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Panola Mountain State Park

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Open Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Pan Paradise

Looking forward to revisiting the completion of the lake, but while we wait Panola offers beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Angel C
Pueblo, Colorado
Scenic paved trails, great playgrounds and abundant activities!

So proud to have this gem of a park in our area! If you like the outdoors but aren't very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Trenda J
Stockbridge, Georgia
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Home to a rare, pristine monadnock, Panola Mountain State Park provides you an oasis near Metro Atlanta to play, unwind, learn or discover the diverse natural and cultural heritage of the piedmont region.
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2620 Highway 155 SW, Stockbridge, GA 30281-5236
+1 770-389-7801
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Looking forward to revisiting the completion of the lake, but while we wait Panola offers beautiful paved walkways with over looks, seating through out and a variety of elevations; the museum is great! Wonderful State Park to visit with connection to Arabia and Monastery of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

So proud to have this gem of a park in our area! If you like the outdoors but aren't very "outdoorsy", this is a perfect park. The trails are immaculately paved and well-marked. They are some of the best walking and biking trails (also connecting...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Trenda J
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We recently attended a guided hike within the conservation area of Panola Mountain State Park. The area is beautiful! From the top of the mountain the views are lovely. The best part though was the amount of information provided by the guides. The kids (and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank littlefamilythatgoes
Reviewed 31 October 2018

With Bill as the lead and Theresa as the sweep, our intimate group enjoyed learning about the cultural and geological history of the park as we hiked roughly 5.25 miles. Did you know "Panola" means "cotton" in Muskogean? An easy pace with a stop for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank espanyall
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had an awesome day on the trails of Panola Park. We took our dogs on a 4 mile hike and it was wonderful being out there with nature. It helps to have options when enjoying the our doors and the trails...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 540williep
Reviewed 9 September 2018

A little out of the way but it is packed with features like picnic areas, unpaved walking trails and paved walking/bike trails. We visited just down the road from here and really enjoy our visits. The Visitor's center has limited hours but sells park items...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JJ F
Reviewed 30 August 2018

If hiking and bike riding is your thing to do outdoors, then you will love it. The staff ensures that you have a great time. They are helpful and give great advice.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank S A
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Our soccer teams enjoyed an end-of-season picnic at this park. My children attended summer camps here, too. The park has much to offer for hikes, nature study, or just relaxing....

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank judyjaeger72
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The very first time I visited was awesome! Liked the lakes and paths! It’s beautiful when we’re having lots rain for the lakes. A good getaway for the family!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We were Hurricane Irma evacuees staying a few days in Stockbridge. We needed a break from the drama of the Hurricane and wanted to visit Stone Mountain. But then we learned it would be costly for our little family of three, and an unexpected expense...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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3 August 2017|
Response from gmwemr1 | Reviewed this property |
Fishing is ok brim catfish and maybe some small bass
14 April 2017|
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Response from Lee H | Reviewed this property |
have never seen one or any signs of bears. Even if you don't see a bear the bear you will see signs. Overturned trash bins, any bags, containers ripped open, trees scraped as they itch and massage their backs, musky smell... More
2 February 2016|
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Response from judyjaeger72 | Reviewed this property |
Panola Mountain Park is northeast of Stockbridge, and there are no hotels in this immediate area. Try mapping Stockbridge or Conyers facilities; my guess is that Conyers is physically closer.