Dawsonville Northeast Georgia Mountains

Dawsonville is the perfect place to create your own adventure. For outdoor enthusiasts, Dawson County offers hiking trails, bird watching, the tallest cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River, Lake Lanier and two world-class rivers. Moonshine and racing history come alive at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame and Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery. The North Georgia Premium Outlets offer high-end shopping at unbeatable prices.
  • Bear Ridge Lodge View of Amicalola Falls

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  • Nix Bridge Park

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  • Amicalola Falls

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  • Atlanta Motorsports Park

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  • Dawson County

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  • Hike Inn

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  • Lake Lanier

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  • Edge of the World Rapids

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  • Amicalola Falls

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  • City Hall

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  • Fausett Farms

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  • Etowah River

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  • Etowah River

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  • Thompson Creek Park

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  • Historic Courthouse

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  • Hike Inn

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  • Moonshine Festival

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Dawsonville is situated just north of Atlanta along Georgia's Hospitality Highway. It is home to the Southern Terminus of the 2,146-mile Appalachian Trail, Amicalola Falls State Park with a waterfall that drops 729 feet into a reflection pool, and the Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery. Auto racing has a long history in this area, and a popular destination for all NASCAR fans is Gordon Pirkle's Dawsonville Pool Room. A short distance away is the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame. In the fall, Dawsonville comes alive with Uncle Shuck's and Buck's Corn Mazes. Pumpkins in every size and shape can be found at Burt's Farm and at Bradley's Pumpkin Patch. For the less ambitious hiker, there is Dawson Forest and for the paddler, the Etowah and the Amicalola Rivers offer two great river adventures.

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44 Commerce Drive
Dawsonville, GA 30534

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Phone: 706-265-6278

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