Northeast Georgia Mountains / Toccoa

Tugaloo Bend

2104 Yonah Dam Road
Toccoa, GA 30577

706-282-7636
  • Aerial View


In the days when Native Americans roaed these woods, humans from botu the Mississipian and later from the Cherokeee period were the inhabitants here. The Cherokees called their town "Estatoe". The, in the late 1700's, settlers of European descent moved in, making Tugaloo valley their home. Along the way, Channing "Bill" Hayes, Jr. acquired title to the lamd, and farmed it for many, many years during the mid-1900's plowing over the land romaed by Natives for years gone by. In the late 1990's Mr. Hayes decided to sell the land, but at the same time wanted i preserved for posterity. Eneter the Stephens County Foundation, a non-profit organization created for the purpose of aquiring Tugaloo Bend Farm, and creating on it a place for preservation, education, and recreation for the citizens of the community. Welcome to Tugaloo Bend. Come walk on the places trod by scores of those who came before. Nothing but memories, and photographs, leave nothingbut footprints.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

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    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages