History

History

Step back in time as you walk in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers and Cherokee Indians. Gordon County is rich in history – experience it firsthand.


attractions


Calhoun Motocross

Georgia’s oldest Saturday night racetrack and one of the premier motocross tracks in the South. Hosts competitions and practice sessions....

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Chattahoochee National Forest - The Pocket

Land of the Pinhoti Trail, Keown Falls & The Pocket. The Pocket recreation area is named for lying in a low area surrounded by the steep ridges of Horn and Mill Mountains. Visitors can picnic, hike, camp and fish and enjoy the vibrant spring colors of mountain laurel, as well as the brilliant fall color mix provided by mixed hardwoods. Pet friendly, leash required....

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New Echota Rivers Alliance (NERA)

Enjoy scenic views as you paddle Gordon County’s rivers – the Oostanaula, Coosawattee & Conasauga. Gordon County boasts 47 miles of rivers and provides perfect opportunities for flat-water paddling. NERA offers guided paddle trips March through November....

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Calhoun Parks & Recreation

The City of Calhoun recreation facilities feature 15 Tennis courts, 9 softball & baseball fields, 4 full-size soccer fields, a football field, gymnasium with basketball courts, swimming pool, the largest playground in Northwest Georgia, picnic area, pavilions, paved trail for walking, running & cycling, and 125 acres of green space....

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The ROCK Garden

Located behind the Calhoun Seventh-day Adventist Church, this volunteer built, folk art pleasance is a must-see! In addition to the acre of flowers and greenery, there are more than 50 diminutive buildings all crafted from tiny stones, pebbles, shells and odd pieces. The miniature castles and cathedrals provide a perfect photo opportunity for children of all ages!...

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