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Georgia State Parks Host Fall Fishing Contest

November 19, 2013

Georgia State Parks is offering a "Reelin' in the Prizes" fishing contest from now until December 1. Get a big catch and you could win an assortment of prizes!

Fall Means Changing Leaves, Or Does It?

October 1, 2013

Will all the rain we got this summer affect the beautiful fall colors we look forward to every October and November?

Your State Parks Day

September 24, 2013

Be sure to take advantage of "Your State Parks Day" where you will receive free admission to the state parks and have volunteer opportunities to help keep Georgia beautiful.

Energy Efficient Sales Tax in Two Weeks

September 23, 2013

Mark October 4 through October 6 in your calendar! Georgia will participate in an energy efficient sales tax holiday.

New Don Carter State Park Opens on Lake Lanier

September 16, 2013

This morning, Governor Nathan Deal will recognize the opening of Don Carter State Park, Georgia's newest state park and its only on Lake Lanier.

Caving Put on Hold

June 28, 2013

Caving opportunities in north Georgia and surrounding areas are being restricted due to a fatal fungus in bat communities affecting the East Coast.

Finding Healthy, Local Food

June 17, 2013

Linking farmers and consumers, Georgia Grown makes it simple for families to buy local foods.

Dump the Pump

June 13, 2013

Try transit during Dump the Pump, June 17-21. For one day, ride transit and experience for yourself the benefits of not driving alone.

National Get Outdoors Day This Saturday

June 6, 2013

This Saturday, National Get Outdoors Day, outdoors enthusiasts will head out to cave, hike, kayak and swim at parks all over the country.

Get Out to State Parks

May 8, 2013

As spring and summer settle in, the nearly 50 state parks flourish. Families gather to cave, hike, fish and geocache, while reunion parties make camp or rent lakeside cottages.

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