|Visitor information- Stone Mountain|
The City of Stone Mountain hosts a visitors center located at 891 Main Street, Stone Mountain; (770) 879-4971. Information about current activities and attractions is available Monday - Friday 10-4.
The town is named for Stone Mountain, the largest exposed granite dome in North America. Stone Mountain harbors plant and animal life found no other place in the world. The mountain has contributed to the city's economy both through its continuing status as a tourist attraction, and its former use as a granite quarry. It is also the site of a famous giant carving commemorating the military leaders of the Confederacy as well as a state park and museum, including a tourist railroad.