Explore the Beauty of Georgia in Fort Mountain State Park
Fort Mountain State Park has some beautiful trails for bikers, horseback riders, and hikers to explore, along with a wealth of recreation facilities. Opt for one of the cottage-style Fort Mountain State Park cabins or choose from a variety of campsites, including platform camping!
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Best Hiking Trails In Fort Mountain State Park
Fort Mountain State Park welcomes families, couples, nature lovers, bikers, and horseback riders (even those with their own horse!), and there are hiking trails to suit all. Expect some great views of the lake and mountains, moderate hikes, and evidence of the local history and past use of the park.
A one-hour moderate hike running for 0.75 miles. Passes near the lake and a mountain hollow. If you're Visiting Fort Mountain State Park in spring, this trail will be packed with pretty wild flowers.
Experience the challenge and excitement of an 8.2 mile loop trail that passes below the summit of Cohutta and Fort Mountains. Changing weather adds to the beauty and the challenge here.
One of the trails accessed from the Fort Mountain State Park Cabins and campground areas. This 1.2 mile loop is open to bikers and hikers, and runs around the lake area of the state park.
Learn more about the history of the land and how it was used on a 1.6 mile loop trail. This moderate hike offers views of Goldmine Creek, with early mining pits still visible along the route.
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Best Family Activities In Fort Mountain State Park
There are some activities that come as standard in a Georgia State Park, such as hiking and swimming, but it's the individual landscapes, and additional amenities and recreation, that will make family visits to Fort Mountain State Park special.
Make a splash and have some fun on the water with aquacycle or pedal boat rental. Kayaking, canoeing, and mini golf are also available to entertain all the family while you're visiting Fort Mountain State Park.
If this is your first time camping, then have no fear! Georgia's Park Rangers are ready to help with this tailored program. You'll be taught how to set up your camp, provided with a range of camping gear and advice, and be able to take part in free activities during your stay.
There are 27 miles of trails across Georgia's State Parks, all ready to be ridden. Why not bring your bike to Fort Mountain – their biking trails are known to be a great test of endurance.
A lakeside sandy beach and swimming area will be tempting during the sunny summer months, so why leave the Fort Mountain State Park hotels behind and head to the water.
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