Historic High Country / Cartersville

Cooper's Furnace Day Use Area

1052 Old River Road, SE
Cartersville, GA 30121

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This National Historic Register site, known as Cooper's Iron Works, is the only remnant of the 1830's town of Etowah, and Georgia's Iron Empire run by Mark A. Cooper until Sherman destroyed it in 1864 during the Civil War. A Blue & Gray Trail site, the Iron Works site offers picnic facilities, hiking trails, and a playground at the base of the Allatoona Dam.

Open March-October.

Managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    General Information


    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages