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Red Top Mountain State Park

Friday, June 24, 2016

Burned Marshmallows and Silly Campfire Stories
Friday, Jun 24, 2016 8:30 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us at the Visitor Center to roast marshmallows and listen to silly kid friendly stories over a fire. You enjoy the flames, we'll clean up the mess. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Iced Lemonade
Fridays 9 PM - 10:30 PM – Jun 24, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
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 8:45 p.m. New location at Picnic area 2-3. Located beside Bethany Bridge. New time is - 9:00 p.m. Bring a red lens flashlight. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Archery for Beginners
Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 3 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come learn the basics of archery and see if this hobby is right for you. Must call to pre-register and pre-pay to reserve a spot, ages 9+ only. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. All equipment provided. Program is outdoors and weather permitting. Meet at the Park Office. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Reptiles at Red Top
Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us in the tent by the park office to find out what makes reptile tick. We will show you remnants of turtle shells, a few live turtles, and maybe a snake or two. Come check out these rocking reptiles. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Mountain Music Series
Saturdays 8 PM - 9:30 PM – Jun 25, 2016 until Jul 30, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy our free "Mountain Music" concerts every Saturday night May 21 to July 30. A different band each week will play for an hour or more. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, and meet at the Vaughan log cabin located behind the park office. Bucket donations are appreciated! $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, July 1, 2016

Disc Golf for Beginners
Friday, Jul 1, 2016 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Disc golf is a sport that combines Frisbee and golf into a fun and inexpensive sport that is growing in popularity across America. We're setting up some baskets so that you can come experience it for yourself at Red Top. Some discs provided, or bring your own. Meet us at the Park Office and stay as long as you'd like for this relaxed paced program. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Iced Lemonade
Fridays 9 PM - 10:30 PM – Jul 1, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
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 8:45 p.m. New location at Picnic area 2-3. Located beside Bethany Bridge. New time is - 9:00 p.m. Bring a red lens flashlight. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Atlanta Audubon: Birding For Beginners
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 8 AM to 10 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
An introduction to the world of birds. We will look for resident birds 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. It is ADA accessible for the full length. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Handicapped Accessible 
Kayak the Shores of Red Top
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy a guided tour of Red Top as viewed from Allatoona Lake. Kayak to the Allatoona Dam with a Ranger and learn about the park. Kayak, life jacket, and paddles will be provided. Bring water, closed toed water shoes, a hat, and sunscreen. Guests must pre-pay via phone or in person by 5 p.m. Friday before the desired date. Meet at the Park Office. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Don't get Lost, get into Orienteering
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Staying on course is a key to life. Meet us at the Visitor Center to learn how to use a compass and how to navigate Red Top's permanent Orienteering Course. Bring closed-toed shoes, water, bug-spray, and a hat. Orienteering is fun for all ages, so bring the family and join us to explore Red Top. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Reptiles at Red Top
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us in the tent by the park office to find out what makes reptile tick. We will show you remnants of turtle shells, a few live turtles, and maybe a snake or two. Come check out these rocking reptiles. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Hoot About Owls
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come out and learn about one of nature's nocturnal raptors. These nighttime hunters have special features to aid them in hunting and surviving. You'll be able to see and experience briefly the life of an owl. Meet at the tent by the park office. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Mountain Music Series
Saturdays 8 PM - 9:30 PM – Jul 2, 2016 until Jul 30, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy our free "Mountain Music" concerts every Saturday night May 21 to July 30. A different band each week will play for an hour or more. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, and meet at the Vaughan log cabin located behind the park office. Bucket donations are appreciated! $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Handicapped Accessible 

Monday, July 4, 2016

Archery for Beginners
Monday, Jul 4, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come learn the basics of archery and see if this hobby is right for you. Must call to pre-register and pre-pay to reserve a spot, ages 9+ only. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. All equipment provided. Program is outdoors and weather permitting. Meet at the Park Office. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Ultimate Frisbee on the Lawn
Monday, Jul 4, 2016 12 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Ultimate Frisbee is like soccer but with a Frisbee. Wear tennis shoes and clothes that can get dirty and we will teach you how to play ultimate Frisbee. Open to those new to the game or long-time players. Meet on the park office. Recommended ages 9+. It is going to be fun so "Frisbee there or Frisbee square." $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Home School Day at Red Top Mountain
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learning about minerals can be really "gneiss;" in fact it can rock. Bring your home school family to Red Top for a lesson in the geological process. To provide a great experience, we will hold this class twice, with limited spots each day. Register in advance. This program is aimed at grades 3-7. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Home School Day at Red Top Mountain
Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learning about minerals can be really "gneiss;" in fact it can rock. Bring your home school family to Red Top for a lesson in the geological process. To provide a great experience, we will hold this class twice, with limited spots each day. Register in advance. This program is aimed at grades 3-7. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Disc Golf for Beginners
Friday, Jul 8, 2016 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Disc golf is a sport that combines Frisbee and golf into a fun and inexpensive sport that is growing in popularity across America. We're setting up some baskets so that you can come experience it for yourself at Red Top. Some discs provided, or bring your own. Meet us at the Park Office and stay as long as you'd like for this relaxed paced program. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Iced Lemonade
Fridays 9 PM - 10:30 PM – Jul 8, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
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 8:45 p.m. New location at Picnic area 2-3. Located beside Bethany Bridge. New time is - 9:00 p.m. Bring a red lens flashlight. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Kayak the Shores of Red Top
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy a guided tour of Red Top as viewed from Allatoona Lake. Kayak to the Allatoona Dam with a Ranger and learn about the park. Kayak, life jacket, and paddles will be provided. Bring water, closed toed water shoes, a hat, and sunscreen. Guests must pre-pay via phone or in person by 5 p.m. Friday before the desired date. Meet at the Park Office. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Reptiles at Red Top
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us in the tent by the park office to find out what makes reptile tick. We will show you remnants of turtle shells, a few live turtles, and maybe a snake or two. Come check out these rocking reptiles. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Mountain Music Series
Saturdays 8 PM - 9:30 PM – Jul 9, 2016 until Jul 30, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy our free "Mountain Music" concerts every Saturday night May 21 to July 30. A different band each week will play for an hour or more. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, and meet at the Vaughan log cabin located behind the park office. Bucket donations are appreciated! $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, July 15, 2016

