Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

Hard Labor Creek State Park


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While this park may be best known for its golf course, it also offers a wide range of recreational opportunities in a beautiful wooded setting. A lakeside beach is popular with swimmers during summer months, and more than 24 miles of trails are available for hikers and horseback riders.  Horse owners even have their own private camping area near stalls. Other overnight guests can choose from fully equipped cottages or a modern campground.  With so many ways to relax, it is ironic that the park’s name is thought to come from slaves who tilled summer fields or American Indians who found the creek difficult to cross.
 
Located between Madison and Covington off I-20, The Creek Golf Course provides one of Georgia’s best golf values, along with a pro shop, driving range, rental carts and special rates for seniors and children. The 18-hole course is a favorite for its challenging layout and well maintained greens combined with a pristine, natural setting. The first hole has been called "the hardest starting hole in Georgia.”

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
 
   Hard Labor Creek State Park Business Plan

Full Moon Kayak Tour
Sunday, Aug 30, 2015 8:30 PM - 10 PM
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 8:30 PM - 10 PM
Friday, Jul 31, 2015 8:30 PM - 10 PM

Full Moon Wagon Ride
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 9 AM

Perseids "Shooting Star" Party
Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 - Friday, Aug 14, 2015 10 PM - 3 AM

Paddle Under the Perseids - Meteor Kayak Tour
Friday, Aug 14, 2015 10 PM - 11 PM

Georgia State Astronomy - Observatory Open House
Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 8:40 PM - 10:40 PM

Home School At Hard Labor
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 1:30 PM - 3 PM
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Atlanta Audubon Beginners bird walk
Friday, Aug 28, 2015 3 PM - 5 PM
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Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 3 PM - 4:30 PM
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Dirty Spokes Trail Run
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 7 AM - 10 AM

Labor Day Weekend Night Kayak
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 8:30 PM - 10 PM
Sunday, Sep 6, 2015 8:30 PM - 10 PM

Follow in the Footsteps of the CCC Boys
Monday, Sep 7, 2015 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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New Moon Kayak Tour
Friday, Sep 11, 2015 8:30 PM - 10 PM
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Butterfly Workshop
Saturday, Sep 19, 2015 9 AM - 12 PM
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Pollinator Initiative - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 10 AM - 1:30 PM
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Total Lunar Eclipse Paddle
Sunday, Sep 27, 2015 8 PM - 10:30 PM
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Spooky Wagon Ride
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 7 PM - 10 PM

"Haunted Labor Creek" Night of Tricks and Treats
Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM




Address
5 Hard Labor Creek Road
Rutledge, GA 30663


GPS Coordinates:
N 33.6549850 | W -83.596848

Located 2 miles north of Rutledge. Take I-20 exit #105 into Rutledge and proceed 3 miles on Fairplay Road.

Phone
(706) 557-3001
(706) 557-3006

 
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