Fort Mountain State Park

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

History and Mystery Hike and Tour
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Moderate 1.2 mile hike to the Civilian Conservation Corps fire watchtower, and go inside this piece of history. See the ancient stone wall, and discuss the theories behind who built the wall. Stop by the West Overlook, look out over the town of Chatsworth, and even see Lookout Mountain in the distance before heading back down the trail. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Hike the Entire Gahuti
Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The Gahuit Trail is the most challenging trail at Fort Mountain. Join a ranger and hike around 9 miles. Expect to see beautiful views, hike up and down the mountain,and pass a waterfall. We will stop to eat lunch, and snacks. Please bring plenty of water and food, and wear appropriate hiking gear. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Wildlife Tracks, Skulls, and Talk
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Would you like to learn how to identify the paw prints you find in the mud? Learn about different animal tracks, scat, and signs. See bear, deer, raccoon, and snake bones! Learn all about local wildlife. The event takes place in the Nature Nook, under the Group Shelter by the lake. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 12 PM to 4 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Participate in this nationwide effort to take care of our trails. Join a Ranger and hike around the Lake, Goldmine Creek, and Gahuti Trails. The hike will take around 2 hours. We will collect trash as we hike. Bags, gloves, and pickers will be provided. Meet by the beach There is no charge for this hike. Please bring a snack and water. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Get Outdoors Family Fun Weekend
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 12 PM to 5 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join us at Fort Mountain for National Get Outdoors Month. This weekend we will have various fun activities for the family. Details will be posted as the event approaches. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Junior Ranger Road Trip
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Take a road trip to Fort Mountain and explore the park. Learn all about our new Junior Ranger book, and patches. The books now have site-specific activities and each park has it's own patch. Join us for a hike around the lake, and complete a new activity out of the book! $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Our state parks need you. Volunteers make the difference. Join us this year for Your State Parks Day, and bring your friends and family! We will work on improving the park. The project will be determined as we approach the volunteer day. Volunteers receive free admission to the park. 706-422-1932.