Red Top Mountain

State Park - Georgia

Red Top Mountain State Park is located in the northwestern part of Georgia, on the northwestern edge of metro Atlanta, in southeastern Bartow County near Cartersville. Named for iron-rich Red Top Mountain, the park covers 1,776 acres (6.32 km²) on a peninsula jutting north into Lake Allatoona, formed on the park's north and east sides by the Etowah River arm and on the west by Allatoona Creek arm.

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Trail Map of Red Top Mountain State Park (SP) in Georgia. Published by Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites.Red Top Mountain - Trail Map

Trail Map of Red Top Mountain State Park (SP) in Georgia. Published by Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites.

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Conasauga Ranger District of Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest (NF) in Georgia. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Chattahoochee-Oconee MVUM - Conasauga 2020

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Conasauga Ranger District of Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest (NF) in Georgia. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Statewide Bike Map of Georgia. Published by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).Georgia State - Georgia Bike Map

Statewide Bike Map of Georgia. Published by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).

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Trail map for Red Top Mountain State Park (SP) in Georgia. Published by Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites.Red Top Mountain - Trail Map

Trail map for Red Top Mountain State Park (SP) in Georgia. Published by Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites.

Brochure of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites. Published by Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites.Georgia State Parks - Parks Brochure

Brochure of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites. Published by Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites.

Red Top Mountain SP https://gastateparks.org/RedTopMountain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Top_Mountain_State_Park Red Top Mountain State Park is located in the northwestern part of Georgia, on the northwestern edge of metro Atlanta, in southeastern Bartow County near Cartersville. Named for iron-rich Red Top Mountain, the park covers 1,776 acres (6.32 km²) on a peninsula jutting north into Lake Allatoona, formed on the park's north and east sides by the Etowah River arm and on the west by Allatoona Creek arm.
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