Acworth, Georgia

Top Spots in and near Acworth

  • Cartersville, Georgia

    Camp at Red Top Mountain State Park

    4.5
    Red Top Mountain State Park finds itself just 30 minutes up I-75 from the urban sprawl of Atlanta, and it is surprising how quickly you can forget exactly how close you are to the city with just one night of camping here.  The State Park has a range of activities to offer, so there is bound to be...
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  • Acworth, Georgia

    Hike and Swim at Red Top Mountain

    4.5
    4.74 mi / 472 ft gain
    The Georgia summer is no joke. Fortunately, Red Top Mountain's Homestead Trail hosts enough shade and swimming for all adventurers. The 5.5 mile loop is located on a large peninsula stretching out into Lake Allatoona. Hikers enter a lush forest of wildlife and will encounter moderate elevation...
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  • Marietta, Georgia

    Hike the Battlefield and Mountain Loop

    5.0
    10.24 mi / 1355 ft gain
    From the visitor center, start on the Kenneshaw Mountain Trail, which takes you up a series of switchbacks to the summit of Kennesaw Mountain (600' elevation gain). Take in the views of Atlanta from the top, then continue on the trail as it descends, then starts up Little Kennesaw Mountain. At 2...
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  • Cartersville, Georgia

    Etowah Indian Mounds Interpretive and River Walk Trails

    4.0
    1.08 mi / 105 ft gain
    Etowah Indian Mounds Interpretive and River Walk Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Cartersville, Georgia.
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  • Marietta, Georgia

    Hike to Noses Creek

    3.5
    2 mi
    Starting at the Burnt Hickory Parking lot on Kennesaw National Battlefield, you head south on a pretty flat trail. After a mile and a half you will come across a bridge that goes over Noses Creek. If you're looking to cover more ground, the trails around the creek expand for miles in any directio...
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  • Cartersville, Georgia

    Pine Mountain Loop

    4.6
    2.11 mi / 597 ft gain
    The Pine Mountain Trail winds and climbs its way to awesome summit views, along massive granite outcrops and serene forest. Hike over wooden bridges, across sparkling streams, past misty waterfalls & rock outcroppings, varied forest, scenic overlooks, & leaping deer. This local gem is tuc...
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  • Woodstock, Georgia

    Kayak to Lake Allatoona Waterfall

    4.1
    Kayak from the Olde Rope Mill Park to the Lake Allatoona Waterfall (1.5 mile paddle from park to waterfall). This easy lake paddle is great for beginners.  Waterfall Coordinates: 34.1436403,-84.5330342  If it is warm, bring a bathing suit and play in the water! There are also numerous spots to ha...
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  • Woodstock, Georgia

    Rope Mill Loop

    4.36 mi / 522 ft gain
    Rope Mill Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Woodstock, Georgia.
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  • Euharlee, Georgia

    Paddle the Lower Etowah (Euharlee Road to 411)

    The nine mile stretch of river between Euharlee Road and 411 provides a beautiful getaway near Cartersville. As it sits downstream of Allatoona Lake, this is considered the Lower Etowah, and the temperament of the current depends largely on whether or not the Corps is releasing water upstream fro...
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  • Marietta, United States

    Hike Along Sope Creek

    4.3
    1.97 mi / 226 ft gain
    Sope Creek is a little slice of wild heaven squeezed into the hustle and bustle of Atlanta's metro madness. Bordering the Chattahoochee River, Interstate 285, and Suburbia sprawl, Sope Creek offers the city dweller an environmental escape that seems too good to be true. From the parking lot off...
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  • Atlanta, United States

    Hike along the East Palisades Trail

    4.5
    4.3 mi / 488 ft gain
    The East Palisades trail is one of the only real hiking trails within Atlanta's perimeter.  Although it boasts surprising beauty and great trails, relatively few people in the city are aware this trail even exists.  As part of the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area, this section of forest is ...
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  • Roswell, Georgia

    Climb and Chill at Allenbrook

    4.0
    You’re going to be really surprised you’re still in Roswell, or in the Atlanta area at all. When you get out of your car and start walking down the wooden stairs at the start of the trail, the busy sounds of the rushing cars on Atlanta Street fade away into the wind flowing through the Tulip Popl...
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  • Roswell, Georgia

    Hike to the Roswell Mill Ruins via Vickery Creek Trail

    4.4
    3.46 mi / 374 ft gain
    From Riverside Road, the Vickery Creek Trail takes you alongside the creek, then to an intersection where you will turn right. Switch onto Outer Loop Trail at the next intersection, and keep an eye out for marked junctions going forward. The trail will take you to the Roswell Mill waterfall, the...
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  • Sandy Springs, Georgia

    Hike through Big Trees Forest Preserve

    4.0
    2 mi / 120 ft gain
    Big Trees is truly a backyard beauty. The entrance connector brings you through to the beginning of the trails. If you are low on time, try out the Big Trees Loop (1/2 mile) which appears slightly before the major Backcountry trail system. Without going too deep into the preserve, you can still e...
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  • Roswell, Georgia

    Big Creek Freeride

    3.5
    The Big Creek Freeride area is part of the Big Creek recreation area which provides a paved greenway, singletrack mountain biking trails, and two pump tracks.The Freeride area contains a number of downhill mountain biking lines that bottom out at the Greenway toward the back end of the trail syst...
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  • Lithia Springs, Georgia

    Kayak George H. Sparks Reservoir

    Sweetwater Creek State Park has a lot to offer in terms of adventure. One of the best things about this park is its proximity to the city of Atlanta. It is incredible how easy it is to feel like you are hours away from the city, even though Sweetwater is only several miles west of the city. It mi...
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Camping and Lodging in Acworth

Old Hwy 41 No 3
Cartersville, Georgia

Old Hwy 41 No 3

Mckinney Campground
Acworth, Georgia

Mckinney Campground

Galt's Ferry Day Use Area (Ga)
Acworth, Georgia

Galt's Ferry Day Use Area (Ga)

Payne Campground Allatoona Lake
Woodstock, Georgia

Payne Campground Allatoona Lake

Victoria Campground
Woodstock, Georgia

Victoria Campground

Riverside Park Day Use Area (Ga)
Cartersville, Georgia

Riverside Park Day Use Area (Ga)