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Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery is located within the Chattahoochee National Forest with many recreational opportunities. 

Surrounded by the Chattahoochee National Forest, the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery occupies a 44.8 acre tract of land straddling Mill Creek and Rock Creek, tributaries of the Toccoa River. Fishing is allowed in Rock Creek, which runs through hatchery grounds. Individuals must bring...

A variety of hunting opportunities are offered nearby the hatchery, including deer, bear, turkey, and small game.  Please visit Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests Hunting and Wildlife Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources for information about rules and...

The surrounding Chattahoochee National Forest offers many opportunities for overnight fun. Information about the Frank Gross Campground, less than a mile from the Hatchery and other fee area and primitive site details can be found at U.S. Forest Service Chattahoochee-Oconee Camping & Cabins...

Hiking opportunities are available year round. For more information, please visit Hiking in the Chattahoochee National Forest.

For year round fun and relaxation, there are many picnicking opportunities in the surrounding Chattahoochee National Forest.

Surrounding the Hatchery, Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests offer an abundant and vast array of natural scenery, wildlife viewing and photograph opportunities.

For information about biking, please visit Bicycling in the Chattahoochee National Forest.

The north Georgia area offers many opportunities for non-motorized boating.  

For more information about permits required for firewood and other forest products, please visit Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Products Permits.

The annual Kids Fishing Rodeo held in June each year on the grounds of Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery offers an opportunity for youth to learn about and participate in an archery shoot.

The beautiful landscapes, plants and wildlife surrounding Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery offer many opportunities for painting and drawing.

Scouting for a retreat with your equine friend? Look no further, Chattahoochee National Forest is the place to be with several horseback riding trails and camping options to choose from including the Jake Mountain Trail System and the Bull Mountain Trail System near Dahlonega, GA, approximately...

The north Georgia area offers many opportunities for motorized boating.