Tales of Scales Events

Fort Mountain State Park


Sunday, April 21, 2024

Herpetology Hike
Sunday, Apr 21, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join a ranger for an opportunity to look for some of the reptiles that inhabit our region. A brief safety talk will take place before the hike. Starts at Old Fort Picnic Area. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
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Thursday, April 25, 2024

Bear Talk
Thursday, Apr 25, 2024 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
All are welcome to join a ranger for an informative talk about black bears. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Friday, April 26, 2024

Sunset Hike
Friday, Apr 26, 2024 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Come experience one of the best sunset locations in the state on a guided hike with a ranger. Bring comfortable hiking shoes and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Mill Creek Falls Hike
Saturday, Apr 27, 2024 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join a ranger for a guided day hike to the hidden Mill Creek waterfall. Please bring comfy shoes, water, and a snack. Begins at the park office. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Sunday, April 28, 2024

Big Rock Plant ID Hike
Sunday, Apr 28, 2024 11 AM to 1 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Come learn about some of the various plant species that can be found across the park on a guided hike down the Big Rock Trail. Begins at the Big Rock trailhead. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Friday, May 3, 2024

Sunset Hike
Friday, May 3, 2024 7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Come experience one of the best sunset locations in the state on a guided hike with a ranger. Bring comfortable hiking shoes and a flashlight. 1 mile moderate hike. Begins at the Old Fort Picnic Area. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Backpacking 101
Saturday, May 4, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
An in-depth introduction to backpacking with a ranger. Addressing safety, planning, gear, and more. Begins at the old fort picnic area. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Sunday, May 5, 2024

Mill Creek Falls Hike
Sunday, May 5, 2024 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join a ranger for a guided day hike to the hidden Mill Creek waterfall. Please bring comfy shoes, water, and a snack. A moderate 5 mile hike. Begins at the park office $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Friday, May 10, 2024

CCC and Smores
Friday, May 10, 2024 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join us to learn to build a fire and for a talk about the CCC. Smores will be provided. Begins at the beach area. For questions, please call the front office. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, May 11, 2024

Bear Talk
Saturday, May 11, 2024 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
All are welcome to join a ranger for an informative talk about black bears. Begins at the old fort picnic area. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Fire Tower Trek
Saturday, May 11, 2024 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join us for an educational guided hike up to the west overlook, and a tour of the CCC stone fire tower. Registration is required. Please visit or contact the park office to register. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Sunday, May 12, 2024

Mill Creek Falls Hike
Sunday, May 12, 2024 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join a ranger for a guided day hike to the hidden Mill Creek waterfall. Please bring comfy shoes, water, and a snack. A moderate 5 mile hike. Begins at the park office $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Friday, May 17, 2024

Sunset Hike
Friday, May 17, 2024 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Come experience one of the best sunset locations in the state on a guided hike with a ranger. Bring comfortable hiking shoes and a flashlight. 1 mile moderate hike. Begins at the Old Fort Picnic Area. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Herpetology Hike
Saturday, May 18, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join a ranger for an opportunity to look for some of the reptiles that inhabit our region. Moderate 1.5 mile hike. A brief safety talk will take place before the hike. Begins at the beach area. Registration required; 12 people max. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Tales of Scales Event 

Sunday, May 19, 2024

Backpacking 101
Sunday, May 19, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
An in-depth introduction to backpacking with a ranger. Addressing safety, planning, gear, and more. Begins at the old fort picnic area. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Friday, May 24, 2024

CCC and Smores
Friday, May 24, 2024 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join us to learn to build a fire and for a talk about the CCC. Smores will be provided. Begins at the beach area. For questions, please call the front office. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, May 25, 2024

Bear Talk
Saturday, May 25, 2024 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
All are welcome to join a ranger for an informative talk about black bears. Begins at the old fort picnic area. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Fire Tower Trek
Saturday, May 25, 2024 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join us for an educational guided hike up to the west overlook, and a tour of the CCC stone fire tower. Registration is required. Please visit or contact the park office to register. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Sunday, May 26, 2024

Herpetology Hike
Sunday, May 26, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join a ranger for an opportunity to look for some of the reptiles that inhabit our region. Moderate 1.5 mile hike. A brief safety talk will take place before the hike. Begins at the Tower Trail trailhead. Registration required; 12 people max. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Tales of Scales Event 

Friday, May 31, 2024

Sunset Hike
Friday, May 31, 2024 8:15 PM to 9:15 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Come experience one of the best sunset locations in the state on a guided hike with a ranger. Bring comfortable hiking shoes and a flashlight. 1 mile moderate hike. Begins at the Old Fort Picnic Area. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.