Home School Days at Sweetwater Creek

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Join rangers for Wednesday activities including archery, water testing at the rapids, and a Macro-invertebrate hunt. These outdoor programs are designed to make exercise and ecology fun and hands-on, so wear clothes you can get messy or sweaty in. Call to reserve your space, click event for more details. Ages 8-15 only.

Wednesday April 12, 12 – 1:30 p.m.: Archery for Beginners. Call to pre-register, spaces limited, equipment provided; please arrive early to sign a waiver. Meet at Picnic Shelter 2. Ages 8-15 only. Outdoor program and weather permitting. Wednesday April 19, 12 – 1:30 p.m.: Test the health of Sweetwater Creek for yourself, using actual H2o test kits. Help us test the turbidity, temperature, pH balance, and dissolved oxygen levels of the rapids in this participation activity. Call to reserve your space, ages 8-15 only. Outdoor program and weather permitting. Meet at the Visitor Center. Wednesday April 26, 12 – 1:30 p.m.: Macroinvertebrate hunt for observation and identification. Learn about the diversity that lives right in our backyard creeks and streams, as well as how scientists can use these creatures to tell us about the water's heath. We will have a table set up with containers, microscopes, magnifying glasses, tweezers, and other tools to help us observe these wonderful invertebrates. Call to reserve your space, ages 8-15 only. Wear appropriate clothing and water shoes. Outdoor program and weather permitting. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Admission: $3
Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 770-732-5871

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Location
Sweetwater Creek State Park
1750 Mount Vernon Road
Lithia Springs, GA 30122

Directions

GPS Coordinates:

N 33.753783 | W -084.639000
Take I-20 west from Atlanta, exit #44 at Thornton Road, turn left and go ΒΌ mile. Turn right on Blairs Bridge Road. After 2 miles, turn left on Mount Vernon Road and proceed to the park.


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Sweetwater Creek State Park
1750 Mount Vernon Road
Lithia Springs, GA 30122 View Details


  33.753783
Sweetwater Creek State Park