April Events in Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites

April Events in Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites


Below is a sample of April 2019 events at Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites. For more programs, visit www.GaStateParks.org/events and the parks’ web pages.  More information on accommodations and recreation can be found at GeorgiaStateParks.org or 1-800-864-7275.

Coastal Kids Camp
Monday, Apr 1, 2019 8 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park – St. Marys, GA
Spend Spring Break with us outdoors in this activity packed park-hopping 3-day extravaganza of pure fun. April 1st – 3rd kids will be transported to a different park each day and our activities will include: fishing, hiking, boating, beach combing, birding, kayaking, fun with forts, archery and more. Space Limited. Preregistration required. $125 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.

Spring Break 2019
12 PM – 4 PM from Apr 3, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019
Fort Mountain State Park – Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park – Nicholls, GA
Join us for a hike around our farm pond and a short study on life in the water. Get down and dirty with some cool critter’s that lurk in the water. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Friends of Cloudland Canyon Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 12 PM to 4 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park – Rising Fawn, GA
The Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park are hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for children 2-10 years of age. Ages 2-5 starts at 1pm Ages 6-10 starts at 1:30pm Prizes will be awarded for each age group. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.

Masters’ Week Parent/Child Mini-Golf Tournament
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Elijah Clark State Park – Lincolnton, GA
Teams of one parent and one child will play 18 holes of mini golf. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 pairs after the first hour of play. $3 plus. 706-359-3458.

Cosmic Archery
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Panola Mountain State Park – Stockbridge, GA
Join our Archery Instructor for this spectacular program! During our Cosmic Archery program you will get to fine tune your archery skills in the dark with the assistance of black lights, glow in the dark targets, and glow sticks. Cost is $25/person (ages 18+). Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Get the Buzz on Bees – Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park – Tallulah Falls, GA
Buzz by to talk with our local bee keeper and learn about our important pollinators, the honey bees. This is part of our weekend long celebration for Earth day. You can drop in on this any time during the program. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Earth Day Celebration
Monday, Apr 22, 2019 3 PM to 6 PM
Fort Yargo State Park – Winder, GA
Celebrate Earth Day at Fort Yargo State Park! Bring the family and join us for an Earth Day Clean Up or a Water Monitoring session. Each Water Monitoring session is a free, informational session that will cover the basics of testing water quality using physical and biological factors. All activities will meet at the Birdberry Trail Head. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Spring Fling
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park – Nicholls, GA
Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with fun family activities. Kids will be able to make their own nature craft project to take home. Enjoy nature hikes, live animal programs, hayrides, and the annual Spring Arts. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM – 5 PM from Apr 30, 2019
Roosevelt’s Little White House Historic Site – Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.

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