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Outdoor Activities

Explore the great outdoors at one of the area's many hiking trails, enjoy a float down the Chattahoochee River, zipline through the treetops, or play a round of golf. 


Innsbruck Golf Course, located in Helen at the Valhalla Resort, blends the fun of golfing with stunning scenery, all at reasonable prices. 

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Unicoi State Park

Zipline through the trees at nearby Unicoi State Park, explore Unicoi Lake on a paddleboard or on a kayak, or enjoy a peaceful walk on one of Unicoi State Park's hiking trails.

Hiking Near Helen

The mountains around Helen offer many beautiful hiking opportunities. For some great options, check out this list of the top hikes from Atlanta Trails.


"Shoot the 'Hooch" with Cool River Tubing, and enjoy some time floating through Helen on the Chatahoochee River on an inflatable tube. 

Gentle Stream
Anna Ruby Falls

Take a short hike to see Anna Ruby Falls in the nearby Chatahoochee National Forest. This 0.9 mile round-trip hike is stroller-friendly, kid-friendly, and pet-friendly.

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Miniature Golf
Miniature Golf Balls

Explore More

We've gathered some of our favorites here, but there are endless opportunities for exploration and fun. Please visit The Alpine Helen & White County Conference & Visitors Bureau and the Helen Chamber of Commerce for more in-depth and up-to-date information on events and activities in the area.

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