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  Trackrock Stables
 Park Visitors Center. Inside Vogel State Park, Trahlyta Lake Trail is an easy 1-mile loop around the lake that crosses an earthen dam built by the CCC in 1935. And 4-mile Bear Hair Gap Trail is a great trail to bring the dogs.
Head down GA 129 to Helton Creek Road, 2 miles south of Vogel State Park, to access Helton Creek Falls. The short, easy walk tapers down into a mountain cove that leads to a multi- level cascading waterfall.
Go to, where you can find more information on hiking trails and waterfalls in the area.
The Views Are Better on a Horse
Whether you’re a greenhorn or an experienced rider, you can saddle up for plenty of horseback adventures in Union County.
696 Mauney Circle, Blairsville
(706) 745-9051 |
This full-service facility offers everything from instruction to trail riding, breeding, showing and sales. Trail rides consist of a private group of family and friends, where you’ll follow a guide through forest trails with beautiful views.
4100 Cutcane Road, Mineral Bluff
(706) 374-0362 |
With more than 30 years experience, the folks at Appalachian Trail Rides make the most of your ride as you travel through 250 acres of pristine private land that meanders alongside lakes, creeks and breathtaking mountain views.
6321 US 76, Young Harris
(706) 379-9900 |
The Stables at Brasstown Valley features 5 miles of guided mountain trail rides, plus custom excursions, hayrides and catered picnic rides.
202 Trackrock Camp Road, Blairsville
(706) 745-5252 |
Located on 250 acres adjacent to the Chattahoochee National Forest, Trackrock Stables offers horseback riding adventures for both skilled and beginning riders. Choose a 1- or 2-hour guided
trail ride through lush foliage as you cross clear mountain streams and peaceful meadows. Next door, you can rent a cabin, pitch a tent or bring your RV.
73 Saddle Club Drive, Blairsville
The Union County Arena is a lighted, enclosed showplace with an outdoor practice area, concession stand and clubhouse. In addition to rodeos, it hosts horse shows, barrel racing, team roping, ranch sorting, exhibitions and clinics.
High Altitude Putting
Maybe it’s just us, but the ball does seem to fly a little farther in our clear mountain air!
6321 US Highway 76, Young Harris
(706) 379-9900 |
Designed by Denis Griffiths, Brasstown Valley Golf Course was ranked by both Golf Digest and Leading Golf Courses of America as one of the top courses to play in Georgia. The beautiful mountain course winds through wildlife preserves, ponds and streams, and features five sets of tees for all skill levels. You’ll also find practice facilities, a pro shop, golf lessons and clinics.
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  Hogpen Gap overlook

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