Georgia’s “Your State Parks Day” Offers Free Admission for Volunteers

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 09:00

September 30 event sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites.

In celebration of National Public Lands Day, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites are inviting citizens to volunteer for a variety of projects on Saturday, September 30. All across Georgia, outdoor enthusiasts can help with projects such as playground improvements at Gordonia-Alatamaha near Reidsville and trail cleanup at Mistletoe near Augusta.

The statewide “Your State Parks Day” is sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the state’s natural and historical treasures. To encourage participation in the event, Friends will be paying the parking or admission fees for everyone who lends a helping hand.

A list of all events can be found on