Mountain Biking, Hiking, Nature Fun & Education

Northeast Georgia has over 60 great hiking & mountain biking trails (easy to challenging). Also waterfalls and outdoor education camps, classes & workshops

Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail

Have you ever dreamed of hiking the entire Appalachian Trail in Georgia? Maybe hiking the full 75 miles during one trip is too ambitious. Or maybe you`d rather hike with some buddies by day, but sleep in the comfort of your bed at night. Stop for the night in Helen!
Anna Ruby Falls

Anna Ruby Falls

Rare twin cascades - one of Georgia`s most beautiful waterfalls - easy access
Location: Hwy 356 - Unicoi State Park, Helen
Phone: 706-878-3574
Brasstown Bald

Brasstown Bald

Rising 4,784 feet, Georgia`s highest mountain. Spectacular 360-degree view of four states.
Location: Hwy 75 North of Helen
Phone: 706-896-2556
Dukes Creek Trail & Waterfall

Dukes Creek Trail & Waterfall

Easy walk on well maintained trail to thunderous roar of falls and cascades.
Location: Hwy 348, Russell Scenic Hwy - off Hwy 75 Alt
Mount Yonah

Mount Yonah

Visible from most anywhere in the county, the best roadside view of the mountain is from Tom Bell Road - behind Western Sizzlin on Hwy 75 in Cleveland. This 3,166 ft mountain has well maintained trails all the way to the top. Trailhead is off Chambers Road which is off Tom Bell Road.
Raven Cliff Falls

Raven Cliff Falls

One of the most unusual waterfalls in North Georgia - water flows through a split in the face of a solid rock outcropping. Hwy 348, Richard Russell Scenic Hwy off Hwy 75 Alt.
Tallulah Gorge

Tallulah Gorge

One of the most spectacular canyons in the Eastern US. Two miles long and nearly 1,000 ft deep. Hike the rim trails or obtain permit to hike to gorge floor. A suspension bridge sways 80 ft above the rocky bottom.
Location: US Hwy 441, Tallulah Falls, GA
Phone: 706-754-7981

Smithgall Woods State Park

Covering over 5,664 acres, our state park is charged with wise management of the land and educating students, on-site guests, private groups, and the public about the environment and conservation issues.
Location: 61 Tsalaki Trail (off Hwy 75 Alt), Helen, GA 30545
Phone: 706-878-3087
Woody`s Mountain Bikes

Woody`s Mountain Bikes

Providing fun for all ages, this mountain bike company offers rentals and sales of mountain bikes, as well as adventures including waterfalls, wildlife and river crossings, and thrilling downhill rides with bikes, helmets, and shuttle services included.
Location: 457 Highway 356 ~ P O Box 774
Phone: 706-878-3715