Hoschton is a city in Jackson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 1,377 at the 2010 census. As of 2016 the estimated population was 1,495. Continue reading... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
2. Dry FallsHighlands Rogers Dry Lake is an endorheic desert salt pan in the Mojave Desert of Kern County, California. The lake derives its name from the Anglicization from the Spanish name, Rodriguez Dry Lake. It is the central part of Edwards Air Force Base as its hard surface provides a natural extension to the paved runways. It was formerly known as Muroc Dry Lake. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
3. Amicalola Falls State ParkDawsonville Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge is an 829-acre Georgia state park located between Ellijay and Dahlonega in Dawsonville, Georgia. The park's name is derived from a Cherokee language word meaning tumbling waters. The park is home to Amicalola Falls, a 729-foot waterfall that is the highest in Georgia. However, an analysis conducted by the World Waterfall Data base suggests that the main part of the falls is 429 ft in height, followed by a prolonged gently sloping run in which the flow drops another 279 ft . It is considered to be one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia. An 8-mile trail that winds past Amicalola Falls and leads to Springer Mountain, famous as the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail, begins in the park. Amicalola Falls State Park also offers many hiking trails, a... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
5. Brasstown Bald MountainBlairsville Brasstown Bald is the highest point in the U.S. state of Georgia. Located in northeast Georgia, the mountain is known to the native Cherokee people as Enotah. It is the highest ground for 15.86 miles. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
6. Consolidated Gold MineDahlonega The Consolidated Mine was a gold mine in Lumpkin County, Georgia, United States, just east of Dahlonega. Like most of the area around Dahlonega, the placer mining on the land on which the mine is located probably started during the Georgia Gold Rush. By 1880, the placer deposits were exhausted and the land was down to hard rock. Gold was soon discovered in a huge quartz vein system, and mined. The richest acre was mined deep into the ground, and the resulting shaft became known as the Glory Hole.” After an interruption of operations at the mine, a group of investors purchased about 7,000 acres of land around the discovery sight and formed the Dahlonega Consolidated Gold Mining Co. in 1895. After constructing the largest stamp mill east of the Mississippi River at the Consolidated Mine pr... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Panther Creek Falls Trail: hiking to one of North Georgia's most beautiful waterfalls
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Hike or backpack seven miles, round trip, to the stunning Panther Creek Falls, one of North Georgia’s most popular waterfall hikes. Rocky and rooty, the trail is a scenic adventure, trekking to a series of cascading waterfalls and scaling several steep, towering bluffs to reach the hike’s main attraction: the 40+ foot, tumbling cascades on Panther Creek.
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