This Hike Into an Abandoned Gold Mine in Georgia is Terrifyingly Fun
The gold rush in Georgia was a huge piece of history that we are proud to have written in the books. There are still glimpses of this history when Georgians visit small towns like Dahlonega, or with This Ride Through An Old Mine In Georgia Will Take You Back In Time. However, there is one hike in Georgia that will take you through a beautiful mountain preserve, which was once the site of abundant gold mining prospects back in the 1800s. Take a look at why the Indian Seats Trail in Sawnee Mountain Preserve is worth checking out this season.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Ready to get your hiking boots on? You can use the address below to guide you along.
4075 Spot Rd, Cumming Georgia 30040
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A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.