Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce

Best Fall Activities You Must Do in Ellijay

Visit the Georgia Apple Festival

Pick your own apples at an Ellijay apple house


Discover the story behind the hidden heart at the Fire Tower at Fort Mountain State Park

Fish for Brown Trout with a local guide service.

Photo Credit: Reel’em In Guide Service


Go on a hayride through the orchard at R & A Orchards

Paint rocks the hay barn at Red Apple Barn

Trick O Treat in Downtown Ellijay (Oct 31)

Sip wine from one of our local vineyards by a cozy fire

Carve a pumpkin from a local farm market or pumpkin patch

Savor a fried apple pie  from an Ellijay apple house

Sip hot cider on a blanket at Amicalola Falls State Park and take in the breathtaking views

Shoot the apple cannon at BJ Reece Orchards

Take in the fall colors  of Carter’s Lake

Breath the fresh air while hiking trails with the best fall views

See a pig race at Hillcrest Orchards

Relax with the family by a fire at a beautiful cabin.

For lodging information, click here for a list of accommodations.

Want to know what the leaves look like? Check out the Georgia State Parks Leaf Watch