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Parks & nature in Dahlonega

Museum
“The history of Dahlonega is captured in the Museum. They provide a film loaded with pictures of the past and present all narrated with interesting facts of the area. ”
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Park
“This is the local family favorite spot for everything outdoors. From sports to playgrounds, creeks, splashpad, trails, tennis courts, and more- there’s something for everyone in the family. ”
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Zoo
“Chestatee Wildlife Preserve is home to over 100 exotic and native animals. These animals are rescued due to being orphaned, abused, illegally purchased or just in need of a forever home. Admission is $10/adult and $5/children 1-11. Feed buckets are $5.”
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Park
“Park on the Northbound side of the road and follow the trail 3.1 miles north to Preacher's Rock for a full view of Downtown Dahlonega and beyond.”
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River
“This is great fun for action-minded folks and close by. Reservations are recommended.”
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Park
“ Beautiful, romantic estate with panoramic views of the vineyards. Incredible gourmet menu.”
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Waterfall
“The most popular of the waterfalls in Fannin County is Long Creek Falls, which can be seen by hiking down a short side trail from the combined Appalachian/Benton MacKaye Trail. These falls total about 50 feet in two distinct drops. A leisurely 30 minute hike to the falls is uphill on the way in, downhill on the way out.”
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Park
“From Dahlonega's Public Square take East Main Street, then take a right on Memorial Drive - go two blaocks and turn right on Morrison Moore Parkway - take first left onto Mechanicsville Street ”
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Park
“This 3.2 miles loop is steep in some places but a fairly easy hike otherwise.”
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Campground
“Great access trail to the AT. Low traffic, gentle incline, unique water features.”
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Park
“This is a great spot for hiking and mountain biking. This multi-use trail offers equestrian access so please be aware and try to avoid spooking the horses. Halt your progress and make your group known to the rider. Proceed only after the rider has acknowledged. Bikers be especially mindful please. During the spring there are an amazing variety of wildflowers in bloom if you hit the right spots:)”
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Waterfall
“There’s not much of a hike involved to see this beauty. It’s located on the grounds of Camp Glisson, so it’s not open to the public during mid-May to August, but if you’re town any other time, this is a must see! It’s a short walk down a paved road to get to the bottom of the falls. There is also a short trail, with stairs, that takes you to the top of the falls, where you can cross a bridge and make your way back to the parking lot. ”
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Waterfall
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Park
“Moderate to easy hike down the Amicalola River to big flat rocks for walking out into the river. Great trout fishing opportunities.”
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Park
“Hawkins St Dahlonega, GA - Concerts, outdoor movies, the farmers market, activities during Dahlonega’s many festivals, and the 1875 gold mining attraction. @hiddenhavenlodge”
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