- A major attraction in this district is Brasstown Bald, Georgia's highest mountain. The visitor center and observation deck offers a view of four states. It is known as a great place to view fall colors. The area also Has many, well developed lakes.
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Fall colors in the Brasstown Ranger District
Recreation - This district offers numerous backpacking and day hiking opportunities as well as fishing in the streams and the district's great lakes. Beasley knob offers 10 miles of trails for off road vehicle enthusiasts. Six developed campsites are available.
Climate - The Georgia Mountains area of the Chattahoochee National Forest has summers with warm to mild days and comfortably cool nights. Winters in the area can be quite cold with snow and ice at he higher elevations. Precipitation varies but usually stay between 50 an 80 inches a year, most of this in winter
This district lies within the Chattahoochee National Forest, which lies along the northern edge of Georgia. Hwy. 76 runs through the district leading to the district office in Blairsville.