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Chattahoochee National Forest

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Address: Clayton, GA
Phone Number: 706-864-6173
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A national forest offering a wealth of outdoor activities.

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Scenic Winding Hilly Drive Beautiful Views

I came through here yesterday as I was coming out of NC down into GA, My mother enjoyed the scenic drive, very little travelers going thru here, for miles it's hilly and curvy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2016
Tracey D
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Lexington, South Carolina
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Sydney, Australia
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent place to walk and experience the beauty that Georgia has to offer. great trails and beautiful rivers. Thoroughly recommend it...not crowded either which is unusual in the USW ion school holidays

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Lexington, South Carolina
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57 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I came through here yesterday as I was coming out of NC down into GA, My mother enjoyed the scenic drive, very little travelers going thru here, for miles it's hilly and curvy winding roads, it's a beautiful drive as you cut through Clayton GA, the scenery is just absolutely beautiful, we had lots of laughs taking this route, great... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The Chattahoochee National Forest is a treasure and offers an incredible variety of day-hikes and lengthier trails for the adventurous. Some of my favorite hikes in the Clayton area include the Holcomb Creek Trail, the Three Forks Trail and the Panther Creek Trails. Forest trails are generally well maintained, but inexperienced hikers should be cautious as explores have carved out... More 

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Plant City, Florida
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165 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The Chattahoochee NF is so large it covers a large part of northern Georgia, so you are going to be driving in and out of it. It's beautiful through every turn you make. The roads wind up and down the mountains with breathtaking views. We were there a week and seen 17 waterfalls and did not see half. There are... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Gorgeous! Stunning Views. Scenic Drives. Hundreds of Hiking Trails. Historic sights. Part of the AT. Abundance of Waterfalls and Streams. No bugs in April!!

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2 Thank Mar R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

What a beautiful drive to Nashville from Atlanta. The scenery is stunning and very little traffic on good roads. We stopped off for a night in Clayton (the Parker Ranch) and had an enjoyable/educational walk around the Tuulula Gorge. Longer driving this way but a very peaceful relaxed journey.

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Thank Ruth Margaret M
Monticello
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Spring trees just coming out.usual park well maintained access .NorthGeorgia is a fascinating place well signposted

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Atlanta, Georgia
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113 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Many great hiking opportunities in the national forest from great forest trails, mountain views and waterfalls/

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Pittsfield, Maine
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127 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Lots of hiking and easier walks throughout to enjoy the scenery. We had a great day exploring this area, playing on trees and through the water.

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Ft. Worth
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56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The views all over were amazing. We drove through from Atlanta, Ga. to Gatlinburg, Tn. enjoyed seeing all the amazing colors through the drive.

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