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Red Top Mountain State Park
Sunday, February 14, 2016
Craft a Critter - Create an Animal Puppet
Sundays 11 AM - 12 PM – Feb 14, 2016 until Feb 28, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We will use simple crafting and natural materials to create native to Georgia animal puppets. Each week we will make a different Red Top Puppet Critter. Bring your imagination and wear clothes that can get glue on them. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Sip of Tea & Stretch Overlooking Lake Allatoona
Sundays 1:30 PM - 2 PM – Feb 14, 2016 until Mar 27, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a moment to relax at Red Top Mountain State Park. Standing stretches on Lodge Terrace. Hot tea & Sitting Poses inside in the Discovery Room. Children's stretch available simultaneously. $2.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Friday, February 19, 2016
Tracks and Trails of Red Top Animals
Friday, Feb 19, 2016 4 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Don't let the winter gloom get you down, bring the kids to Red Top and we'll craft a paw print guide to animal tracks local to North Georgia. You'll learn where to look for these tracks and weather permitting we'll go find some wild paw prints. Meet at the Park Office, no registration needed. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Campfire Tales
Friday, Feb 19, 2016 7:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learn campfire tales while roasting tasty chestnuts. We will also learn of true American Chestnut Revitalization Programs happening at Lake Allatoona Dam and at Fort Mountain State Park. Outdoor event in front of Visitors Center, Red Top Mountain Park. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Friday, Feb 19, 2016 8:15 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us on Friday evenings at Red Top Mountain to observe the stars above us. Telescopes on hand, and you can bring your own equipment as well. We will talk about well-known constellations. Meet us at the Visitor's Center by 8:15pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge. Bring a blanket, binoculars and a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Atlanta Audubon: Birding For Beginners
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 8 AM to 9 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We will look for resident birds and see if we can find some early spring migrants. This trip will start on the Lakeside Trail, which makes a 0.5 mile loop around a restored 1869 log cabin with field and woodland habitats and a view of Allatoona Lake. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Don't get Lost, get into Orienteering
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Staying on course is a key to life, so come to the Park office and learn how to use a compass to find your way on an orienteering course. Orienteering is fun for all ages, so bring the family and join us to explore Red Top. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Wilderness Survival Skills
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
It's getting cold out, do you know how to survive in the wilderness? The ability to build a fire and shelter could keep you safe or make you the coolest kid on the camping trip. Wear your coat and gloves and bring the family to the Park Office for this program. Program is weather permitting, email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Clicks in the Night, a Batty Experience
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bats are a necessary and cool part of our ecosystem; join us at the Park Office to build your own bat habitats to strengthen their population! Call to pre-register, spaces are limited! Questions? Email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Sunday, February 21, 2016
Craft a Critter - Create an Animal Puppet
Sundays 11 AM - 12 PM – Feb 21, 2016 until Feb 28, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We will use simple crafting and natural materials to create native to Georgia animal puppets. Each week we will make a different Red Top Puppet Critter. Bring your imagination and wear clothes that can get glue on them. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Sip of Tea & Stretch Overlooking Lake Allatoona
Sundays 1:30 PM - 2 PM – Feb 21, 2016 until Mar 27, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a moment to relax at Red Top Mountain State Park. Standing stretches on Lodge Terrace. Hot tea & Sitting Poses inside in the Discovery Room. Children's stretch available simultaneously. $2.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Friday, February 26, 2016
Tracks and Trails of Red Top Animals
Friday, Feb 26, 2016 4 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Don't let the winter gloom get you down, bring the kids to Red Top and we'll craft a paw print guide to animal tracks local to North Georgia. You'll learn where to look for these tracks and weather permitting we'll go find some wild paw prints. Meet at the Park Office, no registration needed. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Campfire Tales
Friday, Feb 26, 2016 7:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learn campfire tales while roasting tasty chestnuts. We will also learn of true American Chestnut Revitalization Programs happening at Lake Allatoona Dam and at Fort Mountain State Park. Outdoor event in front of Visitors Center, Red Top Mountain Park. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Friday, Feb 26, 2016 8:15 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us on Friday evenings at Red Top Mountain to observe the stars above us. Telescopes on hand, and you can bring your own equipment as well. We will talk about well-known constellations. Meet us at the Visitor's Center by 8:15pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge. Bring a blanket, binoculars and a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Don't get Lost, get into Orienteering
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Staying on course is a key to life, so come to the Park office and learn how to use a compass to find your way on an orienteering course. Orienteering is fun for all ages, so bring the family and join us to explore Red Top. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Wilderness Survival Skills
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
It's getting cold out, do you know how to survive in the wilderness? The ability to build a fire and shelter could keep you safe or make you the coolest kid on the camping trip. Wear your coat and gloves and bring the family to the Park Office for this program. Program is weather permitting, email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Craft a Critter - Create an Animal Puppet
Sundays 11 AM - 12 PM – Feb 28, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We will use simple crafting and natural materials to create native to Georgia animal puppets. Each week we will make a different Red Top Puppet Critter. Bring your imagination and wear clothes that can get glue on them. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Sip of Tea & Stretch Overlooking Lake Allatoona
Sundays 1:30 PM - 2 PM – Feb 28, 2016 until Mar 27, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a moment to relax at Red Top Mountain State Park. Standing stretches on Lodge Terrace. Hot tea & Sitting Poses inside in the Discovery Room. Children's stretch available simultaneously. $2.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Friday, March 4, 2016
