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Red Top Mountain State Park

Closes in 11 min: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Beautiful but noisy and not too clean

I camped here on Aug. 31- Sept 4th. Very crowded. Beautiful area but so close to Atlanta it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Titusville, Florida
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Super park with lots amenities for entire family definite place to stay right off I 75 and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hank D
Punta Gorda, Florida
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“hiking trails”(19 reviews)
“fire pit”(7 reviews)
This popular park on Lake Allatoona is ideal for swimming, water skiing and fishing. Visitors can bring their own boats or rent from nearby marinas. A sand swimming beach is nestled in a cove and surrounded by trees, providing a great place to cool...more
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50 Lodge Rd SE, Cartersville, GA 30121
+1 770-975-0055
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I camped here on Aug. 31- Sept 4th. Very crowded. Beautiful area but so close to Atlanta it was filled yo capacity since it was Labor Day weekend. There are a lot of things yo do in the area not only in the park itself....More

Thank Rainman61fl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super park with lots amenities for entire family definite place to stay right off I 75 and reasonable.

Thank Hank D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there swimming on a Saturday and Sunday and it was great. Almost nobody at the small beach and in the water. One downside: The entrance fee is 5 dollar and for that I would expect a decent bathroom. The one at the lake,...More

Thank Fred K
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Red Top Mountain has some very nice trails that wrap around a lake. We went on a 5 mile hike that wasn't super challenging so anyone could do it. The trail was shrouded with trees which helped keep us cool in the July heat. There...More

1  Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Wonderful stay at the cabins at Red Top Mountain State Park. Beautiful views of the lake from the cabin, nice back porch to relax and enjoy. We had about 15 family members, rented about 5 cabins close together. We had a ball entertaining from cabin...More

1  Thank Francine30012
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent customer service and knowledge from the staff and the patrols around the park. I spent about 5 hours visiting some of those little inlets around red top area on my kayak. Great time.

Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Been coming up here for years. Boating, kayaking, fishing. Have caught a few fish but that's it. Heard fishing wasn't that good but it's still a beautiful area. Great views. Haven't camped here yet but on our list to do.

Thank dougusa2018
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Red Top Mountain State Park, which is located in the northwestern part of Georgia, near the towns of Emerson and Cartersville in Bartow County, on the northwestern edge of the Atlanta metro area, is a recreational wonderland with a wealth of history dating to the...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

They have many activities all year round. There are special activities that they have once or twice a month and even more during spring and summer. There are hiking trails for every experience level and one paved which is wheelchair accessible. There is also one...More

Thank jcmstiles
Reviewed 12 July 2018

When we worked with Keller Williams, we had a couple of company outings at one of the locations at the park. They are clean, the view and area is peaceful and serene, and all in all pretty wonderful.

Thank jimmagus
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shelia w
22 March 2018|
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Response from Ranger Kelly H | Property representative |
They all do actually, they are situated on a finger that overlooks water on both sides. The higher in number the better the view in my personal opinion.
Joseph R
8 March 2018|
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Response from Jef N | Reviewed this property |
There are numerous places to fish from the shore. A Georgia permit is required.
Joseph R
8 March 2018|
Response from Joseph R |
What are the pre requisites for fishing at red top