Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

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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Top 10 Parks for Fall Color

Cloudland

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge — Dawsonville Just an hour north of Atlanta you’ll find the Southeast’s tallest cascading waterfall. A short, flat path leads to a boardwalk offering the most spectacular views. There’s also an easy-to-reach overlook at the top. For a tougher challenge, start from the bottom of…
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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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Go: Stay Active with State Parks

paddleboarding

There are many fun and healthy activities to do at Georgia State Parks including hiking, biking, paddling, tree climbing, golfing, archery, fitness equipment, events and more. Many parks have boat rentals (such as kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, etc) for you to experience the water and bike rentals to get you out…
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Staying Active in Summer

Family biking

Summer is a great time for rest and relaxation. Schools are out for break, and many people use this downtime to go on vacation with friends and family. But often this period of rest becomes a period of physical inactivity. Staying physically active is critical to maintaining health and wellness….
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Go: Sunset Hike at Blackrock Mountain

Black Rock Mtn State Park

Sunset Hike at Blackrock Mountain State Park Saturday, July 7, 8:15 p.m. Sunset at Blackrock Mountain is known to be spectacular! Meet the park naturalist at the Visitors Center for a short hike to the Tennessee Rock to view sunset. Then hike back for a view of the night sky…
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