Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

Panola Mountain State Park

A NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA
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Just 15 minutes from Atlanta is a recreational haven for all ages and interests.  Visitors can picnic while children work off energy on the playground.  The park  offers archery, boat rental, geocaching, orienteering, birding and tree-climbing programs.  A paved trail is open for biking, roller blading, jogging and dog-walking, while forested fitness trails are open for hiking and running.
 
Panola Mountain is a 100-acre granite outcrop similar to Stone Mountain, but smaller and much more pristine.  Park visitors will see the outcrop and its rare ecosystem just as Native Americans did centuries ago.  Reservations are required for ranger-led hikes that teach about the rare plants and animals found in this habitat.  
 
Panola Mountain State Park is the crown jewel of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, one of only three National Heritage Areas in the state. The park’s unusual natural beauty and intriguing cultural changes are the basis for this special recognition. Over the years, this area has been home to early settlers, immigrant rock cutters, freed slaves and even Trappist monks. Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area is a partnership among the state of Georgia; DeKalb, Henry and Rockdale counties; the Monastery of the Holy Spirit; and numerous communities and public-private partners. Panola has also been designated a National Natural Landmark. Learn more at www.arabiaalliance.org.
 
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Get Outdoors Georgia Archery Camp
Monday, Jul 6, 2015 9 AM - 1 PM

Dog Days of Summer
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015 10 AM - 2 PM
Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 2 PM - 5 PM

Dog Obedience Course
Thursday Every Week from Jul 9, 2015 until Jul. 30, 2015 7 PM - 9 PM
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Summer Campfire Series
Friday Every Week from Jul 10, 2015 until Jul. 31, 2015 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Indoor Basic Archery
Saturday, Jul 11, 2015 10 AM - 2 PM
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Panola Mountaintop Hike
Saturday, Jul 18, 2015 9 AM - 12 PM
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Tree Top Excursions: Introduction Climb
Saturday, Jul 18, 2015 1 PM
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Outdoor Adventure Camp
Monday, Jul 20, 2015 9 AM - 1 PM
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Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Jul 19, 2015 1 PM - 3 PM
Sunday, Jul 12, 2015 1 PM - 3 PM
Sunday, Jul 26, 2015 1 PM - 3 PM

Once in a Blue Moon Hike
Friday, Jul 31, 2015 8 PM - 10 PM




Address
2600 Highway 155, SW
Stockbridge, GA 30281


GPS Coordinates:
N 33.623400 | W -084.172800

Located 18 miles southeast of Atlanta on Ga. Hwy. 155 via I-20 exit #68.

Phone
(770) 389-7801

 
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