Red Top Mountain State Park

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Battle of Allatoona Pass Remembered
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Allatoona Pass Battlefield - Emerson, GA
Talented reenactors will commemorate the anniversary of this battle during this weekend-long event. There will be tactical reenactments, confederate and federal living history, and weapon demonstrations. This event takes place at Allatoona Pass Historic Site. Exit 283 on Highway 75. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Battle of Allatoona Pass Remembered
Sunday, Oct 2, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Allatoona Pass Battlefield - Emerson, GA
Talented reenactors will commemorate the anniversary of this battle during this weekend-long event. There will be tactical reenactments, confederate and federal living history, and weapon demonstrations. This event takes place at Allatoona Pass Historic Site. Exit 283 on Highway 75. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Friday, Oct 7, 2016 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We are heading into the trails at night to hunt for scorpions and enjoy the sounds of the park after dark. Meet us at the Visitor Center with water and closed toed shoes. Wear weather appropriate walking clothes. We'll be walking approximately 1 mile of easy/moderate trail. Bring a flashlight with a red lens or cover. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia AmeriCorps 
Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Iced Lemonade
Friday, Oct 7, 2016 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us on Friday evenings to observe the stars above us. Binoculars on hand or bring your own equipment. We will learn about well-known constellations and celestial events. Meet at the Visitor Center by 8:15 p.m. and we will carpool to the gazing location. Heavy cloud cover and/or rain cancels this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible AmeriCorps 

Friday, October 14, 2016

Halloween Hayrides
Friday, Oct 14, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a spooky hayride through the haunted forest along Red Top's mystery-filled trails. Reservations are required and fill up quickly. Tickets go on sale September 15th on the Friends of Red Top Mountain State Park Website. Hayrides are Fridays/Saturdays the last three weeks of October. Interested in volunteering? Contact Hannah.warner@dnr.ga.gov $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Halloween Hayrides
Saturday, Oct 15, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a spooky hayride through the haunted forest along Red Top's mystery-filled trails. Reservations are required and fill up quickly. Tickets go on sale September 15th on the Friends of Red Top Mountain State Park Website. Hayrides are Fridays/Saturdays the last three weeks of October. Interested in volunteering? Contact Hannah.warner@dnr.ga.gov $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Halloween Hayrides
Friday, Oct 21, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a spooky hayride through the haunted forest along Red Top's mystery-filled trails. Reservations are required and fill up quickly. Tickets go on sale September 15th on the Friends of Red Top Mountain State Park Website. Hayrides are Fridays/Saturdays the last three weeks of October. Interested in volunteering? Contact Hannah.warner@dnr.ga.gov $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Friday, Oct 21, 2016 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We are heading into the trails at night to hunt for scorpions and enjoy the sounds of the park after dark. Meet us at the Visitor Center with water and closed toed shoes. Wear weather appropriate walking clothes. We'll be walking approximately 1 mile of easy/moderate trail. Bring a flashlight with a red lens or cover. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia AmeriCorps 
Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Iced Lemonade
Friday, Oct 21, 2016 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us on Friday evenings to observe the stars above us. Binoculars on hand or bring your own equipment. We will learn about well-known constellations and celestial events. Meet at the Visitor Center by 8:15 p.m. and we will carpool to the gazing location. Heavy cloud cover and/or rain cancels this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible AmeriCorps 

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Halloween Hayrides
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a spooky hayride through the haunted forest along Red Top's mystery-filled trails. Reservations are required and fill up quickly. Tickets go on sale September 15th on the Friends of Red Top Mountain State Park Website. Hayrides are Fridays/Saturdays the last three weeks of October. Interested in volunteering? Contact Hannah.warner@dnr.ga.gov $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Find Your Bearing with Orienteering
Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us to learn the sport of Orienteering on Red Top Mountain's permanent Orienteering Course. You'll learn the basics of reading a topographic map, how to use a compass, and begin the game. Have bug spray and hiking shoes for moderate level off-trail hiking. Compasses can be supplied for program use, or bring your own. Meet at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia AmeriCorps 
Creatures of the Night Face Painting
Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring your favorite night time creature out into the light for a day. We'll be at the Park Office to help bring in the autumn season with Halloween and animal themed face paint designs. Bring a clean smiling face to this event! We will be accepting donations for this free art on behalf of Friends of Red Top Mountain State Park. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Handicapped Accessible AmeriCorps 
Clicks in the Night, a Batty Experience
Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Help fight mosquitoes year round and complete a project with the family by installing a home-made Bat House for your yard. Come for free just to learn about bats, or pre-register to build and take home a bat box. Materials are limited, so call to reserve your spot. Meet at the Park Office. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible AmeriCorps 
Great Pumpkin Bow Hunt
Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Show us your style on this Halloween themed archery program for beginners. We'll supply all equipment necessary to have you hitting the target in no time. This program has limited space, so call the Park Office to pre-register a spot. Bring water, sunglasses or hat, and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 9 and up only. Meet at the Park Office. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia AmeriCorps 

Friday, October 28, 2016

Halloween Hayrides
Friday, Oct 28, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a spooky hayride through the haunted forest along Red Top's mystery-filled trails. Reservations are required and fill up quickly. Tickets go on sale September 15th on the Friends of Red Top Mountain State Park Website. Hayrides are Fridays/Saturdays the last three weeks of October. Interested in volunteering? Contact Hannah.warner@dnr.ga.gov $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Halloween Hayrides
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a spooky hayride through the haunted forest along Red Top's mystery-filled trails. Reservations are required and fill up quickly. Tickets go on sale September 15th on the Friends of Red Top Mountain State Park Website. Hayrides are Fridays/Saturdays the last three weeks of October. Interested in volunteering? Contact Hannah.warner@dnr.ga.gov $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

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