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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 »]

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If you want to see North Georgia’s unspoiled nature and most scenic route; just travel the winding road along Hwy. 60.  The two quaint towns of Suches, GA in Union County and unincorporated Dial, GA in Fannin County is a place that few visitors get to see on the back roads of Georgia. From just… [read more »]

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Unicoi State Park is one of the most popular parks in Georgia and attracts many visitors for it’s outstanding natural beauty, a wide range of amenities, and it’s proximity to the alpine village of Helen. The history of Unicoi began with the Mountain Lodge; a popular hotel, for more than 30 years in the new… [read more »]

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Dahlonega, Georgia is a charming town rich with history, art and adventure. Originally Dahlonega was known for the Cherokee word meaning “yellow money” and was the site of the first major U.S. Gold rush in 1828, 21 years before California’s rush and is home today to the artifact-rich Dahlonega Gold Museum.  Experience the rush of… [read more »]

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Ellijay’s Playground Carters Lake is one of the deepest reservoir lakes in the North Georgia Mountains, at a depth of 450 ft., surface area of 3,200 acres, and 62 miles of shoreline.  Built and owned by the US Army Corps of Engineers it is a private lake without docks or houses along the shoreline.  The… [read more »]

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Situated near old boundary lines between the Cherokee and Creek Indian tribes the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains once had beautiful virgin forestlands at the end of the Civil War. As settlers came to the area, Habersham County was officially chartered in 1818 and named for Joseph Habersham, a Revolutionary War hero and the… [read more »]