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Eagles Rest Park

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Private park - stunning views - lots of history

This trail is at the end of a very long road. It is privately held and maintained. I was the only... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
amandagalfordiin
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Atlanta, Georgia
Nice out-of-the-way place to hike and see

This is a very neat little mountain top shared with the FAA. The views from the observation decks... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Daniel H
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Powder Springs, Georgia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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end of Monument Road, Mt. Oglethorpe, Jasper, GA 30143
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

This trail is at the end of a very long road. It is privately held and maintained. I was the only person up there on the Saturday afternoon (late July) that I went. I chose the moderate hike and found it to be sufficiently challenging....More

1  Thank amandagalfordiin
Reviewed July 31, 2018

This is a very neat little mountain top shared with the FAA. The views from the observation decks are ok, but I would go in the fall, winter, or spring on a day with low humidity. Also, once the leaves fall I bet the views...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

Viewing decks looking north, south, east and west. On a clear day you can see the skyline of Atlanta and the lights of Chattanooga!

Thank soundpc12
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We adventured to this park to see the amazing views. There are several observation platforms. They are well built and adequate seating at each one. There are wooden swings, tables and benches. There is even a privy/outhouse. If you enjoy hiking there are several trails...More

1  Thank Jessica N
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Eagles Rest Park is easy to get to and a great place to take in mountain views. There are three hiking trails - one easy, one moderate, and one a bit strenuous. Easy to get to as well. Just take Monument Road (off of Hwy...More

2  Thank lrduncan
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This park is all about the views. As others have noted, there is a privy, observation decks with benches to sit and enjoy the views, and trails around the top of varying lengths and difficulty. You can enter from Monument Road and there are places...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Youngest grandkids, (7 & 9) enjoyed walk & views.Has a picnic pavillion, privy, and four observation decks facing North, South, East and West. Drive via Monument Rd off Ga Hwy 136. Walk in via Big Canoe or Bent Tree.

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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Very peaceful and not difficult. Slippery spots at points but good for all ages! No strollers though. Kids must be good walkers.

Thank HOMOMMY
Reviewed May 9, 2017

This is a nice little park and easy to get to but I still have to rate it only average. They have a nice stage where they do an occasional skit/play. This is the best part of the park, however. The trails are all loop...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed March 16, 2017

My husband and I were staying at Big Canoe and decided to drive up to Eagles Rest Park to check it out. It was very cold, the thermometer showed 25 degrees but the wind chill made it much colder so we didn't hike, we just...More

Thank Brenda R
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Response from john e | Reviewed this property |
The roadway the last 1/4 mile is gravel, as is the area at the top. If you drive to the very top via Monument Dr., there is one observation deck (facing north) accessible. The other three, facing east, south and west are not... More
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