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Red Top Mountain State Park


Sunday, May 19, 2024

Build Your Own Terraium
Sunday, May 19, 2024 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Have your own little piece of nature for your home. Learn about soil macroinvertebrates, moss, and soil. Stop by the picnic tables behind the Visitor Center anytime between 2:00 and 4:00 PM to build your own terrarium. Bring your own jar or sealable container, as supplies are limited. Moss, soil, etc. will be provided. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Sunday Sunset Stroll with a Ranger
Sunday, May 19, 2024 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come Join the Ranger for an easy going Sunset stroll through the forest. We will have fun as we walk along the Sweet Gum Trail and take in the sights and sounds of the morning on our beloved mountain park. Please remember to dress appropriately for the weather and don't forget to bring your binoculars in case we spot any birds. $5.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Compass Clarification Class
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Compass and navigational knowledge is a GREAT skill for kids to learn. Join us as we clarify and demystify exactly how to use a compass and learn how to put it to practical use. This program is geared towards younger children. Simply navigate your way to the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Spring Scavenger Search
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Scavenging for something fun and healthy for the kids to get out and do? Spring is here so let's explore and see what we can find! Come out to Red Top for our Scavenger Hunt. All items can be found around the park this time of year. First place gets a prize! Meet at the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Beginner's Guide to Fire Building
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 5 PM to 6 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Improvising a fire without the use of matches or a lighter is a must-have skill to have for any camping/outdoor enthusiast! Here's a bonus incentive.. you DEFINITELY don't want to be “That Guy” that can't start or maintain the fire on your camping trip! We will even demonstrate a 2,000 year old method. Come warm up and hone this life-skill with us. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Friday, May 24, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – May 24, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Saturday, May 25, 2024

Story Walk on Lakeside
Saturday, May 25, 2024 9 AM to 10 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring your kiddos for a short morning hike and read a fun story. This is a short, accessible hike on Lakeside Trail. Bring water and comfortable shoes. Call to pre-register. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Sunday, May 26, 2024

Build Your Own Terraium
Sunday, May 26, 2024 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Have your own little piece of nature for your home. Learn about soil macroinvertebrates, moss, and soil. Stop by the picnic tables behind the Visitor Center anytime between 2:00 and 4:00 PM to build your own terrarium. Bring your own jar or sealable container, as supplies are limited. Moss, soil, etc. will be provided. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Monday, May 27, 2024

Spring Bingo Hike
Monday, May 27, 2024 12 PM to 1 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Little-known fact: Did you know that there is so much to see and experience, other than what is on your phone or TV screen?.. Ok, now, what about your kids? Come see what spring has to offer at Red Top! Then hike around in search of your items and compete to be the first to get BINGO! First place will get a prize! $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Shelter Building 101
Monday, May 27, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
What would YOU do if you were stranded in the woods overnight? What if it were cold? Wet? Windy? Would you be able to stay warm and dry?.. Come prepare for the worst with us as we discuss the different types, build one together, then compete to see who can build the best shelter! Meet at the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Beginner's Guide to Fire Building
Monday, May 27, 2024 4 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Improvising a fire without the use of matches or a lighter is a must-have skill to have for any camping/outdoor enthusiast! Here's a bonus incentive.. you DEFINITELY don't want to be “That Guy” that can't start or maintain the fire on your camping trip! We will even demonstrate a 2,000 year old method. Come warm up and hone this life-skill with us. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Let's Go Geocache!
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
How would you like to own one of these nifty Georgia State Parks Geo-Tour coins? Certain Cache's within the park have code words on them and when you collect enough you get this very cool coin! More info here: https://gastateparks.org/Geocaching Meet at the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center and hike a 1 mile section of Sweetgum Trail. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Compass Clarification Class
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Compass and navigational knowledge is a GREAT skill for kids to learn. Join us as we clarify and demystify exactly how to use a compass and learn how to put it to practical use. This program is geared towards younger children. Simply navigate your way to the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Spring Scavenger Search
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Scavenging for something fun and healthy for the kids to get out and do? Spring is here so let's explore and see what we can find! Come out to Red Top for our Scavenger Hunt. All items can be found around the park this time of year. First place gets a prize! Meet at the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Spring Bingo Hike
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Little-known fact: Did you know that there is so much to see and experience, other than what is on your phone or TV screen?.. Ok, now, what about your kids? Come see what spring has to offer at Red Top! Then hike around in search of your items and compete to be the first to get BINGO! First place will get a prize! $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Red Top Survival Series
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us in our most comprehensive survival program this year as we Orienteer ourselves to a specific pre-determined location. Once there, we will then Build a Fire without the use of a matches, and then construct a viable Survival Shelter. This is a 2 hour program. Meet at the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Friday, May 31, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – May 31, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Saturday, June 1, 2024

