Outdoor Activities

Enjoy the great outdoors and take in all that North Georgia has to offer! From Chattahoochee National Forest hiking trails and paths, top-tier local fishing spots, luxurious river-tubing opportunities, and country horseback riding: the perfect outdoor activity for you and your family is a click away!

Carters Lake and Marina

Carters Lake and Marina

Carter`s Lake is one of the most scenic lakes in GA. With 62 miles of rugged unspoiled shoreline it offers outdoor activities and fishing. Rent a pontoon boat or visit the swimming beach.
Location: 575 Marina Rd., Chatworth,GA 30705
Phone: 706-276-4891
Swan Drive-In Movie Theater

Swan Drive-In Movie Theater

One of a handful left in the entire country. Come relax and enjoy family fun like it was done decades ago. Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights only.
Location: 651 Summit St., Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Phone: 706-632-5235

Aska Mining Company

Come join us for a fun filled day. Easy to find location across from Shallowford Iron Bridge, 8 miles up Aska road. Newest gem mining experience on the Toccoa River. Newest gem mining site. Look for hidden treasures as you sift through our mining troughs. Enjoyable for all ages. Prospect for gems ...It rocks!
Location: 8346 Aska Rd, Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Phone: 706-258-4854

Lilly Pad Village

The Lilly Pad Village, located in the heart of the Aska Adventure Area, (just eight miles out of Blue Ridge, GA. in the heart of Aska) is designed around a beautiful mountain setting with picturesque views and sounds of nature. We offer Gem Mining, Fishing, Miniature Golf, fun gifts, friendly staff, beautiful property, kids and pet friendly environment, picnic tables and a fun destination.
Location: 24 Adelaide Drive, Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Phone: 706-534-1317

JD`s Gem Mining

Gem Mine & Antique Store New owners Monday. Closed Tue. 11::00 to 5:00 Wed. 11:00 to. 5:00 Thur. 10:00 to 5:00 Fri. 10:00 to 5:00 Sat. 10:00 to 5:00 Sun. 11:00 to 5:00
Location: 44 N Church St, Ellijay, GA 30540-2369
Phone: 706-273-1070

Lake Blue Ridge Marina: Pontoon & Jet Ski Rentals

At the virtual center of Fannin County is Lake Blue Ridge, over 100 miles of mostly public shoreline. The 3,290 acre lake and surrounding area boasts over 90 national forest campsites, public swimming beaches and marina with pontoon boat and jet ski rentals available.
Location: 335 Marina Dr. Blue Ridge GA 30513
Phone: 706-632-2618

Stand up Paddle Surf Board LLC

Take to the lake and river via surfboard and a long paddle. No surfing experience is needed, it`s a great activity for all ages. Wew offer sales, lessons, rentals, and tours.
Location: 500 East Main St Blue Ridge GA 30513
Phone: 706-889-8747
Historic Downtown Blue Ridge Park

Historic Downtown Blue Ridge Park

Beautiful city park in the heart of downtown shopping district with playground equipment, picnic tables, and an amazing bear sculpture. Site of the annual Christmas Tree lighting and numerous year round local festivals.
Location: East Main St. Downtown Blue Ridge GA 30513