We really do believe our mountains offer a wonderful area for a visit and a great place to live. In fact, Ellijay has recently been awarded the designation “Better Hometown.”
The Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce and local merchants work together closely to make Ellijay and Gilmer County a desirable area for all. The City of Ellijay also has its own website with lots of information.
Our other mountain counties also have many unique features and much to offer.
You can get a lot of good information by checking out the sites for other counties in the Georgia Mountains —
The North Georgia Mountains are rich in natural beauty and offer a wide variety of recreational activities, absorbing events, and opportunities for a wonderful lifestyle. Whether you visit for just a day, a weekend or relocate here full-time, you’re sure to be delighted.
This section of our web site is devoted to various aspects of mountain life. Popular recreational activities include hiking, kayaking, rafting, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, and antique shopping. Both Ellijay and Blue Ridge have many shops that are favorite haunts for antique hunters.
The North Georgia Mountains has a great selection of local wineries to visit for tasting and events.
5704 Clear Creek Road
127 Lakeview Road
Ellijay, GA 30540
366 Paradise Road
Blairsville, GA 30512
110 Rathgeb Trail
Jasper, GA 30143
1862 Orchard Lane
Talking Rock, GA 30175
637 Odom Road
Blairsville, GA 30512
450 Tipton Trail
Morganton, GA 30560
Known locally as the mountain biking capital of Georgia, North Georgia has plenty of mountain bike trails to chose from.
For a list of trails and descriptions complete with interactive map, visit our friends over at http://www.cartecaybikes.com/trails-maps/
North Georgia Fishing offers something for novices and old pros.
The flowing rivers, streams and lakes house rainbow and brown trout; smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass; giant stripers and white bass; bluegill, crappie and shellcracker, sauger, walleye, and, of course, catfish are all abundant in the area. Visit http://www.fishingnorthgeorgia.com/ for more info.
Be sure to check out our Friends at the WhistleStop Flea-market located at 320 Maddox Dr, Ellijay 30540!
North GA has a large number of apple orchards and some even allow you to pick your own apples. Ellijay, GA is also home to the nationally know Apple Festival. For info and maps of apple stands and orchards visit this page here: http://www.pickyourown.org/gaapplesmap.php