Start the New Year with a Hike!

Throughout the United States, hikers — experienced and new — will hit the trails on January 1 as part of the First Day Hikes program. You can get involved at any of dozens of participating Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites.

Six State Parks to Briefly Close for Deer Quota Hunts

Each fall, to prevent deer overpopulation, the Department of Natural Resources schedules quota hunts on public lands. Starting next week, various state parks will close temporarily to facilitate these hunts. See the full schedule of park closures.

Festivals, Orchards, and Wineries: Spend Fall in North Georgia

Looking for some fun, outdoor activities this fall? North Georgia is full of great ways to spend time outside with friends and family as the weather cools off.

National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, September 23

Celebrate the great outdoors on National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday, September 23, 2017. Fishing is free for Georgia residents, and many state parks and recreation areas are hosting special events.

Take on a Georgia State Park Challenge during National Great Outdoors Month

June is Great Outdoors Month! Looking for a fun way to get out of the house? Try a club at Georgia's state parks.

2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Georgians

These upcoming events and resources in Georgia could help you stick to your new year’s resolutions.

4 Offbeat Ways to Bring in the New Year in Georgia

Looking for a different way to celebrate on New Year’s Eve in Georgia? Check out these unique ideas for bringing in the new year!

Celebrate the Holidays with Georgia’s State Parks

Looking for a special way to welcome in the new year? Head outdoors to Georgia's State Parks! There are events and special deals for everyone this season.

Star Gazing in Georgia

October is a great month to experience the dark skies across Georgia. If you plan on camping or just getting out with your telescope, find out where to go and what you can see in the night sky.

A Natural Wonder: Amicalola Falls

Amicalola Falls in the northeast Georgia mountains is a favorite for families, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts.