Travelers Guide Map is available by contacting or visiting any
Chamber of Commerce offices. You can also obtain the
Traveler's Guide Map and get additional information online.
The numbers correspond to the Fannin
Trail A wilderness footpath over
2,100 miles along the crest of the Appalachian mountains, through fourteen
states, Towns and Union counties, with its southern terminus at
Springer Mountain on the Gilmer-Fannin border.
More information on the
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Swinging Bridge on the
Benton MacKaye Trail
Whitewater Center Site of the
1996 Olympic Whitewater events, this one of a kind environment combines
information resources, waterplay, picnicking, hiking, history &
more. 423-496-5197 or 423-338-5201.
Basin Museum* Exhibits depicting
the Native American & mining heritage of the Copper Basin.
McCaysville A twin city of Copperhill,
TN, McCaysville is host to historic buildings, unique restaurants, shops,
& the River Park.
Horseshoe Bend River Park This park is a picture-perfect setting
of the Toccoa River, with playgrounds, picnic shelters, horseshoe pits,
volleyball courts, grills, restrooms, & a boat ramp.
Cohutta Wilderness 35,268 acres
of National Forest land designated as a wilderness area. The largest
wilderness area east of the Mississippi, with elevations from 950 feet
low to 4,200 feet on Big Frog Mountain.
Apple Orchards Open July through
December, quality apples & cider, additional fresh fruits in season,
sorghum & sourwood honey, an on-premises bakery for mouth watering
homemade pies & pastries.
Blue Ridge The historic downtown
features many antique & specialty stores, the Blue Ridge Depot (home
of the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway) built in 1906, the Fannin County Courthouse*
built in 1936, & a lovely City Park with picnic areas, playground
National Forest Fish Hatchery Constructed
in 1937 by the USFS, the hatchery produces 850,000 rainbow trout each
year, which are stocked into waters of north Georgia. Tours are available.
Ridge Scenic Railway Enjoy a
26 mile roundtrip along the scenic Toccoa River, spring through fall.
Trip begins and ends in Blue Ridge with a one hour layover in McCaysville
for eating and shopping. In 2000, another trip will be added to Ellijay.
Road/Toccoa River Area Experience
tubing, canoeing, and fishing the Toccoa River. Use the Aska Trails
System for hiking and biking and its home to the Annual Blue Ridge Mountain
Blue Ridge Located in the center
of Fannin County, this is a recreational lake with a full service marina.
Boating, skiing, fishing, jet skiing, & swimming.
US Forest Service Toccoa District Ranger Station
Information about district. 706-632-3031.
of the Toccoa Ranger District Long
Creek Falls, Fall Branch Falls, Sea Creek Falls,& Little Rock Creek
Falls can be accessed from short & easy to more strenuous hikes.
Fannin County Chamber
P.O. Box 875
3990 Appalachian Hwy.
Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
Visit the Fannin County
Chamber web site