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Learn to Identify Edible and Medicinal Plants at Red Top Mountain

Is this dead branch in the desert edible?

Learn to identify edible and medicinal plants in the forest at Red Top Mountain State Park on the shores of Lake Allatoona.

Busy Memorial Day Weekend Camping on Lake Allatoona

Upper Stamp Creek Park

The unofficial start of summer is here.  That means it’s going to be a busy Memorial Day Weekend camping around Lake Allatoona.

Memorial Day Weekend on Lake Allatoona Will Be a Hot One

The Sun ~ Courtesy of

The Memorial Day weekend on Lake Allatoona will be a hot one.  “Like seven inches from the midday sun,” to quote Santana’s song, Smooth.

Water Flowing from Lake Allatoona

Lake Allatoona Dam, March 2019 ~ Photo Courtesy of USACE

The water flowing from Lake Allatoona offers many benefits.  Formerly flooded parks are reopening, hydro-electric generation is humming away and the lake is approaching full summer pool.