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Camping in Dahlonega:  Where should you camp when visiting Dahlonega? This page has all the best places to pitch a tent or car-camp in North Georgia.  Or check out this link for 52 of the best campgrounds in the area.  Let us know when the fire's going...we'll be happy to join you for some s'mores!  


Hiking in Dahlonega:  If you have a few extra hours to spare while visiting Dahlonega, we highly suggest planning time to hike the perimiter of our town reservoir, Lake Zwerner.  It's truly gorgeous...



Vacationing in the Dahlonega area for more than a day?  Here's a list of North Georgia hiking trails to add to your bucket list...




Where to stay in Dahlonega - Click this link for a complete list of bed and breakfasts or hotels on the square.  If you're looking for accomodations geared more towards hikers, check out The Dahlonega Hiker Hostel.  It's a treasure for hikers or anyone who needs a rustic getaway!  There are bunks in the lodge for around $18, private rooms, a cabin, and everyone's favorite - shipping container lodging for about $55. The containers are compact but well equipped with microwave, refrigerator, and a coffee pot.  With lots of outdoor decking and shuttle service to the start of the Appalachian Trail - this local lodge is a true gem!



Want to go for a swim while visitng?  We don't blame you - Dahlonega summers can get hot!  If you're vacationing all around the north Georgia area, you might want to check out this list of swimming holes.  What a great way to cool off after a long hike!



Not really interested in getting your whole body wet?  If you want to just wade in the water while out hiking, click here for a list of waterfall hikes close to Dahlonega. 

Want to paddle down a river while vacationing in Dahlonega?  Then visit Appalachian Outfitters - they'll hook you up with a canoe or kayak.  Have your own canoe or kayak and want to explore rivers beyond our town?  Click this link for a list of North Georgia's best places to paddle.