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Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site, (Learn about gold mining and tour the old town courtroom).
Public Square. 706-864-2257.
While in Dahlonega, stop by Cherokee Indian Princess Trahlyta's grave and read about her tragic story. GA 60 and US 19/GA 9, nine miles north of Dahlonega.
Amicalola Falls State Park, (hiking, backpacking, fishing, picnicking, waterfall viewing. Try a stretch of the Appalachian Trail). From Dahlonega take Rte. 9 west to Rte. 52. 706-265-8888
James H. Floyd State Park, Chattahoochee National Forest (boating, fishing, camping). From Summerville, turn off Hwy 27 onto Rte. 100 south. About three miles. 706-857-0826
Hart State Park on Hartwell Lake (biking, boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing). 330 Hart State Park Rd., Hartwell. 706-376-8756
Tallulah Gorge State Park, (fishing, biking, swimming, hiking, canoeing, waterfall viewing). From Rte. 441 between Clarkesville and Clayton, turn east onto S. Rock Mountain Rd. (one mile). Follow the signs from there. 706-754-7970