Park Volunteer Project

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Volunteer to Help Us with Summer Programs and Events
Monday, Aug 1, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Train with us anytime then join us for a fun-filled summer and fall on the mountain as a program/hike guide, host, or information specialist for one or more of our many public programs. Check our calendar for upcoming events. Contact Amy at the park office for more information or email fdrpark_naturalist@yahoo.com. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 9 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come join the Friends of Don Carter State Park every second Saturday of the month to participate in a variety of volunteer projects. Meet at park's visitor center. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Volunteer Day / Nature Trail
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Nature Trail. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Bike Trails Work and Ride
Sunday, Aug 14, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Monday, August 15, 2016

Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Aug 15, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Sweetwater Creek Canoe Cleanup
Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us in beautifying Sweetwater Creek as we pick up trash from the water by canoe and along the banks. Pre-registration is required and previous canoe experience is required for those in canoes. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Thursday, Sep 1, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 9 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come join the Friends of Don Carter State Park every second Saturday of the month to participate in a variety of volunteer projects. Meet at park's visitor center. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Volunteer Day / East Antioch Boat Ramp
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the East boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sweetwater Creek Canoe Cleanup
Sunday, Sep 11, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us in beautifying Sweetwater Creek as we pick up trash from the water by canoe and along the banks. Pre-registration is required and previous canoe experience is required for those in canoes. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Monday, September 19, 2016

Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Sep 19, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Your State Parks Day - The Great Clean Up at A. H. Stephens
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Please come and join Friends of A. H. Stephens and our Park Staff on this very important day. Our goal is to clean, rake, clip, and remove underbrush in areas throughout the park. Bring bug spray, work gloves and any yard tools that you would like to use, some will be provided. Bottled water and snacks will be distributed. All ages welcome. 706-456-2602.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Spruce Up the Fort - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Assist with sprucing up the fort by doing minor maintenance and clean up projects. Lunch and goodies provided as well as a good feeling for giving back to nature and the park. 912-884-5999.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Deconstruction Day - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Help park staff as we prepare to replace and repair some of the boardwalks and bridges around the parks farm pond. This day will be devoted to deconstructing the boardwalk and bridge decking at the pitcher plant bog in preparation for repairs. Bring gloves, hammers and crowbars if you have them. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Out with the Privet, In with the River Cane
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us on 'Your State Parks Day' as we cut the invasive Chinese privet from the New Town Creek Trail. The native River Cane, called i-hi by the Cherokee, was vital to Cherokee and other native peoples. Free tour of New Echota for volunteers. Bring work gloves, small hand saw and trail clothes. No chain saws allowed. 706-624-1321.
Beach Cleanup: Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island - Darien, GA
Volunteers around the country will be helping to improve their favorite state park or historic site on this special day. Join us as we clean up the beach on Sapelo Island. $15 Ferry Fee. 912-485-2299.
National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join park staff and other volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day by improving Sweetwater Creek State Park. Water, gloves, comfortable work clothes, and closed-toe shoes recommended. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Trail Clean-up on National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 10 AM to 1 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come help park rangers clean the beautiful walking trails at Wormsloe at "Battery Wymberly", the pristine Civil War era earthworks at the southern end of the island and at the embankment to the race track at the north end of the park. Please bring water, comfortable shoes, and if possible clippers and gloves. 912-353-3023.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Rivers Alive -- Little River Clean Up
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
It's time again for the annual River's Alive Little River cleanup. Volunteers are welcome to bring their own kayaks and canoes to join the paddling team down the river for trash collecting. Park boats will be free for program participants. The lake cleanup crew will be walking the lake perimeter removing trash from the water’s shores. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Thursday, Oct 6, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Volunteer Day / West Antioch Boat Ramp
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the West boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Oct 17, 2016 until Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Volunteer to Help Us with Halloween Events
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 4 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Sign up to be hosts, judges and decorators for pumpkin, costume, and campsite contests. Contact the park office for more information. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
High Falls Spooky Halloween Volunteers
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 5:30 PM to 9 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Volunteers needed to help build campfire and pass out s'mores. 478-993-3053.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Thursday, Nov 3, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Volunteer to Help Us with Our Fall Homeschool Program
Friday, Nov 4, 2016 8 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help our staff coordinate and instruct our fall program geared towards families who home school. Contact the park office for details. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Volunteer Day / Nature Trail
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Nature Trail. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Volunteer Day / Heath Lake
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Heath Lake. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Heath Lake parking lot 706-802-5087.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Trails Work Day
Sunday, Nov 13, 2016 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a volunteer work day performing general trail maintenance on the beautiful trails of the park. Bring gloves, water, comfortable work clothes, and closed-toe, sturdy shoes. Recommended age 12 and up. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Monday, November 21, 2016

Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM - 8 PM from Nov 21, 2016 
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Turkey Waddle Hike Volunteers
Friday, Nov 25, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Volunteers are needed to help guide and keep the hiking group together. Volunteers need to have knowledge of the Falls View Trail and some park history. 478-993-3053.
Turkey Waddle Hike Volunteers
Friday, Nov 25, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Volunteers are needed to help guide and keep the hiking group together. Volunteers need to have knowledge of the Falls View Trail and some park history. 478-993-3053.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.
Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn more about Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and how you can help your favorite state park during this monthly meeting. Meet at the Group Shelter. 706-657-4050.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Help upkeep trails in the park and get your Saturday morning workout on by volunteering with "Trail Dudes" Greg Foster, Gary Holsted, and other members of Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Specific projects may include trail repair, sign installation, tool organization, etc. For more info, email Greg at atthruhiker2006@yahoo.com. 423-702-1218.
Volunteer Day / Nature Trail
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Nature Trail. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Trails Work Day
Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a volunteer work day performing general trail maintenance on the beautiful trails of the park. Bring gloves, water, comfortable work clothes, and closed-toe, sturdy shoes. Recommended age 12 and up. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Volunteer to Help Us Bring Santa to the Park
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 11 AM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Become one of Santa's official helpers or help us coordinate special holiday park events with Santa Claus. There are campground, canoe, and horse events to set up and host. Contact the park office for more info. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.