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Chattahoochee National Forest - Towns County Georgia
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Chattahoochee National Forest & the Towns County Great Outdoors

The Chattahoochee National Forest covers 749,549.71-acres of the mountainous high country of northern Georgia and is managed by several regional ranger district offices. The office serving the Towns County region is the Chattahoochee National Forest Office located to the west of the neighboring town of Blairsville.

High mountains, deep valleys and river gorges, rushing waterways, magnificent waterfalls, hardwood forest and native wildflowers, wildlife, camping, fishing, small hidden lakes, fish hatchery, scenic roadways, and miles upon miles of hiking and mountain biking trails; including a large southern most section of the renowned Appalachian Trail.

Counties within the mountainous regions of North Georgia average roughly a 50/50 ratio of public lands (which mostly include national forest and state parks) to privately owned properties throughout the counties. It’s this abundant ratio that offers so much wealth when it comes to enjoying the great outdoors for those visiting or living in the far southwestern Blue Ridge Mountains.

For more information concerning the great wealth of outdoor adventure, visitors can obtain maps and other materials concerning local hiking trails, biking trails, fishing areas, canoe and boat launches and camping areas at the local district office listed below.

District Ranger Station Serving the Towns County Area
Blue Ridge District Office:

2042 Highway 515 West Blairsville, Georgia 30512.
Phone: 706-745-6928.
Open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

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232B Chatuge Way  •  Hiawassee, GA 30546  • 706.896.0932
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