The city of Dahlonega in Lumpkin County, Georgia is a jewel of a place, with multiple sights and adventures to offer. If you are thinking of a place to get your adrenalin pumping, Dahlonega will be a perfect spot. Also, when you visit the outdoors in Lumpkin County, don’t forget to bring a ride that matches your momentum and provides safety, such as the 2016 Jeep Cherokee, now on show in select Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Ram dealerships around Dahlonega, GA.
Dahlonega has more than 20 hiking trails in the North Georgia Mountains, just over 30 miles from the city. These include the Amicalola Falls State Park, the highest waterfall in the east side of Mississippi River. It is home to Len Foote Hike Inn, the “only backcountry lodge” in the state. One of the most popular hiking trails here is the staircase trail that goes up to the waterfall 729 feet. The park is a good start for Approach Trail hikers.
Dahlonega has countless campsites and RV or mobile parks in the outskirt. They are located near many attractions and nature spots as well, making campsites an enticing takeoff activity for new visitors to the area. The feeling of peace and calm, when you wake up to the sound of rustling leaves and the rushing river, is like no other. Yet, you know that you are simple a drive away from familiar places and activities. The Chattahoochee National Forest is ripe with amazing scenery tourists in Georgia should never miss.
For those who find unequalled thrill in shooting game, Dahlonega offers a handful of hunting lands where you can find species of small game, bear, deer, opossum, bobcat, raccoon, fox, turkey and feral hogs. Among the hunting grounds are the 38,900-acre Blue Ridge WMA and the 25,000-acre Lumpkin County Chestatee WMA. Georgia’s wildlife website offers a list of requirements, rules, specific game and hunting schedules, and other information.