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Brantley Trail Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 2 PM to 5 PM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
All along the Brantley Trail there are numbered markers that correlate to the Brantley Trail map. These markers tell about the land and trees along the trail. Stop by the park office to pick up a trail map and punchcard... $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Campfire and S'mores
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
Meet at picnic shelter #5 for a fun event where you can talk to a ranger, and roast s'mores over a fire. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Observatory Open House
Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 8:30 PM
Saturday, May 6, 2017 9 PM
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 9:30 PM
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Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory will have an open house monthly, March through October. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. $5 parking. 404-413-6087.
Twilight Tour of Lake Rutledge
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Thursday, May 11, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Friday, Jun 9, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
Meet at the kayak rack near the beach for an evening paddle on Lake Rutledge. Space is limited. Please preregister for this event.  $8-$15. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Soak It In
Hard Labor Creek Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 12 PM to 1 PM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
Park staff will place candy filled eggs at the Lake Brantley recreation area for your little ones to hunt. Children will be placed in age groups (ages 0-2, 3-5, 6 and older). The Easter bunny will be on site for photos. Please bring your own basket. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Saturday, May 20, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Saturday, May 27, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
We're heading into the night to learn about the things that we can't normally see. We'll hunt for scorpions by using UV lights, listen for owls, and watch the stars. You'll be meeting at the Trading Post (Visitor Center) to walk the easy/moderate 1 mile Brantley Nature Trail...  $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Volunteer Trails Work Day
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Thursday, May 18, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
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Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
This volunteer workday is a great way for individuals, families, or community service oriented groups to do some great outside work. Meet other volunteers of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work, company, and the outdoors... 706-557-3001.
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Hats Off to Our Equestrian Campers
Saturday, May 6, 2017 4 PM to 5 PM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
This one is just for our equestrian campers. Celebrate "Derby" weekend by hanging your most decorated, bedazzled and race themed hat on the post by your campsite. Judges will choose the best hat and give out prizes accordingly... $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Moonlight Movie
Saturday, May 6, 2017 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
"Seabiscuit" rated PG-13. join the park staff at the Equestrian Picnic shelter to help us celebrate Kentucky Derby weekend. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.