Stone Mountain Park

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  • Come take a walk with me through history?

    Mar 23, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It is also one of the most popular attractions in Atlanta.
    Cons: The Civil War was a reality!!!

    Summary: Stone Mountain is located only 16 miles east of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, on Highway 78. The park is open year-round, 6am to midnight. You can hike up the mountain like I did. If you are bold enough you can ride the skylift. Of course you can ride the ... read more

  • Stone Mountain Park an Impressive Monument and Much More

    Mar 12, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Confederate Memorial, village, museums, things for kids, and other attractions, family oriented, scenic, nature.
    Cons: There is a lot more to see than I expected, so I missed out.

    Summary: We recently visited our son at Emory University and we also visited a few of the tourist attractions in and around Atlanta, Georgia, including Stone Mountain Park. It was my first visit to Stone Mountain Park and I was impressed. We certainly did not see ... read more

  • Stone Mountain Park

    Mar 18, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: great place to travel to, family atmosphere, rides, swimming, lake views, relaxing
    Cons: expensive, tiring

    Summary: I have been to Stone Mountain Park on several occasions. We usually camp there when we go to Six Flags Over Georgia Amusement Park. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire ring with bath houses located nearby making it a pleasant place to spend a day. ... read more

  • Do not visit more than one day!

    Jul 6, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Close to town
    Cons: Over crowded, can't swim in Lake (polluted), Fishing bad, expensive

    Summary: This trip was extremely expensive...$6.00 for two waters...not to mention the camping was double the cost of other campsites and pool was too crowded to have fun. Not worth the added expense. Was ok if you are in the area and do not have to go out of ... read more

  • Laws and Problems

    Apr 6, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to get to and the price is right.
    Cons: Dogs are running loose in many areas of the Park.

    Summary: I have lived in DeKalb County all of my 42 years. At one time Stone Mountain Park was a Great place for area teenagers to gather. After a few years, the Police began to hassle us to the point that I insisted that I'd never go back. The kids out there ... read more

  • A getaway from Downtown Atlanta

    Feb 6, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Scenic, Serenity and Price
    Cons: Food Service

    Summary: If you ever visit the Atlanta area, you must not miss Stone Mountain Park. Located only 20 minutes from Downtown Atlanta, Stone Mountain park offers many activities for everyone. My wife and I visited the Atlanta area in early December. Many of the ... read more

  • Many opportunities for improvement

    Aug 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The park is relatively clean and easy to navigate walking.
    Cons: The activities close at 8:00 P.M. and the laser show is at 9:30 P.M.,not good!

    Summary: On August 2, 2001, we visited Stone Mountain Park for the first time and arrived at approximately 2:30 P.M. We first visited the gift center at the main ticket office near the sky lift and found several items to collect at reasonable prices. We then left ... read more

  • Average value for money on a weekday

    Jul 30, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of things to do, weekday & resident discounts
    Cons: Even after the weekday and GA resident discount, $11/person is a little high

    Summary: If you are from out of state, try to take a GA resident with you - up to 6 people can get the in state discount. We also went on a weekday and used a coupon from the official website for another $2 off/person. ... read more

  • 1-800 Toll Free Number For Stone Mountain Park Information

    Jul 9, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A great deal to see with something for everyone in the family.
    Cons: Paying to get into the Park when you stay in the Stone Mountain Inn.

    Summary: Notice the list of recommended attractions at the end of this review. I am very picky when I choose temporary quarters. There are certain things that I mandate as essentials before I will consider laying my head on their pillows and ... read more

  • Visiting Georgia... stop by Stone Mountain!

    Jun 29, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great place for a day out with your kids.
    Cons: None so far!

    Summary: Stone Mountain Park many options for everyone. Adult admission is $16.00 and children are $13.00. Kids under 2 are free. There is train ride that takes you on a scenic tour around the whole park which is approximately 30 minutes and ... read more

  • Very Beautiful Park!

    Apr 29, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: 45 minutes from Downtown,Great History Lesson,Beautiful Park
    Cons: Some Might Be Offended by the frequent display of Confederate symbols

    Summary: I visited Atlanta in March and the first place I went was Stone Mountain State Park.It was beautiful and is only about 45 minutes from Downtown Atlanta if you take the Marta and then take the bus the rest of the way.You can take the airlift up the ... read more

  • A Little Bit of History - A Lot of Fun!

    Apr 26, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Entertainment for all ages
    Cons: Tendency to be crowded

    Summary: I grew up in GA and never tire of going to Stone Mountain. There is something to be found for everyone in the family at this park. If you have adventurous ones in the family -- try the hike up the mountain. It's not easy but it ... read more

  • "Rocky" ride to a rock

    Mar 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fascinating and entertaining
    Cons: none

    Summary: The tram trip to the top of Stone Mountain is worth the trip. The tram kind of sways to make it a "rocky" or "rocking" trip. (Lame, huh). But you never feel insecure and if you did, the scenery and fascinating with the granite memorial in front of you ... read more

  • Stone Mountain...A unspoiled park just east of Atlanta

    Mar 15, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very Scenic, enjoyable place for the family
    Cons: none

    Summary: After having had spent a majority of my life living in the Stone Mountain area, I really feel compelled to write about the park. I saw another opinion that felt that due to the history surrounding Stone Mountain's history (birthplace of the KKK) ... read more

  • Something for everyone

    Nov 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Spectacular view,skylift,and scenery
    Cons: none

    Summary: When you come to the Atlanta area,Stone Mountain is one site you have to see.It is the worlds largest piece if exposed granite in the world.Underground unseen by the eye it stretches to to Blueridge Mountains.You pay a parking fee to enter the park and ... read more

  • STONE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK RULES

    Oct 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: GREAT SCENERY, LASER LIGHT, TONS OF STUFF 2 DO
    Cons: none

    Summary: Review Topic:  Sights & AttractionsGeorgia's Stone Mountain State Park has many attractions to offer to a family, group of friends, or if you just come alone. You can either walk up or down the mountain, ride the cable car ... read more

  • The "Stone"

    Oct 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: nice view on the mountain
    Cons: very hot

    Summary: Review Topic:  Sights & Attractions When my family and I traveled to georgia to see my grandparents we decided to visit Stone Mountain. There are many things to do here such as: climb the steepless rock, ride the train, ... read more

  • planning will make it better

    Oct 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: everything is spread out
    Cons: you can drive to the outer events

    Summary: Review Topic:  Overviewi took the my wife and kids to STONE MOUNTAIN PARK this past sunday Oct 1st. i have been there before when i was a young teen. they have never seen it. it was the same as i remembered but i'm older and ... read more

  • MUCH more than 3 guys on horseback....

    Oct 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of outdoorsy stuff to do
    Cons: pricey unless you get a deal

    Summary: Review Topic:  Sights & AttractionsAs I am a wanderer at heart and am only happy when I can take regular road trips, and since we live in Georgia, it was bound to happen that we would visit Stone Mountain Confederate ... read more

  • STUNNING!

    Jun 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Laser show, music show, fireworks, mountain, view, cable car...
    Cons: A lot of people have a problem with what the memorial is dedicated to and are opposed to it...

    Summary: Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines stunning as strikingly impressive especially in beauty or excellence. Everything including the mountain, the sculpture, the cable car ride, the view passes this definition's test. I ... read more

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