FDR State Park | Armadilios, and Squirrels, and Deer, Oh My
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

FDR State Park | Armadilios, and Squirrels, and Deer, Oh My

Armadillos, and Squirrels, and Deer, Oh My

Join wildlife specialists with GA DNR for a lively discussion on nuisance wildlife and how to discourage these unwanted critters from your homes and yards. Resources provided. $3 cash at the door. Event will be held at the Lake Franklin Event Center near the horse stables.

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FDR State Park | Turkey and Turkey Hunting 101
Feb
18
10:00 AM10:00

FDR State Park | Turkey and Turkey Hunting 101

Turkey and Turkey Hunting 101

Join Greg Brown with the National Wild turkey Federation to learn about our turkeys and special hunting skills and techniques to prepare you for the spring hunting season. $3 cash at the door. Event will be held at the enclosed Group Shelter below Lake Deleanor dam in the campground.

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FDR State Park | Georgia's Arbor Day Celebration
Feb
16
11:00 AM11:00

FDR State Park | Georgia's Arbor Day Celebration

Georgia’s Arbor Day Celebration

Pick up your free tree seedling and test your tree IQ at the park office. Join staff and special guest presenters for Georgia's day to honor trees. Bring a picnic lunch or snack to eat between programs. $5 per person both programs. Programs meet at the enclosed Group Shelter.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Story of the Longleaf Pine Forest...Yesterday, today and tomorrow. Learn about these important pine trees and the fascinating habitat they create with presenter, LuAnn Craighton, Outreach Director, Nature Conservancy.

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Tree Walk. Join local forester, Davis Tyler along a 1-mile, woodland trail to learn about native trees in our park. Dress for the weather.

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FDR State Park | Winter Bird Workshop
Feb
9
10:00 AM10:00

FDR State Park | Winter Bird Workshop

Winter Bird Workshop

Bring a friend and a picnic lunch or snack to enjoy in-between two interactive bird programs geared towards adults or families with children ages 8 and up. Door Prizes. $5 per person for both programs cash at the door. Meet at the enclosed Group Shelter below Lake Deleanor dam.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Bluebirds 101. Join our resident bluebird expert, Lamar Hamrick, as he gives insight to attracting and housing one of our favorite feathered friends.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Bird Feeding Basics. Learn about various bird foods, plantings for birds, feeders and bird baths. What should you buy? Who are you attracting? Resources provided.

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FDR State Park | Martin Luther King Day Hike
Jan
21
10:00 AM10:00

FDR State Park | Martin Luther King Day Hike

Martin Luther King Day Hike

Enjoy a celebratory venture, 5.0 moderate miles along the Pine Mountain Trail. Meet at the Rocky Point Parking Lot along Hwy 190. Hike to the WJSP Tower Parking Lot. Transportation provided to get back to vehicle. Geared towards ages 10 & up. Bring water and a snack and dress for the weather. Event is free, only a $5 park pass is needed.

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FDR State Park | Winnie The Pooh Walk
Jan
20
1:00 PM13:00

FDR State Park | Winnie The Pooh Walk

Winnie The Pooh Walk

Celebrate author A.A> Mine's birthday as we walk a 1-mile natural surface trail. Discover woodland wonders just like Christopher Robin. Wear or bring something along on your pack that reminds you of the characters found in the Hundred Acre Wood. Bring a picnic and eat before the walk. Meet at the Trading Post in the campground. $3 correct change for ages 4 & up.

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FDR State Park | Chili Challenge VI
Jan
19
12:30 PM12:30

FDR State Park | Chili Challenge VI

Chili Challenge VI

Sign-Up to enter this amateur cooking contest or be a taster judge or hot pepper eater. Cooks must pre-register & pre-pay by Jan 11. Entry fee $12. Must cook at least 5 guarts of homemade chili, any style, and bring it in a crock pot. Awards for 12st, 2nd, place, Judges' Choice and People's Choice. Tasters & hot pepper eaters (ages 12 & Up) need to pre-register & pre-pay, $8 each. Taster space is limited. Food vendor onsite. Entry forms & registration available at the Park Office. Event will be held at the Lake Franklin Event Center.

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FDR State Park | Homeschool In the Park
Jan
11
10:00 AM10:00

FDR State Park | Homeschool In the Park

Homeschool in the Park | Map & Compass

Geared towards families who homeshool Investigate maps and learn how to read a compass. Meet at the Lake Franklin Event Center at the large Group Camp near the Horse Stables. Dress for the out of doors. Cost $7.00 per child ages 4 & up. Must pre-register & pre-pay. May not have space for walk-ins.

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FDR State Park | First Day Hike
Jan
1
10:00 AM10:00

FDR State Park | First Day Hike

First Day Hike

Hike in the new year with Pine Mountain Trail Association guides and a pack of new friends. Trek the 4.3 easy to moderate miles through winter woodlands along the highest point on Pine Mountain Ridge. Meet at the Dowdell's Knob. Dress for the weather. Geared towards ages 10 & up. Bring water and a snack. The event is free, only a $5.00 parking pass is needed.

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FDR State Park | Candy Shoot Archery
Dec
29
12:00 PM12:00

FDR State Park | Candy Shoot Archery

Candy Shoot Archery

Stationary, archery target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction, equipment and candy prizes. Pre-register and pay $12 at the park office. Drive to Fishing Dock and park. Short walk down to the range.

