Hiking and fishing on the Trout Adventure Trail in Georgia 
Plan your own hiking and learning experience on existing famous trails
 along the southernmost reach of the Appalachian Mountains
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Knowledge from the Trail
What to Bring
Camping Opportunities
Parent/Teacher Resources 
Opportunities for Scouts
Fun on the Trail
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About Fannin County, GA
"Trout Capital of Georgia"

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Fannin County, GA -- Trout Capital of GeorgiaDesignated by
the Georgia State Legislature in 2010 as Trout Capital
of Georgia,
Fannin County lies in the Appalachian Mountains, 90 miles north of Atlanta, bordering on North Carolina and Tennessee.

Extending from within the county seat of Blue Ridge to the county border north, south, east and west, more than 100 miles of trout streams and rivers wind through Fannin County across 100,000 acres of the Chattahoochee National Forest. Blue Ridge is a quaint mountain gateway town with art galleries, downtown shopping, delectable restaurants, a scenic railroad, and get-away cabins nestled on mountain ridges, in peaceful valleys and on scenic waters.

The headquarters for the Trout Adventure Trail in Fannin County is the Ü Fannin County Chamber
of Commerce
in Blue Ridge.

About Gilmer County, GA  "Georgia's Apple Capital"

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Gilmer County, GeorgiaGilmer County is Georgia’s Apple Capital and contains abundant National Forest lands, including Springer Mountain, the southernmost terminus of the Appalachian Trail in the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Gilmer County is located along Highway 515/GA Highway 5, about 75 miles north of Atlanta. At more than 430 square miles big, the heavily wooded landscape stretches across the southernmost reach of north Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. 

 Ellijay, the capital and largest town in Gilmer County is an “Appalachian Trail Town” and is located about 40 minutes east of the Trout Adventure Trail. The official headquarters for the Trout Adventure Trail in Ellijay is
Ü North Georgia Mountain Outfitters. 

Site Map --Trout Adventure Trail

Website navigation hierarchy/progression of content

  

PRIMARY NAVIGATION

Home

Getting Started (secondary navigation)

USDA Forest Service (off-site)

Blue Ridge District (off-site)

Trout Unlimited (off-site)

Blue Ridge Mountain -- Chapter 696 (off-site)

Boy Scouts of America (off-site)

Northeast Georgia Council (off-site)

Mountain District (off-site)

Contact Us

Getting Started (secondary navigation)

Our Partners

Getting Started (secondary navigation)

USDA Forest Service -- Blue Ridge District (off-site)

Trout Unlimited --- Blue Ridge Mountain Chapter 696 (off-site)

Boy Scouts of America (off-site)

Link to Us (vacant)

Getting Started (secondary navigation)

Useful Links

Getting Started

Area Weather (off-site)

  

 

SECONDARY NAVIGATION/GETTING STARTED (left-side margin)

Choose a Trail

Trail Map (pdf)

Red (pdf)

Blue (pdf)

Red & Blue (pdf)

Green (pdf)

Gold (pdf)

Custom (pdf)

Directions/Parking

Trail Map (pdf)

FAQs

Earning A Patch

Hikers Roster (pdf)

Application for a Patch (pdf)

Knowledge from the Trail (aka Educational Opportunities)

Proposed Teaching Points (pdf)

What is a Watershed? (pdf)

Leave No Trace (pdf)

Trout Food in Small Mountain Streams (pdf)

Silence is Golden (pdf)

Trout Habitat Improvement (pdf)

What to Bring

Directions

Maps

Area Weather (off site)

Camping Opportunities

Parent/Teacher Resources

Proposed Teaching Points (pdf)

What is a Watershed? (pdf)

Leave No Trace (pdf)

Trout Food in Small Mountain Streams (pdf)

Silence is Golden (pdf)

Trout Habitat Improvement (pdf)

Organizational Opportunities (Opportunities for Scouts)

Fun on the Trail/Photo Gallery

Useful Links

   
 
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