Visit Parks in Bartow County - Visit Allatoona Lake, Bartow Carver Park, McKinney Campground, Hamilton Crossing Youth Facility, Manning Mill Park, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds on Allatoona Lake, etc.
Allatoona Lake Recreational Facilities - Stay at one of the 1,000 plus secluded RV and tent campsites found along the shoreline of this 12,000 acre lake. Visitors can experience the wonders of nature, dive into water sports and generally relax knowing that your never more than 10 minutes from town. A stop at the Visitors Center will provide you with detailed maps of the lake and recreation areas and will introduce you to the history of Allatoona Lake, Bartow County's geology, the Native American culture and the Civil War. The Overlook provides soaring view of Allatoona Lake, its dam and the Etowah River below. Enjoy picnicking and swimming at our parks, camping, hunting, fishing, boating, and observing wildlife along this beautiful shoreline. Open 8am-8:30pm. Click on link above for more Allatoona Lake info. Phone: 678-721-6700 - Directions from Atlanta: Go north on I-75 to Exit 290. Turn right on GA 20 then immediately right on Spur 20. Follow Spur 20 with caution approximately 4 miles to the dam and visitor center.
Atlanta Campaign Pocket Park in Cassville - One of five Atlanta Campaign Pocket Parks was constructed at Cassville by the WPA in the 1930's. The park commemorates The Cassville Affair. Nearby are additional monuments, markers and the Cassville Confederate Cemetery. Phone: 770-387-1357 - Location: U.S. Hwy 41 N. & Cassville Rd, Cassville, Georgia 30123 - Directions: I-75 Exit 288 GA 113 S, US 41 N, 7 miles, RT on Cassville Rd. Note: There is an
Atlanta Campagin Pavilion in Dalton - See a relief map of Civil War troop movement during General Sherman's Atlanta Campaign that describes Sherman's and Johnston's movements on May 7-13, 1864. Travel the Civil War's Atlanta Campaign route and experience the Civil War heritage throughout northwest Georgia. Free admission and parking. Call for more info. Phone: 706-270-9960 or toll free at 800-331-3258 - Location: Hwy 41 N, Dalton, GA 30720
Bartow Carver Park - There's a lot of fun ways you can play and relax at this beautiful park. 1 baseball-softball field, 2 youth playgrounds, day use picnic areas, large indoor facility for large group rentals. Includes restrooms, showers, kitchen area, outdoor grills, and front porch and rocking chairs overlooking Lake Allatoona. Large inside group community building available for rent. Three small pavilions and one large group picnic shelter with grill, boat ramp, walking and hiking trails. Usage of pavilions, community building and shelters by reservation only. Park Attendant on site. Call for weekend and weekday rental prices. Phone: 770-387-5149 - Address: 3900 Bartow Carver Park, Acworth, GA 30101
Center Community Building has 1 Small meeting room Kitchen area and restrooms. Great for small groups. Phone: 770-387-5149 - Address: 682 Center Rd, Cartersville, GA
Dellinger Park - Discover this 111-acre family-oriented park. It is loaded with amenities including: 14 lighted tennis courts, 6 softball fields, a football-soccer field with 440 track, 4 shelters (available for rent), 4-acre lake with gazebo (available for rent), 2-mile walking trail with 20 exercise stations, 2 playground areas (ADA accessible), 2 outdoor basketball courts, restrooms, Olympic-size pool, and 19-hole Putt-Putt miniature golf course. Walking trails include the Vita course with a 2-mile outer loop and 1.3 mile inner loop, with exercise stations offering calisthenics instructions. Cinder surface; rated easy; emergency call boxes available and lighted course are provided on trails. The main office for Cartersville Parks & Recreation Department is at Dllinger Park. Phone: 770-387-5626 - Address: 100 Pine Grove Rd., Cartersville, Georgia 30120 - Directions: Take I-75 Exit 288, GA 113 south 2.5 miles to downtown Cartersville. Cross railroad and follow signs 2.5 miles to Dellinger Park.
