Red Top Mountain State Park

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Chestnuts on an Open Fire
Friday, Mar 31, 2017 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We'll be finding out how the American Chestnut was lost to Appalachian Forests and new efforts underway to restore the Mighty American Chestnut Tree - All the while roasting chestnuts around the open fire. Bring your own marshmallows. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Friday, Mar 31, 2017 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us on Friday evenings to observe the stars above us. Telescope and Gazing 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, April 7, 2017

Dusk Hike
Friday, Apr 7, 2017 7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join us on the Sweet Gum Trail as we listen for wildlife and seek glowing insects with black light flashlights. Meet at the Visitor's Center. Wear sturdy walking shoes and bring water. No pets please. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia AmeriCorps 
Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Friday, Apr 7, 2017 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us on Friday evenings to observe the stars above us. Telescope and Gazing 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 

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Archery for Beginners
Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learn the basics of archery and see if this hobby is right for you. We will provide all the equipment needed to be hitting the bulls-eye in no time. You'll learn a new skill and get in shape. Must be age 9+ to participate. Register in advance. Program is outdoor and weather permitting. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia AmeriCorps 
Archery for Beginners
Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learn the basics of archery and see if this hobby is right for you. We will provide all the equipment needed to be hitting the bulls-eye in no time. You'll learn a new skill and get in shape. Must be age 9+ to participate. Register in advance. Program is outdoor and weather permitting. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia AmeriCorps 

Friday, April 14, 2017

Moonlight Egg Hunt
Friday, Apr 14, 2017 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy an egg hunt by moonlight with black-light flashlights. We'll supply the flashlights; you seek the rewards. Some eggs will have treats, some will have prizes and there will be a special prize for the participant who finds the Golden Egg. You must call to pre-register and reserve your child's spot no later than April 13. Click for more details. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
AmeriCorps 
Moonlight Egg Hunt
Friday, Apr 14, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:15 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy an egg hunt by moonlight with black-light flashlights. We'll supply the flashlights; you seek the rewards. Some eggs will have treats, some will have prizes and there will be a special prize for the participant who finds the Golden Egg. You must call to pre-register and reserve your child's spot no later than April 13. Click for more details. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
AmeriCorps 

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Lost Prevention and Fire Starting
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 10 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join a Ranger at the Park Office to learn about important steps to take and tools to pack when preparing for a wilderness adventure. Then we'll spark a flame for ourselves using magnesium strike blocks. This is a great program for kids and families in preparation for a fun summer outside. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible AmeriCorps 
Perplexed by Pollinators?
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 1 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join rangers outside on this spring day for an interactive program to discover what a pollinator is, how pollination works, and the role of pollinators in our ecosystem. Join us at the Park Office. Program is outdoors and weather permitting. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible AmeriCorps 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Bats in the Night
Friday, Apr 21, 2017 7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us at the Park Office to learn about and spy on bats as they hunt insects in the night. We will begin by learning about bats role in the ecosystem, dangers they face as a species, and what you can do to help. Then stick around as dusk falls to spot some for yourself. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible AmeriCorps 
Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Friday, Apr 21, 2017 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us on Friday evenings to observe the stars above us. Telescope and Gazing 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, April 29, 2017

Hills of Iron & Iron Pour
Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 10 AM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We will be celebrating the area's rich history with a full day of activities. We will be having guided tours and educational programs, plus our famous Iron Pour. Scratch blocks on sale at 2:00. First come, first serve. Limit one per person. Pour starts at 6:00. Click for more info! $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Mining for Minerals
Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Dig-In next to Lake Allatoona. Miners will be digging for goethite, an iron ore. Lucky miners may uncover a geode or two. All miners receive a bag of minerals as a souvenir. $10.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Mining for Minerals
Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Dig-In next to Lake Allatoona. Miners will be digging for goethite, an iron ore. Lucky miners may uncover a geode or two. All miners receive a bag of minerals as a souvenir. $10.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
AmeriCorps 

Friday, May 5, 2017

Kayak the Shores of Red Top
Friday, May 5, 2017 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for a guided paddle along the beautiful Red Top Mountain coast. We'll be enjoying the view, looking for signs of wildlife, and learning the history of Red Top. Bring hat, drinking water, and water shoes. Must be 7 and up to attend. You must pre-register for this event. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
AmeriCorps Soak It In 

Friday, May 12, 2017

Kayak the Shores of Red Top
Friday, May 12, 2017 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for a guided paddle along the beautiful Red Top Mountain coast. We'll be enjoying the view, looking for signs of wildlife, and learning the history of Red Top. Bring hat, drinking water, and water shoes. Must be 7 and up to attend. You must pre-register for this event. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
AmeriCorps Soak It In 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Kayak the Shores of Red Top
Friday, May 19, 2017 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for a guided paddle along the beautiful Red Top Mountain coast. We'll be enjoying the view, looking for signs of wildlife, and learning the history of Red Top. Bring hat, drinking water, and water shoes. Must be 7 and up to attend. You must pre-register for this event. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
AmeriCorps Soak It In 

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Makers' Festival of Red Top Mountain
Saturday, May 20, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy the fun of making a telescope, silk-screening a Makers Festival T-shirt, creating felt art and jewelry or try your hand at making a musical instrument. Bring the children and play on the Travelling Imagination Playground. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible AmeriCorps 

Friday, May 26, 2017

Kayak the Shores of Red Top
Friday, May 26, 2017 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for a guided paddle along the beautiful Red Top Mountain coast. We'll be enjoying the view, looking for signs of wildlife, and learning the history of Red Top. Bring hat, drinking water, and water shoes. Must be 7 and up to attend. You must pre-register for this event. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
AmeriCorps Soak It In 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Outdoor Days in the Outdoor Classroom
Saturdays 2 PM - 5 PM – Jun 10, 2017 until Jun 24, 2017 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us in celebration of "Get Outdoors Month" as we craft, play, and learn during nature-inspired activities. Fun for all ages! $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Outdoor Days in the Outdoor Classroom
Saturdays 2 PM - 5 PM – Jun 17, 2017 until Jun 24, 2017 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us in celebration of "Get Outdoors Month" as we craft, play, and learn during nature-inspired activities. Fun for all ages! $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Outdoor Days in the Outdoor Classroom
Saturdays 2 PM - 5 PM – Jun 24, 2017 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us in celebration of "Get Outdoors Month" as we craft, play, and learn during nature-inspired activities. Fun for all ages! $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Harvest at the Homestead
Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Step back in time as talented reenactors bring our authentic 1800s homestead to life. See how pioneers prepared for the cold winter months. There will be demonstrations and activities for all ages including cooking, crafts, music and more. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Harvest at the Homestead
Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Step back in time as talented reenactors bring our authentic 1800s homestead to life. See how pioneers prepared for the cold winter months. There will be demonstrations and activities for all ages including cooking, crafts, music and more. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.