Parks

Fee-free days at US Forest Service sites! The US Forest Service waives recreation fees at most day-use sites on lands managed by the agency. Participation by concession-operated sites may vary. Mark your calendar for these 2018 dates:

US Forest Service Ga Mountains - GaMountainsGuide.com
US Forest Service – Ga Mountains

Browse the list of sites in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, or learn more about all of the US Forest Service sites nationwide!

See the GaMountainsGuide.com post about National, state, and local parks in the Georgia mountains.

Celebrate the start of National Park Week with a trip to your National favorite park – no entrance fee required!

National Parks Servce Free Entrance Days for 2018:

  • Monday, January 15: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Saturday, April 21: First day of National Park Week
  • Saturday, September 22: National Public Lands Day
  • Sunday, November 11: Veterans Day

Additionally, all 4th graders can get a free annual National Parks Pass from the “Every Kid in a Park” program. With the pass, fourth graders can bring family and friends on adventures free for a full year. Signup in August to get the full year of free admission to all of the National Parks!

Free Annual National Parks Pass for 4th Graders! GaMountainsGuide.com
Free Annual National Parks Pass for 4th Graders!

Browse the list of National Parks in Georgia, or learn more about all of the 417 park sites in the National Park Service.

See the GaMountainsGuide.com post about National, state, and local parks in the Georgia mountains.

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Appalachian Trail – Georgia

Take advantage of the natural landscape by visiting lakes, rivers, and parks to enjoy the mountains all year round!

NATIONAL PARKS, HISTORIC SITES, FORESTS & NOTABLE AREAS

STATE PARKS 

Requires a Georgia State Park ParkPass (Single Visit $5 / Annual $50). Georgia residents can check with their local library for loaner ParkPasses (these passes can be checked out like books).

LAKES (Boating, Fishing, Swimming)

  • Blue Ridge
  • Chatuge Lake
  • Nottely Lake

RIVERS (Fishing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Rafting)

  • Chattahoochee
  • Chattooga
  • Nantahala
  • Nottely
  • Toccoa
  • Tallulah