Family Vacations

Forrest Hills Resort…Built by the Kraft Family, still owned and managed by them today.


Get back to nature…Actually see stars, hear birds sing, watch for deer, enjoy peace and tranquility!  Located between Dahlonega and Amicalola Falls, just one hour North of Atlanta.

Family Reunions Too – 8, 12 & 16 Room Private Lodges Available

Relax & enjoy...
  • Our Delicious Restaurant
  • Horseback Riding, Carriage Rides & Pony Rides
  • Outdoor Pool
  • General Store with Gem Mining
  • Nature Trails
  • Fire Pits
  • Horseshoes
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Free WIFI
  • HBO & Showtime In All Accommodations
Cabins, Rooms & Suites

Free WIFI resort wide and all private cabins have a hot tub!

  • 2 Bedroom – 2 Bath Cabins with full kitchen. Each bedroom has a king bed.  PET FRIENDLY
  • 1 Bedroom – 1 Bath Cabins, some are pet friendly and have 2 queen beds + sleeper sofa.
  • BI-Level Suites – REMODELED JANUARY/2020 – 2 Bedroom – 1 Bath w/TV on each level – 2 king beds + day bed.
  • Lodge Rooms – 2 Queen beds + private bath with access to outdoor hot tub. No Pets


Nearby Family Favorites

Dahlonega, site of the first gold rush in the USA!  Our neighbors in Dawsonville are home to racing greats Bill & Chase Elliott, the beginning of the Appalachian Trail and features the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi.




Create Your Own Package
  1. Click “BOOK NOW”
  2. Enter your potential dates of stay & click “Check Availability”
  3. Choose the room or cabin type you like & click “Rates”
  4. Click “RESERVE” (you’re not obligated yet).
  5. All additional options will appear at that time!



All options are subject to availability.

  • Smores Kit – Everything you need for use at one of our on site fire pits including firewood, firestarter, & smores – Makes up to 10 $27
  • On Site Gem Mining – Includes keepsake necklace or keychain for your favorite find. $13.95
  • Tickets To Consolidated Gold Mine – Underground mine tour & pan for gold – Adults $18pp – Kids $12
  • Tickets For Wine Tasting At Montaluce Winery + Bottle of Wine From Three Sisters Winery & Souvenir Cork Screw From Forrest Hills Resort – $69.95
  • Canoe & Kayaking With Appalachian Outfitters – Singles $28 or Double $43
  • Gibbs Gardens…A world class garden where something is always in bloom.  A photographer’s paradise. – $20 each
  • Zipline At Amicalola Falls State Park – Goes out rain or shine. Cancelled if storming.  Ladies weight limit 250 – Men 285.
    • Level 1 – $29pp – 1 Hour – Designed for younger zip liners, take a trek across one suspension bridge and four zip lines in the tree canopy!  Min age 8 & 50 lbs.
    • Levels 1 & 2 $59pp – 2 Hours – After level 1, enjoy 9 ziplines that range from 75 feet to 1000 feet in length including 3 cable and wood suspension bridges. Heights range from 20 to 100 feet.  Look for bald eagles, red tailed hawks, deer and raccoons.  Min age 8 & 80 lbs.
    • Levels 1, 2 & 3 $99pp – 4 Hours – Continue on from Level 2 to experience an additional 7 zip lines with the longest being 2,000 ft and 3 bridges, highest point 250 feet in the air!!  Explore areas of Amicalola NOT available to hikers!  Min age 10 & 95 lbs


PICNIC LUNCH:  With keepsake tote bag – For 2 $30++ For 3 $4– Ciabatta club sandwiches, potato or pasta salad, granola bar, trail mix, chips, drinks, and fresh baked cookies


  • Fresh garden salad
  • Hot rolls with signature butter
  • Choice of entree
  • Dessert of the day
  • Soft drinks, tea, or coffee

CHILD’S DINNER PACKAGE – $10pp – Includes choices from our kids menu including:

  • Cheeseburger, chicken tenders, or grilled cheese with fries
  • Cheese or pepperoni pizza
  • Tea or soft drink
  • Ice cream or cookie for dessert.


Within walking distance! Independently owned and operated. Forrest Hills acts only as an agent for these services.  24 hours required for cancellation.

  • Carriage Rides (1/2 hour) – $50 per couple – Seats up to 4 & great for all ages.
  • One Hour Guided Trail Ride – $40 per person – Minimum age 8 – No experience necessary.
  • Two Hour Guided Trail Ride – $80 per person
  • Hand Led Pony Rides – Contact barn directly. 706-867-9395



Available by appointment only Fri/Sat/Mon/Wed.  Payment collected at time of booking.  24 hour cancellation required for refund.

