Chattahoochee National Forest, Clayton

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Forest · Hidden Gem · National Park
The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest in northern Georgia comprises two United States National Forests, the Oconee National Forest and Chattahoochee National Forest. The combined total area of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest is 866468acre, of which the Chattahoochee National Forest comprises 750145acre and the Oconee National Forest comprises 116232acre. The county with the largest portion of the forest is Rabun County, Georgia, which has 148684acre within its boundaries.
Numerous animals can be found in this forest including birds such as species of hawk, species of owl, blackbirds, ducks, eagles, sparrows, hummingbirds, geese, and cardinals. Mammalian species that roam in the forest are shrew, coyote, a variety of bats, squirrel, beaver, river otter, bobcat, deer, weasel, mice, and foxes. Many species of fish and amphibians swim in the streams. Various species of reptile also inhabit the forest.
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  • I love this area and the views. Driving through is so nice and relaxing. Love it here and definitely want to come back.  more »
  • The Chattahoochee National Forest covers 18 North Georgia counties and includes over 2,200 miles of rivers and streams. There are over 450 miles of hiking trails that range from easy to extremely...  more »
  • Birds sings and lots of wings these are the things I like the most with barbecue sauce in a cool Toast like Bagels beagles.. Oktoberfest and a little zest... with Baby Mama walking down the trail damn girl
  • Everything was absoulty wonderful. Great camping area and view. Great beach area also. Adults and children around there are pleasant and very respectful of others. Someones always riding around making sure the place is safe and everyone is taken care of during there stay. Defiantly would camp there again!

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