F.D. Roosevelt State Park

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Eye Spy 20 Winter Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site camera scavenger hunt. Pick up the check list and rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to the office by 4PM Saturday. Winners will be notified by phone to pick up their prize on Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. 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. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Mammal Field Study
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Families and adults are welcome. Investigate mammals in the field, scat, tracks and other signs. Check live traps and investigate study areas. Not stroller accessible. No restroom. Meet at the Large Group Camp near the Horse Stables. Must pre-register and pre-pay. Dress for the out of doors. $5 ages 4-18. Adults free. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Bamboo Walking Stick Workshop
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 10 AM to 11:30 AM
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 enclosed Group Shelter below the dam in the campground. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Winter Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site camera scavenger hunt. Pick up the check list and rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to the office by 4PM Saturday. Winners will be notified by phone to pick up their prize on Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. 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. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Target Archery
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Stationary target shooting for ages 10 and up. We provide basic instruction and equipment. Geared towards beginners ages 10 to adult. Pre-register and pay at the park office. Meet across from the park office. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Coffee and a Sunrise
Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 7 AM to 9 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Watch the sun rise from a glorious view point along Pine Mountain Ridge. Enjoy your choice of hot beverages and a 1-mile, interpretive ridge walk. Dress for the weather. Pre-register and pre-pay by calling the park office. May be cancelled if severe weather. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Winter Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site camera scavenger hunt. Pick up the check list and rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to the office by 4PM Saturday. Winners will be notified by phone to pick up their prize on Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Homeschool and Sprouts In The Park Snow Moon Campfire
Friday, Feb 10, 2017 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us under a full moon and around a roaring campfire. Program geared towards families who have young children. Activities and fun games followed by a marshmallow roast. Bring a flashlight and roasting stick. Must pre-register and pay. Meet at the stone amphitheater next to the park office. $5 ages 4-18. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Coffee and a Sunrise
Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 7 AM to 9 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Watch the sun rise from a glorious view point along Pine Mountain Ridge. Enjoy your choice of hot beverages and a 1-mile, interpretive ridge walk. Dress for the weather. Pre-register and pre-pay by calling the park office. May be cancelled if severe weather. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Winter Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site camera scavenger hunt. Pick up the check list and rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to the office by 4PM Saturday. Winners will be notified by phone to pick up their prize on Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Candy Shoot: Target Archery
Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 11 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Stationary target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction equipment and candy prizes. Not geared towards large groups. Groups can contact us for a special time. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Meet across the street from Park Office. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Great Backyard Bird Count
Friday, Feb 17, 2017 8 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us count winter birds during this international event sponsored by Audubon and Cornell University. Novice and expert birders welcome. Dress for the weather. Bring binoculars or share park loaners. We provide a check list. Meet at the Park Office and we will carpool to sites. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Eye Spy 20 Winter Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site camera scavenger hunt. Pick up the check list and rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to the office by 4PM Saturday. Winners will be notified by phone to pick up their prize on Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Presidential 20-20 Auction
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Check out our new, fast-paced auction. Pre-registered sellers have 20 minutes each to wow you with indoor and outdoor collectibles, antiques, camping gear and household items. No vehicles, clothing, animals or food items. Held rain or shine inside the heated Group Shelter in the campground below the dam. Free for buyers; $20 sellers. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Celebrate Arbor Day
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 11 AM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Celebrate Georgia's Arbor Day with us. Test your Tree IQ and see what you know about Georgia's trees. Go on a tree scavenger hunt and pick up a free tree seedling to take home. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Arbor Day Tree Talk and Walk
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Learn winter tree ID and discover fascinating information about our native trees. Dress for the weather. Meet behind the Group Shelter below the dam next to picnic shelter #2. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Star Light, Star Bright
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the Columbus Coca-Cola Space Science Center staff for an evening of star talks, star maps, and night sky viewing. Bring a chair or blanket for sitting on grassy field. Meet at the baseball field across from the Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Winter Woodland Wanderings
Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 1 PM to 2:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the naturalist for a guided, woodland adventure. We will investigate plant and animal wonders along the trail. All ages are welcome. Dress for the weather. Leashed dogs are allowed. Meets next to the Trading Post in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Winter Woodland Wanderings
Monday, Feb 20, 2017 1 PM to 2:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the naturalist for a guided, woodland adventure. We will investigate plant and animal wonders along the trail. All ages are welcome. Dress for the weather. Leashed dogs are allowed. Meets next to the Trading Post in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Certified Pool Operator Class
Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Pre-register on-line for the two-day, Certified Pool Operator class. Click on the link. http://www.pooloperatorcourse.com/ Class held at the Group Shelter in the campground below the dam. Pre-registration required. Fee and class time information online. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Winter Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site camera scavenger hunt. Pick up the check list and rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to the office by 4PM Saturday. Winners will be notified by phone to pick up their prize on Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Candy Shoot: Target Archery
Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 11 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Stationary target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction equipment and candy prizes. Not geared towards large groups. Groups can contact us for a special time. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Meet across the street from Park Office. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Certified Pool Operator Class
Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Pre-register on-line for the two-day, Certified Pool Operator class. Click on the link. http://www.pooloperatorcourse.com/ Class held at the Group Shelter in the campground below the dam. Pre-registration required. Fee and class time information online. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Candy Shoot: Target Archery
Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 11 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Stationary target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction equipment and candy prizes. Not geared towards large groups. Groups can contact us for a special time. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Meet across the street from Park Office. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

March in The Park
Saturday, Mar 4, 2017 9 AM to 1:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for our first 3-mile, mountain-top walk along the closed highway 190. This smooth surface road goes from an easy to moderate grade and offers fabulous scenery along Pine Mountain Ridge. Strollers and leashed dogs are welcome. Must pre-register to receive a t-shirt. $15-$25 $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Friday, April 7, 2017

Night Eggstravaganza
Friday, Apr 7, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Arrive early for a hot dog supper, fantastic egg games and the petting coral. Begin with competition games: egg tossing & ribbon runs for ages 10 -adult. Visit the animals in the petting coral. Bring your basket & flashlight for a candy egg hunt separated by age: up to 3 yrs, 4-6 yrs, and 7-9 yrs. $5 ages 3-9; 10 & up free $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Red, White and Cool Blue Summer Splash
Saturday, May 27, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come splash with us at the Liberty Bell Pool. Food, fun, music and contests with prizes for the whole family. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. DJ poolside from 1-3PM. $2 - $5. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Soak It In 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Music and Dancing On The Mountain: National Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come join our talented local musicians, Randy and Darlene Dameron, and celebrate the great outdoors. Bring a chair or blanket or enjoy cement amphitheater seating. Dance and sing-a-long to 60's and 70's music. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Red, White and Cool Blue Summer Splash
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come splash with us at the Liberty Bell Pool. Food, fun, music and contests with prizes for the whole family. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. DJ poolside from 1-3PM. $2 - $5. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Soak It In 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Red, White and Cool Blue Summer Splash
Saturday, Sep 2, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come splash with us at the Liberty Bell Pool. Food, fun, music and contests with prizes for the whole family. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. DJ poolside from 1-3PM. $2 - $5. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Soak It In 

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Dog Splash & Luau at the Liberty Bell Pool
Saturday, Sep 9, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Unleash the fun as your dog gets 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.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Volunteer for Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 10 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Three volunteer opportunities available. All must sign up in advance by calling the park office. No walk-ins; T-shirt provided. Free parking. (1) Horse Trail Clean Up (2) Trail Clean-Up (3) Discovery Table/ Learning Station managers,monitors, and hosts. Topics may vary. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Star Light, Star Bright
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the Columbus Coca-Cola Space Science Center staff for an evening of star talks, star maps, and night sky viewing. Bring a chair or blanket for sitting on grassy field. Meet at the baseball field across from the Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Music and Dancing On the Mountain
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Dance, sing-a-long, and enjoy classic vinyl 1960s and '70s 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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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Campground Halloween Adventure
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 6 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Its a fall celebration for all ages. Enter a carved pumpkin in our contest or bowl a pumpkin for prizes. Prizes for best decorated campsite. Campsite trick or treating at dark. Check with office for details. Some programs require pre-registration and a fee. free-$2 $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Veterans Day Celebration
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Thanks to all of our veterans! Come spend the day with us. Flag retirement ceremony at 10:00 AM. Free appreciation hot dog lunch for veterans and their families at 11:00 (must sign up ahead.) Free 1-hr boat rental the entire weekend. Check in at the Park Office on Hwy 190. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Star Light, Star Bright
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 6 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the Columbus Coca-Cola Space Science Center staff for an evening of star talks, star maps, and night sky viewing. Bring a chair or blanket for sitting on grassy field. Meet at the baseball field across from the Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Fairy House Contest
Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 11 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Build a home for fairies, pixies, or gnomes. Use outdoor-sturdy, unique, natural materials. Show us your whimsical creativity. Recycled and repurposed wood, glass, ceramic and metal accents are ok, no plastic. Nails and glue allowed. Must have a door and windows. Must be less than 24” high with no larger than 30” x 30” base. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.