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FDR State Park | Fairy House and Fairy Room Contest
Dec
29
11:00 AM11:00

FDR State Park | Fairy House and Fairy Room Contest

Fairy House and Fairy Room Contest

Build a home or room of furniture using outdoor sturdy, unique, natural materials. Show us whimsical creativity. Recycled and repurposed wood, glass, ceramic and metal accents are ok. Size less than 18" high with no larger than 24"x 24" base for the house. Furniture should be small or lego character.size Prizes for youth and adult categories. Must pre-register and prepay $3 entry fee per house or room of furniture.. Contact Park Office for more info. Deliver finished house or furniture to the Park Office.

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FDR State Park | Wildlife Poker Walk
Dec
28
1:30 PM13:30

FDR State Park | Wildlife Poker Walk

Wildlife Poker Walk

Join us for a 1.5 mile card playing and wildlife learning adventure around Lake Franklin. Discover natural history fun facts at five different stops along your guided from trees to mammals. Dest poker hand at the end of the walk wins. Trail is both natural surface and asphalt along the woodland and lake edges. Dress for the weather. Bring water & snack. Pre-register and pre-pay $6. Meet at the Lake Franklin Event Center at Large Group Camp.

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FDR State Park | Santa Paddle and Campfire
Dec
22
2:00 PM14:00

FDR State Park | Santa Paddle and Campfire

Santa Paddle and Campfire

Join Santa's flotilla on Lake Deleanor. We provide life jackets, paddles, 2-person canoes, kayaks, paddleboats or row boats. After paddling roast a marshmallow, drink hot chocolate, and participate in ranger-led activities around the campfire. Pre-register & prepay at the park office. Limited space for boaters. $10 each ages 10-adult. $5 ages 4-9 for entire event. Campfire only $5 and $3. Dress for the weather.

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FDR State Park | Candy Shoot Archery
Dec
22
12:00 PM12:00

FDR State Park | Candy Shoot Archery

Candy Shoot Archery

Stationary, archery target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction, equipment and candy prizes. Pre-register and pay $12 at the park office. Drive to Fishing Dock and park. Short walk down to the range.

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FDR State Park | Holiday Bingo & Winter Campfire
Dec
21
6:00 PM18:00

FDR State Park | Holiday Bingo & Winter Campfire

Holiday Bingo & Winter Campfire

Adults and families play our famous Winter Bingo along Lake Deleanor. Prizes & campfire with marshmallows. $4 for each bingo card ages 4 & up. Pay correct change at the door. Meet next to Lake Deleanor at the boathouse. Bring roasting stick and blanket or chair.

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FDR State Park | Holiday Bingo & Winter Campfire
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

FDR State Park | Holiday Bingo & Winter Campfire

Holiday Bingo & Winter Campfire

Adults and families play our famous Winter Bingo along Lake Deleanor. Prizes & campfire with marshmallows. $4 for each bingo card ages 4 & up. Pay correct change at the door. Meet next to Lake Deleanor at the boathouse. Bring roasting stick and blanket or chair.

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FDR State Park | Fall Bark Walk
Dec
8
3:00 PM15:00

FDR State Park | Fall Bark Walk

Fall Bark Walk

Bring your canine or human friend and join a naturalist for an easy, not stroller accessible, ramble through the fall woods. Great for adults or families. Meet next to the Trading Post in the campground. $2 correct change per person.

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FDR State Park | Dog Obedience Class
Dec
8
12:00 PM12:00

FDR State Park | Dog Obedience Class

Dog Obedience Class | FDR State Park

Join Champion Crossroads Canine instructors to learn basic obedience, tricks and problem-solving techniques. $50 with dog, $25 to adult class. Call 706-663-7005 with questions, registration and payment. Limited space. Meet at covered stone picnic shelter at the end of the pool parking lot.

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FDR State Park | Holiday Bingo & Winter Campfire
Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

FDR State Park | Holiday Bingo & Winter Campfire

Holiday Bingo & Winter Campfire

Adults and families play our famous Winter Bingo along Lake Deleanor. Prizes & campfire with marshmallows. $4 for each bingo card ages 4 & up. Pay correct change at the door. Meet next to Lake Deleanor at the boathouse. Bring roasting stick and blanket or chair.

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FDR State Park | Homeschool in the Park
Dec
7
10:00 AM10:00

FDR State Park | Homeschool in the Park

Endangered Species | Homeschool In the Park

Join us for an exciting discovery geared towards families who homeschool. Indoor and outdoor investigative labs. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the park on your own afterwards. $6 per child ages 4 & up, parents free. Pre-register and pre-pay. Meet a Lake Franklin Event Center at the Large Group Camp. turn on road to the horse stables.

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FDR State Park | Candy Shoot Archery
Dec
1
12:00 PM12:00

FDR State Park | Candy Shoot Archery

Candy Shoot Archery

Stationary, archery target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction, equipment and candy prizes. Pre-register and pay $12 at the park office. Drive to Fishing Dock and park. Short walk down to the range.

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FDR State Park | Dutch Oven Cooking
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

FDR State Park | Dutch Oven Cooking

Dutch Oven Cooking

Join Instructor, Lesley Risinger, to discover simple, tasty basics of Dutch oven cooking over charcoal. Sample tasting. Pre-register and pay at the park office, $10 and $5 parking fee. Bring your own bowl and fork. Event will be held at the covered picnic shelter at the end of the pool parking lot.

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