Intro to Tree Identification

Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 (11 AM to 1 PM)
Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 (11 AM to 1 PM)

Join an Americorps Ranger on this 2 to 4 mile hike and learn about the wide variety of trees that grow in the Georgia Piedmont region. Learn ID characteristics like leaves, bark, form, and habitat. We will cover all the basics from pines to oaks and plenty in between.

Meet at the Visitor's Center at least 10 minutes before the program starts. Don't forget water, hiking shoes, and notebook with pencil if you care to take notes or make sketches. Be prepared for a moderate hike.

$3 per hiker. Pay at the Visitor's Center before we depart. Bad weather will cancel this outdoor program.

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: $3
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