Just east of Atlanta, this 3200-acre (1300-hectare) park centers on the world's largest exposed granite mountain. Skylift ... More
Georgia's Stone Mountain State Park
Just east of Atlanta, this 3200-acre (1300-hectare) park centers on the world's largest exposed granite mountain. Skylift gondolas whisk visitors 825 feet (251 meters) to the top, where commanding views of the Georgia countryside await them. The north face's 90x100-foot (27x30-meter) bas-relief memorial to Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson is the world's largest. An antebellum plantation, a riverboat, an antique auto museum and a petting zoo are all located within the park, as are camping, dining, and lodging accommodations. During the summer, there are evening laser light shows on the mountain.
Stone Mountain was a good place to visit. It was not an advanced theme park like Great Adventures. I would say its a park for out door lovers. There were a few fun things to do like the Duck Ride, Sky Hike, and the Train Ride was relaxing (It is open window so watch out for the wasps; they came after me I ran and the conductor told me to sit back down; forget that - haha).
Stone Mountain is awesome very magistic and interesting.Great views from on top of the mountain.The ride up to the mountain was exciting.A must see when your visiting Atlanta.Very Hot day better to go very early or later in afternoon.
I've always loved Stone Mountain and will continue to return on Special Occasions. That said, my recent experience was considerably less than spectacular. While things like 500 guests waiting in line for the train around the mountain is not that bad, the fact that they've been running it for years, and it was a Saturday night, should have been a clue to planners that a second train would have been nice. POP pricing probably influenced the decision to run only a single train.
The 25th Laser Show Spectacular! - I've seen the show many, many times over the years, it's always been spectacular! Not so much this time...
It seems control of the show may have been handed over to a fireworks happy 16 yr old.Common sense, or at least 25 yrs experience should have clued in the staff that igniting fireworks at the beginning of the show on a stagnant Saturday night will absolutely ruin the laser show.
I'm amazed that such a highly technical, choreographed show would not have controls to limit the smoke effects till the end during low wind situations. The addition of the sporadic fireworks, while cool in and of themselves, caused the painstakingly drawn caricatures to be obliterated beyond recognition, leaving the audience floundering for something spectacular. The choice of the second verse to the Star Spangled Banner as the last song left the audience in awe. As in, awe, Where's the finale? Overall, the laser effects and patriotic symbolism was lost in the smoke and poor music linkage.
The park managers attempts to control the flow of people while in the park leads to the wholesale herding of guests through the central ticketing booth. Utterly useless when guests are trying to leave after the show.
it looks very old try brighten it up a little
add some color or try to some fun activities
i think people will like it better by the picture it loojks well weard i hope you like my tips GOOD BYE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
the only thing that i was dissappointed about was that there wasn't any good eateries in the park. i really enjoyed the laser show, i also climbed the mountain, i would recommend that anyone visiting stone mountain, ga go to the mountain.
I have been to this place twice on family vacations and it has been fun both times. I know everyone says it is fun for everyone kids and adults, but I know some people out there are wondering if their teenagers like it too. Let me tell you they do, I know this because I am a teenager they may pretend they don't but they do, I mean who could not love their awe inspiring views. I want to go again and again. I think I am going again this summer and can not wait!
I liked the family friendly atmosphere. There is a good assortment of entertainment options for all ages. Swimming, hiking, riding the train and the gondolas, riding the"Duck" vehicles, shopping, picnicking, riding the steamboat, golfing, and interactive crafting opportunities in the village. At night you must watch the laser show/fireworks show. We went during Christmas Break and also got to see the "Snow Fairy" make it snow nightly in the village. (Sound cheesy, but kids in the south thinks this is the greatest thing.) This trip is good for a weekend, but probably not more than 2 days. The Stone Mountain Inn has spacious rooms at a reasonable rate.
Rich in southern history with a breathtaking views from both above and below this huge stone nestled in the side of the mountain. The laser show at night is a definate must-see. Amazing what they can do with those lights. I can't wait to get back there as I'm sure it has gotten even better since our last visit. Check the calender provided by the web-site for the many different events they have going on at all times of the year.
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