Events

May

Stick Horse Derby

3:00 - 4:30 PM

It’s a 20-yard race, not 1.25 miles. It’s not for thoroughbreds, but stick horses. Make one, or rent one of ours (limited number.) Decorate it lavishly, name it, and bring it to the park. For all ages and abilities. Prizes for race winners and best dressed horse. Real ponies also on-site for rides for an additional fee. Meet at the Liberty Bell Pool playground on Hwy 354.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
$4 entry fee per rider. $4 rental for park stick horses. Must pre-register and pre-pay.
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Eye Spy 20 - Camera Scavenger Hunt

Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4 PM Sat. Winners notified 4 PM by phone to pick up prize.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Derby Day Wine Tasting

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Sponsored by Friends of FDR State Park & Warm Springs Winery

Wear your big, elegant Derby Hat and enjoy a fun afternoon sampling local wines & tasty hors d’oeuvres. Enjoy box seats for the Stick Horse Derby. Must be 21 or older. Prizes for best dressed. Must pre-register and pre-pay at the park office. Held at the Liberty Bell Pool upper deck. 

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
$20 per person
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Pine Mountain Trail Flower Photo Hike

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Bring your camera and wildflower guide for a walk through diverse habitats ending at Rocky Point Parking lot. There will be transportation to get hikers back to their cars. Bring lunch and water. Geared towards ages 10 & up; 5 moderate miles. Meet at the WJSP TV tower just off Hwy 190.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free.
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Bluebirds & Butterflies

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Help us monitor our bluebird nest boxes and check on our butterfly garden. Short walk. Brief talk on basics of attracting both to your yard. Handouts provided. Meet at the Park Office.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free.
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Mother’s Day Scavenger Hunt

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Picnic in the park and then meet-up for scavenger hunt instructions. Bring a camera or cell phone that takes pictures. Not a race. Winners announced by completion and a hat draw. Prizes. Meet at FDR Park Office. 

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Bluebirds & Butterflies

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Help us monitor our bluebird nest boxes and check on our butterfly garden. Short walk. Brief talk on basics of attracting both to your yard. Handouts provided.  Meet at the Park Office.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free.
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822

Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Eye Spy 20 - Camera Scavenger Hunt

Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office.  Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners notified 4 PM by phone to pick up prize.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Homeschool In The Park Day: Fishing

9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon

Join us for an exciting discovery geared towards families who homeschool. Learn about fish & go fishing in Lake Franklin.  Discover fish up close in an investigative lab. Make a fish craft. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the park on your own afterwards. Meet at the Small Group Camp past the stables.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Cost $5 per child ages 4 & up. Must pre-register. & pre-pay. Space is limited.
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

National Kids To Park Day

Stream Walk  10:00-11:30 AM  and

Turtle Talk  12:30 - 1:15 PM   

Bring a friend and enjoy two programs in the park. Get in the stream and discover small vertebrate and macro-invert inhabitants. After lunch meet and greet some turtles. Bring a picnic lunch during the break. Dress to get a little wet. Meet at the shelter next to the Trading Post in the campground. 

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
$3 per person, cash only, includes both programs.
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Eye Spy 20 - Camera Scavenger Hunt

Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office.  Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4 PM Sat. Winners notified 4 PM by phone to pick up prize.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Naturalist by the Lake

10:00 - 2:00 PM

Meet the naturalist and check out wildflower, fish, butterfly or new discoveries for the day. Ask a question. Always interesting. Drop in at the boathouse next to the Fishing Dock in the campground.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Golden Doughnut Dash & Splash

5:00 - 7:00 PM 

Sponsored by Golden Donut of Columbus

Fun run for sweet treats and the first Liberty Bell Pool splash of the season.  Price includes pool admission and fun games/activities for the entire family. 

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
$15-$20 per person. Must pre-register and pre-pay. Includes t-shirt while supplies last.
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Bluebirds & Butterflies

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Help us monitor our bluebird nest boxes and check on our butterfly garden. Short walk. Brief talk on basics of attracting both to your yard. Handouts provided. Meet at the Park Office.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free.
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Cool Pool Splash Celebration

Pool opens 11:00 AM

Music, food, games, and activities for the whole family. Local DJ poolside from 1-3 PM. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Regular Pool admission.
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822

Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Eye Spy 20 - Camera Scavenger Hunt

Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office.  Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4 PM Sat. Winners notified 4 PM by phone to pick up prize.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822

Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Naturalist by the Lake

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Meet the naturalist and check out wildflower, fish, butterfly or new discoveries for the day. Ask a question. Always interesting. Drop in at the boathouse next to the Fishing Dock in the campground.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

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