Fannin County,
Georgia

Blue Ridge • McCaysville
Mineral Bluff • Morganton

Front Pickens County Gilmer County Fannin County Union County Towns County
A Travelers Guide Map is available by contacting or visiting any of the
Chamber of Commerce offices. You can also obtain the
Traveler's Guide Map and get additional information online.

The numbers correspond to the Fannin County map

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Cohutta Wilderness
Courtesy Georgia Trails
 
 
 
 
Swinging Bridge on the
Benton MacKaye Trail
7. Appalachian TrailA wilderness footpath over 2,100 miles along the crest of the Appalachian mountains, through fourteen states, Towns and Union counties, with it’s southern terminus at Springer Mountain on the Gilmer-Fannin border.

More information on the Appalachian Trail

13. Ocoee Whitewater CenterSite 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.

14. Ducktown Basin Museum*Exhibits depicting the Native American & mining heritage of the Copper Basin.

15. Downtown McCaysvilleA 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.

16. The Cohutta Wilderness35,268 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.

17. Mercier Apple OrchardsOpen July through December, quality apples & cider, additional fresh fruits in season, sorghum & sourwood honey, an on-premises bakery for mouth watering homemade pies & pastries.

18. Downtown Blue RidgeThe 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 & gazebo.

19. Chattahoochee National Forest Fish HatcheryConstructed 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.

20. Blue Ridge Scenic RailwayEnjoy 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.

21. Aska 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 Adventure Race.

22. Lake Blue RidgeLocated 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 StationInformation about district. 706-632-3031.

23. Waterfalls of the Toccoa Ranger DistrictLong 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 of Commerce
P.O. Box 875
3990 Appalachian Hwy.
Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
706-632-5680800-899-MTNS

e-mail: chamber@blueridgemountains.com
Visit the Fannin County Chamber web site

 

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