Backcountry Geology Hike

Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 (1 PM to 4 PM)
Sunday, Feb 7, 2021 (1 PM to 4 PM)
Sunday, Mar 21, 2021 (1 PM to 4 PM)
Sunday, Nov 14, 2021 (1 PM to 4 PM)
Sunday, Dec 12, 2021 (1 PM to 4 PM)

Pre-registration required. Geologist and "Friends of Sweetwater Creek State Park" president John Johnston will lead a moderately strenuous three mile hike identifying rock types and explaining how they formed. Explore the beautiful Jack's Branch area and the seldom-visited quarry of the New Manchester mill. Meet in the Visitor's Center.

Pre-Registration required. Limited capacity. No refunds unless severe weather. Cancellations will occur the day before and participants will be notified. Please bring water, bug spray, and any additional items you will need. Sturdy, closed toe shoes required.

Admission: $5
Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 770-732-5871

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Location
Sweetwater Creek State Park
1750 Mount Vernon Road
Lithia Springs, GA 30122

Directions

GPS Coordinates:

N 33.753783 | W -084.639000
Take I-20 west from Atlanta, exit #44 at Thornton Road, turn left and go ΒΌ mile. Turn right on Blairs Bridge Road. After 2 miles, turn left on Mount Vernon Road and proceed to the park.


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Sweetwater Creek State Park
1750 Mount Vernon Road
Lithia Springs, GA 30122 View Details


  33.753783
Sweetwater Creek State Park