Special Events

Come on out to A.H. Stephens State Park! Friends and staff have some special things planned for you and your family. 
A.H. Stephens State Park
456 Alexander Street NW
Crawfordville, GA 30631 

A WALK TO THE STARS
AUGUST 13, 2016, 8:30 PM too 11 PM
The evening will start with a sensory hike, where we will learn to use all of our senses to make the night come alive. Our hike will then end at Lake Buncombe, where you will see and learn about star constellations and get a great view of the Perseid meteor shower. We will be meeting in the parking lot at Shelter #3 (also known as the BBQ pit).

Please wear comfortable shoes and bring your favorite camping chair, blanket, flashlight and join us for a great evening.
Event Fee $4, Parking Free for Friends Members. For more information call 706-456-2602. 

 

POKEMON GO FOR A NIGHT HIKE
AUGUST 27, 2016, 9 PM to 11 PM 
Enjoy a pet friendly ranger led night hike in search of nocturnal animals and the elusive Pokemon. We will also explore the C.C.C. trails and buildings. You will need to bring your own smartphone. We will meet at our park office, which is also a Pokestop.  Event Fee $5, Parking Free for Friends Members. For more information call 706-456-2602.

 

 

YOUR STATE PARKS DAY
SEPTEMBER 24,  9 AM to 1 PM

Please come and join Friends of A. H. Stephens and our Park Staff on this very important day! Our goal is to clean, rake, clip, and remove underbrush in areas throughout the park. Bring bug spray, work gloves and any yard tools that you would like to use, some will be provided. Bottled water and snacks will be distributed. All ages welcome! Event and parking is free for all volunteers.
For more information call 706-456-2602.

 

A HAUNTING EVENING AT THE PARK
OCTOBER 29, 2016, 7 PM TO 10 PM

Join park staff and Friends of A. H. Stephens for a fun evening of ghouling events.  Activities include a haunted hayride, treats, movie on the lawn, campfire, costume contest, and a campsite decorating contest for both RV and Equestrian campers.  Fee - $1-$3. Parking Free for Friends Members. For more information call 706-456-2602.
                                                     

                                

CHRISTMAS AT A.H. STEPHENS
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 6 PM - 10 PM - November 25, 26, 27 | December 2, 3, 4 | December 9, 10, 11 | December 16, 17, 18 | December 23, 24, 25.  
Tour our 10 acre event field and Visitor Center area which will be decorated by area business, site partners, and volunteers.  Refreshments will be offered by local sponsored volunteers, and a holiday movie will be shown nightly. 
For more information call 706-456-2602. Events is free. Parking Free for Friends Members. Pet Friendly. 

 

A CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS AT LIBERTY HALL
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016,  6 PM to 9 PM
Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens' home, Liberty Hall, will be decorated with styles of the Victorian Christmas past. Come enjoy a candlelight tour, and crafts all accompanied by the sounds of the Victorian Era. Refreshments will be served.  $5 Event Fee. Parking Free for Friends Members. For more information call 706-456-2602. 

 

FIRST DAY HIKE OF 2017!
Sunday, January 1, 2017, 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Join us on a pet-friendly, Ranger led hike. On the hike we will explore the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps and A. H. Stephens. We will meet at Lake Liberty, located in front of Park Office. Bring water and wear sturdy shoes. $5 Event Fee. Parking Free for Friends Members. For more information call 706-456-2602.