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Hiawassee July 13 – 15 Georgia Moonshine Cruiz-in Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds July 14 Kentucky Headhunters Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds July 15, 22, 29 Music on the Square Downtown Hiawassee July 21 – 29 67th Annual Georgia Mountain Fair Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds August 4, 11, 18, 25 Music on the Square Downtown Hiawassee August 11 – 12… [read more »]

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Trahlyta is the name of a woman in Cherokee legend who is said to have lived on Cedar Mountain near present day Dahlonega. Trahlyta was told to walk along a certain path, drink from a magic spring, and wish never to grow old by the Witch of Cedar Mountain. “You will become more beautiful with… [read more »]

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A visit to this “Enchanted Valley” keeps many people coming back to spend more time in this scenic area.  Wether you come visit or want to stay, everyone is welcome with the small town friendliness. Hiawassee is a Cherokee word meaning “meadow” and has the Chattahoochee National Forest that covers 50,000 acres. Another seven thousand… [read more »]

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The crystal clear aquamarine waters of Lake Blue Ridge make it one of Georgia’s most picturesque mountain lakes. The 3,290-acre lake and surrounding area offers boating, swimming, hiking camping, picnicking, water skiing and fishing. Eighty percent of the shoreline on Lake Blue Ridge is in the Chattahoochee National Forest, managed by the USDA Forest Service…. [read more »]

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Come See Our Neck of the Woods North Georgia State Parks include a variety of recreational activities besides camping and welcome travelers to explore “Our Neck of the Woods”. Enjoy your passion to see a waterfall, go horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, hiking, biking, or just have a picnic. The great State Parks of North Georgia… [read more »]

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The Corner of Northeast Georgia The picturesque valley and vibrant town of Dillard is one of the many attractions that lead travelers to this corner of the North Georgia Mountains of Rabun County. Located just south of the Georgia/North Carolina border, it has become well known for it’s antique, craft shops and the award winning… [read more »]

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Mountain cycling in North Georgia offers the best views overlooking lakes, lush forests, streams, and rivers, in pristine State Parks/Wildlife Management areas. Starting from rolling hills to steep mountain grades many trail rides offer a variety of degrees from the novice to experienced to go through the backcountry of these beautiful mountains. It is highly… [read more »]

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Many people know the Chattahoochee River as one of the most important U.S. Army Corps of Engineers impoundments in the nation.  This river’s basin is the smallest in the nation and serves as a source of drinking water for metro Atlanta, and continues along the Georgia – Alabama border, and into Florida.   This important… [read more »]

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Discover one of Georgia’s best state parks for the outdoors enthusiast.  Black Rock Mountain is often cooler than other Georgia parks. With an altitude of 3,640 ft., it covers almost 1,800 acres of Rabun County and is located North of Clayton, GA, on Highway 441. Roadside overlooks provide spectacular 80-mile vistas, and four hiking trails… [read more »]