Fort Mountain State Park

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Fort Mountain State Park

Location:8 miles east of Chatsworth via GA 52 (take Exit 333 off I-75).
Facilities:70 tent/trailer/RV campsites, 4 walk-in campsites, 6 platform campsites, pioneer campground, backcountry campsites, 15 cottages, 117 picnic sites, 7 picnic shelters, group shelter, hiking trails (14 miles), mountain biking trails (30 miles), equestrian trails (18 miles), stables, horse rentals, fishing and pedal boat rental, lake with swimming beach, miniature golf course. .
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, mountain biking.
Special Features:Fort Mountain derives its name from an ancient 855-foot-long rock wall of unknown origin that stands at the highest point of the mountain. The wall is thought to have been built by Indians as fortification against other more hostile Indians or for ancient ceremonies.
Address:181 Fort Mountain Park Rd
Chatsworth, GA 30705

Size: 3,712 acres.

See other parks in Georgia.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Another interesting site described in some detail by Smith (1962) is the Fort Mountain State Park site in northwest Georgia.
The Fort Mountain State Park wall is similar to another state park site near Manchester, Tennessee, the Old Stone Fort.
On 21 August 1998, we collected fecal samples from 37 eastern pipistrelles (6 females and 31 males) from an abandoned talc mine at Fort Mountain State Park in Murray Co., Georgia and examined them to determine diet.
Key Words: diet, eastern pipistrelle, Fort Mountain State Park, Pipistrellus subflavus
We conducted our survey at Fort Mountain State Park in Murray Co., Georgia.

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