Fun Things to Do Around Helen, GA

Enjoy Helen, Georgia and the Chattahoochee National Forest

Unicoi State Park and Lodge is nestled within 1,029 rolling acres of Appalachian forest and surrounded by the Chattahoochee National Forest. There are many historical sites, natural wonders, and just plain fun things to do in the area.


Here are a few ideas!

• Take a hike around the 53-acre Unicoi Lake located just a few minutes walk from Unicoi Lodge.
• Check out the nearby Anna Ruby Falls & Raven Cliff Falls, as well as numerous other hiking trails and waterfalls in the area.
• Visit the Bavarian-themed town of Helen, Georgia featuring over 400 shops, restaurants, and boutiques.
• Enjoy the fall colors. While we can’t predict when the colors will peak, late October is typically a great time of year to enjoy a little autumn scenery.
• It’s Oktoberfest season! Helen boasts the longest running Oktoberfest in the United States. Festivities are centered around the Helen Festhalle, and include traditional German music, as well as food and beer.
• The Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia showcases folk pottery and explores its historical importance in southern life.

You can also visit the Helen and White County Visitor's Bureau page here for more ideas.


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