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Fort Mountain State Park


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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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