Historic High Country / Ellijay

Cohutta Wilderness Area

North Georgia Mountains
Ellijay, GA 30540

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The Cohutta Wilderness, among the largest in the Eastern U.S. with more than 35,000 acres, attracts hikers, campers and backpackers to its isolated beauty. More than 85 miles of trails traverse over mountain ridges, through wild rivers and by scenic waterfalls, making this a great destination for any type of hike, from a day to an extended trek. Be sure to carry a map, and be prepared for the wild and isolated environment.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Facility Amenities

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages