are hiking trails galore ... see
for some good information. Thousands of acres of National
Forest provide other wilderness adventures.
the sports enthusiasts, there is mountain biking, horseback
riding, golf, fishing (visit
and white water rafting. Visit
for kayaking and white water excursions. Trout
net is an excellent site for all you trout fishermen ... a
State Park nestled in the north Georgia mountains just two
miles from the Alpine village of Helen, Unicoi is one of
Georgia’s most beloved state parks. Throughout the year, the
park offers outstanding programs which focus on natural,
cultural, historical and recreational resources. Outdoor
enthusiasts will enjoy hiking and biking on scenic mountain
trails, especially those leading to Helen and Anna Ruby Falls
you like shopping, we've got wonderful shops and galleries ...
Just 2 miles away, is
Helen, a unique shopping village with outlet stores and
lists many area attractions and activities. Many other galleries
and shops are along
Highway 197 ... a beautiful drive through the mountains.
A must see for
all is The Black Bear Forest Park Admission
to the Bear Exhibit is $5.00 per person, children under 2 are
free, this does include the Snake Exhibit and the Cub Exhibit.
Our Bear Exhibit consists of 17 adult bears and 1 cub. These
animals are housed in their individual enclosures, which include
swimming pools and climbing trees. Guests may view the bears
from a covered walkway, which is located approximately ten feet
above the bear enclosures. We sell food trays which consists of
apples, bread and lettuce to feed the bears. The bears will do
tricks for you when you toss them the food.
One of the newest
and most unique shops in Helen is
Alpine Olive Tree. Please stop and taste Olive Oil from
around the world you will love it.
area is home to some spectacular
Becky Branch Falls, Dick's Creek Falls, Martin Creek Falls, Mud
Creek Falls, Minnehaha Falls (one of the most beautiful,
must-see waterfalls in the north Georgia area).
area information visit