Fort Mountain State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 70
About: Fort Mountain derives its name from an ancient 855-foot-long rock wall which stands on the highest point of the mountain. The mysterious wall is thought to have been built by Indians as fortification against other more hostile Indians or for ancient ceremonies.
Situated in the Chattahoochee National Forest close to the Cohutta Wilderness area, this park offers a variety of outdoor activities. Hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders will find some of the most beautiful trails in northern Georgia. Most wind through hardwood forest and blueberry thickets, occasionally crossing streams and providing spectacular vistas. During the summer, children will enjoy the sand beach located on a clear mountain lake, as well as miniature golf and pedal boat rental.
We now have Primitive Horse Camping!
* 3,712 Acres
* 17-Acre Lake with Swimming Beach (Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend)
* 70 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites – cable TV hookups, some sites close during winter
* 4 Walk-in Campsites
* 6 Platform Campsites
* NEW! Primitive Horse Camping
* 15 Cottages -- #5 and #6 are dog friendly. ( max 2)
* 7 Picnic Shelters
* Group Shelter (seats 80, , seasonal)
* Pioneer Campground
* Backcountry Campsites
o Hiking and Backpacking – 14 miles of trails
o Mountain Biking – 27 miles of trails, fee
o Fishing Boat, Canoe and Pedal Boat Rental (May 24 – August 31: Tuesday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; September – October: Saturday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
o Miniature Golf (May 24 – August 31: Tuesday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; September – October weather permitting: Saturday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
o Horseback Riding - 25 miles of trails, horse rentals, stables
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