Things to do outdoors in Georgia June 2015

Things to do Outdoors in Georgia June 2015

Things to do outdoors in Georgia June 2015
Things to do outdoors in Georgia June 2015


Welcome to Great Outdoors Month! Nationally recognized celebrations like National Trail Days, National Get Outdoors Day, National Fishing & Boating Week, Father's Day and the Great American Backyard Campout have filled June so full of outdoor fun and activities that I can't possibly list them all in one post. So, I've made several. This is my "master list," of Georgia's outdoor fun and activities for Great Outdoor Month. A great way to find what you're looking for is to use the "Find" function of your browser to search for your favorite parks, activities, or date (format month/day).

My other event lists for this jam-packed month include Go Fish Georgia in June (June 6 & 13), Georgia's National Trails Day Events (June 6), and Georgia's National Get Outdoors Day Events (June 13).

Get ready because this is THE biggest Georgia Outdoors list of things to do all year. Remember, some events require registration. So, it's a good idea to check out the provided link.

Throughout June
Kids! Learn about FAMOUS animals & their wild cousins all through June at Chatt Nature Center.
Kids! All June, visit Chattahoochee Nature Center to do the Summer Outdoor Scavenger Hunt!
Experience! Stone Mountain Park's Lasershow Spectacular & Summer at the Rock every day after 6/13
Kids! Visit the Georgia National Fairgrounds for a Fishing with Kids event! All of June

Great Georgia Father's Day Giveaway
During June, I'll be celebrating Father's Day with the Great Georgia Father's Day Giveaway with super partners like Teton Sports, Friends of Georgia State Parks, and Treetop Quest.

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June 1-7
Things to do outdoors in Georgia June 2015 Cloudland Canyon
Date Night! Head to Tallulah Gorge State Park for a full moon suspension bridge hike. 6/1 & 6/2
Explore! Cloudland Canyon State Park offers wild cave tours 6/2 & 6/3.
Explore! Chattahoochee Nature Center's PeeWee Naturalist Summer Series starts 6/2
Volunteer! Meet the Friends of Cloudland Canyon Trail Crew and help maintain the trails. 6/2 & 6/16
Photo Fun! Amateurs learn moonlight landscape photography at Sweetwater Creek State Park 6/2

Experience! Mid-week wind down paddle on the peaceful reservoir at Sweetwater Creek State Park. 6/3
Kids! Register for 3-day Jr Camp at Fort Yargo State Park for 6/3, 6/4, /6/5 or 6/17, 6/18, 6/19
Experience! Watch for wading birds and enjoy the sunset on a twilight lake paddle at Sweetwater Creek 6/5 & 6/7
Explore! Look for tadpoles & learn about amphibians every Friday in June at FDR State Park. 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26

National Trails Day is 6/6. Click here for the full list of Georgia Events celebrating our trail systems.
National Fishing & Boating Week is celebrated with Georgia's Free Fishing Days on 6/6 & 6/13. Click here for the full list of Georgia Free Fishing Days Events.

Things to do outdoors in Georgia June 2015 Sweetwater CreekExplore! Wild Cave Tour at Cloudland Canyon State Park is sure to beat the heat! 6/6 & 6/7
Chattahoochee Nature Center's Flying Colors Butterfly Festival happening 6/6 & 6/7

Explore! Sat. & Sun. in June, paddle the hooch with Chattahoochee Nature Center! 6/7

 

June 8-14
Things to do outdoors in Georgia June 2015 Cloudland CanyonExplore! Wild Cave Tour at Cloudland Canyon State Park is sure to beat the heat! June 9 & 10
Date Night! Chattahoochee Nature Center after hours stroll & butterfly encounter 6/11
Experience! Watch for wading birds and enjoy the sunset on a twilight lake paddle at Sweetwater Creek June 12
Education! Learn about Brown Bats, hike to watch them emerge from bat houses at Ft McAllister State Park June 12
Date Night! New Moon darkens the sky for this nighttime paddle at Hard Labor Creek State Park June 12 & 13
Experience! Wildlife Feeding Time at Chattahoochee Nature Center, Tuesdays & Saturdays at 4PM, 6/9 & 6/13

National Fishing & Boating Week is celebrated with Georgia's Free Fishing Days on 6/6 & 6/13. Click here for the full list of Georgia Free Fishing Days Events.
National Get Outdoors Day is 6/13. Check out Georgia's special events list for Get Outdoors Day!