Test the Waters of Allatoona Lake
Friday, Mar 4, 2016 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring the family to Red Top Mountain's Park Office for a science activity. We'll be testing Lake Allatoona's temperature, pH balance, turbidity, and dissolved oxygen levels and discussing why it's important. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Archery at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Mar 5, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Archery was a necessary skill for thousands of years, today it remains a powerful tool for coordination and fitness. Come learn the basics of archery and see if this hobby is right for you. Call to pre-register, Ages 8+ only. Minor's must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Red Top's Reptiles
Saturday, Mar 5, 2016 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We're letting a snake and turtle out of their habitats for this interactive animal encounter. Bring the whole family to learn about the reptiles and their habitats. Meet us in the Park Office's Discovery Room. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Sunday, March 6, 2016
Sip of Tea & Stretch Overlooking Lake Allatoona
Sundays 1:30 PM - 2 PM – Mar 6, 2016 until Mar 27, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a moment to relax at Red Top Mountain State Park. Standing stretches on Lodge Terrace. Hot tea & Sitting Poses inside in the Discovery Room. Children's stretch available simultaneously. $2.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Friday, March 11, 2016
Test the Waters of Allatoona Lake
Friday, Mar 11, 2016 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring the family to Red Top Mountain's Park Office for a science activity. We'll be testing Lake Allatoona's temperature, pH balance, turbidity, and dissolved oxygen levels and discussing why it's important. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Archery at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Archery was a necessary skill for thousands of years, today it remains a powerful tool for coordination and fitness. Come learn the basics of archery and see if this hobby is right for you. Call to pre-register, Ages 8+ only. Minor's must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Sip of Tea & Stretch Overlooking Lake Allatoona
Sundays 1:30 PM - 2 PM – Mar 13, 2016 until Mar 27, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a moment to relax at Red Top Mountain State Park. Standing stretches on Lodge Terrace. Hot tea & Sitting Poses inside in the Discovery Room. Children's stretch available simultaneously. $2.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Archery at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Mar 19, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Archery was a necessary skill for thousands of years, today it remains a powerful tool for coordination and fitness. Come learn the basics of archery and see if this hobby is right for you. Call to pre-register, Ages 8+ only. Minor's must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Hills of Iron and Iron Pour
Saturday, Mar 19, 2016 11 AM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
The iron industry was one of Georgia's first businesses long before the Civil War. Take guided wagon ride tours of the historic Iron Hill section of the park. Later that evening, watch molten iron pour from a blast furnace at 2800 degrees Fahrenheit. Scratch block molds will be for sale so you can make your own iron keepsake. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Red Top's Reptiles
Saturday, Mar 19, 2016 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We're letting a snake and turtle out of their habitats for this interactive animal encounter. Bring the whole family to learn about the reptiles and their habitats. Meet us in the Park Office's Discovery Room. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Vexed by the Vernal Equinox
Saturday, Mar 19, 2016 1 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Rangers can help you figure out this cosmic conundrum. Bring the family to the Park Office for this interactive science program about the equinox. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Sunday, March 20, 2016
Sip of Tea & Stretch Overlooking Lake Allatoona
Sundays 1:30 PM - 2 PM – Mar 20, 2016 until Mar 27, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a moment to relax at Red Top Mountain State Park. Standing stretches on Lodge Terrace. Hot tea & Sitting Poses inside in the Discovery Room. Children's stretch available simultaneously. $2.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Friday, March 25, 2016
Test the Waters of Allatoona Lake
Friday, Mar 25, 2016 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring the family to Red Top Mountain's Park Office for a science activity. We'll be testing Lake Allatoona's temperature, pH balance, turbidity, and dissolved oxygen levels and discussing why it's important. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Archery at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Archery was a necessary skill for thousands of years, today it remains a powerful tool for coordination and fitness. Come learn the basics of archery and see if this hobby is right for you. Call to pre-register, Ages 8+ only. Minor's must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Sunday, March 27, 2016
Sip of Tea & Stretch Overlooking Lake Allatoona
Sundays 1:30 PM - 2 PM – Mar 27, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a moment to relax at Red Top Mountain State Park. Standing stretches on Lodge Terrace. Hot tea & Sitting Poses inside in the Discovery Room. Children's stretch available simultaneously. $2.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Hidden Gem Series: Secrets of Homestead Trail
Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 12 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
If you don’t know what you’re looking for, you probably missed it. Homestead trail is home to, you guessed it! Old Homesteads. But actually finding these sites is tricky to the untrained eye. Join a Ranger as you are guided through the forest to the sites of the homes and learn the untold story of the woods. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia Hidden Gem 
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Help make Red Top Park's Flowers Grow
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Going green is as easy as a walk in the park. We invite you to volunteer one hour of your time to help us strengthen pollinator habitats by spreading wildflower seeds in selected areas of Red Top Mountain. Meet at the Park Office with water, walking shoes, hats, and bug spray. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Imagination Playground
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 12 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We’re setting up the Imagination Playground, a collection of giant blue building blocks for kids to build and create with. Bring your kids ages 4-12 to share in this interactive, transformable environment while you relax and enjoy the view at Red Top Mountain. This program is weather permitting. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Perplexed by Pollinators?
