Chattahoochee Oconee Forest

The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests provide the finest outdoor recreation opportunities and natural resources in Georgia. Featuring nearly 867,000 acres across 26 counties, thousands of miles of clear-running streams and rivers, approximately 850 miles of recreation trails, and dozens of campgrounds, picnic areas, and other recreation activity opportunities, these lands are rich in natural scenery, history and culture. The mission of the USDA Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

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Latitude: 34.68005 Longitude: -85.305384 Elevation: 816 ft
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Recreational Opportunities

Recreational opportunities abound in this vast National Forest. Fishing, hiking, biking, camping bird watching, horse trails,  For sportsman, trout streams and hunting are excellent.

Bicycling: A biking adventure.  Winding trails, scenic views 

Camping & Cabins Group and RV information

OHV  Be sure to check on the conditions of the trails before arriving. 




Seasons Accessible

Year round activities and events


Day use fees and for activities apply

ADA Accessibility Notes

ADA Restrooms and Fishing ramps available

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are welcome, but must be on leashes when in developed recreation areas.

How to Get There

Blue Ridge Highway District: 2042 Highway 515 West  Blairsville, GA 30512

Conasauga District: 3941 Highway 76, Chatsworth, GA 30705  Phone: 706 695-6736

Chattoga District: 9975 Highway 441S Lakemont, GA 30552 Phone: 706 754-6221




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