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Chattahoochee National Forest

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Address: Clayton, GA
Phone Number: 706-864-6173
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Activities: Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Horseback riding
Description: A national forest offering a wealth of outdoor activities.

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Bull Sluice near Ga-South Carolina State line at Chattahoochee public recreation area, free parking

The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests provide the finest outdoor recreation opportunities and natural resources in Georgia. With nearly 867,000 acres across 26 counties... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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388 reviews 388 reviews
104 attraction reviews
373 helpful votes 373 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests provide the finest outdoor recreation opportunities and natural resources in Georgia. With nearly 867,000 acres across 26 counties, thousands of miles of clear-running streams and rivers, approximately 850 miles of recreation trails, and dozens of campgrounds, picnic areas, and other recreation activity opportunities, these lands are rich in natural scenery, history and culture. Spanning many counties... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The Blue Ridge is located in Rabun County in the far northeast corner of Georgia. There are beautiful streams and water falls. There are two famous hiking trails located in the Blue Ridge, The Bertram Trail and Rabun Bald trail. The Bertram was named after the famous Botanist Dr Bertram in the late 1700s. The trail runs from up around... More 

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Clayton, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

There are way to many incredibly beautiful spots in the Chattahoochee National Forest to start to list them here. However this is one of the most beautiful and magical places in Georgia and in the Southern Appalachians. There is a lot to do and see here and there's not a lot of wrong ways to go about exploring the area,... More 

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Great views and beautiful wilderness. It is truly like an escape back in time. We spent several hours on the nature trails and enjoyed every minute of it.

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Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
16 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

No dislkes. How could one possibly dislike a forest? I have been to many forests all across the U.S. It is always a moving, awesome experience.

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Newnan, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Loved the views and we took the 2 mile trail and it was awesome. The wild flowers were just coming out and the weather is cool in May. This county has more rain than most counties in the Nation. Take rain gear in the Spring.

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This National Forest is a treasure and my view whenever I head to Clayton or Atlanta, I call the surrounding area home.

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Suwanee, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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