The infamous heat of summer in the Deep South has finally started to wane, thankfully replaced by the cool, crisp air that signals autumn’s arrival.
This is that magical time of year when more and more people are increasingly inclined to explore the great outdoors of the Georgia mountains.
Fall in the mountains of North Georgia gradually brings an explosion of vibrant red, orange, and yellow hues.
So it’s an especially gorgeous time for hiking, camping, backpacking, and fishing, or even just taking a road trip through Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.
Whether you’re looking for dramatic landscape or immersive hiking trails through the fantastic foliage, here’s our list of the best places in the North Georgia mountains to see fall colors…
Fall in the Mountains of North Georgia Guide
- Brasstown Bald
- Rabun Bald
- Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
- Vogel State Park
- Tallulah Gorge Waterfalls
- Cloudland Canyon Waterfalls
- Red Top Mountain State Park
- Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
- Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge
- Yonah Mountain
- Black Rock Mountain State Park
- Anna Ruby Falls
- Fort Mountain State Park
- Slaughter Mountain
- Unicoi State Park
- Richard B Russell Scenic Highway
- Hogpen Gap
- Bell Mountain
- Indian Seats
- Preacher’s Rock