Visit Brasstown Bald
Brasstown Bald rising 4,784 feet above sea level, is Georgia's tallest mountain. It has an incredible 360-degree view, which allows you to see Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and South Carolina on a clear day.
We recommend that you check out alerts and warnings prior to your trip. You can also call 706-896-4137 if the weather is questionable.
Entrance Fee: $5.00 per person
Operating Hours: Daily 10:00 - 5:00
Lodging Options: Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa / Vogel State Park Campgrounds / Lake Winfield Scott Campground / Morganton Point Campgrounds / Lake Rabun Beach Campgrounds / Lake Russell Campground
There are several options for lodging, these are just a few samples.
The Brasstown Bald Summit Trail is only a 0.6 -mile walk on a paved trail. The trail is very steep. There is a shuttle that you can take to the top, but we recommend walking the trail. There are bathrooms and water at the Visitors Center. After you take in the breathtaking views, walk around the Visitors Center to learn about Georgia history, geology, and the natural world.
It took us about 3 hours and 40 minutes from our location in Columbus, GA. Please note that our GPS got a little confused once we arrived on the 180 Spur. Follow the signs, and use caution as this road will wind straight up the mountain.
Brasstown Bald Visitors Center
2941 Highway 180 Spur, Hiawassee, GA. 30546