Rock n' Walk
Presented by GSU Geosciences
Millions of years ago, a massive magma chamber cooled below the ground just outside of what is now Atlanta, never erupting through to the surface. Today, we call it Stone Mountain. Join folks from Georgia State University Geosciences on a hike to explore this unique granite dome, learning about the rock and what makes this spot in Atlanta so special including indigenous stories and cultural connections. You’ll also be able to ‘walk’ a Giant Traveling Map of Georgia, explore rock and mineral specimens, ‘track’ dinosaurs, and identify fossils like a paleontologist!
No Registration Needed
Only limited by parking (and reminder that is a fee even though event is free)
MARTA Blue line at Indian Creek Station connects with the 119 Bus/Stone M Village Goldsmith P&R which goes to Main St & E Mountain St which is a 0.8 mile walk from the Historical and Education Center. Walk