Smithgall Woods State Park

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 9 AM to 3 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if pre-paid by July 16. 706-878-3087.
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 9 AM to 3 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if pre-paid by July 16. 706-878-3087.
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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 9 AM to 3 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if pre-paid by July 16. 706-878-3087.
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Friday, July 29, 2016

Eco-Kids Camp: Caring for the Winged Ones
Friday, Jul 29, 2016 9 AM to 3 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids learn ways to support winged creatures in this active, hands-on camp. Kids will build their own bat house and bluebird house to take home. Campers will be in age-based teams in order to maximize learning potential. For ages 6-14. $100 or $95 if pre-paid by July 16. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, August 6, 2016

First Visit Tours
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11:30 AM from Aug 6, 2016 until Dec 3, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about the park on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Second Saturday Guided Hikes
2nd Saturday of Month 9 AM - 11 AM from Aug 13, 2016 until Dec 10, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Take a guided hike through the captivating scenery of Smithgall Woods. Guided hikes will be offered every second Saturday of the month (weather permitting). Throughout the year, hikes will rotate through the various trails located throughout Smithgall. All ages are welcome. No pets please. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, September 3, 2016

First Visit Tours
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11:30 AM from Sep 3, 2016 until Dec 3, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about the park on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Second Saturday Guided Hikes
2nd Saturday of Month 9 AM - 11 AM from Sep 10, 2016 until Dec 10, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Take a guided hike through the captivating scenery of Smithgall Woods. Guided hikes will be offered every second Saturday of the month (weather permitting). Throughout the year, hikes will rotate through the various trails located throughout Smithgall. All ages are welcome. No pets please. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, September 24, 2016

ForestWatch Guided Hike
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 2 PM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Join Georgia ForestWatch Ecologist Jess Riddle on a guided hike of the Laurel Ridge Trail and surrounding area. She will talk about the plants and animals that make our forest diverse and healthy. Register in advance. www.gastateparks.org/smithgallwoods $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

First Visit Tours
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11:30 AM from Oct 1, 2016 until Dec 3, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about the park on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Second Saturday Guided Hikes
2nd Saturday of Month 9 AM - 11 AM from Oct 8, 2016 until Dec 10, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Take a guided hike through the captivating scenery of Smithgall Woods. Guided hikes will be offered every second Saturday of the month (weather permitting). Throughout the year, hikes will rotate through the various trails located throughout Smithgall. All ages are welcome. No pets please. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Basic Land Navigation at Buck Shoals
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn basic land navigation to include an explanation of the compass and how it works, true north vs. magnetic north, terrain features and contour lines, application of the compass to the map and map to the compass, and pacing will all be covered. $30 or $25 if pre-paid by October 22 $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, November 5, 2016

Advanced Land Navigation at Buck Shoals
Saturday, Nov 5, 2016 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
After a short refresher on basics, students, operating in teams of two for safety, will be issued azimuths which will be used to locate a specific location and then return to start point. The established land navigation lanes will be from 2-4 kilometers. Students must be physically fit, able to hike up hill in a wooded area for up to 2 hours. $40 or $35 if pre-paid by October 29. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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First Visit Tours
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11:30 AM from Nov 5, 2016 until Dec 3, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about the park on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Second Saturday Guided Hikes
2nd Saturday of Month 9 AM - 11 AM from Nov 12, 2016 until Dec 10, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Take a guided hike through the captivating scenery of Smithgall Woods. Guided hikes will be offered every second Saturday of the month (weather permitting). Throughout the year, hikes will rotate through the various trails located throughout Smithgall. All ages are welcome. No pets please. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, December 3, 2016

GPS - Advanced
Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Students will learn how to load maps and waypoints, create tracks and routes and trip planning using your GPS; performing area calculations using tracks; projecting waypoints; interfacing Google Earth with a GPS unit; using the electronic compass and altimeter. A basic knowledge of the GPS is necessary prior to taking this course. $30/adult if pre-paid by November 26th, $35 after $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
First Visit Tours
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11:30 AM from Dec 3, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about the park on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Second Saturday Guided Hikes
2nd Saturday of Month 9 AM - 11 AM from Dec 10, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Take a guided hike through the captivating scenery of Smithgall Woods. Guided hikes will be offered every second Saturday of the month (weather permitting). Throughout the year, hikes will rotate through the various trails located throughout Smithgall. All ages are welcome. No pets please. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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