Disc Golf for Beginners
Friday, Jul 15, 2016 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Disc golf is a sport that combines Frisbee and golf into a fun and inexpensive sport that is growing in popularity across America. We're setting up some baskets so that you can come experience it for yourself at Red Top. Some discs provided, or bring your own. Meet us at the Park Office and stay as long as you'd like for this relaxed paced program. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Iced Lemonade
Fridays 9 PM - 10:30 PM – Jul 15, 2016 until Jul 22, 2016 
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 8:45 p.m. New location at Picnic area 2-3. Located beside Bethany Bridge. New time is - 9:00 p.m. Bring a red lens flashlight. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Kayak the Shores of Red Top
Saturday, Jul 16, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy a guided tour of Red Top as viewed from Allatoona Lake. Kayak to the Allatoona Dam with a Ranger and learn about the park. Kayak, life jacket, and paddles will be provided. Bring water, closed toed water shoes, a hat, and sunscreen. Guests must pre-pay via phone or in person by 5 p.m. Friday before the desired date. Meet at the Park Office. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Don't get Lost, get into Orienteering
Saturday, Jul 16, 2016 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Staying on course is a key to life. Meet us at the Visitor Center to learn how to use a compass and how to navigate Red Top's permanent Orienteering Course. Bring closed-toed shoes, water, bug-spray, and a hat. Orienteering is fun for all ages, so bring the family and join us to explore Red Top. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Hoot About Owls
Saturday, Jul 16, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come out and learn about one of nature's nocturnal raptors. These nighttime hunters have special features to aid them in hunting and surviving. You'll be able to see and experience briefly the life of an owl. Meet at the tent by the park office. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Mountain Music Series
Saturdays 8 PM - 9:30 PM – Jul 16, 2016 until Jul 30, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy our free "Mountain Music" concerts every Saturday night May 21 to July 30. A different band each week will play for an hour or more. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, and meet at the Vaughan log cabin located behind the park office. Bucket donations are appreciated! $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, July 22, 2016

Disc Golf for Beginners
Friday, Jul 22, 2016 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Disc golf is a sport that combines Frisbee and golf into a fun and inexpensive sport that is growing in popularity across America. We're setting up some baskets so that you can come experience it for yourself at Red Top. Some discs provided, or bring your own. Meet us at the Park Office and stay as long as you'd like for this relaxed paced program. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Iced Lemonade
Fridays 9 PM - 10:30 PM – Jul 22, 2016 
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 8:45 p.m. New location at Picnic area 2-3. Located beside Bethany Bridge. New time is - 9:00 p.m. Bring a red lens flashlight. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Don't get Lost, get into Orienteering
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Staying on course is a key to life. Meet us at the Visitor Center to learn how to use a compass and how to navigate Red Top's permanent Orienteering Course. Bring closed-toed shoes, water, bug-spray, and a hat. Orienteering is fun for all ages, so bring the family and join us to explore Red Top. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Mountain Music Series
Saturdays 8 PM - 9:30 PM – Jul 23, 2016 until Jul 30, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy our free "Mountain Music" concerts every Saturday night May 21 to July 30. A different band each week will play for an hour or more. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, and meet at the Vaughan log cabin located behind the park office. Bucket donations are appreciated! $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Mountain Music Series
Saturdays 8 PM - 9:30 PM – Jul 30, 2016 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy our free "Mountain Music" concerts every Saturday night May 21 to July 30. A different band each week will play for an hour or more. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, and meet at the Vaughan log cabin located behind the park office. Bucket donations are appreciated! $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Handicapped Accessible 

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 may have missed it. Homestead Trail is home to, you guessed it, old homesteads. However, finding these sites is tricky to the untrained eye. Join a ranger-led hike through the forest to the sites of these homes and learn the untold story of the woods. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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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