Georgia Magazine - October 2017 - 9
xplore a haunted plantation, share
s'mores and ghost stories around a
roaring campfire, enjoy a spooky
hayride and take part in many other
Halloween-themed activities at these
state parks and historic sites. For
more information, visit gastateparks.
20th Annual Haunted Halloween
Hayrides, Oct. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28,
Red Top Mountain State Park, Acworth. Take a spooky ride through
the forests of Ravenwood, then enjoy
storytelling and snacks; reservations
Ghosts and Legends of HofwylBroadfield Plantation, Oct. 13, 2021, 27, Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Historic Site, Brunswick. Take an eerie
journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most-haunted rice plantation. As
you walk beneath centuries-old live
oaks, explore the outbuildings of the
plantation and take a lantern tour of
the main house, you'll hear tales of
recent ghostly encounters, plantation
folklore and the history of the low
country rice fields. (912) 264-7333.
Moonlight Madness, Oct. 21, General Coffee State Park, Nicholls. Kick
off your Halloween fun with a kids'
carnival that includes a haunted
house and a spooky maze, then take
a hayride to see entries in the campsite decoration contest. (912) 3847082.
and-ghosts mini-golf, test your
skill at ghosts-and-goblins archery and take a hayride to a
haunted house. (706) 359-3458.
Spooky S'mores, Oct. 27,
The Haunted Halloween Hayrides at Red Top
Seminole State Park, DonalMountain State Park in Acworth are very popular,
sonville. Gather around the
so reservations are required.
campfire for gooey s'mores
and ghoulish ghost stories.
A Haunted Evening at A.H. Ste(229) 861-3137.
phens, Oct. 28, A.H. Stephens State
Halloween Hike, Oct. 28, Provi- Park, Crawfordville. Activities include
dence Canyon Outdoor Recreation a haunted hayride, a movie on the
Area, Lumpkin. Take a spooky, rang- lawn, games, a campfire and trick-orer-led nighttime hike into Providence treating. (706) 456-2602.
Canyon. Be sure to bring a flashlight,
and be prepared for scary stories. Gold Museum Halloween, Oct.
31, Dahlonega Gold Museum His(229) 838-4706.
toric Site, Dahlonega. Trick-or-treat
Halloween Party, Oct. 28, Mistle- and compete in the costume contest,
toe State Park, Appling. Bowl Hal- then take a trip around Dahlonega's
loween-style, take a haunted hayride historic square, where merchants
and compete in the scariest-campsite will have treats for everyone. (706)
contest. (706) 541-0321.
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Spooky, Scaly, Spectacular, Oct. 21,
Smithgall Woods State Park, Helen.
What better time to learn about some
of Georgia's creepy-crawlies than
right before Halloween? Snakes, spiders and roaches are on the "yuck"
list for many people, but this program
will allow attendees to meet them and
learn about their amazing adaptations
and abilities. (706) 878-3087.
Haunted Park, Oct. 27, Elijah Clark
State Park, Lincolnton. Take a tour of
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