Northeast Georgia Mountains / Hiawassee

Brasstown Bald Visitor Center

2941 Hwy. 180 Spur
Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-896-2556 | 706-896-4137
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The Brasstown Bald Visitor Center atop Georgia's highest mountain (elevation 4,784 feet) is open seven days a week April through December. Facilities at the summit include exhibits, a video program, and an observation deck with a 360-degree vista. Hike to the summit on a half-mile trail, or take the shuttle bus. There is a gift shop at the parking lot. Small fees for parking and the shuttle bus. Enjoy picnicking, hiking, the visitor center and the craft shop.

Gates to Brasstown Bald will be closed in inclement weather. Call before your visit to confirm that facilities are open and to confirm directions. Sometimes GPS devices can be inaccurate.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    After Hours $3 per person age 16 and older

    Interagency/Golden Senior or Access Pass Holders $2 Shuttle Fee (Free Entrance)

    Visitor Center and Day Use Area (Includes entrance fee and shuttle fee) $5 per person age 16 and older

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Designations

    Georgia Visitor Information Centers

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Gift Shop, Picnic Area, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Information/Services Provided

    Shuttle Service

    Special Tags

    Film

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages