Brasstown Bald Recreation Area & Visitor Center

Brasstown Bald Visitor Center

Brasstown Bald Visitor Center

Brasstown Bald, GA, rising 4,784 feet above sea level, is Georgia’s tallest mountain. Its incredible 360 degree view allows you to see Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and South Carolina on a clear day. The changing seasons on Brasstown Bald offer visitors the opportunity to experience the wonders of nature for most of the year. You’ll have the opportunity to shop at our unique gift shop, tour a visitor center that focuses on Georgia history, geology and the natural world, and watch a 15-minute movie about the incredible changes to the Brasstown landscape during the year.  Brasstown Bald is not far from Helen, GA and only a few hours from Atlanta, which make it the perfect place to visit on your next Georgia camping trip.  For mountain scenery and fall color, look no further than Brasstown Bald Visitor Center!  Be sure to visit our other beautiful Recreation Area, Anna Ruby Falls, just a short drive from here.

Please Note: You may purchase maps and guide books to this area by visitng our on-line store, The Forest Place.

Gift Shop

Brasstown Bald Gift Shop

Brasstown Bald View

Spectacular 360-degree view from the top!

Brasstown Bald Visitor Center

Clouds below the Brasstown Bald Visitor Center

Brasstown Bald

Brasstown Bald View

Things to Do


Visitor Center & Day Use:

$5.00 per person ages 16 and up – includes shuttle service

Free for Senior Access & Interagency Pass Holders – does not include shuttle serice Shuttle Service for passholders – $2.00


  • Snacks and drinks available on-site
  • Groceries & restaurants in Hiawassee, Blairsville and Helen, GA