Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

"Ruins to Rapids" Comet Hike

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This will be a 2-hour, 1.5-mile moderately difficult guided hike along the rapids of Sweetwater Creek and into the ruins of the Civil War-era textile mill of New Manchester. We will be comet-watching, so bring binoculars if you wish. Bring a flashlight and closed-toe shoes, and meet at the Visitor's Center.

Admission: $5
Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 770-732-5871

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Sweetwater Creek State Park
1750 Mount Vernon Road
Lithia Springs, GA 30122

GPS Coordinates:
N 33.753783 | W -084.639000

Take I-20 west from Atlanta, exit #44 at Thornton Road, turn left and go ΒΌ mile. Turn right on Blairs Bridge Road. After 2 miles, turn left on Mount Vernon Road and proceed to the park.


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