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Movin’ on up

Tree climber swinging from treeExplore the treetops through this introductory climb. On rope and harness, participants will go on an adventure in the canopy, considered a moderately strenuous activity. The Panola Mountain Grove’s featured tree is called ‘Naomi Ruth,’ a Southern Red Oak that stands about 100 feet tall. There are two groups going on this adventure Saturday, Aug. 2. One group starts at 1 p.m. and the second at 3 p.m., and participants are asked to arrive 30 minutes early. Climbers should be 8 years and older. Registration is required; call 770-389-7801. The cost is $15 per participant, plus $5 for parking.

Tree Top Excursions: Introduction Climb

Location:

Primary grove location is Panola Mountain State Park, Stockbridge (Rockdale County)

Address is 2600 Highway 155, SW, Stockbridge, GA 30281.

Directions:

Panola Mountain State Park is located about 18 miles southeast of Atlanta on Georgia Highway 155. From I-20, take exit 68.

Details:

  • Saturday, Aug. 2
  • There are two groups, one starting at 1 p.m. and the other at 3 p.m. Please arrive 30 minutes before the program is set to begin.
  • Participants should be at least 8 years of age or older to climb.
  • Parking costs $5, and the event costs $15 per person.
  • Reservations are required. Register in advance by calling 770-389-7801.
  • Contact 770-389-7801 or visit gastateparks.org/treeclimbs with questions.