The Preserve is located off Dallas/Cartersville HWY 61
Our entrance is from Douthit Bridge Rd past the Birchwood Farms Subdivision.
If using GPS, enter “Douthit Bridge Rd, Paulding Co”
From Cartersville – Take Highway 113/61 South; turn left on Hwy 61 at Cartersville airport.
**Follow Hwy 61 for 3.8 miles, then turn left on Douthit Bridge Rd (at Birchwood subdivision).
++After .4 mi the road becomes one-lane, unpaved; proceed to fork in road and take right on Vineyard Rd; continue for another 1.6 mi (passing through two gates) to The Pettit Preserve.
Parking is in a graveled lot on your left after you pass the large Pettit Preserve sign.
Take Exit 285, Red Top Mountain and head WEST (away from the State Park). Go straight at the traffic light; road becomes Old Alabama Rd. Proceed on Old Alabama for approximately 7 miles. At stop sign, turn LEFT onto Hwy 61.
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11.5 miles on Hwy 61 North/Cartersville Hwy. Turn RIGHT on Douthit Bridge Rd at Birchwood subdivision.
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