This unusual park near Atlanta was created to protect a 100-acre granite monadnock (mountain) often compared to Stone Mountain and Arabia Mountain. Minimally developed, Panola Mountain shelters rare plants of the Piedmont region. Hikers may explore the parks watershed and granite outcrop on their own, or they may join park staff for guided hikes onto the restricted-access mountain. Children especially enjoy the interpretive center with animal exhibits. Due to its delicate ecological features, Panola Mountain was designated a National Natural Landmark, and pets are not allowed on most trails. Bicycles are allowed only on the paved PATH trail.

It was cute! Not a real hike but still pretty and we climbed on some of the outcropping

love these trails

If you time it right the wildflowers are just amazing. Well worth your time and especially if you are in the area.

nice, easy trail. the watershed trail was closed until further notice, though.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Nice easy trail with bike path and fishing

Monday, October 24, 2016

Easy trail with nice scenery.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Great views! Easy hike! My children love it.

It was okay. There wasn't really much to see on the route we took, but the exercise was good and the Pokemon Go signs were funny.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The park is a wonderful work in progress. Many improvements and a lot of history. The Park Rangers are very helpful, knowledgeable and passionate about their park. Beautiful view (on a clear day excluding most Georgia humid summer days) of Stone Mountain. Perfect place for anyone who loves geology. I'm a north Georgia girl but, my daughter and I were very pleased with our visit and hike.

mountain biking
Monday, May 23, 2016

We grabbed this park on our muddy spokes tour. It is paved and well maintained. It is a little more difficult than it lets on,as you have steep climbs and switchbacks that are occupied by hikers and families out enjoying the park mind your manners and be polite to all you meet.