Not far from Park Canyon Apartments is a scenic drive on Hwy. 52 near the Cohutta Wilderness that leads visitors to Fort Mountain State Park.  Hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders can access some of the most beautiful trails in Georgia, winding through hardwood forest and blueberry thickets, crossing streams and circling a pretty lake.  Hikers can also explore a stone fire tower built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and an ancient rock wall which stand on the highest point of the mountain.  The mysterious 855-foot-long wall is thought to have been built by early Indians as fortification against more hostile Indians or for ancient ceremonies.

In addition to, Fort Mountain State Park offers a variety of events such as their Wagon Ride and S’mores.  This is a narrated wagon ride through the park at sunset.  At the end of the ride, you will enjoy an evening around the campfire, roasting marshmallows and making s’mores.  The wagon rides are currently schedule each Saturday in November, starting November 15th, from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

Bundle up your family and friends and enjoy a unique experience in the North Georgia Mountains.