Red Top Mountain State Park


Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Silent Signing Stroll
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from Eventbrite or call to register. Learn and practice American Sign Language with a Ranger! We will meet at the Iron Hill Trail for a leisurely walk as we use ASL signs for the things we discover. This is a leisurely 1.5 mile walk. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Edible and Medicinal Mosey
Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Come learn about local plants, and how they have traditionally been used for food or medicine! This Ranger-led walk will be along the gently-hilled Iron Hill Trail. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. Event is FREE. Call 770-975-0055 to sign up! $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Junior Ranger: Edible Medicinal and Plant Smash
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 10 to adult. This month we are learning about plants and natural dyes. We will be walking around learning about plants and smashing plants to make awesome impressions. Who doesn’t love getting to smash things for art? Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Homeschool Thursday: Water
Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Want a fun learning experience about nature? Then come join us for crafts, nature walk, games, and more. This month we will be learning about the water cycle and water ecosystems. Recommended age is 5 and up. Inclement weather may cancel this event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Field Journal Journeys: Orienteering
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Come learn how to use a compass to orienteering! This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Pioneer Skills: Medicinal Plants/Apothecary
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call 770-975-0055 to register. Come learn how to identify some local plants and how plants have been used medicinally. Rangers will be giving instructions on how to make infusions, poultices, salves, and more! 10 to adult. We will be walking a total of 1 mile on a paved trail. Inclement weather may cancel event. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Distracted with Rangers
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for iNaturalist. We are using iNaturalist to do a bioblitz project. Meet us at the Iron Hill trail head for this hike; who knows what will happen! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

History Hike: Iron Hill Trail
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Meet at the Iron Hill Trail parking lot to go on a guided tour of Part of the Iron Hill Trail. Discover some of the history of Red Top before it was a park and search for our hidden gems in our iron mines. Consider bringing water for your journey. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Your State Parks Day: Distracted with Rangers
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. For this Your State Parks Day we will be combining clean up with another program! We will be cleaning part of the Homestead and Sweet Gum Trails and doing a bioblitz project while we clean up!. So bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for our iNaturalist bioblitz. Meet us at 50 Lodge Rd SE, Acworth, Ga 30102. 770-975-0055.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Silent Signing Stroll
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from Eventbrite or call to register. Learn and practice American Sign Language with a Ranger! We will meet at the Iron Hill Trail for a leisurely walk as we use ASL signs for the things we discover. This is a leisurely 1.5 mile walk. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Edible and Medicinal Mosey
Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Come learn about local plants, and how they have traditionally been used for food or medicine! This Ranger-led walk will be along the gently-hilled Iron Hill Trail. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. Event is FREE. Call 770-975-0055 to sign up! $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup at Red Top
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We are joining the effort for the Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup! Come help clean up the shoreline to enhance our Parks and waterways. Bring sunscreen, bug spray, and water. Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Parking is FREE for volunteers. Please check in at Picnic Shelter 4 at 9 AM. 770-975-0055.
Battle of Allatoona Pass Remembered
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Reenactors will commemorate the 155th anniversary of this battle with tactical reenactments, Confederate and Federal living history, and weapon demonstrations. Event takes place at Allatoona Pass Historic Site; Exit 283 on Highway 75. No admission fee or registration. Event may be canceled for bad weather. 770-975-0055.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Battle of Allatoona Pass Remembered
Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Reenactors will commemorate the 155th anniversary of this battle with tactical reenactments, Confederate and Federal living history, and weapon demonstrations. Event takes place at Allatoona Pass Historic Site; Exit 283 on Highway 75. No admission fee or registration. Event may be canceled for bad weather. 770-975-0055.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Monday, Oct 7, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. This program is designed for toddlers to explore nature with a Ranger. We use hands on experiences, play, nature walks, and other interactives to facilitate learning and exploration. Bring a snack for snack time. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Homeschool Thursday: Leaves Matter
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. This month we will be learning about leaves. We will learn how to use leaves to identify trees, why leaves change colors, and why leaves are important. We will have crafts, games, and hikes. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Make sure to dress for the weather. Inclement weather may cancel this event. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Pioneer Skills: Calligraphy
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Learn how to make your own quill and use it to write calligraphy! Rangers will also teach you how pioneers would have made their own ink! We will be walking a total of 1 mile on a paved trail. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Field Journal Journeys: Shoot for the Moon
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Come view this full moon night while we learn about the night sky! If we listen we may even hear an owl! This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

