Explore the many open fields in Dawsonville from horseback.

Horseback Riding

Find trails and trail maps for horseback riding.

With many open fields in Dawson county, two areas are open for bringing your horse for ride through North Georgia.

Dawson Forest WMA

Clip-clop through Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area, a nearly 24,000-acre tract that encompasses the 10,000-acre Dawson Forest. Miles of single track...

Choosing Your Path

Trust your Instincts

Dawsonville is a mountain community steeped in Appalachian lore and blessed with the stunning natural beauty of the Chattahoochee National Forest, Lake Lanier, Amicalola Falls, Dawson Forest, the Etowah and Amicalola Rivers, and the Appalachian Trail.

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Georgia's Tallest Cascading Waterfall

Amicalola Falls State Park

The park is named after its most treasured feature, Amicalola Falls – a magnificent 729-foot waterfall that’s the third-highest cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River. In the thick of the spectacular terrain, stands Amicalola Falls Lodge – a beacon of comfort, rejuvenation, and true Georgia adventure.

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Southern Terminus of the Appalachian Trail

Hiking & Backcountry Trails

Dawsonville is internationally acclaimed as a hiking destination with the eight-mile approach trail to Springer Mountain, located in Dawson County.