Blue Ridge Lake, Georgia


Thanks to its clear-blue waters, Blue Ridge Lake is one of Georgia's most scenic mountain lakes. It was created in 1930 by the Blue Ridge Dam and later bought by the Tennessee Valley Authority for power generation. The Lake has a full-service marina and boat ramps. Swimming and picnicking are allowed, and more than 90 national forest campsites are located nearby.

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Hiking Trails:
Benton Mackaye Trail
Duncan Ridge Trail
Hemp Top Trail

Attractions:
North Georgia Canopy Tours
Pendergrass Flea Mkt
Tree That Owns Itself

State Parks
Black Rock Mountain State Park, Georgia
Lake Russell State Wildlife Area, Georgia
Tugaloo State Park, Georgia
Unicoi State Park Lake, Georgia
Reece State Memorial, Georgia

View Points
Tallulah Gorge Lookout 1
Tallulah Gorge Lookout 2

Fishing Bait and Tackle Shops
Oakwood Sportsman, 678-450-4866, 4080 Mundy Mill Rd, Oakwood 30566

Fishing Regulations and license information
Georgia Fishing License

Closest Cities
Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

Closest Airports
Athens Ben Epps, Georgia

Regional Airports
Jackson County Airport, Georgia
Toccoa Rg Letourneau Field Airport, Georgia
Gilmer County Airport, Georgia

Information Centers
Tallulah Gorge Ranger Station

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Restaurants in the vicinity
Buck Horn Landing
Smokey Mountain Bar B Que
Enchanted Mountain Trout & Gourmet Meats
El Sol Mexican Restaurant
Circle Family Steakhouse
Hotels in the vicinity
Ramada Limited
Douglas Inn & Suites
Blue Ridge-Days Inn
Ocoee Whitewater Motel & Apartments
El-Joe Lodge

 

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