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Don Carter State Parks Events Calendar

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Among the coming events planned at Don Carter State Park:<br /> <br /> Saturday May 24th<br /> Intro to Camping: 10am-11am, meet at the visitor center upper parking lot ($5)<br /> Easy, Fun Camp Cooking: 12 pm- 1 pm, meet at the visitor center upper parking lot ($5)<br /> Birds of Don Carter: 3 pm- 4 pm, meet at the parking lot next to the lake loop trail head ($3)<br /> <br /> Sunday May 25th<br /> Intro to Canoe Fun: 9 am to 12 pm, meet at the day use boat ramp ($30 per boat, must pre-register)<br /> Group Hike: 1 pm- 2 pm, meet at the gravel trail head parking lot ($2)<br /> Animals and Their Signs: 4 pm to 5 pm, meet at the visitor center upper parking lot ($3)<br /> <br /> Saturday May 31st <br /> Snakes Alive: 10am-11am, meet at the visitor center upper parking lot ($5)<br /> Camp Fire Safety: 12pm - 1pm, meet at the visitor center upper parking lot ($3)<br /> Animals and Their Signs: 2 pm-3 pm, meet at the visitor center upper parking lot ($3)<br /> <br /> Sunday June 1st<br /> Intro to Canoe Fun: 10am - 1pm, meet at the day use boat ramp ($30 per boat, must pre-register)<br /> Snakes Alive: 3pm -4pm, meet at the visitor center upper parking lot ($5)<br /> Animals and Their Signs: 5pm-6 pm, meet at the visitor center upper parking lot ($3)<br /> <br /> For more information contact the visitor's center at the park at 678-450-7726.<br />
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