Fort Mountain State Park

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Wild About Waterfalls
Friday 1 PM - 2:30 PM – Jan 20, 2017 until Feb 3, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Ever wonder where to see a cascading waterfall at Fort Mountain? Join a park ranger on a guided hike on the Lake Trail and Big Rock Trail. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Soak It In 

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Happy Tails Dog Hike
Saturday 10 AM - 11 AM – Jan 28, 2017 until Feb 25, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Bring your four-legged companion and join a ranger on this short and easy 1.1 mile hike around the Lake Trail. Join this new dog walking club, and hike all 7 "Tails on Trails" trails to earn special rewards. Dog must be leashed at all times. Meet at the picnic shelter closest to the beach. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Friday, February 3, 2017

Wild About Waterfalls
Friday 1 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 3, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Ever wonder where to see a cascading waterfall at Fort Mountain? Join a park ranger on a guided hike on the Lake Trail and Big Rock Trail. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Soak It In 

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Happy Tails Dog Hike
Saturday 10 AM - 11 AM – Feb 11, 2017 until Feb 25, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Bring your four-legged companion and join a ranger on this short and easy 1.1 mile hike around the Lake Trail. Join this new dog walking club, and hike all 7 "Tails on Trails" trails to earn special rewards. Dog must be leashed at all times. Meet at the picnic shelter closest to the beach. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

For the Love of Mystery - Guided Hike
Sunday 1 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 12, 2017 until Feb 26, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The origin of the stone wall at Fort Mountain is mystery. There are numerous theories of who built it, and why. Join a ranger on a guided hike on the West Overlook and Stone Wall Trails. Learn about the different theories of the origin of the wall. Come and see if you can decide what the answer to this great mystery is. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Hidden Heart - Valentine's Day Hike
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
In the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps built the 38 foot fire tower at Fort Mountain. A young stone mason carved a heart out of a stone and placed it in the tower for his love. Join a ranger and hike the CCC Stone Tower Trail. Learn more about this romantic gesture, and see it for yourself. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Hidden Gem 

Friday, February 17, 2017

Backyard Bird Count and Guided Hike
9 AM - 10:30 AM from Feb 17, 2017 until Feb 21, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The event is a fun, easy way for bird watchers of all ages to help create a real-time snapshot of the bird populations at Fort Mountain. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
For the Love of the View - Guided Hike
Friday 1 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 17, 2017 until Mar 3, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The West Overlook provides one of, if not the the best long range views in Georgia. There is a sweeping view of the Cohutta Wilderness, plains, and farmland below. Join a ranger for a guided hike along the Stone Tower Combo Trail and witness this stunning view for yourself. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Backyard Bird Count and Guided Hike
10 AM - 11:30 AM from Feb 18, 2017 until Feb 21, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The event is a fun, easy way for bird watchers of all ages to help create a real-time snapshot of the bird populations at Fort Mountain. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Backyard Bird Count and Guided Hike
1 PM - 2:30 PM from Feb 19, 2017 until Feb 21, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The event is a fun, easy way for bird watchers of all ages to help create a real-time snapshot of the bird populations at Fort Mountain. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Backyard Bird Count and Guided Hike
2 PM - 3:30 PM from Feb 20, 2017 until Feb 21, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The event is a fun, easy way for bird watchers of all ages to help create a real-time snapshot of the bird populations at Fort Mountain. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Fort Mountain Monthly Volunteer Days
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Fort Mountain State Park will be offering a different volunteer each month. See additional event details for specific projects. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Happy Tails Dog Hike
Saturday 10 AM - 11 AM – Feb 25, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Bring your four-legged companion and join a ranger on this short and easy 1.1 mile hike around the Lake Trail. Join this new dog walking club, and hike all 7 "Tails on Trails" trails to earn special rewards. Dog must be leashed at all times. Meet at the picnic shelter closest to the beach. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

For the Love of Mystery - Guided Hike
Sunday 1 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 26, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The origin of the stone wall at Fort Mountain is mystery. There are numerous theories of who built it, and why. Join a ranger on a guided hike on the West Overlook and Stone Wall Trails. Learn about the different theories of the origin of the wall. Come and see if you can decide what the answer to this great mystery is. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Friday, March 3, 2017

For the Love of the View - Guided Hike
Friday 1 PM - 2:30 PM – Mar 3, 2017 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The West Overlook provides one of, if not the the best long range views in Georgia. There is a sweeping view of the Cohutta Wilderness, plains, and farmland below. Join a ranger for a guided hike along the Stone Tower Combo Trail and witness this stunning view for yourself. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Fort Mountain Monthly Volunteer Days
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Fort Mountain State Park will be offering a different volunteer each month. See additional event details for specific projects. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Fort Mountain Monthly Volunteer Days
Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 10 AM to 10:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Fort Mountain State Park will be offering a different volunteer each month. See additional event details for specific projects. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

DoubleTop [DoubleTap] 100 Trail Race
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 5 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The DoubleTop[DoubleTap] 100 is a 100 mile, 100 km, and 50 km trail race in the Cohutta Mountains in northern Georgia. Click event title for more details. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Fort Mountain Monthly Volunteer Days
Sunday, May 7, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Fort Mountain State Park will be offering a different volunteer each month. See additional event details for specific projects. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Wild About Waterfalls Hike
Monday, May 29, 2017 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Ever wonder where to see a cascading waterfall at Fort Mountain? Join a park ranger on a guided hike on the Lake Trail and Big Rock Trail. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Soak It In 

Saturday, June 3, 2017

National Trails Day at Fort Mountain
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 10 AM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Come join us in celebrating National Trails Day at Fort Mountain! Explore the diverse trails and environments that the park has to offer and participate in a variety of children's activities. $1 - $5 $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Fort Mountain Monthly Volunteer Days
Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Fort Mountain State Park will be offering a different volunteer each month. See additional event details for specific projects. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Family Fun at Fort Mountain
Friday, Jun 9, 2017 7 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join us for active outdoor fun with your family at Fort Mountain. Enjoy a variety of activities throughout the weekend such as archery, crafts, hikes, wildlife watching, and more. $3-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Fort Mountain Monthly Volunteer Days
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Fort Mountain State Park will be offering a different volunteer each month. See additional event details for specific projects. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Fort Mountain Monthly Volunteer Days
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Fort Mountain State Park will be offering a different volunteer each month. See additional event details for specific projects. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Fort Mountain Monthly Volunteer Days
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Fort Mountain State Park will be offering a different volunteer each month. See additional event details for specific projects. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Lake Trail Cleanup and Maintenance: Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
We will be giving the Lake Trail some tender loving care. You will be able to help with everything from picking up litter to installing new timbers to help prevent erosion. No parking pass necessary if volunteering with this project. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Fort Mountain Monthly Volunteer Days
Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Fort Mountain State Park will be offering a different volunteer each month. See additional event details for specific projects. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Fort Mountain Monthly Volunteer Days
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Fort Mountain State Park will be offering a different volunteer each month. See additional event details for specific projects. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Fort Mountain Monthly Volunteer Days
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Fort Mountain State Park will be offering a different volunteer each month. See additional event details for specific projects. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.