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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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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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Open daily – 9am to 4pm Children (11 & under) $5 – all others $10 exotic & native animal species walk at your own pace and see all of the animals up close new reptile exhibit and educational pavilion private animal encounters available 678-859-6820 469 Old Dahlonega Hwy Dahlonega, GA 30533 www.chestateewildlife.com

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The Calhoun Mine is perhaps the oldest and best known mine in Lumpkin County, Georgia. When gold was discovered in Lumpkin County in 1828, which lead to the Georgia Gold Rush in 1829, it was discovered on 239 acres owned by Robert Obar.  The land was purchased by Senator John C. Calhoun of South Carolina,… [read more »]

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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… [read more »]

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Hikers come from near and far to celebrate the Appalachian Trail Community and to kick off the annual hike of the famous 2,175 mile trail. Every March the trail officially begins at Springer Mountain but most people start their journey at Amicalola Falls State Park. The park is an 829 acre Georgia state park located… [read more »]