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 1 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We’re here to help. Bring the kids for an interactive program to discover what a pollinator is and how they help improve your ecosystem. Join us at the Park Office. Questions? Email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
How to make the Honey
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Meet the bees that make life so tasty, and discover the secrets of harvesting honey. Enjoy a Q&A with a beekeeper, view an enclosed hive, and participate in a bee-utiful kids craft. Meet at the Park Office. Questions? Email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Clicks in the Night, a Batty Experience
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 3 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bats are a necessary and cool part of our ecosystem; join us at the Park Office to build your own bat habitats to strengthen their population! Call to pre-register, spaces are limited! Questions? Email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Earth's Heritage of Seeds
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 4 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Dig in at Red Top State Park and learn how heritage seed banks are giving back worldwide. Join us at the Park office. Questions? Email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Spring at the Homestead
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring the whole family to this living history event and discover what life was like for soldiers and civilians during the Civil War. Living history demonstrations include cooking, blacksmithing, woodworking, toys and games, candle-dipping, and more. See soldiers camped nearby and witness black powder weapons demonstrations including cannons. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Spring at the Homestead
Sunday, May 1, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring the whole family to this living history event and discover what life was like for soldiers and civilians during the Civil War. Living history demonstrations include cooking, blacksmithing, woodworking, toys and games, candle-dipping, and more. See soldiers camped nearby and witness black powder weapons demonstrations including cannons. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Spring at the Homestead
Sunday, May 1, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring the whole family to this living history event and discover what life was like for soldiers and civilians during the Civil War. Living history demonstrations include cooking, blacksmithing, woodworking, toys and games, candle-dipping, and more. See soldiers camped nearby and witness black powder weapons demonstrations including cannons. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Hidden Gem Series: Secrets of Iron Hill Trail
Saturday, May 14, 2016 3 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Iron Hill has a rich history, much of which is unknown to the public. In this exclusive guided hike, a ranger will take you to explore the hidden gems of Iron Hill Trail including an iron mine, homestead sites and more. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia Hidden Gem 
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Hidden Gem Series: Secrets of Homestead Trail
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 12 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
If you don’t know what you’re looking for, you probably missed it. Homestead trail is home to, you guessed it! Old Homesteads. But actually finding these sites is tricky to the untrained eye. Join a Ranger as you are guided through the forest to the sites of the homes and learn the untold story of the woods. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia Hidden Gem 
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Harvest Time at the Homestead
Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM from Sep 17, 2016 until Sep 18, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Step back in time to the 1800s and experience the lives of citizens and soldiers. Living history demonstrators will bring our historic log cabin to life as they demonstrate crafts and daily activities. Try your hand at woodworking, laundry, soapmaking and more. Stop by the Civil War camp and visit with soldiers. See black powder weapons fired. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Harvest Time at the Homestead
Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM from Sep 18, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Step back in time to the 1800s and experience the lives of citizens and soldiers. Living history demonstrators will bring our historic log cabin to life as they demonstrate crafts and daily activities. Try your hand at woodworking, laundry, soapmaking and more. Stop by the Civil War camp and visit with soldiers. See black powder weapons fired. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Hidden Gem Series: Secrets of Iron Hill Trail
Saturday, Nov 19, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Iron Hill has a rich history, much of which is unknown to the public. In this exclusive guided hike, a ranger will take you to explore the hidden gems of Iron Hill Trail including an iron mine, homestead sites and more. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia Hidden Gem 
Iron Pour
Saturday, Nov 19, 2016 2 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Starting at 6 p.m., see a demonstration of our iron furnace, harking back to the days of iron production in the Allatoona community. Our furnace operates at more then 2500 degrees! Buy a scratch block mold at 2:00 pm. to create your own cast-iron art. Limit 1 per person. Supplies limited. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Christmas at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Yuletide celebrations of the 1800s come to life as demonstrators take you back in time to Christmas at the Vaughan cabin. Play with the pioneer toys that would have been given as presents. Santa will be available for photos and Christmas visits. Help decorate the Christmas Tree. See Christmas dinner cooked in the fireplace. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
 

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