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Community Spotlight: Carters Lake, Ellijay’s Playground

[31 Aug 2017 | Comments Off | ]
CartersLake

If you are looking for a quite getaway with breathtaking vistas and seclusion that are hard to find anywhere else,  then travel west of Ellijay to the shorelines of Carters Lake. Built and owned by the US Army Corps of Engineers it is a private lake without docks or houses along the shoreline. The lake… [read more »]

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Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association presents Arts in the Park October 14 & 15 For exhibit, event, and class information visit: www.BlueRidgeArts.net

Hiawassee September 16 5th Annual Celebrate Autumn Arts & Crafts Show Towns County Recreation Center September 16, 23, 30 Vino & Vibes Hightower Creek Vineyards September 30 Family Hiking Day Appalachian Trail October 7, 14 Vino & Vibes Hightower Creek Vineyards October 13-21 Georgia Mountain Fall Festival Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds 10 AM-8 PM October 28… [read more »]

The Appalachian Trail, completed in 1937: •    Is a unit of the National Park Service. •    Is the nation’s longest marked footpath, at approximately 2,178 miles. •    Is the first national scenic trail, designated in 1968. •    Crosses six national parks. •    Traverses eight national forests. •    Touches 14 states. Houses more than 2,000 occurrences… [read more »]

Many visitors come to explore the hundreds of  trails through North Georgia’s National Forest. Whether you want to see a waterfall, like to go hiking, biking, or horseback riding, here are some suggestions for a trail adventure: Blue Ridge  Long Branch Loop Length: 2.0 miles • Rating: Easy. Hiking and mountain bicyclists only. From Blue… [read more »]

CartersLake

If you are looking for a quite getaway with breathtaking vistas and seclusion that are hard to find anywhere else,  then travel west of Ellijay to the shorelines of Carters Lake. Built and owned by the US Army Corps of Engineers it is a private lake without docks or houses along the shoreline. The lake… [read more »]