Blue Ridge Ranger District

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Blue Ridge Ranger District is the central part of the Chattahoochee National Forest. The district office is on the north side of US Highway 76, 1.5 miles west of the intersection of US 76 and US 19 in the town of Blairesville, GA.

Recreation Activity Overview

Photo of Brasstown Bald in winters. Mountains surrounding Brasstown Bald covered in snow with Visitor center and firetower as focal point.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: We are currently operating virtually.  Please call 706-970-9776.
Operational Hours: 2042 Highway 515 West
Blairsville, GA 30512

District Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Open
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Closed
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Open

Phone: 706 745-6928

Recreation Map

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Lightning can strike unexpectedly. Know when to head indoors.

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Passport in Time, a volunteer archaeology and historic preservation program.

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