PARKS www.gastateparks.org (706-265-4703)
Vogel state park
At 2500ft elevation, Vogel state park is one of Georgia’s highest altitude state parks and 2nd oldest park.
CYCLING: This area is popular among cyclist. Enjoy the turns and trills of the area while visiting Sterling mountain cabin. Many cyclist come to the area for a challenging ride and view. There are many rides and events year round for the cycling enthusiast. Visit these websites to learn more and find one that is right for you
LAKES Lake Winfield ScottLake Nottely(www.nottely.com)
Once here, you have plenty to do. We are centrally located only a few minutes from all major area attractions. If hiking is your passion, we are proud to offer the following trails in and around sterling mountain cabin.
Appalachian Trail A footpath that goes from Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia. Estimated to be about 2160 miles long. It is estimated that about 4 million people hike the trail every year. The only covered point on the trail is the mountain crossing at Walasi-yi center. Learn more at www.mountaincrossings.com/. Make history by visiting one of the crossing points on the trail, which is located minutes from the cabin. Visit www.Nps.gov/appa. www.Appalachiantrail.org. Get the trails license plate by visiting www.appalachiantrail.org/licenseplates Three forks trail Mill shoals trail Cooper creek trail Yellow mountain trail Duncan ridge trail
www.jjanthony.com/waterfalls For river trips, canoe, kayak and tube trips visit www.canoegeorgia.com and explore the beautiful mountains of north Georgia.
Amicalola “Tumblingwaters” One of the beauties of north Georgia is the many waterfalls around the area, notably is the Amicalola fall a 729ft fall. A beautiful view year round, but best view is around early spring and fall. It is the tallest cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi
There is a lot to do while visiting sterling mountain cabin. so load up and head to the mountains for the ultimate getaway that is affordable, fun, exciting and most importantly soothing to the soul.
BLAIRSVILLE A short ride from your vacation home is the town of Blairsville. It is home to many fascinating places in north Georgia, such as Vogel state park, mountain crossing at Walaysi-yi.
Annually it host two art fairs in August (lake Trahlyta arts and craft fair in early August and the Sorgum festival in mid October. Learn more at www.blairsvillechamber.com/
Dahlonega one of North Georgia’s most popular towns is only minutes away from sterling mountain cabin. It is rich in culture and home to gold museum and gold mines. Learn more at www.Dahlonega.org www.consolidatedgoldmine.com
www.BrasstownBald.com At 4784ft, it is the highest point in Georgia. It is part and highest of a group of mountains collectively known as Wolfen Ridge. The footpath along the brass town bald trail is the only place in Georgia where rhododendron blooms in June
BLUE RIDGE SCENIC RAILWAY
Explore the mountains of north Georgia with a Scenic ride during your stay at sterling mountain cabin Visit www.brscenic.com
www.Helenga.org: Helen is only a few minutes from Sterling mountain cabin. It is the most popular tourist sport in North Georgia and third in the state of Georgia. It is rich in history and unique with its beautiful Bavarian style homes. Its true attraction is the many festival it holds annually. Learn more by clicking on the site above
OTHER AREA ATTRACTIONS
Horse back riding
CABBAGE PATCH KIDS
Cabbage patch kids
Some of these places to fish require fishing license. Please
Lake Winfield Scott
Trophy trout farm
Black mountain trout pond