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Brasstown Bald, Blairsville

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Must see · Mountain · Nature / Park
A part of the famous Blue Ridge range of the Appalachian Mountains, claims the title of the tallest natural feature in Georgia. Rising to a height of 643 m (2,108 ft) and carpeted by dense forest, the mountain offers views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. Stop by the visitor center, accessible either by shuttle from the parking area or via a steep, 1 km (0.6 mi) long trail, to view exhibits on local history, flora, and fauna. On a clear day, you may be able to see the skyscrapers of Atlanta in the distance. Put Brasstown Bald and other Blairsville attractions into our Blairsville online travel planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I rode the shuttle up with kids (my husband walked and said it was pretty steep!). The view at the top was really nice and it was also cooler up there which was nice! Lots of room on the...  more »
  • The view is unbelievable. The drive up Is picturesque. You can take the path at the parking lot to the top or they have transportation up the the tower.  more »
  • Excellent experience for the family.... if lucky children will be amazed while clouds rush by them at top of mountain...” my daughter got to eat clouds!”😂... great visitor’s center and museum at top.
  • Brasstown Bald is one of the most spectacular places to visit! We have been here a half dozen times and look forward to visiting nearly yearly with our friends and family. It is worth the visit to be at the highest elevation in Georgia! Bring a camera and take some spectacular pictures! The best time to visit is right when the leaves turn in fall. Don’t miss out on one of the greatest views in our day! Lord bless!!

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