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Things to Do at Fort Mountain State Park

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Fort Mountain State Park Ruins

One of my favorite places to visit in North Georgia near Ellijay, GA is Fort Mountain State Park. It is located off Highway 52 in the Cohutta Wilderness between Ellijay and Chatsworth. My wife and a couple of kids will typically stay at the cabin, while I take the boys camping. Fort Mountain State Park […]

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Best Dog Hikes in North GA Mountains – Part 1

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Best Dog Hikes in North GA Mountains

This article combines my two favorite things – Dogs and Hiking.   I’m always looking for some new trails to take my Boxer and my backpack in the North Georgia mountains. I have put together a couple of resources for you to make your search easier. My first resource is from the page off atlantatrails.com […]

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River Tubing in North GA

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River Tubing in North GA

Floating down the river in north Georgia is another one of my favorite summertime activities.   Our cabins are located on two great rivers – the Coosawattee River and Mountaintown Creek. You can rent a tube from one of the local companies which will drive you to a put in spot, then come pick you up […]

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North Georgia Canopy Tours

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North Georgia Canopy Tours Since opening in April 2010, North Georgia Canopy Tours has served over 70,000 visitors, become the first Canopy Tour in the world to achieve over 50,000 Facebook fans, added heated and air conditioned teepees, and installed a championship quality 18-hole disc golf course designed by Keith Johnson and John Ritger which […]

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What to Do in Ellijay GA

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Festivals in North Georgia Ellijay is a special little town nestled in the North GA Mountains, just an hour’s drive from Atlanta. Ellijay is the anglicized form of the Cherokee name Elatseyi, meaning “new ground” or “green space”. Ellijay is a great home base for your North Georgia Mountains visit. Within 15 minutes, you can […]