Habitats include planted pines, an old homestead, a creek, hiking trails, some hardwoods, and old wheat and corn fields that are now overgrown and wild. We will look for Wild Turkey, warblers, sparrows, raptors, vireos, wrens, woodpeckers, and crows. The walk is approximately 1 mile and will involve some elevation changes. Restrooms are available at the Visitors Center.
The field trip is free, but the park will charge admission: adults $5.50, seniors $3.50, youth $3.00. You can also visit their website at: http://gastateparks.org/PickettsMillBattlefield.
Co-sponsored by Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Park (Paulding County)
4432 Mt. Tabor Church RD
Dallas, GA 30157
Parking and Directions:
(33.971841, -84.766383): From I-75 take Exit 268B toward US-41/GA-5 S/Marietta. Merge onto Canton Rd. Conn. NE and travel for one mile. Turn right onto Old Hwy. 41. Travel for 1.2 miles and turn left onto Stilesboro Rd. Travel for 3.3 miles and take a sharp left onto Kennesaw Due West Rd. NW. Travel for 7.6 miles (the name of the road will change to Due West Rd. NW. Turn left on GA Hwy. 92. After 0.1 mile, turn right on Due West Rd. Travel for 1.8 miles and turn right on Mt. Tabor Church Rd. Travel 0.4 mile and turn right at Garrison Rd. Follow Garrison Rd. 0.6 mile to the Visitors Center, where we will meet.
Leader: Jeremy Thomas
Contact morning of walk: 678.640.7307 (Park Office)