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Mayor Matt's March Mountain March
Cartersville Mayor Matt Santini and the city's Parks and Recreation department host a guided hike on Pine Mountain Trail to celebrate spring and the beauty of the trail.
The hike departs from the west trailhead for a 1.57-mile trek to the summit at 1,562 feet above sea level, providing a stunning view of Allatoona Lake, the Etowah River Valley and the city of Cartersville.
It may be canceled due to bad weather.
The group departs at 10 a.m., but meet at 9:45 a.m. for the hike to the David G. Archer Overlook.
More About Pine Mountain Recreation Area
One of the city of Cartersville's newest recreation offerings, Pine Mountain Trails span 5.9 miles with east and west loops rated moderate to difficult. The estimated steady pace hiking time is four hours. The 226-acre recreation area has two trail-heads; the east is off Georgia 20 Spur, while the west loop trail-head is just north of Komatsu on Komatsu Drive. The path reaches 1,562 feet above sea level, the highest point in Cartersville. Mountain biking is allowed on the east loop Wednesday and Saturday and bikers are required to follow color-coded directional signs. The trails and recreation area is maintained by the city of Cartersville Parks and Recreation Department. The land was privately donated to the city.