Hiawassee is a small lake town nestled in the North Georgia Mountains near the Appalachian Trail, located a short distance from some of the best hikes in the southeast. Follow our favorite trails near Hiawassee to stunning summit views, tumbling waterfalls, leafy forests filled with ferns and wildflowers, and some absolutely amazing outdoor adventures.
Hike to our top ten favorite view-packed mountain summits and tumbling waterfalls to catch views the best autumn leaf color in Georgia.
Follow our favorite fall hikes in metro Atlanta to find autumn’s beauty on scenic mountain summits, reflecting on glassy lakes, and in vibrant, leafy forests.
Our hiking gear list includes our favorite backpacks, wayfinding, first aid and safety gear, and our favorite, trail-tested gear to make the most out of our trail adventures in Georgia.
From Georgia’s mountain summits to sandy beaches, we love hanging out in our ENO hammocks. Our list of our favorite trails for a mid-hike chill in an ENO near Atlanta.
Hike Sweetwater Creek State Park’s fantastic running and hiking trails near Atlanta, exploring a rushing, whitewater-filled creek, Civil War mill ruins and a beautiful, rolling forest.
Hike Amicalola Falls State Park to Georgia’s tallest waterfall, the southernmost point of the Appalachian Trail, and a backcountry lodge on our favorite hiking trails.
Hike through beautiful and stunningly diverse landscapes at the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area and Panola Mountain State Park just east of Atlanta.
Our top Georgia winter hikes explore frozen waterfalls, frosty mountaintops and stunning views in one of our state’s top hiking & backpacking seasons.
Follow these fantastic hikes to four historic fire lookout towers in Georgia, catching some outstanding summit views from lofty mountaintops.