Union County,

Blairsville • Suches

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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 Union County map

Brasstown Bald
Courtesy GDITT
Union County Courthouse,
Courtesy About North Georgia
Helton Creek Falls
Courtesy Georgia Trails
Veterans Memorial
Courtesy Roadside Georgia
7. Appalachian Trail – A 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

24. Brasstown Bald - The highest peak in Georgia, rising 4784 feet. From the observation tower on summit, there are breathtaking 360 panoramic views of four states, and on a clear day it's possible to see Atlanta. The mountain is open daily from memorial Day through October and on weekends in early spring and late fall (weather permitting). 706-896-2556.

25. Sorghum Festival – The Blairsville Jaycees will be cookin’ and jarrin’ Sorghum Syrup, celebrating the ancient art of cooking sweet syrup from Sorghum Cane. See the Grinding Mill, Arts & Crafts, Biskit Eatin’ Contest, and Parade the 2nd, 3rd, & 4th weekends in October.
Union County Courthouse – A Romanesque style brick and granite structure built in 1899, unique in it’s Appalachian Georgia setting. Visit the museum in the courthouse. 706-745-5493.

26. Cooper’s Creek Scenic & Recreation Area – 1,240 acre area for camping, picnicking, hiking, fishing, and hunting. Lots of trout in these waters.

27. DeSoto Falls Scenic Area – Mountainous 650 acre area with 2,000 - 4,000 feet elevations and 3 beautiful waterfalls, camping, fishing, picnicking, and hiking. More on Desoto Falls

28. Dukes Creek Falls – Drops about 150 feet down a sheer granite canyon into Dukes Creek. The area has scenic beauty, excellent gold panning, and a slippery-rock water slide. An observation deck by the parking area offers a great view of the falls. More on Dukes Creek Falls

29. Georgia Mountain Experiment Station – A branch of the University of Georgia established in 1930 to provide a diversified program in agricultural research and demonstrations. Call 706-745-6197 for tours.

30. Helton Creek Falls – Double falls, that drop more than a 100 feet, set in deep hardwood forest. A 300 yard trail leads to the falls. More on Helton Creek Falls

31. Lake Nottely – A 4,180 acre lake with 106 miles of shoreline. Boating, swimming, fishing, picnicking, and camping. Two marinas and several public boat ramps.

32. Lake Winfield Scott – Clear 18 acre lake high in the mountains with picnicking, camping, swimming, fishing, boating, and hiking. There is a covered pavilion and bath house near swimming area. More on Lake Winfield Scott

33. Trackrock Archeological Area – 52 acres with preserved petroglyph of ancient Indian origin. Carvings resemble animal and bird tracks, crosses, circles, and human footprints. Historical markers locate the area.

34. Vogel State Park – One of Georgia’s oldest and most popular state parks. Major facilities include 280 acres, 110 tent and trailer sites, 36 rental cottages, store, 20 acre lake, miniature golf, swimming beach, 4 picnic shelters, pioneer camping, pedal boats, and family group shelter. There are 17 miles of hiking trails. 706-745-2628.More on Vogel State Park

Union County Chamber of Commerce
P.O.Box 789
US 76
Blairsville, Georgia 30515
706-745-5789 • 877-745-5789

e-mail: negamtns@alltel.net

Visit theUnion County Chamber of Commerce web site for more information about
Accommodations, Attractions, Dining, Festivals, Realtors, Recreation and Shopping.

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