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.
Hike the Appalachian Trail southbound from Dicks Creek Gap, climbing to stunning views of Lake Burton from the summit of Powell Mountain.
Hike to High Shoals Falls and Blue Hole Falls, two stunning waterfalls set in a lush, green forest near Helen, Georgia.
Hike a challenging and scenic adventure Appalachian Trail in Georgia, climbing from Unicoi Gap to Rocky Mountain, dropping into the wildflower-filled Indian Grave Gap and looping back to the trailhead on the Rocky Mountain Trail.
Hike to stunning views from Tray Mountain on this classic Georgia stretch of the Appalachian Trail, hiking from Indian Grave Gap through a lush, mossy forest filled with rhododendron.
Hike the Arkaquah Trail from Brasstown Bald, Georgia’s highest summit, and descend to Track Rock Gap to view ancient Native American petroglyphs on this difficult 11-mile round trip hike.
Hike a short but steep trail to the summit of Brasstown Bald, Georgia’s tallest summit, climbing through a mossy forest to seriously stunning 360-degree views.
Hike the Raven Cliff Falls Trail through a waterfall-filled valley to one of Georgia’s most popular and beautiful waterfalls.
Hike to multiple waterfalls and through a lush, green forest on the moderate, kid and dog-friendly Dukes Creek Falls Trail near Helen, Georgia.
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.