Scenic Mountain Top Views in North Georgia

Scenic Mountain Top Views in North Georgia:

The Eastern Continental Divide provides Rabun County with the second and third highest peaks in Georgia; Rabun Bald at 4,696 feet and Dick’s Knob at 4,600 feet. All in all, eight peaks are higher than 4,000 feet, and over sixty peaks range between 3,000 and 4,406 feet.  Notable summits are Glassy Ridge at 4,406 feet, Flat Top at 4,142 feet, Rocky Knob at 3,304 feet, Black Rock Mountain at 3,640 feet, and Screamer Mountain at 3,000 feet.

Scenic Mountain Top Views in North Georgia:

Blackrock Mountain – It is named after its sheer cliffs of dark-colored biotite gneiss and encompasses some of the most outstanding countryside in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Located astride the Eastern Continental Divide at an altitude of 3,640 feet (1,109 m), the park provides many scenic overlooks and spectacular 80 mile (130 km) vistas of the southern Appalachian Mountains. On a clear day, four states are visible: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. In addition to Black Rock Mountain itself, the park includes four other peaks over 3,000 feet (910 m) in altitude, making it the highest state park in Georgia. Mountain Top Views in North Georgia

 Dick’s Knob, with an elevation of 4,620 feet (1,408 m), is the third-highest peak in the State of Georgia. It is the second-highest mountain in the county and is located in the Southern Nantahala Wilderness in the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Rabun Bald – At an elevation of 4,696 feet, is Rabun Bald is the tallest mountain in Rabun County and the second-highest peak in Georgia (a mere 88 feet below Brasstown Bald).  An observatio9ntower on the summit provides hikers with views that extend for more than 100 miles.  According to Native American legend, Rabun Bald is inhabited by fire-breathing demon people:  some campers still report hearing strange sounds throughout the night.

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