March Events in Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites

March Events in Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites

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

Campfire Building 101
Friday, Mar 8, 2019 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park – Newnan, GA
Come learn the basics of campfire building and enjoy s’mores with a ranger! $1 per s’more, meet at Campground #1 host site. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.

Bingo, A Fire & Hot Cocoa
Fridays 7 PM – 7:45 PM – Mar 8, 2019 until Mar 29, 2019
Elijah Clark State Park – Lincolnton, GA
Camping, picnicking or just visiting a friend staying at the park; you are welcome to join us in bingo at a Shelter. A warm fire, Hot Cocoa and Bingo will turn this winter evening into family fun. Stay and enjoy star gazing & star stories. $2–$5 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.

Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 2 PM to 3 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.

Homeschool Day: Habitats and Adaptations
Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park – Millen, GA
Why does a beaver have a flat tail? Do bobcats have canine teeth? Touch firs and skulls, play games, go for a nature walk and more as you learn about wildlife adaptations and their habitats in this fun packed homeschool program. $10 – $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

St. Patty’s Putt: Glow In The Dark Mini-Golf
Friday, Mar 15, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park – Rutledge, GA
Try your luck at the St. Patty’s Putt. The course will be illuminated after dark for a fun-filled night-time event. $3.00 cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts & Games
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park – Appling, GA
Meet at the nature center right next to the office to join in some fun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and Games! All are ages are encouraged to come. $5 per person creating the craft. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Full Moon Paddle
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park – Millen, GA
Come join a Park Ranger on a guided paddle trip under the full moon. Serene Magnolia Lake becomes beautiful and eery at night, a perfect addition to your weekend activities. $5 – $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Spring Walk-A-Bout
Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 3 PM to 4:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park – Pine Mountain, GA
Meet the ranger at Noname Parking lot just inside the campground from the Park Office for a 1-mile, natural surface trail, woodland adventure. Discover plants, animals and learn about the human history of the park. Not stroller accessible. Dogs welcome. Pay correct change at the hike start. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Cabin Crafts – A new craft each Saturday
Saturdays 12 PM – 3 PM – Mar 30, 2019 until Apr 27, 2019
Elijah Clark State Park – Lincolnton, GA
You are invited to join us for an afternoon of fun at Elijah Clark’s homestead. We are welcoming spring with crafting fun. Participants will create on separate Saturdays: Petite Spring Wreaths, Candles, String Art Eggs with Rafia Nests and Spring Wreaths. $2 to $15 $5 parking. 706-359-3458.

Spring Art Festival
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 11 AM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park – Savannah, GA
Join us as we celebrate the new season at Skidaway! Browse through a variety of vendors, grab a bite from a food truck, create a masterpiece, play a game, or even hike a trail. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

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