National Get Outdoors Day in Georgia

Fun in Georgia for Get Outdoors Day 2015, June 13

National Get Outdoors Day in GeorgiaNational Great Outdoors Month

Georgia’s Great Outdoors Month gets off to a great start with month-long fishing events and free fishing days followed by National Trails Day and National Get Outdoors Day events! Discover a new state park with these family-friendly events all over the state.

National Get Outdoors Day 2015

Events are listed by region and park. Some require registration, so follow the links for more information.

National Get Outdoors Day Atlanta MetroAtlanta Metro
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site – Learn about archeology, Native American life, and nature with a fun scavenger hunt. 10AM
Red Top Mountain State Park – Enjoy the fresh air of an outdoor bluegrass concert, 8PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park – Explore Sweetwater Creek with a peaceful paddle and visit to the mill ruins. Registration required. 11AM


Historic Heartland
High Falls State Park – Canoe experience is required for this 6-mile paddle with the ranger. Registration necessary. 9:30AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park – Help park staff and volunteers work on cleaning up the bike trail & take a free ride, afterward. 9AM
National Get Outdoors DayHard Labor Creek State Park – Enjoy stargazing from a kayak on a dark, new moon sky. Registration required. 8:30PM

Historic High Country
Fort Mountain State Park – Pan for gold, go on a wagon ride, hike & do a scavenger hunt. 9AM – 5PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park – Come out to play some family-friendly games and learn more about park activities. 10AM

Northeast Georgia Mountains
Smithgall-Woods State Park – Try outdoor sports and learn about the environment with archery, live animals, and more. 10AM
Tallulah Gorge State Park – A short hike leads to a presentation on tightrope walking and the chance to try it yourself! Registration required. 1PM
National Get Outdoors DayVogel State Park – Kids 12 & under can fish for trout at the 12th annual kids fishing rodeo! 8AM

Presidential Pathways
Chattahoochee Bend State Park – Pack a lunch & hike 5 miles before suiting up for a paddle down the river! Registration Required. 9AM
FDR State Park – Meet some reptiles and learn about native snakes and turtles. 11AM

The Coast
Skidaway Island State Park – Celebrate Get Outdoors Day with a tour of the park & riding the Street Striders, a unique way to bike. 11AM

Check out the master list of Things to do in Georgia June 2015!

National Trails Day

National Trails Day 2015 is June 6. Don’t forget to check out the awesome list of group hikes, volunteer opportunities and family events for National Trails Day!

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