Nearby hiking trails offer breath taking views of beautiful waterfalls, mountain summits, river valleys and a swinging bridge. With brilliant fall foliage, glistening winter frosts, springtime flowers and starry summer nights, it’s always a great time to take a hike!
|Appalachian Trail||Year Round||Georgia 78.1 miles||Easy to strenuous||Covers 14 states from Georgia to Maine for a grand total of 2,193 miles. Begins in Georgia nearby the hatchery at Springer Mountain and ranges in elevation from 2,510 to 4,461 feet. Offers scenic and wildlife views.|
|Benton MacKaye Trail|
|Georgia 80.0 miles||Easy to strenuous||Covers 280 miles through 3 states: Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee. The Georgia portion includes the well-known Toccoa River Swinging Bridge which is just a few miles from the hatchery. The trail offers scenic and wildlife views.|