-on, interactive nature bingo game. Meet wild animals. Win prizes, and have fun with your grandparents. All ages welcome. Snacks and drinks provided. Must pre-register. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Friday, September 16, 2016

Sprouts In The Park: Seeds
Friday, Sep 16, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join our new nature club with hands-on discoveries for toddlers ages 2-4 and their caregivers. In September we investigate all kinds of seeds. Bring a stroller and picnic to enjoy in the park after the class. Must pre-register and pre-pay. Meets at the picnic shelter below the dam in the campground. $5 children; Adults free. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Survival Skills I
Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join instructor, Jimmy Culpepper, for an exciting hands-on skills class. Learn basic outdoor adventure prep, natural hazards, fire building, water purification and lost prevention. Geared towards adults or families with kids ages 12 and up. Bring water. Must pre-register. No walk-ins. Meet at the wooden amphitheater across from the Group Shelter. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Bird Walk with Dr. Birkhead
Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 9 AM to 10 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a stroll along the woodland edges to listen and look for feathered friends. Bring binoculars or share park loaners. We provide a check list. Meet at the Boat House on Lake Delanor in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. No time limit. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office anytime. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Saturday. Prizes. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Bluebirds and Butterflies
Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us monitor our bluebird nest boxes and check on our butterfly garden. Short walk. Brief talk on basics of attracting both to your yard. Handouts provided. Meet at the Park Office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
One Fish, Glow Fish
Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring your pole or borrow ours and meet us by the lake for an evening fishing adventure. We provide bait and fishing tips. Adults must accompany children. Pay at office and bring receipt or pay correct change on-site. Meet at Lake Delanor Fishing Dock in the campground. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Discover the Outdoors
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 10 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet a turtle. Talk to a naturalist. Learn how to build a fire. Volunteers and staff onboard to share great info on wildlife and outdoor skills. Learning stations. Discovery tables. Live reptiles. Hands-on fun for kids and adults. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. No time limit. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office anytime. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Saturday. Prizes. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Kids Fishing Rodeo at the Liberty Bell Pool
Sunday, Sep 25, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Sign up for catfish fishing and fun activities. Event includes hotdog lunch, special gift, door prizes, bait. No outside bait is allowed. Bring one pole per child. There is a 3-fish limit. Must pre-register and pre-pay. Limited space. Open to ages 4-12. One chaperone per child free. Meets at the Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. Children $10- One adult free per child. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Bird Walk with Dr. Birkhead
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 9 AM to 10 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a stroll along the woodland edges to listen and look for feathered friends. Bring binoculars or share park loaners. We provide a check list. Meet at the Boat House on Lake Delanor in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Park Pokemon: Let's Go
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring your cell phone and join us for a Pokemon Go adventure hunt. After a brief park and game introduction where you can look for Poke stops or gyms, we will head out in the woods on a 1-mile ridge trail. Hatch a few eggs as naturalists introduce you to the wonders of Pine Mountain Ridge. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. No time limit. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office anytime. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Saturday. Prizes. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Dulcimer Jam
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 1 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Listen to Appalachian lap dulcimers and assorted other acoustical instruments as musicians play traditional folk tunes. Enjoy a magnificent view off Pine Mountain Ridge. Bring a folding chair. Meet behind the Park Office on Highway 190. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Friday, October 7, 2016

Homeschool In The Park Day: Spiders
Friday, Oct 7, 2016 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for an exciting discovery geared towards families who homeschool. Join the Interpretive Ranger for a spider collection walk. Discover spiders up close in an investigative lab. Make a spider craft to take home. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the park on your own afterwards. Meet at the stone picnic shelter #1 next to the pool on hwy 354. $5 per child ages 4 & up. Parents free. Extra adults $5 $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Bat Bingo
Friday, Oct 7, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original, fast-paced bingo game. Win prizes and learn about our fabulous flying mammals at the same time. Great fun for families or adults. Meet at the shelter next to Trading Post in the Campground. $3 per card $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Bird Walk with Dr. Birkhead
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 9 AM to 10 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a stroll along the woodland edges to listen and look for feathered friends. Bring binoculars or share park loaners. We provide a check list. Meet at the Boat House on Lake Delanor in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Fairy House Furniture Workshop
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Keep your local wood fairies happy. Create a small table, chair, bed, or playground equipment suitable for immediate delivery to your own tree hollow. Adults and families with children welcome. We will supply natural woods, nuts, & plant fibers and you can add your unique design flair. Meet at Boathouse on Lake Delanor in the campground. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. No time limit. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office anytime. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Saturday. Prizes. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Raptors in Flight
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 4 PM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join naturalist Dale Arrowood from Winged Ambassadors for a flighted display and educational presentation of owls, hawks, falcons and more. Stone seating available or bring a chair. Meet at the Stone amphitheater next to the park office on Highway 190. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Music and Dancing On the Mountain
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Dance, sing-a-long, and enjoy classic vinyl 60's and 70's music with Randy & Darlene Dameron, our popular local musicians. Cement seating. You may want to bring a chair or cushion. Meet at the stone amphitheater next to the park office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Going Caching 2016
Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come join us for a 4-days geocache Mega event. The theme is "Steam Punk Time Travel," blending history with a whole lot of time travel mystery. Loads of new geocaches are now making their way through time portals and await your arrival. Details and registration at geocaching.com. Varies plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Friday, October 14, 2016

Going Caching 2016
Friday, Oct 14, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come join us for a 4-days geocache Mega event. The theme is "Steam Punk Time Travel," blending history with a whole lot of time travel mystery. Loads of new geocaches are now making their way through time portals and await your arrival. Details and registration at geocaching.com. Varies plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, October 15, 2016

Going Caching 2016
Saturday, Oct 15, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come join us for a 4-days geocache Mega event. The theme is "Steam Punk Time Travel," blending history with a whole lot of time travel mystery. Loads of new geocaches are now making their way through time portals and await your arrival. Details and registration at geocaching.com. Varies plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Oct 15, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. No time limit. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office anytime. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Saturday. Prizes. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Going Caching 2016
Sunday, Oct 16, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come join us for a 4-days geocache Mega event. The theme is "Steam Punk Time Travel," blending history with a whole lot of time travel mystery. Loads of new geocaches are now making their way through time portals and await your arrival. Details and registration at geocaching.com. Varies plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. No time limit. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office anytime. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Saturday. Prizes. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Bamboo Walking Stick Workshop
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 11:30 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Cut aged bamboo poles to desired length and decorate your own sturdy, lightweight walking stick. Design the grip and add your special décor to the handle. Pre-register & pre-pay at the Park Office. Meet at the covered outdoor shelter next to Trading Post in the campground. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. No time limit. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office anytime. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Saturday. Prizes. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Fall Celebration
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 6 PM to 9:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Participate in a carved or decorated pumpkin contest, cookie contest, and campsite decorating competition. Trick or treat throughout the campground at dark. All events held in the campground area. varies for contests $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Lake Paddle with Santa
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 2 PM to 3:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join Santa’s flotilla on Lake Delanor. Hot chocolate & cookies included. We provide Santa & basic paddle instruction for canoe, kayak, jon boat or paddleboat. Must pre-register, prepay & pick up jackets & paddles at the park office. Limited space. Dress for the weather. Meet at Fishing Dock. $10 ages 4 & up $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Going Batty
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Dispel myths and discover fascinating facts about these amazing flying mammals with Dr. Mark Yates from LaGrange College. Meet at the covered shelter next to campground Trading Post. Geared towards adults and families with children ages 8 & up. $2 correct change $5 parking. 706-663-4858.