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Red Top Mountain - Three Trails (optional Booth museum)

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Red Top Mtn State Park   Hike: Red Top Mountain - Three Trails (optional Booth museum)  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Feb 3 2022  11:00 am >> Thu, Feb 3 2022 4:20 pm
Registration Opens: Thu, Jan 27 2022 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Feb 2 2022 8:00 pm
Event Duration:5 Hours 20 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:12.6 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Ralph Howard
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Moved to February - looks like January got rained out :(

We will meet at the visitor center.  We will complete the Homestead Trail, Sweet Gum Trail, and Iron Hill Trail (along with the campground connector trail).  We will stop along the way to devour lunch.

We will be hiking at a moderate pace to fast pace, averaging between 2.5 to 3.0 mph.

For folks wanting to do a longer hike, this is a good challenge for you.

Trail map pdf:


After the hike (optional):

Booth Western Museum - free admittance 4 to 8 pm, no entry restrictions (just provide zip code, for funding purposes), 501 Museum Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120


Required Items to Bring:

Water, hiking boots or shoes appropriate for hiking.  


When parking be prepared to pay $5.00 cash per vehicle or display a current GA State Parks annual parking pass.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking poles.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

 659 Red Top Mountain Rd SE, Cartersville, GA 30121

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