Explore Cumberland Island National Seashore on Georgia’s southern coast, hiking, camping and backpacking to stunning beaches, among herds of wild horses, through moss-draped, gnarled oak forests, and to the stately ruins of a Carnegie mansion.
Hike to gorgeous views of Fort Mountain and the Cohutta Wilderness from the historic Grassy Mountain fire tower, climbing from the shores of Lake Conasauga, a small, glassy mountaintop lake.
Hike or backpack to Panther Creek Falls, one of North Georgia’s most beautiful and popular waterfalls, and explore a lush stretch of the Chattahoochee National Forest.
Hike the Raven Cliff Falls Trail through a waterfall-filled valley to one of Georgia’s most popular and beautiful waterfalls.
Hike the Yonah Mountain Trail through a rocky, wildflower-filled forest, climbing this iconic mountain to exceptional summit views and great backpacking campsites near Helen, Georgia.
Hike a scenic loop from Lake Winfield Scott to Slaughter Mountain, following the Jarrard Trail, AT, and Slaughter Creek Trail through a wildflower-filled forest.
Hike the Dockery Lake Trail from the scenic shores of a glassy mountain lake, exploring a creek-filled forest and hiking to the Appalachian Trail near Big Cedar Mountain.
Backpack the Appalachian Trail from Dicks Creek Gap to Georgia’s northern border at Bly Gap, visiting a gnarled old oak near the state line and passing a number of fantastic backpacking campsites.
Camp in North Georgia’s Chattahoochee Forest at these fantastic, free car camping sites near Unicoi Gap and Chattahoochee Gap, just north of the town of Helen.