The Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain Park

It’s easy to get to Stone Mountain Park: By car looked like the Atlanta Hwy. 85 North, then the bypass road 285 west towards Augusta, then the Stone Mountain Freeway, which leads directly into the Stone Mountain Park. Parking fees must be paid at the entrance.

Stone Mountain Park is a huge park with a wide range of activities and attractions. You can stay here all day, because there is something for everyone to do. Ma can also just laze around and just relax.

What’s in the park?

Only one of the largest granite rock in the world. He is on the ground with a height of over 250m and a circumference of 11km. Geologists estimate the age of this stone of more than 300 million years ago. The whole story of this stone you can at Memorial Hall in German by listening to a tape. In the largest high relief sculpture in the world, the three heroes of the Civil War, Jefferson Davis, General Lee and Stonewall Jackson are carved.

Anride on the Skylift on the mountain I can only recommend. From the top of the mountain offers a magnificent view of Atlanta and its surroundings. Hiking trails lead down the hill also. Or even a 11 km long rail journey to the mountain. Scarlett O’Hara a ride on the paddle steamers, you can do it.

Attractions urther the Memorial Hall Museum, Antique Car Museum and the 19 antebellum plantation houses from the early 18th Century.

Many picnic campsites, 2 large white beaches for sun bathing with water slide, fishing, paddle boats, biking, and many wildlife trails.

At lunch I can Mountain View Restaurant in front of the Skylift at Stone Mountain Park Inn, the Evergreen Restaurant in golf course and the fast food at the Railway Station recommend.

UR the golfer is F, there are 2 public golf courses with 36 holes. But should you choose to call time and tee time. Tennis was one play in the new Olympic Tennis Center.

And in the evening you can enjoy the laser show. Dance during the summer months, every night colorful laser beams over the mountain. You can relax on the Memorial Lawn, picnic and enjoy the entertaining musical revue that accompanies the laser show. See every year on 6th Million people, the laser show, which each year will be assembled.

Ouch a tip for those interested: the new Margaret Mitchell Museum is located opposite the plantation houses.

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