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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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. 

Trout Adventure Trail Photo Gallery

Adventure, Education and Discovery ... in Pictures!

Submit your photos (see "how to" below) and share your hiking and learning experience on the Trout Adventure Trail.


Cub Scouts take a break at Long Creek Falls, a popular year-round destination on the Trout Adventure TrailLong Creek Falls is a popular destination and resting site
on the Trout Adventure Trail.

 Trout fishing on the Trout Adventure Trail
Trout fishing on the Trout Adventure Trail
can turn up a rainbow, brown or brook
trout for adventurous anglers
young and old!

The view south from Springer Mountain on the Trout Adventure Trail 
Girl Scouts take a break to gather the
view from atop Springer Mountian
on the Trout Adventure Trail.


How to submit your pictures for the photo gallery 

Check back later for more information about how to submit your pictures for sharing in the Trout Adventure Trail Photo Gallery. 


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