Kids! Catch fish at Vogel State Park's Annual Kids Fishing Rodeo June 13
Volunteer! Every 2nd Saturday is volunteer work day at Don Carter State Park!! June 13
Volunteer! Maintain and ride the bike trails at Hard Labor Creek State Park June 13

Things to do outdoors in Georgia June 2015 Bike
Georgia Mountain Biking


Explore! Wild Cave Tour at Cloudland Canyon State Park is sure to beat the heat! June 14
Experience! Family-friendly 5-mile bike tour at Panola Mtn. Bring a picnic!! June 14
Date Night! Enjoy the evening with a guided paddle at Sweetwater Creek State Park June 14
Pre-Fathers Day Paddle at Chattahoochee Nature Center. Celebrate Dad with a canoe trip 6/14
Kids! Register for 3-day Jr Ranger Day Camp at Indian Springs State Park by 6/14. $40 Camp is 6/15-6/18

 

June 15-21

Things to do outdoors in Georgia June 2015 Kayaking
Kayaking Georgia State Parks


Kids! Ft Yargo hosts Jr Ranger Day Camp June 17-19. Pre-register.
Explore! Wild Cave Tour at Cloudland Canyon State Park is sure to beat the heat! 6/17 - 6/19
Date Night! Enjoy a peaceful sunset paddle at High Falls State Park 6/19
Explore! Look for tadpoles & learn about amphibians every FRI in June at FDR State Park. 6/19
Experience! Sweetwater Creek SP hosts a night time stargazer paddle! Don't miss it 6/19
Date Night! Get away from the city at Hard Labor Creek SP for a stargazing paddle. 6/19 & 6/20

Experience! The 20th annual Senior Fishing Rodeo! Anglers 55+ come to AH Stephens on 6/20
Volunteer! Come help with projects at beautiful Black Rock Mtn State Park on 6/20
Education! Come out to High Falls State Park for Paddling 101! Pre-register 6/20
Volunteer! Help clean up overgrown trails at Moccasin Creek State Park on 6/20
Volunteer! Bring your work gloves and pack a lunch to work on Pine Mtn Trail at FDR SP 6/20
Experience! Paddle a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek and hike the mill ruins. 6/20
Celebrate summer solstice with a canoe paddle at Chattahoochee Nature Center 6/20
Experience! Learn tree climbing, with rope & harness, at Panola Mtn State Park 6/20
Things to do outdoors in Georgia June 2015Education! Learn about some medicinal plants at Chattahoochee Nature Center 6/20

Explore! Wild Cave Tour at Cloudland Canyon State Park is sure to beat the heat! June 20 & 21
Date Night! Get out to Sweetwater Creek SP for a serene twilight lake paddle 6/20 & 21
Education! Beginners learn to canoe on Beaver Pond at Chattahoochee Nature Center 6/21
Volunteer! Paddle a canoe along the banks of Sweetwater Creek to help pick up trash. 6/21
Education! Learn about our local snakes at Sweetwater Creek State Park June 21

Not Available yet> Check out this list of Outdoor Family Father's Day Ideas including Georgia Destinations 6/21

Things to do outdoors in Georgia
Tallulah Gorge
Credit: Lesli Peterson


June 22-28
Kids! Register for Jr Ranger Camp at Kolomoki Mounds State Park! Camp is 6/22-25
Explore! Wild Cave Tour at Cloudland Canyon State Park is sure to beat the heat! June 23 & 24
Date Night! Sunset sips, live music & butterfly encounter at Chatt Nature Center 6/25
Explore! Watch for wading birds as the sun sets over Sweetwater Creek State Park June 26
Date Night! Paddle a canoe for a peaceful 3-mile guided tour at High Falls State Park 6/26
Date Night on the river, relax at this adult-only event at Chattahoochee Nature Center 6/26
Celebrate! Bring the family for beach games, volleyball & sand castle contest at Tugaloo SP 6/27
Experience! Walk a tightrope at Tallulah Gorge State Park on 6/27
Education! Learn about our native reptiles at Crooked River State Park June 27
Date Night! Come to Sweetwater Creek State Park for a candlelight hike to the mill 6/27
Education! GA State University's Observatory hosts open house at Hard Labor Creek SP 6/27
Kids! Come to Chattahoochee Nature Center & set up camp for the Great American Campout 6/27
Experience! Paddle up Beaver Creek with the ranger at Sweetwater Creek State Park 6/27 & 28
Explore! Wild Cave Tour at Cloudland Canyon State Park is sure to beat the heat! June 27 & 28
Women! Come to Sweetwater Creek SP for a womens only intro to kayaking! 6/28

June 29 & 30
Explore! Wild Cave Tour at Cloudland Canyon State Park is sure to beat the heat! 6/30

About Candy Cook

I'm a homeschooling mom of two boys, blogging family travel & adventure, homeschooling, exploring nature and getting dirty in the great outdoors.

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