Chattooga River District
Adress: Lakemont, Georgia
The Chattooga River Ranger District covers 261,035 acres in the northeast part of Georgia. Terrain ranges from the Piedmont in the southern part of the district to Georgia's second highest mountain, Rabun Bald at 4,696 feet above sea level. To the east is the Chattooga Wild and Scenic River. In the central part of the district are Lake Burton, Seed Lake, and Lake Rabun where you'll find the Rabun Beach Campground. In the western part of the district are the headwaters of the Chattahoochee River and the Upper Chattahoochee River Campground. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail passes through the district. There are many waterfalls across the district including the twin waterfalls of Anna Ruby Falls Scenic Area. Take your time exploring the district on this website and feel free to give them a call for more information. Photo of Mount Yonah as seen from the Dukes Creek Falls Recreation Area. [http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_MEDIA/stelprdb5220830.jpg] Looking southeast from the Dukes Creek Falls recreation area we see Mount Yonah in the distance about 6 miles away.