New Nature Naturally Weekend at Callaway Gardens

Learn How to Experience Being Outdoors with Geocaching, Kayaking and More
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Oct. 31, 2011 - PRLog -- PINE MOUNTAIN, GA – Looking to do something more than walk through the woods when enjoying nature?  Join us November 11-13, 2011, for a family-friendly weekend of outdoor activities and learn how to enjoy Nature Naturally at Callaway Gardens!

Here’s your chance to try something new and different – or just give yourself time to enjoy some outdoor activities that are on your list of favorites.  Experts will be on hand to give tips on how get the most of being outdoors and even give you some new reasons to get out and explore nature.  What better place than Callaway Gardens to learn how to geocache, a high-tech scavenger hunt; kayak, canoe or bicycle; stargaze; and fly high on TreeTop Adventure*, an aerial challenge with ziplines.

The weekend schedule is:

Friday, November 11
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.      Welcome Cookout

Saturday, November 12
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.   TreeTop Adventure**
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.    Lunch in Discovery Center Classroom
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.    Birds of Prey Program at Discovery
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.    Raptor Walk with Callaway's Birds of Prey
2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.       Light Striker Laser Tag or Geocaching
                 Scavenger Hunt
3:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.       Enjoy the Gardens at your leisure
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.          Dinner (on your own)
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.    Astronomy Program with Columbus State
       University’s Coca-Cola Space Science

Sunday, November 13
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.         Kayaking/Canoeing on Mountain Creek Lake or
11 a.m. and Beyond       Enjoy the Gardens at your leisure
Reserve the Nature Naturally Outdoor Weekend package at or call 1-800-CALLAWAY (225-5292).  Based on availability, some restrictions apply.

Callaway Gardens is in Pine Mountain, Ga., 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus.  To experience nature at its finest, call 1-800-CALLAWAY or visit

*TreeTop Adventure requires closed-toe shoes and participants must be 54 inches tall.

About Callaway Gardens
For almost 60 years, Callaway Gardens has provided “a place of relaxation, inspiration and a better understanding of the living world” for millions of visitors.  Owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, Callaway Gardens includes a garden, resort, preserve and residential community on 13,000 acres in Pine Mountain, Georgia.  Highlights include a butterfly conservatory, horticultural center, discovery center, chapel, inland beach, nature trails and special events throughout the year.

In addition, Callaway Gardens offers nearly 80,000 square feet of meeting space, 763 guest rooms, restaurants, a full-service spa, shops, golf, tennis, fishing and more.

Five unique, close-knit residential communities--with custom home sites, lakefront properties and cottages on the golf course – offer an ideal home away from home or full-time residence.

Callaway Gardens is home to a 4,610-acre forest preserve which is under conservation easement.  This conserved, sustainably-managed land is used for biological studies and environmental education programs.

Note to Editors:  Images, interviews and visits to the event can be arranged.  Thank you.

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A gardens, resort, preserve and community, owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, offering "So Much to See and Do" while "Connecting Man and Nature in a way that Benefits Both." Located in Pine Mountain, Georgia.
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