We were fortunate to visit Amicalola on a weekend they were having a Fishing Rodeo for kids. Cole caught 5 trout which we later cleaned and cooked over the fire. The were delicious!
We spent another morning in the park doing a little bit more hiking. This time we took it much easier on the kids and opted for a trail that wasn’t straight up and down the side of a mountain.
In addition to panning for gold we also got to mine for gems. Basically they give you a big bucket of dirt and you get to dig through it using the wash boxes looking for gems and stones. This was by far Cole’s favorite part of our visit.
Our second full day in Georgia we ventured out to a real Gold Mine to pan for gold. We also got to tour a real gold mine underground. The kids had so much fun learning about the history of the mine and the gold rush in Georgia. We did good panning for gold and each […]
Here’s a few more pictures from our longest-hike-ever on the first day. The falls and scenery really were beautiful and the kids loved looking for bugs.
Our first full day in the park we took the kids hiking. On the brochure in our cabin said the hike was 2 hours at a “leisurely pace” and that it was moderate-strenuous. Well, with a 5 year old and a 2 year old it took us 4.5 hours and if there was a “moderate” […]
This year we headed up to the mountains after Cole got out of school. We decided to rent a cabin at a park in Georgia that we had visited many times before, just never with the kids. The weather was beautiful and we had so much fun exploring the area.