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Fort Mountain State Park

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Address: 181 Fort Mountain Park Road, Chatsworth, GA 30705
Phone Number: +1 706 695 2621
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The drive (or ride on two wheels) is hard to beat just to get to this park. I personally think that Highway 52 up and over Fort Mountain is a great ride by itself and the park is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Dacula, Georgia
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Dacula, Georgia
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305 reviews 305 reviews
43 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The drive (or ride on two wheels) is hard to beat just to get to this park. I personally think that Highway 52 up and over Fort Mountain is a great ride by itself and the park is a bonus! Nice trails to hike with some small waterfalls, all worth the effort if you enjoy waterfalls and walking/hiking. The views... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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136 reviews 136 reviews
18 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Recently went back for a second visit with a young family who were looking for some easy trails and great views while hiking. I don't think they were disappointed. The drive west is great with some nice scenic overlooks and a few curves adding to the drive. There are plenty of hiking options for all abilities. The hike to the... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We just returned from a trip to Fort Mountain State Park for Easter. We had a group of nine; two families with a total of 5 kids. We stayed together in Cottage #13, which is a 3 bedroom newly renovated cottage. It was lovely!! Our whole experience at this state park was very positive. Here are a few highlights: THE... More 

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Hilliard, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a week during spring break. This was a nice campground with lots of hiking trails. There are two camping loops. Loop 2 on the left was very hard for us to maneuver with our travel trailer. Loop 1 was better. We camped in site 1 and it was long and level side to side but needed plenty... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Again this wasnt a planned stop much like my other quick stops at Ga state parks. The trails are nice good for people who have pets and there is lake and playground area if you have kids. The only that I would say is taking caution while driving up the mountain. The road is very curvy and narrow and gets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Living near Fort Mt. my wife and I have never there. It was really nice. There is a camp ground and beach as well as the rock wall no one knows how it got there. As always the Rangers are nice. There is a small fee to enter the park. If you live in the north Ga. Or southern Tennessee... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

We enjoy cooking breakfast and having a fire in the fireplace close to the lookout area. Also great hiking trails!!! Kids enjoy swimming and fishing.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I visited recently with friends. We enjoyed the hike to the CCC-built fire tower - even if the tower wasn't accessible because of repair work. The mysterious rock wall is very interesting. It was fun to speculate who built the wall and why. And of course, the fall color was beautiful! I'll definitely be back.

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Chatsworth, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This state park is near my home. I've been going here for most of my life. The park has a small lake that is perfect for lazy fishing, swimming and kayaking. There is a walking trail around the lake as well as several other hiking trails throughout the park. There are plenty of picnic areas, a good play area for... More 

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Chatsworth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The area is so beautiful and peaceful. My family loves the overlook as well. The swimming area is a great family fun adventure.

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