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Explore Rabun

Rabun is known for recreation. With three major lakes, Tallulah Gorge and the Wild and Scenic Chattooga River, there is endless opportunity to fill your leisure time. Explore miles of hiking trails, relax by a scenic waterfall or enjoy a quaint restaurant. We invite you to enjoy all our corner of northeast Georgia has to offer.

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Highlights from North Georgia

Community Spotlight on Rabun County

If Outdoor Adventure is what your looking for this Summer – then Rabun County is your destination. Conveniently located just 90 miles from Atlanta this small northern corner of Georgia is bordered by South Carolina and North Carolina. All roads lead to wilderness and the great outdoors in Rabun County, as approximately, 60% of the land is in National Forest and State Parks, plus approximately 20% is held by by Georgia Power for Lake Burton, Rabun, Seed, and Tallulah. Rabun County has 148,684 acres which is some of the largest portion of 18 county area of the Chattahoochee National Forest. [...]

Sautee-Nacoochee Visitors App

See All the Sautee Nacoochee Sites as the Heart and Heritage of Northeast Georgia is Revealed through a New Mobile Phone App Thanks to a new project led by the Sautee Nacoochee Center (SNC), visitors, families and students can now discover sites of historic and cultural significance throughout White County, Georgia using a new, free mobile phone app. “Explore Helen Sautee GA” provides maps, directions using your location, and an audio guide to nearby key points of interest. It covers landmarks and landforms ranging from the 19th century county courthouse in Cleveland to the ancient trail that became the [...]

Tallulah Falls: The Niagra Falls of the South

Rated as one of America’s 20 Best State Parks by Adventure Journal and one of Georgia’s seven wonders, Tallulah Gorge draws admirers as one of the most breathtaking sites. The Niagara Falls of the Southeast is a 1,000-foot gash in Tallulah Dome that drops the Tallulah River over six waterfalls in one mile. Mountain biking and hiking are popular here, as well as some serious multipitch rock climbing. But the real deal here is boating, rafting and kayaking the Tallulah when the upstream Georgia Power Company opens its dam, a few times a year. Tallulah Gorge State Park has [...]

Trackrock: Written in Stone

Track Rock Gap Archaeological Area is the location of a series of soapstone boulders covered with petroglyphs made by Native Americans over 1,000 years ago. There are hundreds of carvings in a wide range of figures. It’s one of the most significant rock art sites in the Southeastern United States. Track Rock was a place of power within the sacred landscape of the American Indian Nations where the activities of ancient humans were influenced by spirit beings. It sits at the threshold of the spirit world. Rocks carved with footprints and tracks signified a doorway into the domain of dangerous [...]

Warwoman Dell

Warwoman Dell was named to honor a Cherokee Warwoman. Some believe it could have been named for Nancy Hart, the Revolutionary War era woman who may have fought at the Battle of Kettle Creek with her husband and sons. Most likely, though, it was named to honor Nancy Ward, a highly-respected “beloved woman” of the Cherokee Nation who frequented the dell and advised the Cherokee tribal council on war and peace. She was very powerful in the Cherokee clan rule, for she was the last Warwoman in the East. When the Cherokee chiefs voted to go to war, it could [...]

Waterfalls of Rabun County, North Georgia

Becky Branch Falls The 20 foot Becky Branch Falls is easily observed from a wooden bridge which crosses the stream. Becky Branch Falls is accessed via the Bartram Trail. Directions: From Clayton, Georgia go east on Warwoman Road (County Rd. 5) for just less than 3 mile to Poll Creek Road. Park on left side of road by a small branch. Follow the trail on the right side of the branch for about 200 yards to a bridge at the base of the falls. Estatoah Falls Estatoah Falls is a large, open waterfall that may be [...]

Road Trip to Sautee-Nacoochee

The North Georgia mountains are known for their natural scenic beauty, but few communities remain as pristine as Sautee Nacoochee. Within an unspoiled, history-rich land nestle two villages - home of art galleries, shops, restaurants, museums, historical sites, a winery, and an outfitter. At the intersection of Highway 75 and 17 is the Nacoochee Mound and Gazebo - a picturesque pastureland with grazing cattle - a notable starting-point for the journey through this beautiful community. The mound is a burial site, dating back to the Cherokee tribe that inhabited the area. Many years later, the Cherokee tribe used the [...]