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Chattahoochee National Forest

Clayton, GA
706-864-6173
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Ranked #2 of 11 attractions in Clayton
Type: National Parks, Forests
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Horseback riding
Description: A national forest offering a wealth of outdoor activities.
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Clayton, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This forest is just so beautiful with its many waterfalls and beautiful mountain views. There are also many wonderful hiking trails where you can enjoy the peaceful scenery.

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Suwanee, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

There is hiking, snow tubing ,horseback riding ...we loved it all...The food was also great....The resort we stayed at had a spa and indoor pool....relaxing after a long hike...

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We hiked up Brasstown Bald to their wonderful visitors' center. "Bald" refers to the treeless area at the top of the mountain, the highest natural point in Georgia. On the recommendation of the shuttle driver we hiked up and rode the shuttle down, since the wooded path is fairly step. Views of 3-4 states from one spot, good dioramas on... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I just returned from a week in the mountains. It was beautiful, you will never go wrong visiting this area in the fall. It's a great place to visit anytime of the year.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

The Chattahoochee National Forest is home to the southern terminus of the Applachian trail, located at Springer Mountain in Dawson County, Georgia. Amicalola Falls, over 700 feet of cascading water, is nearby. Other notable waterfalls in the forest are Anna Ruby, Desoto, Dukes Creek, Tallulah, and Toccoa, Lakes Chatuge, Burton, Rabun, Winfield Scott and Yonah teem with fish and the... More

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Buford, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We hired Don, the son in law of Dianne Quigley, owner of Long Mountain B&B to take a group of us to the forest to see some of the waterfalls. It had rained but the forest gleamed with its beauty. The waterfalls were breath taking and we loved our memorable time there.

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Cleveland, Georgia
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224 reviews 224 reviews
64 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I live here. Find nature by traveling the forest service roads. Plenty of hiking to do and wildlife to see. The Appalachian Trail cuts one of the many paths through this wilderness.

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Knightdale, North Carolina, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

The National Forest is massive with numerous trails and tracks. We were looking for forest trails for our Jeep, and had no problem finding fun romps. A short hike on a well maintained trail took us to a spectacular waterfall. Looks like a great place to camp and fish.

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Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

The fall views, especially, as we ride through the area in the higher elevations are wonderful, although maybe no as significant as the Pisgah Forest not too far away. This one is quite close to us, and we enjoy the opportunities. Good hiking trails available.

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Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Peace and the great outdoors. I live up here - you can only visit. Whatever you do in the woods - somone up here will make it fun to do in the Chattahoochee National Forest. Bring you camera 'cause we still have animals, scenery, waterfalls and everything. Plus it's about 10 degrees cooler than Atlanta most of the time.

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