Get Involved with Your State Parks Day

Join us for the biggest volunteer day in our history! There are many different ways to get involved in Your State Parks Day.

Visit

One of the best things you can do to support your state parks and historic sites is visit them and see all the amazing things they have to offer. With camping, hiking, fishing, historical tours and more, you're sure to find an activity the whole family will love. And, on Your State Parks Day, we're paying your admission and parking fees. Here are just a few of the amazing activities you can enjoy:

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Volunteer

To celebrate National Public Lands Day, Friends chapters across the state will be hosting service projects that you can get involved in. Families are encouraged to bring the kids and join in our efforts to take care of Georgia's greatest treasures. No matter your skills or abilities, you can join in and make a difference. In addition, volunteers on Your State Parks Day will receive a free t-shirt just for helping out. Plus, you'll also get a coupon for a discount on a future stay so you can come back and enjoy the fruits of your labor. It is a great opportunity to get involved, make a difference and enjoy all Georgia's parks and historic sites have to offer.

Here is a sample of some of the great projects that will be going on for Your State Parks Day.  Click here for a complete list.

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Support Us

Even if you can't make it to a park on Your State Parks Day, you can still make a difference. If you are not currently a member, consider joining Friends. The free camping and discounts will make your membership worthwhile and, at the same time, you'll be making a difference. Please also consider making a tax-deductible donation to our organization or to your local chapter. Your donations help support our efforts on Your State Parks Day and beyond. Here are just a few examples of what we have accomplished with your generous donations as part of our Chapters in Action program.

 

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Spread the Word

Over 50,000 of you follow us on social media, including FacebookTwitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. If only 5% of you help spread the word through your own social networks, we could reach over 600,000 people. Will you be one of the 5%? Click here to learn how to easily spread the word!

 

Whatever you choose to do on Your State Parks Day and whichever park or historic site you decide to visit, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you made a difference all of Georgia, now and for the future generations that will be able to enjoy the amazing resources and opportunities Georgia has to offer. And for that, we say: