Top Adventures in Clayton

  • Hike the James E. Edmond trail to Lookoff Mountain Overlook

    Black Rock Mountain State Park is Georgia's highest elevation State Park.  It is adorned with several waterfalls, sweeping overlooks, blooming Rhododendron's, and plenty of miles of trail.  The James E. Edmond trail is the longest and by far most ...

    7.5 miles 2378 ft gain

  • Hike to Martin Creek Falls

    There are two different ways to get to this waterfall.The easiest way is through a trail in the Warwoman Wildlife Management Area. To get to this trail head, drive east on Warwoman Road from Clayton, GA. At approximately 3.5 miles, take a left ont...

    0.6 miles

  • Hike to Glassy Mountain

    In order to find this hidden gem, you'll have to drive quite a ways up the mountain first, otherwise it is a very steep incline. There will be limited parking at the gate that stops you from driving the whole way up. You will turn onto a road call...

    1 miles 3415 ft gain

  • Hike to Rabun Bald

    Starting at the trailhead you begin by following the yellow blazes. The trail isn't well marked so keep an eye out for the blazes you see. The trailhead starts at the dead end of Kelsey Mountain Trail. The path immediately starts to incline and do...

    3 miles 4696 ft gain

  • Camp at Tallulah River Campground

    Tallulah River Campground is located in the Chattahoochee-Oconee national forest. It is just outside of Clayton, Georgia. The campground has about 15 spots that are big enough for a small to medium sized RV. Each camping spot also has a nice tent ...

  • Camp at Tallulah Gorge State Park

    Tallulah Gorge is a must-see feature of Georgia. Campers can lay low and experience the gorge from its floor, engaging in river activities such as kayaking or swimming. Those seeking a thrill can hike the rim trails of the gorge, and even cross an...

  • Hike to Hurricane Falls, Tallulah Gorge SP

    The trail is located in Tallulah Gorge State Park which is about 1 ½ hours northeast of Atlanta, off of Highway 441. There is a $5 per car entry fee into the park and they prefer the use of cash. From there, follow the signs to the Jane Hurt Yarn ...

    1.8 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Hike to Minnehaha Falls

    Despite their beauty, not many hikers know about Minnehaha Falls. Even more shocking, these are some of the most accessible falls in all of North Georgia. Round trip, the hike to the falls will only take about a half a mile. Hikers can park along ...

    0.5 miles

  • Paddle Lake Burton

    Lake Burton is, in my opinion, Georgia's most scenic large lake.  It is completely surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and has some of the clearest water in the state.  Moccasin Creek State Park is a great launching point for all of your paddli...

  • Hike to and Climb Pickens Nose

    From the parking area (fits about 6 cars) follow the trail on the same side of the road up the ridge through dense rhododendron. Several spur trails branch off of the main trail and lead to rock outcroppings with excellent views. Getting to the ...

    1.5 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike to Holcomb and Ammons Creek Falls

    This moderate hike takes you to two scenic waterfalls in the Georgia wilderness. Water cascades down for over 100 feet to spill into the pool below An observation deck provides the ideal place to take in the splendor of the waterfall system.

    1.75 miles 100 ft gain

  • Hike to the Brasstown Falls

    These waterfalls are absolutely beautiful during the summer greenery and fall foliage, but open to access year around.Driving Directions: From Westminister, follow US 76 West for 11.8 miles and turn left onto Brasstown Road. Follow this road 4.1 m...

    0.5 miles

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      Willis Knob Horse Camp

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      Standing Indian Campground

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      Van Hook Glade

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      Twin Lakes Day Use Area

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