Introduction to Orienteering and Compasses

Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 (2 PM to 5 PM)
Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 (2 PM to 5 PM)

Join us at the Visitor Center for an introductory course to the sport of Orienteering on our permanent course. We'll be starting at the Visitor Center, then taking a short walk to the course. Wear closed toed shoes, bring water, and wear weather appropriate clothing. Compasses will be provided for loan or can be purchased from the Visitor Center.

Email questions to No registration necessary, we will be doing some moderate level hiking off-trail for this program. Purchase a course map for $5 inside the Visitor Center. This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, political affiliation or religion. It is also unlawful to retaliate against any person who, or organization that, files a complaint about such discrimination complaints, you may bring a complaint to the attention of the Corporation for National and Community Service. If you believe that you or others have been discriminated against, or if you want more information, contact: Mallory Barfield, Program Director Georgia State Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites AmeriCorps Program, 2600 Hwy 155 SW, Stockbridge, Ga 30281.E-mail: Fax: 770-389-7258. Phone: 770-389-7402. This contact information is to report a discrimination case. For program information, please contact the park.

Admission: $5
Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 770-975-0055

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Red Top Mountain State Park
50 Lodge Road SE
Acworth, GA United States 30102
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GPS Coordinates:

N 34.142950, W -084.706700
Located 45 minutes north of Atlanta near Cartersville, 1.5 miles east of I-75 exit #285.
Directions to Allatoona Pass Battlefield: From Red Top Mountain, take I-75 South to Exit #283. Turn left. Allatoona Pass will be on the left.

Red Top Mountain State Park
50 Lodge Road SE
Acworth, GA 30102 View Details

Red Top Mountain State Park