Directions to Forrest Hills Mountain Resort

OUR ADDRESS:  135 Forrest Hills Road, Dahlonega GA  30533 – Be sure to enter 2 r’s in Forrest.

NOTE:  When traveling North on GA 400 from the Atlanta area, GPS may direct you to turn left on Hwy 369.  While you can get here that way, it’s a slow and winding road.  Continue straight on GA 400 until Hwy 53.

ATLANTA AIRPORT: (about 1 ½ Hours) Take I-85 North to GA 400 and follow directions from Atlanta below.

ATLANTA/CUMMING: Take GA 400 North. Pass the North Ga. Outlet Mall (on the left).  Turn left onto Hwy 136.   Go approx. 10 miles & turn Right onto Bailey Waters Rd ( this is a very small intersection, no stop sign, it is just past mile marker 12). Continue on Bailey Waters until you reach a stop sign ( About 3 miles). At the stop sign go straight crossing over Hwy 52. Bailey Waters turns into Wesley Chapel Rd. Continue on Wesley Chapel Rd. for about a mile and turn left when you see the signs for Forrest Hills Resort. Follow the signs into the office.

GAINESVILLE (VIA HWY 53) : (45 Min. –1 Hour) Take Hwy 53 to Ga 400.  Cross over GA 400 and stay on Hwy 53.  Go approx. 6 miles and turn left at stop sign.  Proceed short distance & turn right onto Shoal Creek Road.  Go approx. 3 miles to dead end & turn left onto Hwy 136 (this section of Hwy 136 is NOT closed).  Go approx. 3 miles & turn Right onto Bailey Waters Rd ( this is a very small intersection, no stop sign, it is just past mile marker 12). Continue on Bailey Waters until you reach a stop sign ( About 3 miles). At the stop sign go straight crossing over Hwy 52. Bailey Waters turns into Wesley Chapel Rd. Continue on Wesley Chapel Rd. for about a mile and turn left when you see the signs for Forrest Hills Resort. Follow the signs into the office.

GAINESVILLE (Via Hwy 60): (45min.-1 Hour) Take hwy 60 North to Dahlonega. Turn left at the Light onto Hwy9 & Hwy 52 (they are combined at this point). Follow directions from Dahlonega below.

DAHLONEGA (15 –20 Min.): Take Hwy 52 west and Hwy 9south (they are combined at this point) Go for about 5 miles and the rd will split. Take Hwy 52 w. to the right in the direction of Amicalola Falls &Ellijay. Proceed 8 miles until you see signs for Horseback Riding & Forrest Hills. Turn right onto Wesley Chapel Road. Follow the signs to the office. (Note. If you have passed Amicalola Falls you have gone to far, turn around).

GREENVILLE: Take I-85 to Hwy 129 North (Jefferson Exit) Travel Hey 129 to Gainesville. 129 will turn into Hwy 60. Follow the above directions from Gainesville (via Hwy 60).

ATHENS: (1 ½ -2 hours) Travel Hwy 129 North to Gainesville & follow the directions from Gainesville via hwy 60.

BIRMINGHAM: (About 3 hours) Take I-20 East to Atlanta. Then I-85 North to Ga 400 North. Follow the above directions from Atlanta.

CHATTANOOGA: (1 ½ -2 Hours) Take I-75 to Dalton then 76 East towards Ellijay. Take  Hwy 52 east from Ellijay to Amicalola Falls State Park. ( Note. Do Not take 52 from Dalton unless you prefer the scenic route which takes an extra hour) Proceed about 5 miles past Amicalola Falls to the first Paved cross-road and turn left onto Wesley Chapel Road. Follow the signs to the office.