Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Go: Spring Break: 10 Ways to Get Families Outdoors

Spring Break kids kayak

With Spring Break just around the corner, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites offer many ways for families to enjoy the outdoors on a budget. From sleeping under the stars to paddling under a full moon, Georgia’s State Parks have vacations for all ages. Below are ten ideas for a…
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Eating Local begins with Home Garden

fresh field peas

Nothing could be more local –or make you more of a locavore – than eating locally grown produce that comes from your own garden plot. You may be thinking that you don’t have room for a garden, but I assure you that the vegetable garden has become “sweet ‘n’ neat”…
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Homeschool Fridays

Fri., Feb 9 & Frid. Feb. 16, 2018 11 AM to 2 PM Red Top Mountain State Park – Acworth, GA Join AmeriCorps Rangers at Red Top on Feb. 9, 16 for AmeriCorps Homeschool Fridays. Topics include Conservation, Archaeology, & Black Bears. Program is outside & begins at 50 Lodge Rd. SE,…
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Go: Full Moon Hike at Chattahoochee Bend

Full Moon Hike

Full Moon Flat Rock Hike Saturday, Jan. 27, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Chattahoochee Bend State Park, Newnan, GA This is an easy 1 mile hike at sunset around the unique flat rock trail. The granite outcropping area has wide open area for viewing the moon rise. A telescope will be…
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Go: Guided Mountain Hike at Panola

Panola Guided Hike

Panola Mountain State Park Guided Hikes Saturday, Jan. 6, Sunday Jan. 7, Sunday Jan. 14, Monday Jan. 15 1 – 4 pm; Saturday, Jan. 27 9 a.m. – noon  Join a guided hike for a close look at Panola Mountain’s unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a…
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Go: First Day of Winter Hike


Thursday, Dec. 21, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Celebrate the first day of Winter with a hike guided by a park ranger to the most scenic areas of Sweetwater Creek. Along the way discuss the winter traditions of the settlers of the town of New Manchester, along with winter tree identification….
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Go: Mountain Bike at Hard Labor Creek

Mtn Bike

Kick off the holidays with the 1st annual 2017 Hard Labor Creek State Park Mountain Bike Ride along four different courses: beginners, intermediate, advanced, and expert. Register online through December 15th. Register race day: 9:00am at the park’s office. Meet at the Hard Labor Creek mountain biking trailhead. There will…
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