Etowah River - Credit Jack Anthony
Photo by Jack Anthony

Desoto Falls

The DeSoto Falls are located in Lumpkin County in the Chattahoochee National Forest DeSoto Falls Scenic Area. Trails lead to 2 different falls on Frogtown Creek.


Wine enthusiasts need venture no further than the foothills of the North Georgia mountains to enjoy award-winning wines and breathtaking views. With the highest concentration of wineries, vineyards,...

Outdoor Adventures

The Chattahoochee National Forest makes up one-third of Lumpkin County, providing ample opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, off-roading, and ATV driving. Tubing, canoeing, and...

Discover Dahlonega's Gold

Visit the University of North Georgia's iconic Price Memorial Hall with its gold-covered steeple. Price Memorial Hall stands on the foundation of the civil war era U.S. Branch Mint, erected in 1837.

Preacher's Rock
Photo by Jack Anthony

Hike the Dahlonega Mountains

The Appalachian Trail begins in Georgia at Springer Mountain and leaves the Peach State at Bly Gap. The rugged, often rocky terrain reaches a height of more than 4400 feet and never dips below 2500...


Hemlock Fest

Save Georgia's Hemlocks

Dahlonega Christmas

Downtown - Various Locations

Arts & Wine Festival

Chestatee Artists

Bear on the Square Festival

Historic Square

Fall at the Zoo!

Oct 29, 2020 North Georgia Wildlife Park & Zoo

Dahlonega Magic Theater Presents "A Knight of Magic"

Oct 30, 2020 Crown Mountain Office Park behind Moe's Restaurant

Fall at the Zoo!

Oct 30, 2020 North Georgia Wildlife Park & Zoo

Halloween Outdoor Movie

Oct 30, 2020 Iron Mountain Park

Night of the Living Safari

Oct 30, 2020 North Georgia Wildlife Park & Zoo

Wino Fridays

Oct 30, 2020 Naturally Georgia in the Bleu Gallery

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Arts & Live Music

From Visual Arts Galleries to Performing Arts, Dahlonega's unique scene offers culture seekers both one-fo-a-kind collectables and memorable experiences.

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Discover Gold

Dahlonega’s gold legacy lives on. Located on top of the largest gold deposits found east of the Mississippi River, gold was first discovered completely by accident.

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From roaring waterfalls to gurgling cascades, the mountains of North Georgia offer some of the best falls in the United States.

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