Adventure

Live extreme emotions and full adventure in the middle of the most beautiful sceneries! The beautiful lakes and rivers that are part of the natural treasures of The North Georgia Mountains, offer you the possibility to practice different outdoor activities as well as water sports, for example:

Water Sports

Whitewater Rafting

Kayaking

Tubing

Fishing

Canoeing

Outdoor Activities

Zipline Canopy

Horseback Riding

Hiking

Motorcycle Riding

Helicopter Rides

Contact our Concierge Service for booking these activities.

Water Sports

Whitewater Rafting

The Ocoee River is the most popular white water rafting trip in the country. The Ocoee River is famous among enthusiasts of extreme emotions. Each year, from March to October, more than 300,000 people from all over the world come to enjoy its raging waters and glide through them in canoes, kayaks and rafts.

Further info:

Play video here.

View Web site
Phone: 800-251-4800

Email: raft@carolinaocoee.com

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Kayaking

The calm waters of Toccoa River offer an unparalleled tour to discover the surroundings in Kayak. Bring your own equipment or rent one and a guide service through the different companies in Blue Ridge, Morganton or Cherry Log, GA. There are tours of different duration and distances, suitable to all budgets and lifestyles.

Further info:

View Web site
Phone: (706) 838-0200

Email: jonrontro@gmail.com

Tubing

Tour, float, relax and let yourself be carried away by the fun river current. An excellent option for tubing is in Helen, a Bavarian-themed town in Appalachia and in the heart of Georgia’s very own wine country. This is an ideal plan to have fun with friends or family.

Further info:

View Web site
Phone: (706) 878 2665

Email: info@coolrivertubing.com

Fishing

Georgia’s Blue Ridge is the Trout Fishing Capital of Georgia. Want to catch a big trout? Toccoa River is your bet, but also Rock Creek, Cooper Creek and Noontootla Creek. On the other hand, Lake Chatuge & the Rivers of Towns County are a bass haven! Spotted, striped, largemouth and hybrids await for serious anglers. In addition, there are catfish, bream and crappie. Rainbow and brown trout are just waiting for fly fishermen in the Hiawassee River, upstream of Lake Chatuge, and other area streams.

 

Further info:

View Web site Fishing on Fannin County

View Web site Fishing on Towns County
Phone: Fannin County (706) 258-4080 /  Towns County (706) 455-2323

Email: info@brff.fish /  info@welchsguideservice.com

Outdoor Activities

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Zipline Canopy

Experience the mountains from the treetops, zip into the valley, soar over pastures, and feel absolutely free while you fly! Zipline is so exciting in Blue Ridge, GA! Why? Featuring an amazing 35 and 75-foot tower you zip in and out of, 3 sky bridges, and over 6,000 feet of cable, this course allows participants to zip for over one mile through the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. If it is your first time don’t worry, no experience is necessary; nevertheless, you must be at least 10 years old and between the weight of 70 to 250 pounds.

Further info:

Play video here.

View Web site
Phone: 800-251-4800

Email: info@zipblueridge.com

Horseback Riding

Explore the beautiful landscapes of Blairsville on horseback. Every day there are more specialized companies in the equine world offering more and better services. Rental of horses and ponies, teaching of riding, lodging, raising and even selling horses. You and your family, even as beginners, can ride horses in a company like A Step Above Stables.

Further info:

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Phone: (706) 745-9051

Hiking

The hiking trails of The North Georgia Mountains include some of the most legendary in the country. The famous Appalachian Trail begins here, the Benton MacKaye winds throughout Fannin County and the Aska Trails area is great for begginers and experts alike.

Further info:

View Fannin County Web site

Hiking Tips Video

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Motorcycle Riding

The passion for speed, beautiful landscapes and exciting curves are combined in routes that every expert motorcyclist must travel. The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the premier rides in the eastern US, stretching nearly 500 miles thru Virginia and North Carolina.

Further info:

View Motorcycle Roads Website

Riding Video (Courtesy of Sam Owens)