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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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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 »]

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Ellijay’s lowland valley lies between the high remote mountains and is located on the site of an original Indian settlement and means “new ground place”, a place that has been newly prepared for planting.  The combination of the mild temperatures and the rich soil of Gilmer County are ideal for Ellijay being the “Apple Capital”… [read more »]

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Whistle Tree Pottery — a fun place to be! Our studio is located on the square in lovely, historic downtown Ellijay, Georgia. We offer paint your own pottery. That’s pottery made by YOU and easy to do. Even if you have no experience, you can quickly and easily create a work of art. Stop in… [read more »]