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Great hiking trails!

Very well maintained and kept up. It is not far from Cartersville and has good parking. It is... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Seafoam_10
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Cartersville, Georgia
Beautiful Place that Housed One of the Bloodiest Battles of the Civil War

"A needless effusion of blood," is the comment the Union General John Corse after the battle in... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
jimmagus
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Acworth, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We certainly had a nice visit. This history was quite interesting although the signage for trail marking is an opportunity.

Thank TASunde
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Very well maintained and kept up. It is not far from Cartersville and has good parking. It is quite a climb up to the star fort, but worth it when you get there.

Thank Seafoam_10
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed this is part of the Ga State Park system. Trails not well marked, signage not updated, and other than memorial field (north/south commemoration markers), there is not much here-skip it!

Thank LAURIE S
Reviewed 8 May 2018

"A needless effusion of blood," is the comment the Union General John Corse after the battle in which 1600 people were killed in one day. Visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and leave a coin to say "Hi." Check out the Deep Cut and...More

1  Thank jimmagus
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This is an educational site we came to while at Red Top Mountain. There are no maps showing you where the trails lead, how long they are, or what to expect. We ended up walking 1/2 mile and then turning around. The view of the...More

Thank jessicaq448
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I've been here many times just to walk and sit by the river. Especially beautiful in the fall. There is a small memorial area to several units who fought here during the civil war that is also interesting. Nice place to bring visitors.

1  Thank DeniseS76
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We are from Germany and we bumped into this. Had no idea about the battle and all that. After two hours we had had a wonderful stroll and we were quite savvy about the historical event. Very much to the surprise of my US colleagues...More

Thank Augenbraun
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We missed a lot by not walking the full trail but what we did see was very interesting. The trail follows the original railroad grade along Lake Allatoona. The part of the trail we did get to do was wide and flat but I know...More

1  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We enjoyed hiking the well maintained trails and the "cut" where the train track used to be was very interesting. We went up the levee side and came down out through the cut. My calves were pretty sore from the steep slopes, but it was...More

Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We visited here and there was a Battle reenactment going on. We were able to see a cannon being shot off and the soldiers in there "uniforms". It was a neat experience and brought history to life.

Thank Carole B
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