February Events in Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites

February Events in Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites


Below is a sample of February 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.

Silent Signing Stroll
Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park – Acworth, GA
Learn and practice American Sign Language with a Ranger! We will meet at the Iron Hill Trail for a leisurely walk as we use ASL signs for the things we discover. This is a leisurely 1.5 mile walk. Event is free. Parking pass is required for every vehicle. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Amazing Mammals Discovery
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park – Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by and chat with the Park Ranger inside the warm Trading Post. Investigate local mammal pelts, skulls, and tracks. Test your mammal IQ and see what you know about our furred neighbors. Meet at the Trading Post inside the Campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Super Museum Sunday – Free admission all day
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site – Chatsworth, GA
Bring your family to the Vann House for an open house tour of the historic Vann House, two outdoor cabin exhibits, and of course our museum and 15-minute history film. 706-695-2598.

Holiday Cruise
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Crooked River State Park – St. Marys, GA
Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with a relaxing sunset cruise along the Crooked River waterways. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM day prior cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.

Parents’ Night Out
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 4 PM to 8 PM
Panola Mountain State Park – Stockbridge, GA
Want your kids out of the house on Valentine’s Day? Then bring them to our Parents Night Out. Children ages 6-12 will get explore the Nature Center after dark and learn about the basics of camping. $30 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Astronomy Night with your Love
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park – Tallulah Falls, GA
Meet in front of the Interpretive Center where you will get the opportunity to look through the telescope and learn a little bit about the sky above. Perfect event for a Valentine’s date night. This program is dependent on the weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

WinterFest: Arts & Coach Tour
10 AM – 4 PM from Feb 17, 2019 until Feb 18, 2019
Hardman Farm Historic Site – Sautee Nacoochee, GA
The Sautee Nacoochee Cultural Center partners with Unicoi State Park and Lodge and Helen Arts & Heritage Center to create WinterFest: Arts & Coach Tour. This festival will include 150 artists located at three locations (Including Hardman Farm State Historic Site) within 10 miles of one another, with optional coach service. 706-878-1077.

Owl Prowl
Friday, Feb 22, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Florence Marina State Park – Omaha, GA
Take a ranger led night hike and discover the various species of owls found at the park, the different calls they make, and more! $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Toddler Ranger
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park – Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! We will meet at the visitors center and begin our program promptly at 10:30 am. Activities will vary month to month. Some programs may require an activity fee and will be posted with the activity information for that month. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

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