As you drive up north through Habersham County, you’ll test your vehicle’s steering ability on the winding roads of Scenic Highway (state Route) 197. However, the greater challenge on this route will be not stopping for photos.
Nestled against the Chattahoochee National Forest and numerous state parks, the Northeast Georgia mountains are a prime location for viewing wildlife. It is common for residents and visitors to see white-tailed deer and a wide variety of smaller mammals.
Located within the Chattahoochee National Forest is the Panther Creek Falls Trail, a 7-mile out-and-back stretch of winding path that leads to one of North Georgia’s most beautiful attractions: Panther Creek Falls.
If you’re looking for a unique place — steeped in history — to enjoy fine arts in Dawson County, you might want to visit Bowen Center for the Arts, located in the Old Rock School, just a tenth of a mile north of the Dawsonville Square.