History Hike: Iron Hill Trail
Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Meet at the Iron Hill Trail parking lot to go on a guided tour of Part of the Iron Hill Trail. Discover some of the history of Red Top before it was a park and search for our hidden gems in our iron mines. Consider bringing water for your journey. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Distracted with Rangers
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for iNaturalist. We are using iNaturalist to do a bioblitz project. Meet us at the Iron Hill trail head for this hike; who knows what will happen! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Camping Curious: Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 2 PM to 6 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. This event is open to campground guests only. This will be a celebration concluding our Camping Curious series for the year! There will be face painting, crafts, games, s'mores, and more! There will also be a costume contest. Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Edible and Medicinal Mosey
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Come learn about local plants, and how they have traditionally been used for food or medicine! This Ranger-led walk will be along the gently-hilled Iron Hill Trail. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. Event is FREE. Call 770-975-0055 to sign up! $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Field Journal Journeys: Leaves Matter
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. We will learn how to use leaves to identify trees, why leaves change colors, and why leaves are important. We will walk to find leaves and trees. This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Homeschool Thursday: Night
Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. For this Homeschool Thursday, we will be talking about Nighttime things. There will be a black light Nox Walk, nocturnal animal pelts, moon activities, and stargazing. For ages 5 and up. This event is outside, so please dress for the weather. Inclement weather may cancel this event. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Distracted with Rangers
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for iNaturalist. We are using iNaturalist to do a bioblitz project. Meet us at the Iron Hill trail head for this hike; who knows what will happen! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

History Hike: Iron Hill Trail
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Meet at the Iron Hill Trail parking lot to go on a guided tour of Part of the Iron Hill Trail. Discover some of the history of Red Top before it was a park and search for our hidden gems in our iron mines. Consider bringing water for your journey. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Silent Signing Stroll
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from Eventbrite or call to register. Learn and practice American Sign Language with a Ranger! We will meet at the Iron Hill Trail for a leisurely walk as we use ASL signs for the things we discover. This is a leisurely 1.5 mile walk. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger: Art Outdoors
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 10 to adult. Come join us for some cool fun! This month, Rangers will lead practice in 2D art skills! We will provide tools, paper, and images for inspiration. Teen Rangers may practice a range of skills in such media as: colored pencils, sharpie, pen, and charcoal. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Christmas at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Join us for yuletide celebrations in pioneer style! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there, so be sure to bring your camera and cheer. We will have holiday crafts, pioneer toys and games, live music, and more! Donations are appreciated. Event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Homeschool Thursday: Stay Warm
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. How do animals stay warm?! Learn what animals do to stay warm in the winter. Build shelters, 'burrows', crafts, leaf nests, and more! Recommended for ages 5 and up. Call to register. Make sure to dress for the weather. Inclement weather may cancel this event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Pioneer Skills: Quilting
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 12 PM to 1:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Come visit our Vaughan Log Cabin and learn the basics of quilt making with a Ranger! You can even bring a quilt that you are working on! There will be limited supplies available. We will be walking a total of 1 mile on a paved trail. Recommended for 10 to adult. Inclement weather may cancel event. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Field Journal Journeys: Storytelling
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Come join us for storytelling at the Vaughan Log Cabin. We will be around the fireplace telling tales, playing games, and learning story skills. Recommended for 10 to adult. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.