Explore the outdoors at Georgia's largest lake.
Dawsonville offers convenient access to Lake Lanier.
Experience Fall in Dawsonville
All your Fall favorites are now open! Pick the perfect pumpkin at Burt's Pumpkin Farm, snap an unforgettable selfie at Fausett Farms Sunflowers, or get lost in the 15 acre maze at Uncle Shuck's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch!
Discover a birders paradise in Dawsonville.
Birding is a popular pastime for visitors and locals alike.
Dawson County's diverse topography, changing in elevation from river lowlands to mountain highlands, creates a rich ecosystem that attracts a wide variety of bird species. The Dawson Forest WMA is a birder’s paradise, enticing annual migrations of:
Plus you may see other colorful species such as:
Near the Etowah River is an area of maturing second-growth forest, home to a number of breeding warblers and other neotropical migrants, including:
Get a Dawson Forest WMA permit (parking pass required)