Conasauga Ranger District Office, 706-695-6736
8/22/14, 2pm Update: District Ranger Jeff Gardner surveyed conditions earlier today and provided a detailed report on the current condition in aftermath of the August 20th storms. Read Jeff's full report.
Larry Holsomback, 706-695-6736 ext. 115
Tumbling Creek Road, FS 22, has reopened but will still experience construction and possible delays. Be cautious of heavy truck traffic. The affected area is from Watson Gap to the Tennessee state line.
Logging operations will be occurring on segments of the Dry Creek Trail System on weekdays. Affected trails include Loblolly # 238, south of FS road 216, and Mount Joy # 236 between Forest Service roads 226 and 216. No logging will occur on weekends.
Firewood can have non-native invasive insects, plant seed, or other diseases you may unknowingly be spreading by bringing your own firewood from your local area to the Chattahoochee and Oconee National Forests. Learn more about this important issue here.
Beginning June 3rd, Pinhoti Trail users are urged to use caution along the section of trail that follows Forest Service road 254 near Mack White Gap. Logging operations on a timber sale will bring heavy equipment and log trucks into the area for approximately 6 weeks.
Check current weather around the forest and view our webcams on Brasstown Bald. Get information about special alerts from the National Weather Service, fire, drought, and real-time surface water flows in Georgia.
Due to very heavy use and impacts in the vicinity of the area known as Beech Bottoms in the Cohutta Wilderness, changes to past camping practices were implemented in November of 2006. Get the whole story here.