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Hiker Hostel is located right next to the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest.  There’s so much to do and see in the area.  And Hiker Hostel is a great launching point for visiting the area!

The Appalachian Trail

Hiker Hostel started out in 2004 hosting Appalachian Trail Thru Hikers.  Each year thousands of hikers start the trail, and each year only hundreds finish.  It’s a long journey.  But you don’t have to do it all at once.

Hiker Hostel can shuttle hikers through the Georgia section of the Appalachian Trail.  “Slackpacking” as it were.  And we’ve got packages to make the journey through Georgia a little easier.  For more information click here.

Amicalola Falls State Park

Amicalola Falls State Park is located about 40 minutes from Hiker Hostel.  It’s where many hikers start their Appalachian Trail adventure.  The park is extremely scenic, including an incredible water fall.

The 6 Gap Century

Cyclists come from miles away to ride the 6 Gap Century.  And Hiker Hostel is located right on the route of the 6 Gap.  If you’re looking to train for the 6 Gap there is no better place to stay then Hiker Hostel.  Josh & Leigh will tell you all about the ride, and what it takes.

Historic Downtown Dahlonega offers a lot to visitors

Historic Downtown Dahlonega offers a lot to visitors

Historic Dahlonega, GA

Dahlongea is steeped in history.  Downtown Dahlonega is picture perfect to be sure.

Small town stores dot Main Street.  The Gold Museum sits at the center of the traffic circle through town.  Antiques, window shopping, and good dining are all available in Dahlonega!

The Vineyards and Wineries

Did you know that Georgia had Vineyards?  Well, Northern Georgia boast many wineries in the Dahlonega area.  And they’re all within a short drive of Hiker Hostel.