Dreamy Sunset Paddle
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers on a leisurely paddle on the stunning Lake Allatoona. We will depart from Webster's Ferry and paddle along the shore. Please remember to bring sunscreen and plenty of water. Kayaks will be available for the participants or you can bring your own water craft. May be canceled if winds exceed 12 mph. 8-11: $15.00 12+: $25.00 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Sunday, June 2, 2024

Sunday Sunset Stroll with a Ranger
Sunday, Jun 2, 2024 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come Join the Ranger for an easy going Sunset stroll through the forest. We will have fun as we walk along the Sweet Gum Trail and take in the sights and sounds of the morning on our beloved mountain park. Please remember to dress appropriately for the weather and don't forget to bring your binoculars in case we spot any birds. $5.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Friday, June 7, 2024

Mindful Fishing
Friday, Jun 7, 2024 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Do you want to become a more mindful angler, but don't know where to start? Well look no further! We are presenting a a talk about how to be a more conscious angler. Come join our Interpretive Ranger Fisheries Technician Representative Emmi Losasso as we discuss ways for you to be a better angler out on the water. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Jun 7, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, June 14, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Jun 14, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Saturday, June 15, 2024

Dreamy Sunset Paddle
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers on a leisurely paddle on the stunning Lake Allatoona. We will depart from Webster's Ferry and paddle along the shore. Please remember to bring sunscreen and plenty of water. Kayaks will be available for the participants or you can bring your own water craft. May be canceled if winds exceed 12 mph. 8-11: $15.00 12+: $25.00 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Sunday, June 16, 2024

Sunday Sunset Stroll with a Ranger
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come Join the Ranger for an easy going Sunset stroll through the forest. We will have fun as we walk along the Sweet Gum Trail and take in the sights and sounds of the morning on our beloved mountain park. Please remember to dress appropriately for the weather and don't forget to bring your binoculars in case we spot any birds. $5.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Friday, June 21, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Jun 21, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, June 28, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Jun 28, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Saturday, June 29, 2024

Dreamy Sunset Paddle
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers on a leisurely paddle on the stunning Lake Allatoona. We will depart from Webster's Ferry and paddle along the shore. Please remember to bring sunscreen and plenty of water. Kayaks will be available for the participants or you can bring your own water craft. May be canceled if winds exceed 12 mph. 8-11: $15.00 12+: $25.00 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Sunday, June 30, 2024

Sunday Sunset Stroll with a Ranger
Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come Join the Ranger for an easy going Sunset stroll through the forest. We will have fun as we walk along the Sweet Gum Trail and take in the sights and sounds of the morning on our beloved mountain park. Please remember to dress appropriately for the weather and don't forget to bring your binoculars in case we spot any birds. $5.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Friday, July 5, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Jul 5, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, July 12, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Jul 12, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, July 19, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Jul 19, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, July 26, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Jul 26, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, August 2, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Aug 2, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, August 9, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Aug 9, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, August 16, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Aug 16, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, August 23, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Aug 23, 2024 until Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, August 30, 2024

Campfire Shenanigans
Fridays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM – Aug 30, 2024 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our rangers for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the campground at the picnic shelter beside Comfort Station 3. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Some chairs are provided but feel free to bring your own. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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