Attractions Near Blairsville, Georgia

The Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail is a wilderness footpath that winds over 2,100 miles along the crest of the Appalachian mountains runs through fourteen states.  The Appalachian Trail in Georgia extends some 80 miles through the most rugged areas of the Chattahoochee National Forest.  Although rising at times to elevations of over 4,400 feet, the trail is mostly along ridges at elevations around 3,000 feet.  It offers unlimited hiking adventures of exceptional challenge and variety.  Ascents and descents are sometimes steep but are often rewarded by scenic vistas from rocky outcrops and open summits.  The Appalachian Trail may be accessed at several points within the county which makes it attractive for day hikers as well as those hiking from Maine to Georgia.

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