Solar Eclipse Day at Unicoi State Park

Helen, GA






10:00am - 3:00pm


Unicoi State Park
1788 Highway 356
Helen, GA 30545
(GPS is not accurate for this address - call for directions)



On Monday, August 21, 2017, Helen will be in the path of totality for a total solar eclipse! This is a very rare event that will only last for about 2 minutes. Unicoi State Park is a great place place to witness this historic event! Throughout the day, families will have several opportunities to participate in eclipse-related activities.

You can reserve a boat on Unicoi lake for 1 hour (2pm-3pm) for $20. Reservations are REQUIRED and quantities are limited. Boats available: canoes, kayaks, paddle boards, 2 person pedal boats and 4 person pedal boats.

There will be an informal presentation about the total solar eclipse given by Unicoi’s Interpretive Ranger at 10AM at the Visitor Center. After the presentation, kids can make a solar eclipse craft for $3. Come learn more about this interesting phenomenon and bring the kids along!

Unicoi Restaurant will be offering a “Solar Eclipse Themed” dinner on the night of August 21st. Science never tasted so good thanks to Chef Mark and Chef Pete!

Please call 706-878-2201 ext. 592 to make boat rental reservations.

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