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Fort Mountain State Park

181 Fort Mountain Park Rd, Chatsworth, GA 30705-6669
+1 706-422-1932
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1/2 off!

We decided to come to the mountains for the weekend because GA State parks were doing 1/2 off for... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Chicky1976
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Kingston, Georgia
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We Went For The Heart:)

We visit few state parks, I have to do better in my focus:) My problem is I'm so consumed chasing... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Jayjay099
,
Cartersville, Georgia
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hiking trails”(26 reviews)
“fire tower”(17 reviews)
“rock wall”(9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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181 Fort Mountain Park Rd, Chatsworth, GA 30705-6669
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+1 706-422-1932
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"rock wall"
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"big rock"
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"small lake"
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"great hiking"
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"paddle boats"
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"fire pit"
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"mini golf course"
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"trading post"
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"mile hike"
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We decided to come to the mountains for the weekend because GA State parks were doing 1/2 off for cabins the first weekend in January. The temperatures were well below average so we had a lot of trouble with the heat. We were moved twice...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

We visit few state parks, I have to do better in my focus:) My problem is I'm so consumed chasing national parks, state parks fall off to the side. But Fort Mountain had a love story and I thought it would be fun to take...More

1  Thank Jayjay099
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous Campground with hiking and mountain biking galore. Spent 5 nights and every day was a new adventure on the trails hiking or biking spending all day exploring the Cohutta Mountains. Highly recommend hiking the Gahuti from the Cool Springs Overlook south to the 301...More

1  Thank leahkashouty
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Cleanest park bathrooms I’ve ever seen! We tent camped for two nights in a 50 foot RV spot. We have a tent that fits in the back of our truck bed. Each spot has a picnic table, fire pit with grill, water, electric and cable....More

1  Thank Julie Alexander T
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

My longhair Chihuahua loves to go for hikes. We were on vacation in Blue Ridge and decided to branch out to see more trails in the area. The trail loop to the wall and fire tower had quite a few steep stairs (we're from Florida;...More

2  Thank Teddy R
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

As much as I enjoy the park and it's hiking, I have to write this review as a cautionary for novice bikers. My wife and I used the 301 bike trail and it was rough to say the least. If you enjoy choppy technical down...More

2  Thank Walter H
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

We did the shorter trail that went to the lookout and the wall. It took us maybe 30 minutes of hiking total and it wasn’t too bad. We had little kids with our group (ages 1-3) and they all did great. The views are absolutely...More

1  Thank Frederick C
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

We took the family here and this is a place to enjoy the outdoors. There are multiple paths of varying lengths. We brought a picnic lunch which is what I would recommend. Pets are welcome and we brought our dog on a lead. There are...More

1  Thank TomD0711
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Staff is friendly and helpful, cabins are awesome and the trails magnificent. If you go you must do the Gahuti trail, a little challenging but so worth the effort. Make sure to wear your hiking boots and if you have a hiking stick it's a...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

We ended up in the platform sites because the rest of the park was already booked. There are 6 platforms, with a flat bottom, 2 sides, and an angled roof with a tin cover. The platforms are off the ground and dry. These platforms should...More

3  Thank Nanci L
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Jean S
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Brad B | Property representative |
Hi Jean. The drive from Chatsworth to the park is 8 miles. During that 8 miles you will gain 1,739 ft. of elevation. Some sections are stepper than others and there are paved and gravel pull offs along the way. We look... More
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suzelj
October 24, 2017|
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Response from Julie Alexander T | Reviewed this property |
I do not know how far it is from the parking to the pioneer camp sites. I never saw the pioneer sites. We tent camped in a 50 ft RV spot in the campsites area #1. There were hike in tent sites in our area that were about... More
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