Known as the ‘Mountain Biking Capital of Georgia’ Ellijay provides ample trails for hiking and mountain biking. Our rivers and lakes offer tubing, canoeing, kayaking, and boating. Anglers can find world-class trout fishing in the county and can even book a guide. Golfers will find a relaxing course winding through the North Georgia mountains.
Appalachian Trail Rides
Appalachian Trail Rides offers guided horseback trail riding from beginners to advanced through the blue ridge mountains on 250 acres, located minutes from Downtown Blue Ridge.
Cartecay River Experience, LLC
Located in the beautiful North Georgia mountains of Ellijay, the Cartecay River Experience offers tube, kayak, and canoe rentals as well as a shuttle for those who have their own equipment!
Carters Lake Marina and Resort
Carter’s Lake accepts camping reservations for over 107 campgrounds at Woodring Branch and Doll Mountain.
Ellijay River Outfitters
Come on up and join us for some FUN- no reservation needed! We rent kayaks, tubes, paddles, and life jackets, shuttle and parking included.
Forrest Hills Resort
Relax and get away from it all with Forrest Hills Resort’s on site pool, riding stables, restaurant and massage services and stay in a private hot tub cabin, suite, room or group accommodations.
Explore the 300 acre estate garden, with 220 acres of artistically landscaped Gardens surrounded by majestic forest, spring fed ponds, streams, waterfalls, and bridge crossings.
Gilmer Recreation & Parks
From organized sports or nature that you love, we have something for everyone! Bring a pole and fish from the river bank, get engrossed in a good book, have a picnic, take a walk/run, we encourage you to use and enjoy our River Park facility!
Mulberry Gap- Adventure Basecamp
An event at Mulberry Gap gives you a chance to unplug in the woods with good company, homemade meals, beautiful scenery, a warm bed (or tent), and a wide selection of cold craft beers and delicious wines waiting for you at the end of each day.
Noontootla Creek Farms
An outdoor adventure company specializing in sporting clays, trophy trout fishing, and upland wingshooting. Lodging is also available.
Since 1976, Ocoee Rafting has welcomed many to miles of challenging and exciting Class III and IV rapids on one of the country’s premier rivers.
Reel ‘Em In Fishing Guide Service
Reel Em In Guide Service is the only Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Service in Georgia’s Historic High Country Region. Everything you’ll need on the water from flies to wading gear is provided.
Rolling Thunder River Co.
Leading whitewater rafting tours on the Ocoee River, the Nantahala River, and the Toccoa River since 1977.
Tumbling Waters Trail
Explore this 1.0-mile out-and-back trail near Ellijay, Georgia. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 24 min to complete.
White Path Golf Club
A public golf course located 5 miles north of Ellijay, Georgia; just 1 1/2 hours north of Atlanta. The course offers small, fast bent grass greens that are meticulously maintained.
Wildwater offers the most whitewater rafting & ziplining fun in the southeast!
Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge
Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge is set on a 165 acres of beautiful North Georgia Mountain property. All our zipline tours are guided and require no experience.