Ziplining at Nacoochee Adventures in Helen, Georgia
Nacoochee Adventures

Ziplining at Nacoochee Adventures in Helen, Georgia

Four Thrilling Outdoor Experiences in Georgia

These spectacular adventures make the most of Georgia's great outdoors!

Ziplining

Discover a new way to enjoy Georgia's outdoors soaring through the trees high above! Nacoochee Adventures takes thrill-seekers on the ultimate treetop canopy tour near Helen. Adventurers can choose from canopy tours that last from 30 minutes to 2.5 hours and can include playing zipline cornhole, touring a goldmine and racing dual ziplines! 

Mountain Biking

Mountain biking at Unicoi State Park in Helen
Mountain biking at Unicoi State Park in Helen

Georgia State Parks Muddy Spokes Club offers bikers the opportunity to advance from easy, paved trails to difficult mountain terrain. Muddy Spokes members complete bike trails at 11 different Georgia parks across the state as they progress. Find the easiest trails at Mistletoe State Park and Panola Mountain State Park, intermediate trails at Red Top Mountain State Park, and some of the hardest at Fort Mountain State Park or Tallulah Gorge State Park. Ask about Muddy Spokes membership at a participating park.

Paddling

Whitewater rafting in Clayton, Georgia
Whitewater rafting in Clayton, Georgia

Since 1972, Southeastern Expeditions has been helping outdoor enthusiasts brave the famous Chattooga River. A designated National Wild and Scenic River, the Chattooga is among the best whitewater runs in the nation. Southeastern Expeditions offers challenging instructional clinics for kayakers in the waters of the Chattooga River. These clinics instill beginners with confidence in class II sections of the river and increase the prowess of more advanced paddlers tackling class III-IV.

Dirt Biking

Motorcycle Safety Foundation in Alpharetta, Georgia
Motorcycle Safety Foundation in Alpharetta, Georgia

Before blazing Georgia's off-highway vehicle trails, learn to ride at the Motorcycle Safety Foundation Campus in Alpharetta. MSF offers quality instruction on a closed course for beginners, and it teaches more advanced riders the techniques necessary for off-road trail riding. Instructors cover all the basics in a fun, laid-back environment. Riders as young as six join in the fun on family days. Each rider is fitted with head-to-toe protective gear and their own dirt bike for the day.

Published: July 2015
Written by: Candy Cook