Gatewood Park - This park features 2 large group shelters ( reservation only), 1 youth playground at camping area, large field, nature Trail walk, Boat ramp and large parking area ( parking permits available on site). 60 camp sites with power, water, picnic table, grill and concrete pad. Also, can Camp at 12 primitive sites. Bath house for campers. Park Attendant on site. Great for family reunions and large groups. Phone: 770-387-5149 - Address: 224 Bartow Beach Rd., Cartersville GA 30121
Etowah Indian Mounds - Explore home to several thousand Native Americans between 1000 A.D. to 1550 A.D., this historic 54-acre site contains 6 earthen mounds, a plaza, village area, borrow pits and defensive ditch. Many artifacts show how the natives decorated themselves with shell beads, tattoos, paint, complicated hairdos, feathers and copper ear ornaments. Phone: 770-387-3747 - Address:813 Indian Mounds Road SW, Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Hamilton Crossing Park - Amenities include 7 lighted baseball fields, 6 lighted baseball/softball fields, 1 lighted football field, 1 lighted soccer field, 8 lighted tennis courts, 2 lighted outdoor basketball courts, 5 youth playground areas, 6 restroom facilities, 1 large picnic shelter (reservation only), 1 small picnic shelter ( first come bases), Hamilton Crossing Gym, 8 outdoor batting cages, 2 mile paved and lighted walking trail and Bartow County Children Memorial. Trails include a great hiking trail. Easy, 3/4-1 mile. A fitness trail runs along the outer perimeter of the park. The 2-mile fitness trail runs along the outer perimeter of the park with a paved surface. Phone: 770-387-5149 - Address: 31 Beavers Drive, Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Houston Suggs Youth Facility has a large meeting room, small meeting room, large Gym floor, 2 small gym floors, concession area and restrooms. Call for Rental prices - Phone: 770-387-5149 - Address: 35 Beavers Drive, Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Manning Mill Park - This park offers lots of sports fields as well as a lake and other park amenities. 1 lighted baseball field, 5 lighted baseball-softball fields, youth playground area, large picnic shelter (reservation only), 3 restrooms, 1.4 mile lighted walking trail and scenic 5-acre lake. The 1.5 mile trail runs alongside the outside of the park, lake and baseball fields. The lighted trail has a gravel surface and is rated easy. Phone: 770-387-5149 - Address: 163 Manning Mill Road, Adairsville, Georgia 30103 - Directions: Take I-75 Exit 306, GA 140 west one mile, then left on US 41 S. Continue approx. 2 miles to Manning Mill Road on left. Park is ahead on the right.
Manning Mill Youth Facility - Amenities include 1 large meeting room, 1 small meeting room, large Gym floor, 2 small gym floors, concession area and restroom. Call for rental prices. Phone: 770-387-5149 - Address: 163-B Manning Mill Road, Adairsville, Georgia 30103
Pine Log Creek Walking Trail - Enjoy the 4.7 mile trail over parts of Pine Log Mountain East and West Loops, 240 acre of Green space. Trail is extreme hiking in some parts and moderate in others on compacted soil surface. Great 3 to 4 hour hike for family and friends. Phone: 770-387-5149 - Address: 168 Cassville Road, Cartersville, Georgia - Directions: Take I-75 to Exit 293, US 411 north approximately 8 miles. Turn right onto GA 140 east toward Waleska. Continue approximately 3 miles to Pine Log Creek Trail System parking area on left.
Pine Mountain Recreation Area Trails - There are two loops connecting Pine Mountain - the East Loop and the West Loop. This is a rugged and challenging hike that reaches 1,562 feet above sea level. Once you reach the top of this mountain you will be at the highest point in the City of Cartersville. This land is part of 13,000 acres that was the original site of Mark Anthony Cooper's Iron Empire.
Pine Mountain Recreation Area now includes a connector to the US Army Corps of Engineers Cooper's Furnace Trail. The trail is open daily for hiking. Mountain biking is allowed on Wednesday and Saturday on the East Loop only. Bikers must wear a helmet and follow the color-directional signs for those days.
East Loop Directions: I-75 to Exit 290, east on GA Highway 20, right at traffic light onto GA Spur 20, continue approximately four miles. The East Loop Trailhead access and parking area are on the right, just past Bartow Beach Road.
West Loop Directions: I-75 Exit 288, east on Main Street, at the end of Main Street turn right and the West Loop Trailhead access and parking area is on the left.
Red Top Mountain State Park - This popular 1776-acre park on 12,000-acre Lake Allatoona is ideal for swimming, boating and fishing. Visitors can bring their own boats or rent from Park Marine. 12 miles of hiking trails wind through the park, providing opportunities for exercise and to explore a reconstructed 1860s log cabin. Trail maps and information available at the Park Visitor Center, open daily, hours vary seasonally. Phone: 770-975-4226 -Address: 50 Lodge Rd., SE, Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Spring Bank - Enjoy this spectacular 40 Acre Green space owned by Bartow County. Hike through a scenic 1–mile trail through wooded area. See the 2nd largest Oak Tree in Georgia. Visit the intriguing Civil War Cemetery and the Underground Spring. Experience a beautiful part of Bartow County’s history here. Phone: 770-387-5149 - Address: 255 Hall Station Rd, Kingston, GA 30145
These campgrounds sit on the banks of Allatoona Lake, providing visitors with a variety of water activities in the green rolling hills of Georgia.For more information on Lake Allatoona U. S. Army Corps of Engineers campsites, call 678-721-6700.
Clark Creek North Campground has 24 spacious reservable campsites, conveniently located near the dock and swimming beach. Lake front sites are also available, giving visitors sweeping views of the vast lake. Fire rings, picnic areas, drinking water, flush toilets and showers are all provided, creating a comfortable camping experience for visitors. Open May 15, 2015 through September 7, 2015. Address: 5983 Glade Rd, Acworth, GA 30102 - GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 34.09722, -84.68056 or 34°5'50"N, 84°40'50"W - Clark Creek North Campground Map
McKaskey Campground offers 51 campsites, two handicapped sites, 32 of which have electrical and water hookups. Flush toilets, showers, picnic tables, grills and lantern posts are provided. Other amenities include a dump station, laundry facilities, boat ramp, playground and swimming beach. Open through September 7, 2015 and March 25, 2016 through September 5, 2016. Address: 358 McKaskey Creek Rd, Cartersville, GA 30121 - GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 34.19, -84.71806 or 34°11'24"N, 84°43'5"W - McKaskey Creek Campground Map
McKinney Campground provides 150 spacious campsites, including a handicapped accessible site, conveniently located near the dock and swimming beach. Water-front sites are also available, giving visitors sweeping views of the sparkling lake. Fire rings, picnic areas, drinking water, flush toilets and showers are all provided, creating a comfortable camping experience for visitors. Open all year. Address: 6659 McKinney Campground Rd, Acworth, GA 30102 - GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 34.10694, -84.69556 or 34°6'25"N, 84°41'44"W - McKinney Campground Map
Old Highway 41 #3 Campground has 50 campsites, shower washhouse with hot showers, laundry, playground, boat launch, dump station, park attendant on duty. Pets allowed (limit 2 pets, no vicious animals permitted). Open May 15, 2015 and closes at 3pm Sept 8, 2015. Address: 6700 North Main Street Acworth, GA 30102 - GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 34.08833, -84.71056 or 34°5'18"N, 84°42'38"W - Old Hwy 41 #3 Campground Map
Payne Campground sits on the banks of Allatoona Lake, providing visitors with a variety of water activities in the green rolling hills of Georgia. Payne Campground provides 57 spacious reservable campsites, conveniently located near the dock and swimming beach. Fire rings, picnic areas, drinking water, flush toilets and showers are all provided, creating a comfortable camping experience for visitors. Open until September 7, 2015. Address: 1138 Georgia Highway Spur 20, Cartersville, GA 30121 - GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 34.12083, -84.57917 or 34°7'15"N, 84°34'45"W - Payne Campground Map
Sweetwater Campground provides over 150 spacious reservable campsites, conveniently located near the dock and swimming beach. Lake front sites are also available, giving visitors sweeping views of the vast lake. Fire rings, picnic areas, drinking water, flush toilets and showers are all provided, creating a comfortable camping experience for visitors. Open through September 7, 2015. Note: From August 1, 2015 until September 1, 2015, this campground is only open on weekends from 7 AM Friday to 3 PM Sunday. The exception is that it is open Sept 2 thru Sept 8 for the Labor Day weekend (last night to camp is Sept 7). Address: 1400 Field's Chapel Rd, Canton, GA 30114 - GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 34.19444, -84.57889 or 34°11'40"N, 84°34'44"W - Sweetwater Campground Map
Upper Stamp Creek Campground has 20 campsites, one handicapped site, shower washhouse with hot showers, boat launch, beach, dump station, park attendant on duty. Pets allowed (limit 2 pets, no vicious animals permitted). Open: May 15, 2015 and closes Sept 7, 2015. Sept 6, 2015 will be the last night to camp. For Day Use Sites, they open March 1, 2015 and close November 1, 2015. October 31, 2015 will be the last day to camp. This campground will only be open on weekends from 7AM Fridays until 3PM Mondays. Address: 80 Chitwood Cemetery Rd, White, GA 30184 - GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 34.20278, -84.67667 or 34°12'10"N, 84°40'36"W
Victoria Campground provides more than 70 spacious reservable campsites, conveniently located near the dock and swimming beach. Fire rings, picnic areas, drinking water, flush toilets and showers are all provided, creating a comfortable camping experience for visitors. Open until October 4, 2015. Address: 937 Victoria Landing Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189 - GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 34.15139, -84.61944 or 34°9'5"N, 84°37'10"W- Victoria Campground Map