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Stand Up Paddleboarding: Healthy Fun in the Sun

I remember first seeing Stand Up Paddleboards at the ocean in 2013. Our family wanted to try it out so we rented a board for an hour at St. Simons Island. There was a nice protected area during low tide where we played around without battling for our balance amid…
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Go: Morning Hike at Indian Springs

Friday, Aug. 30, 9 am Join the Naturalist for a morning hike along a portion of the Multi-Use Trail. Be on the lookout for animals while enjoying the plants. This is a 3.5-mile moderate hike. Meet at the trailhead. Visit the website for more information.
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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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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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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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