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Lake/ River/ Ponds to Explore in Gilmer County

Checkout places to visit in Gilmer County

Gilmer County

Gilmer County, Georgia is a vibrant area located approximately one hour from downtown Atlanta. With its abundance of outdoor activities, nearby parks and lakes, the area is a favorite among those who love nature and exploring. The county is packed with history, from shopping in the charming mountain towns to the trails located near Fort Mountain State Park that tell ancient stories of Native American civilizations. With easy access to three universities in nearby cities and plenty of opportuniti

Lake/ River/ Ponds to Explore in Gilmer County

Carters Lake

Carters Lake, is truly a unique destination. Nestled within the Appalachian foothills, it offers breathtaking views of the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake itself covers over 3,200 acres of glassy clear water, perfect for fishing and recreational boating. It's also popular with hikers and campers due to its abundance of trails and public camping sites. Birdwatchers can spend leisurely days scoping out ospreys, bald eagles and wood ducks among other species of birds.

Map of Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Gilmer County