Georgia

With whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, and more, Georgia has the activities to match the landscapes and southern soul.

Top Adventures in Georgia

  • Climb the Stairs to Amicalola Falls

    Adventurers access the falls through the state park entrance. From the parking lot, hikers follow the clearly marked signs to the base of the falls. The incline begins by the pond at the base of the falls. From the pond, follow the incline along t...

    1 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike Blood Mountain

    The Chattahoochee National Forest and Cohutta Wilderness make up the wild and scenic southern tip of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Blood Mountain trail offers the day hiker a taste of the Appalachian Trail that does not disappoint.The hike starts ...

    4.3 miles 1400 ft gain

  • Hike and Climb to Yonah Mountain

    The trail starts at "Mt. Yonah Trailhead" and is 4.4 mile round-trip with elevation of 1,500' to 3,166'. The trail stays below moderate tree coverage until around the halfway point where you will come upon a clearing known as the first LZ (landing...

    4.4 miles 1644 ft gain

  • Hike Cloudland Canyon's Waterfall Trail

    When you enter Cloudland Canyon State Park you will drive straight through all of the 4 way stops for about 1 mile before you reach the parking lot for the Waterfall Trail. The parking area does have restrooms and picnic tables if you would like ...

    2 miles 450 ft gain

  • Hike the Canyon Loop in Providence Canyon

    Miniscule compared to the Grand Canyon, this vibrant-colored canyon offers a unique adventure unlike any other in Georgia. The most popular way to explore the canyon is through the 4.8 mile Canyon Loop Trail in the Providence Canyon Outdoor Recrea...

    4.8 miles 298 ft gain

  • Hike the White Loop at Sweetwater Creek

    Sweetwater Creek State Park offers a breath of fresh air and beautiful sights only 15 miles from Atlanta. The park has 9 miles of trails to choose from. The shortest of the three trails is the Red Trail (1 mile, one-way). After a half mile you wil...

    4.1 miles 250 ft gain

  • Hike the Indian Seats Trail

    The Sawnee Mountain Preserve is easy to get to with a GPS and offers plenty of parking. To get to the Indian Seats Trail you will start down a short (.17 mile) trail that will take you to the trailhead. The Indian Seats Trail is a loop so once you...

    4 miles 600 ft gain

  • Hike to Blue Hole and High Shoals Creek Falls

    Located just a few miles north of Helen, Georgia is this hidden gem. The road that leads up to the starting point of the hike is a bit tricky to find so make sure you have your GPS to help a little, its a gravel road that winds up the mountain for...

    5 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike to Hurricane Falls, Tallulah Gorge SP

    The trail is located in Tallulah Gorge State Park which is about 1 ½ hours northeast of Atlanta, off of Highway 441. There is a $5 per car entry fee into the park and they prefer the use of cash. From there, follow the signs to the Jane Hurt Yarn ...

    1.8 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Hike Pine Mountain

    The Pine Mountain Trail winds and climbs its way to awesome summit views, along massive granite outcrops and serene forest. Hike over wooden bridges, across sparkling streams, past misty waterfalls & rock outcroppings, varied forest, scenic ov...

    4.5 miles

  • Hike Arabia Mountain, GA

    The trail begins right off Klondike Road by the parking lot with restrooms, which is almost impossible to miss. Upon arriving, you begin a steady climb along the barren rock face. At this point, keep an eye out for the prominent cairns to guide yo...

  • Explore Lula Lake Land Trust

    Lula Lake Land Trust may only be accessible on the first and last Saturday of every month, but a visit to this North Georgia park is well worth planning for. It offers a small, but beautiful lake, a large waterfall, and over 6 miles of trails for ...

    3.4 miles 459 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Big Canoe, Georgia

      Choctaw Lodge

      Traverse through the trails of Big Canoe and discover an incredible two-story lodge nestled in the trees. This is Choctaw Lodge. Lanterns on the front porch and upper deck glow in the evenings. The...

      From $195/night

    • Ellijay, Georgia

      Doll Mt. Campground

      Overview Doll Mountain Campground is located in the North Georgia Mountains on beautiful Carters Lake, Which is just a short 70 miles north of Atlanta. Carters Lake provides clean, safe, and qui...

    • Big Canoe, Georgia

      Fish Tales

      After a long day of fishing and boating out in Lake Petit, take a quick stroll up a nearby trail to your home for the evening. Out in the woods, in the Buckskull neighborhood, is where you’ll find ...

      From $190/night

    • Flowery Branch, Georgia

      Old Federal

      Overview Old Federal Campground lies on the eastern banks of Lake Sidney Lanier in Northern Georgia. Popular for its aqua-blue waters and spectacular scenery, Lake Sidney Lanier hosts over 11 mill...

    • White, Georgia

      Upper Stamp Creek Cg

      Overview Upper Stamp Creek Campground sits on the banks of Allatoona Lake, providing visitors with a variety of water activities in the green rolling hills of Georgia.Recreation Allatoona Lake is o...

    • Thomson, Georgia

      Winfield

      Overview Winfield Campground is located on the Little River near Mistletoe State Park on J. Strom Thurmond Lake. The 70,000 acre lake and its 1,000+ miles of shoreline provide excellent boating, wa...

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