  • 1 Hour Massage – $85
  • Massage for 2 – 2 Therapists in Couples Massage Room – $170/couple
  • Share An Hour Massage For 2 (30 min per person) – $125 – Guests are massaged one at a time.
  • Hot Stone Massage – 90 Minutes – $150
  • Mountain Special – Soothe those tired feet with a 30 min foot reflexology session that is beneficial for your entire body with a full body massage.  A total relaxation experience! – 90 Minutes – $150


  • Local Wine + Cheese & Souvenir Glasses – Plus crackers, summer sausage & corkscrew – $79
  • Champagne or Cider, Chocolates & Souvenir Flutes – $69
  • Dozen Roses Plus 8 Chocolate Dipped Strawberries – $99 – NEW!
  • Local Wine, Souvenir Wine Glasses & Cork screw – $45
  • Champagne or Cider & Souvenir Flutes – $59
  • Cheese, Summer Sausage & Crackers – $29
  • Spa Basket – Jacuzzi crystals, souvenir candle, fresh fruit, gourmet tea, and sparkling water. – $39
  • Gourmet Snack Basket  – $39
  • Deluxe Terry Bath Robe –  Embroidered W/Resort Logo – $89. Each


Family Dining

Buffets are available Friday & Saturday nights.  Menu service available nightly except Sunday.  Dine in or take out available.  We offer everything from pizza to Chilean Sea Bass!




Basket of Fries|

Roasted Brussels Sprouts |Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic, Imported Romano cheese

Personal Flatbread Pizza | Your choice of up to 4 toppings

Asian Pork Belly Bites |With Jalapeno slaw

Potato Nachos | Crispy Fries topped with Ranch, Mozzarella cheese, Tomatoes, Bacon, Green Onion, Fresh Jalapeno

10 Wings|Mild, Mango Habanero, Hot or BBQ – Ranch or Blue Cheese

5 Chicken Tenders| Served with crispy fries



Superfood Quinoa Bowl|

Spinach, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Quinoa, Brown Rice, Red Onion, & Fire Roasted Red Peppers

Granny’s Fried Chicken | 

Geraldine’s Southern Styled Fried Chicken, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Green Beans & Bacon Jalapeno Gravy

Peach Bourbon Glazed Salmon |

Fresh Atlantic salmon with GA Peaches, Wild rice, and Haricot verts

Coffee Rubbed Pork Chop |

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes and Micro Green Beans

Chilean Sea Bass |

Pistachio Crusted Seabass with wild rice, Lemon Asparagus, & Sundried Tomatoes

12 OZ Prime NY Strip Steak|

Loaded Mashed Potatoes, Micro green beans, served with Au Jus

Homemade Pizza   12X16



Garden Salad |

Mixed Greens, Shaved Carrots, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Onions, Cheddar cheese, sprouts and homemade croutons

Fried or Grilled Chicken Salad |

Mixed Greens, Shaved Carrots, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, sprouts, Cheddar cheese, Onions and croutons

*Dressings: Ranch, blue cheese, Honey Mustard, Balsamic vinaigrette, Raspberry poppy seed vinaigrette


Black Bean Veggie Burger|

Fried or Grilled Chicken Sandwich|

All American Burger |

*All sandwiches are served with fries

Shareable Desserts

Cream Cheese Triple Chocolate Brownie Ala Mode

Southern Warm Bread Pudding Ala Mode

Bourbon Glazed GA Peaches w/ Crème Fraiche

Family Reunions

Don’t just bring your kids…bring your siblings, parents, aunts, uncles and cousins too!  Rent your own private hotel!  8, 12, & 16 rooms in size, all w/hospitality suite.

The Eagles Nest Lodge is a family favorite.

  • 12 Bedrooms – 8 Baths
  • 22 Beds!
  • Full Kitchen
  • Large Living Room w/Fireplace
  • Free WIFI, HBO & Showtime in All Rooms
  • Next To Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Easy Walking Distance To Everything

Midweek Special – Save $200 per night – Only $699 per night with 2 nights or more (Mon-Thur)!   Excludes holiday and summer seasons.  Meals and more can be added – Meals required on weekends but who wants to cook anyway?  BOOK ONLINE TODAY or Call Terri, Mary or Michele.  706-864-6456

Now that you are a group, you can book a Dinner Wagon Ride

  • Scenic Wagon Ride To The River House
  • Steak & Chicken – Cooked on the grill with all the traditional fixin’s
  • Live Music
  • Bonfire
  • Horseshoe Island
  • Up To 20 People – $980++ – Additional adults $49++/Children $39/2 & Under Free