Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Who Inspires You?

Mike and Lola Beggs at the top of the St. Simons Island Lighthouse, January 2019. I am incredibly blessed to have both of my parents fairly nearby and an active part of our family’s lives. They are a constant source of encouragement and joy to us and many others who…
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Go: Ga State Park Clubs & Rewards

Love a challenge? Georgia State Parks have four “clubs” that encourage you to get out and explore while checking off a list. Take on these quests at your own pace; there’s no time limit. New for 2019!  Get your club t-shirt when you join, so you can wear it while exploring. After turning…
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Rainy Day Walking

Does this rainy weather have you down? Finding it tough to get motivated to get those steps in? A few of our loyal Walk Georgia advocates took over a conference room during lunch this week so we could continue to walk and avoid the weather. Think about places that may…
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Go: Beaver Trail Hike at Magnolia Springs

Saturdays: Jan. 5, Jan. 19, Feb. 2 and Feb. 16, from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Join a park ranger for an easy 1-mile hike on the beautiful Beaver Trail and learn about native flora and fauna of the park. Bring walking shoes and water. Meet at the Beaver Trail entrance…
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Go: 10 Ways to Relax in Nature

The way you spend time out in nature can affect how much your physical, emotional and mental health will benefit from it. If you’re getting outside to relax, relieve stress or anxiety, focus your mind, or improve your health and well-being, try some of these tips to make it a…
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Go: Your State Parks Day

Dozens of Georgia State Parks are planning service projects and volunteer celebration events on Saturday, September 29. Check out a few below and visit the website for a full listing of unique ways to give back to the beautiful spaces that restore and renew our minds, bodies and spirits. Rivers…
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National Yoga Month

September is National Yoga Month, designated by the Department of Health and Human Services, to educate about the health benefits of yoga and to inspire a healthy lifestyle. Yoga originated in India around 5,000 years ago. Hatha yoga, popular in America, is one of the yoga paths meant to transform…
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