Find an outdoor adventure near Lake Allatoona! Hike to gorgeous Allatoona vistas from the lake's meandering shore. Catch stunning views of the Atlanta skyline from a nearby mountaintop. Or climb to beautiful views of the Etowah River valley.
Railway bridge over the Etowah River. The Etowah River is a waterway that rises northwest of Dahlonega, Georgia, north of Atlanta. Its name is the Cherokee version of the original Muskogee word Etalwa, which means a trail crossing.
Fishing the Etowah River with the Cohutta Fishing Company crew...
From its headwaters on the southern slope of the Tennessee Valley divide near Dahlonega to its confluence with the Oostanaula to form the Coosa in Rome, the Etowah is a river full of interesting surprises.
Hike a scenic loop on the Laurel Ridge Trail and Cooper's Furnace Trail, exploring a historic, stacked-stone iron furnace and climbing to high-elevation views of Allatoona Lake, the Etowah River and Allatoona Dam. #hiking #trailrunning #atlanta #georgia #travel #outdoors #adventure