Central High Country
- Amicalola Falls
- Chattahoochee National Forest
phone: +1 706 265-4703address: 418 Amicalola Falls State Park RdThese cascading falls are the highest falls (729') east of the Mississippi River. The surrounding park offers lots of hiking trails, including one leading to the top of the waterfall. Another trail connects this park to Springer Mountain, the southern terminus for the Appalachian Trail.
phone: +1 770-965-3115address: 4400 Falcon Pkwy, Flowery Branch 30542Watch the Atlanta Falcons practice in Flowery Branch. Only a limited number of practices are opened to the public each preseason. Check the Atlanta Falcons website to see times and dates.
Canton TheatreAn old theater located in the downtown area of Canton, built in 1911
address: 1 Public Square Dahlonega, GA 30533A museum commemorates the Dahlonega Gold Rush, the first gold rush in the United States
Dawson ForestA 10,130-acre (41.0 km2) public-use forest located in Dawson County, Georgia, southwest of Dawsonville. The site was home to the Georgia Nuclear Aircraft Laboratory (GNAL) during the 1960s.
phone: +1 770-479-9300address: 1080 Scott Hudgens Drive Canton, GA 30114A United States National Cemetery located near Canton. Opened in 2006.
phone: +1 770-893-1881address: 1987 Gibbs Drive, Ball Ground 30107A 292 acre garden in northern Cherokee County
Appalachian Approach TrailAn 8.4 miles trail that goes from Amicalola Falls State Park to the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail at Springer Mountain.
Fall Branch FallsA waterfall on the Benton MacKaye trail in Gilmer County.
phone: +1 404-444-2877A park with hiking trails and views of Pickens County on top of Mount Oglethorpe, the original southern terminus to the Appalachian Trail.
Sawnee Mountain PreserveHike up to the Indian Seats to get a view of the North Georgia Mountains
phone: +1 706-692-5635address: 76 Camp Hope Rd Jasper, GA 30143Hike on a steep, one mile trail that goes to the top of Sharp Top Mountain near Jasper. The trail is located inside Sharptop Cove, a private Young Life camp. Please call Sharptop Cove’s offices for permission to hike the mountain.
Springer MountainStart the journey on the Appalachian Trail at Springer Mountain
Hunting and fishing
phone: +1 770-535-5700In addition to housing an abandoned nuclear laboratory, Dawson Forest is also open to hunting and horseback riding.
phone: +1 (706) 295-6041Located near the town of White and Pine Log Mountain. Even though it's mainly used for hunting, visitors are allowed to explore the area by foot.
Carters LakeReservoir near Ellijay. Activities allowed include camping, fishing, picnicking, boating, mountain biking and hunting.
Lake LanierLarge reservoir near Gainesville. Activities include fishing, boating and picnicking. There is also a water park named LanierWorld, located on Lake Lanier islands.
North Georgia Premium OutletsOutlet mall near Dawsonville
phone: +1 770 735-1210address: 110 Rathgeb Trl Jasper, GAVineyard near Jasper that offers a view of Sharp Mountain.
phone: +1 706 865-9463address: 439 Vineyard Way, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533Vineyard near Dahlonega that offers a view of Three Sisters mountain.