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Hiking Trails of West Georgia & Beyond

Hiking Trails

Sweetwater State Park February 2018 Programs February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments Winter Wonderland Train at Pine Mountain Gold Museum through 12/23/17 December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments Georgia State Parks’ “Leaf Watch” Website Tracks Best Fall Color September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments Polk County August 29, 2017 | 0 Comments Bartow County August…

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Carroll County

Carroll County

John Tanner Park 354 Tanner Beach Rd Carrollton, GA 30117 • 770.830.2222 A landmark in Carroll County, the 138 acre park boasts a large sand beach, hiking, fishing, miniature golf, paddle boats, volleyball and horseshoes. Formerly a state park, now a unit of Carroll County Parks. Learn more: http://www.carrollcountyga.com/pages/john_tanner_park/   Buffalo Creek Outdoor Education Center Located…

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Chattooga County

Chattooga County

James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park 2800 Sloppy Floyd Lake Rd Summerville , GA 30747 706.857.0826 Surrounded by rural countryside and the Chattahoochee National Forest, this quiet park in northwest Georgia offers outstanding fishing on two stocked lakes. Visitors can hike along three miles of lake loop trails and relax in swings while watching for…

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Douglas County

Douglas County

Sweetwater Creek State Park 1750 Mount Vernon Road Lithia Springs, GA 30122 • 770.732.5871 Sweetwater Creek State Park is a peaceful tract of wilderness only minutes from downtown Atlanta. A wooded trail follows the stream to the ruins of the New Manchester Manufacturing Company, a textile mill burned during the Civil War. Beyond the mill,…

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Harris County

Harris County

  F.D. Roosevelt State Park 2970 Ga. Highway 190 Pine Mountain , GA 31822 • 706.663.4858 At 9,049 acres, Georgia’s largest state park is a hiker’s and backpacker’s haven. More than 40 miles of trails, including the popular 23-mile Pine Mountain Trail, wind through hardwood and pines, over creeks and past small waterfalls. Many visitors…

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Paulding County

Paulding County

Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site 4432 Mt. Tabor Church Rd Dallas , GA 30157 • 770.443.7850 Pickett’s Mill is one of the best preserved Civil War battlefields in the nation. Visitors can travel roads used by Federal and Confederate troops, see earthworks constructed by these men, and walk through the same ravine where hundreds died.…

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Stewart County

Hiking Trails

Providence Canyon State Park 8930 Canyon Rd, Lumpkin, GA 31815 (229) 838-6870 Providence Canyon State Park (Georgia’s Little Grand Canyon) is located about 3 hours south of West Georgia near Lumpkin – Take Hwy 27 south from Carrollton. Parking is available for $5, then there is about a 20 minute hike down from the top…

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Fullerville trailhead opens in Villa Rica

Fullerville trailhead

The City of Villa Rica celebrated the opening of The Fullerville Trailhead on Tuesday, June 20th.  Mayor Jeff Reese, Interim City Manager Michael Mansour, Councilman Gil McDougal, Councilwoman Shirley Marchman and Councilwoman Leslie Smith McPherson were present at the ribbon cutting. The trailhead is located in Fullerville at 513 Rockmart Road. For more information concerning…

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