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Red Top Mountain State Park

Friday, May 6, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – May 6, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Atlanta Audubon: Birding For Beginners
Saturday, May 7, 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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Hills of Iron
Saturday, May 7, 2016 10 AM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Discover the park's iron-mining history by touring an iron mine with a park ranger, visiting our blacksmith, etching a scratch block, and watching an iron pour. Scratch blocks go on sale at 2:00. Supplies are limited. Limit one per person. The line forms early! Iron pour starts at 6:00 PM. Fee for scratch block molds. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Mining for Minerals
Saturday, May 7, 2016 11 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Dig-In and Mine for Minerals next to Lake Allatoona. All miners get to keep their Red Top Mountain Mining Hat as a souvenir. $10.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia Hidden Gem 
Springtime Crafting
Saturday, May 7, 2016 3 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Take a break from Iron Pour activities with a craft for kids. We'll even clean up the mess. Join us at the Park Office. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Red Top's Reptiles
Saturday, May 7, 2016 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We're bringing out a snake and a turtle for this live animal encounter. Bring the family to the Park Office for this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, May 7, 2016 8:45 PM to 9:45 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We're heading into the night to learn about the things that we can't normally see. We'll hunt phosphorescent organisms, listen for owls, and listen to the waves of Lake Allatoona crash the into the rocks under the stars. You'll be meeting at the Park Office to walk the mild 1 mile White Tail Trail after hours with special permission from a Ranger. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Home School Day at Red Top Mountain
Thursday, May 12, 2016 10 AM to 1 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This month we will be learning about the trees of Red Top Mountain with a moderate level tree identification hike and a dendrochronology activity. These activities are recommended for 3rd grade students and up. Call the Park Office to pre-register by 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 11. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, May 13, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – May 13, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Archery at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, May 14, 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 9+ 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 
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 

Friday, May 20, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – May 20, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Atlanta Audubon: Birding For Beginners
Saturday, May 21, 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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 
Red Top Mountain Makers Festival
Saturday, May 21, 2016 11 AM to 7 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Experience the First Makers Festival in a Georgia State Park. Makers present will be: Jewelers, Wood Workers, a Telescope Maker, Soapstone Carver, Print Maker, Bat Box Builder, Cider Maker & many more. Following the Festival enjoy Bluegrass Music at the Vaughn Cabin, above the Makers Field. Pack a picnic & enjoy makers & music on this festive day. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Hidden Gem 
Mountain Music Series
Saturdays 8 PM - 9:30 PM – May 21, 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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, May 27, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – May 27, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Archery at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, May 28, 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 9+ 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 
Mountain Music Series
Saturdays 8 PM - 9:30 PM – May 28, 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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, June 3, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – Jun 3, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Mountain Music Series
Saturdays 8 PM - 9:30 PM – Jun 4, 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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, June 10, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – Jun 10, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Mountain Music Series
Saturdays 8 PM - 9:30 PM – Jun 11, 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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, June 17, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – Jun 17, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Mountain Music Series
Saturdays 8 PM - 9:30 PM – Jun 18, 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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, June 24, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – Jun 24, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, July 1, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – Jul 1, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, July 2, 2016

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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, July 8, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – Jul 8, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, July 15, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – Jul 15, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, July 22, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – Jul 22, 2016 until Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

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. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, July 29, 2016

Stars of Red Top (Star Gazing) & Hot Chocolate
Fridays 8:30 PM - 10 PM – Jul 29, 2016 
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, bring your own equipment as well. We will learn about well-known constellations. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8:15 pm to sign in. We will carpool to the Park Office/Lodge at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, binoculars & a flashlight with red light. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

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. 770-975-0055.
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. 770-975-0055.
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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