Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Go: Leaf Watch Sunset Hike at Ft. Mountain

Ft. Mountain fall leaves

Friday, October 20, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Fall is beautiful at Fort Mountain. Experience the beauty of sunset over the landscape of fall colors with the leaf watch sunset hike. $3 per person, plus parking/park entry fee. Register at the Visitor Center. Space is limited. A scenic drive on Highway…
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Go: Birdwalk & 400 Mile Challenge at FDR

Scenic view of F.D. Roosevelt Park

Saturdays- Sept. 30, Oct. 7 & Oct. 14 FDR State Park  Join Dr. Birkhead for a stroll along the woodland edges to listen and look for feathered friends. Bring binoculars or share park loaners.  Check list provided. Meet at the Boat House on Lake Delanor in the campground. $5 parking….
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Go: Your State Parks Day

YourStateParks

Our annual Your State Parks Day – Friends biggest volunteer day of the year – is Saturday, September 30th.  FREE admission for all volunteers. Come help us Celebrate Georgia and all her beautiful historical and cultural beauty! Each of your parks and historic sites have carefully chosen special projects that are…
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Go: Twisted Ankle 5K & 10 Mile Road Race

Saturday, Sept. 16, 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Sloppy Floyd State Park, Summerville, Ga The 2017 Twisted Ankle Trail Race offers every trail runner a great race to remember. If you are new to trail running try out the 5K (3.1miles). For those who want to test their grit,…
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Go: Eclipse Options Abound Aug. 21

Eclipse

For the first time in nearly 40 years, our country will be in the path of a total solar eclipse. UGA and several Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites are directly in the path, or very near it, and will be hosting free viewing parties.
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Go: Be a Nature Navigator

map and compass

Using the skills park staff teach, a map and compass that the park provides, find 10 species of native trees in the park and get a prize! Native trees help provide needed green space and balance ecosystems with indigenous species that provide shade, conserve soil and water and absorb CO2.

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