National & State Parks

List of National & State Parks. Source Fannin County Chamber of Commerce.

Amicalola Falls

The word Amicalola comes from a Cherokee Indian word meaning “falling waters.” These popular 729-foot falls are the tallest east of the Mississippi River. An eight-mile approach trail also leads from the park to Springer Mountain, the southern end of the Appalachian Trail.
Location: Dahlonega, GA
Phone: 706.265.4703

Vogel State Park

One of Georgia’s most popular state parks, Vogel is located 11 miles south of Blairsville via U.S. Hwy 19-129. Driving from the south, visitors pass through Neel Gap, a beautiful mountain pass near Brasstown Bald. The 233 acre facility features hiking and backpacking, fishing, swimming, pedal boat rental, miniature golf, camping and cottages.
Phone: 706.745.2628

Brasstown Blad

Georgia’s highest mountain offers a Visitor Information Center and panoramic view of four states. Also featured are exhibits, video presentations, hiking and picnicking.
Phone: 706.896.3471

Unicoi State Park

Unicoi is located two miles from the Alpine village of Helen. It is a 1,050 acre facility offering camping, cottages and lodge accommodations, a 53-acre lake and beach, tennis courts and picnic shelters. Activities include hiking, mountain biking, fishing, swimming, canoe and pedal boating. The park is located 2 miles northeast of Helen via GA Hwy. 356. From Blue Ridge, take Highway 515/76 to Hiawassee, then GA Hwy 75 south to Helen.
Phone: 706.878.3983