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Hiking, Biking & Fishing, Oh My! Rabun County-Area State Parks Have it All

By Melanie Heisinger, Apr 15, 2017, Categories: The Great Outdoors

While we wait for the weather to clear, here are a few fun things to think about doing at some of our nearby State Parks.

Hazardous Weather Conditions, Possible Tornadoes Across North Georgia

By Melanie Heisinger, Dec 29, 2016, Categories: Community, The Great Outdoors

December 29th, 2016 is set to have a stormy night according to the National Weather Service. Be careful out there!

Ask the Naturalist at Black Rock Mountain State Park

By Melanie Heisinger, Nov 09, 2016, Categories: The Great Outdoors

Visit with the Naturalist at the Trading Post.

2016 Marks the 15th Season for 20-Acre Uncle Shuck's Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

By Melanie Heisinger, Oct 26, 2016, Categories: Community, The Great Outdoors

2016 marks the 15th season for Uncle Shuck’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, the popular family-owned agritourism venue in Dawson County, Georgia.

Jaemore Farms: 104 Years of Agricultural Production

By Melanie Heisinger, Oct 17, 2016, Categories: The Great Outdoors

Since 1912, Jaemor Farms has been providing the community with quality produce and good family fun. Pack a picnic and spend the day with them!

Autumn Road Trip Through Rabun County & Beyond

By Melanie Heisinger, Oct 07, 2016, Categories: The Great Outdoors

On this adventure we're hitting the road for a leaf peeper loop tour that takes us from Rabun County to White County to Towns County and back to Rabun.

Explore Fall Foliage in Georgia State Parks Near Rabun County

By Melanie Heisinger, Sep 22, 2016, Categories: The Great Outdoors

Nothing can top a breathtaking view of Georgia's forests painted with a myriad of oranges, reds and golds in the crisp autumn air.

Dahlonega's Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty Bike Ride Weekend

By Melanie Heisinger, Sep 14, 2016, Categories: The Great Outdoors

With more than 11,200 feet of vertical climbing over the 104- mile course at the Six Gap Century, the Dahlonega Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty Bike Ride is sure to satisfy.

A Few Fantastic Fishing Spots in Rabun County

By Melanie Heisinger, Jul 29, 2016, Categories: The Great Outdoors

Whether you are a serious fisher, or just looking for a nice relaxing afternoon, we've put together a few great places around Rabun County to consider.

The Beauty of Hamilton Gardens

By Melanie Heisinger, Jul 28, 2016, Categories: The Great Outdoors

Since the 1950s, Hamilton Gardens has slowly grown to one of the largest gardens of rhododendrons around. Now there are over 400 varieties of rhododendrons, and lovely sights to see.

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