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Night Hikes
Discover local trails by moonlight! Come along on our guided night hike. Enjoy activities that enhance the beauty and magic of our forest at night. Registration for this program begins six weeks before the event.
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Night Hike Sandy Creek Nature Center 
8 - 100 N/A 03/31/2023
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Sandy Creek Nature Center - Trails
$2.00 Res, $3.00 Non-Res
 
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Night Hike Birchmore Trail 
8 - 100 N/A 04/28/2023
08:00 PM - 09:15 PM

Memorial Park - Birchmore Trail
$2.00 Res, $3.00 Non-Res
 
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Night Hike Southeast Clarke Park 
8 - 100 N/A 05/26/2023
08:15 PM - 09:30 PM

Southeast Clarke Park - Trails
$2.00 Res, $3.00 Non-Res

Sasquatch Adventure
Willing to hike off trail in search of cryptids? Evaluate evidence with an open mind and a good sense of humor? Interested in exploring a large tract of land in search of clues? Sign up for Sasquatch Adventure! Fearlessly this group, led by highly trained government staff will search for animal sign, evaluate habitat, experiment with calls and other techniques in search of Sasquatch. Wear clothes and shoes appropriate for hiking. Pack in water and a snack for this strenuous backwoods adventure. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
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Sasquatch Adventure 
10 - 100 N/A Sa  03/18/2023
11:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Tallassee Forest
$3.00 Res, $4.50 Non-Res

Trail Discovery Tour
Join Trails and Open Space staff on a guided hike. We will discuss plant, animal and mineral residents we encounter along the trail. Learn about the history of the park and the efforts made to preserve our public forest.
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Cook's Trail Discovery Tour 
8 - 100 N/A Sa  05/13/2023
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Sandy Creek Park - Cooks Trail Trailhead
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res

Hike into History
Take a guided hike with Trails and Open Space staff. Learn about the social, economic, and natural history of our public spaces.
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Hike into History Ben Burton 
8 - 100 N/A Sa  02/18/2023
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Ben Burton Park - Parking Lot
$2.00 Res, $3.00 Non-Res
 
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A Walk through Athens' Industrial Past 
14 - 100 N/A Sa  04/22/2023
02:00 PM - 04:30 PM

North Oconee River Greenway - 10 Poplar St Parking Lot
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res

Introduction to Sustainable Trails Workshop
Interested in how to site, build, and maintain a pedestrian natural surface trail? Curious about the tools and techniques we use to build the trails you enjoy? Just want to get your hands dirty in the woods on a Saturday? Join Trails and Open Space staff for this family friendly workshop! Learn all the basics of safe tool usage and trail construction in this fun, hands-on 2 hour session.
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Introduction to Sustainable Trails Workshop 
14 - 100 N/A Sa  04/15/2023
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Sandy Creek Nature Center - Trails
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res

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