Location

We are located at Neel's Gap, twenty miles north of Dahlonega. GA, on US 19, eighteen miles north of Cleveland, GA on US 129, and 14 miles south of Blairsville, GA. We are just south of where the Appalachian Trail crosses the highway. Our mailing address is 12829 Gainesville Highway, Blairsville, GA 30512. Our phone numbers are (706) 745-9454 and (800) 284-6866. If you are trying to find us on your GPS, sometimes those show us at our old street number of 9894, rather than the newer 12829.

Elevations:

Comparative Elevations above sea level:

Mount Mitchell, NC highest point in eastern US 6684'
Brasstown Bald highest point in Georgia 4790'
Blood Mountain highest point on the Appalachian Trail in Georgia 4450'
BLOOD MOUNTAIN CABINS 3010' 3010'
Vogel State Park, GA 2280'
Asheville, NC 2000'
Cherokee, NC 1990'
Hiawassee, GA 1920'
Blairsville, GA 1800'
Amicalola Falls State Park, GA 1800'
Cades Cove, TN 1750'
Blue Ridge, GA 1710'
Unicoi State Park, GA 1650'
Dahlonega, GA 1450'
Helen, GA 1450'
Jasper, GA 1380'
Gatlinburg, TN 1300'

Temperatures:

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Summer temperatures frequently will be 5° lower for each 500' elevation increase.