It is named after its sheer cliffs of dark-colored biotite gneiss and encompasses some of the most outstanding countryside in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Located astride the Eastern Continental Divide at an altitude of 3,640 feet (1,109 m), the park provides many scenic overlooks and spectacular 80 mile (130 km) vistas. On a clear day, four states are visible: [...]
With an elevation of 4,620 feet (1,408 m), is the third-highest peak in the State of Georgia. It is the second-highest mountain in the county and is located in the Southern Nantahala Wilderness in the Chattahoochee National Forest.
At an elevation of 4,696 feet,Rabun Bald is the tallest mountain in Rabun County and the second-highest peak in Georgia. An observation tower on the summit provides hikers with views that extend for more than 100 miles. According to Native American legend, Rabun Bald is inhabited by fire-breathing demon people: some campers still report hearing strange [...]