Lake Hartwell
Area Map

NATIONAL FORESTS totaling 2 million acres are located within an hour. These areas feature hundreds of hiking trails, mountain streams, waterfalls, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, scenic drives, and hundreds of beautiful picnic areas. Several other sights and towns of interest are listed below.

A- TRAVELERS REST- Historic site, stagecoach inn

B- TALLULAH GEORGE- Georgia's little Grand Canyon

C- CHATTOOGA- Wild & scenic river, whitewater rafting

D- BRASSTOWN BALD- Highest point in GA, trail

E- WORLD OF ENERGY- Nuclear plant, exhibits

F- CULASAGA GORGE- Beautiful drive, waterfalls

G- WHITEWATER FALLS- Highest in the southeast

H- TABLE ROCK- Trails, horseback riding, golf

I- CAESAR'S HEAD- Park, dramatic vistas, trails

J- WHITESIDE MOUNTAIN- Trail to dramatic vistas

K-CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER-Canoeing, trout stream

L- FISH HATCHERY- Picnic area, trout fishing, trails

M- HARTWELL DAM- Tours, picnic areas

ANDERSON- Shopping mall, restaurants, concerts

CLEMSON- University, botanical gardens, restaurants

CLEVELAND- Cabbage patch kids birthplace & hospital

COMMERCE- Large outlet mall, The Pottery

DAHLONEGA- Gold mine tours, gold panning, gold museum

DILLARD- Antique shops, Dillard house restaurant, stables

ELBERTON- Granite museum, Americas Stonehenge

FRANKLIN- Gem capital of the southeast, ruby mines

HELEN- Alpine village, quaint shops, outlet stores, tubing

HIAWASSEE- Georgia Mountain Fair, "Reach of Song"

HIGHLANDS- Mountain town, trails, waterfalls, quaint shops

LAVONOA- Many historic homes, antique market

LONG CREEK- Apple farms, rafting, horseback riding

PENDLETON- Historic town and shops, restaurants

PICKENS- 1000 vendor flea market 7:00am each wed.

SENECA- Stores, restaurants, fast food

TOCCOA- Toccoa falls is higher than Niagara Falls