Free Programs

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Free Programs

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Reoccurring Programs:

Animals of Amicalola Falls – Every Friday and Sunday at 1pm and 4pm in the Visitor’s Center Arch Room Reserve Your Spot Online

Saturday Animal Programs are temporarily unavailable-our animals are on vacation but will return June 22nd! Thank you for understanding.

Bats of Georgia – April – November, 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 7pm in April, 7:30pm in May Reserve Your Spot Online

Iconic Trees of Amicalola Falls – April – November, 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 11am (excluding 5/11) Reserve Your Spot Online

Sunset Stories – 1st Saturday at 7pm in April, 7:30pm in May Reserve Your Spot Online

Blue Ridge Raptors Birds of Prey – May – June, 1st and 3rd Saturday at 1pm, Plus extra program 5/11 Reserve Your Spot Online


Upcoming Special Programs:

World Turtle Day! Turtle Talk – 5/23 12:00pm Reserve Your Spot Online

Memorial Day Campsite Decoration Contest – 5/25 and 5/26


Program Information

Animals of Amicalola Falls – Join a park naturalist to learn about animals native to Amicalola Falls State Park during this 30-minute program! Learn amazing facts about our backyard heroes and what you can do to help protect them. Programs may include up to 2 of the following live animals: various species of snake, box turtle, hawk, and or owl. Presentations take place in the Visitor’s Center.

Our animals may occasionally need the day off, in the rare event an animal is not available for this program another program may take its place. Thank you for understanding.

Bats of Georgia – If you don’t already love Georgia’s bats- you’re about to! Join bat enthusiasts and Georgia master naturalists to learn what bats do for us, and what we can do for Georgia’s bats. After the 30-minute presentation, take a walk using special bat-detecting gear to participate in citizen-science! Meet us in the campground picnic pavilion.

Birds of Prey presented by Blue Ridge Raptors – Join Blue Ridge Raptors in the Visitor’s Center Arch Room to meet up to 6 different species of raptor up close! 45-minute programs are held in Visitor’s Center Arch Room. Come early to chat with Raptor Specialists, stay after the program for photos with a raptor! This program replaces 1pm Animals of Amicalola on the days it is scheduled.

Iconic Trees of Amicalola Falls – A free 1-1.5 hour moderate guided hike to learn how to identify trees around the park. Meet behind the Visitor’s Center at 11am.

Sunset Stories – This series features professional storytellers as they work their magic at the campground firepit! Bring a chair, a flashlight and an open imagination for this 1 hour program. Meet at the campground firepit at sunset. If rain forecast is 75% or higher, stories will take place in the lodge lobby. Register here to receive communications about weather changes.

World Turtle Day! Turtle Talk – Join a park naturalist as we celebrate our native turtles, learn how we can help support them in the wild, and meet one of our ambassador Eastern Box Turtles that calls our park home. Meet us in our Visitor Center’s Arch room for this 45 minute program!

Memorial Day Campground Decoration Contest – Put your creativity to the test and decorate your campsite ‘red white and blue’ themed to win a free Axe Throwing session for two! This event will take place on Memorial Day weekend and final judging will be held on 5/26 at 2:00pm.





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