Apple Mountain Resort

Apple Mountain Resort offers a rolling course.This course has undulating greens and water only comes into play on one hole. The signature hole is #9, a 240-yard, par 4, featuring bunkers lining both sides of the fairway and an undulating green.

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The Orchard Golf and Country Club

The eighteen-hole championship layout is a journey through picturesque mountains making it the absolute golfing experience and nature at its best. Five sets of elevated tees, bermuda fairways, and flawless bentgrass greens guarded by white sand bunkers were designed and built by famed golf course architect, Dan Maples.
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Blackhawk Flyfishing

Trophy Flyfishing at its best is available in Habersham County. If tangling with rainbow and brown trout in the 3 lb. to 12 lb. class appeals to you, you'll love the action at Blackhawk. Blackhawk Trophy Trout Stream provides private fly fishing along approximately one and one half miles of the spring creek fed waters of the Soque River in Batesville, Georgia-just 90 miles north of Atlanta Georgia.

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Brigadoon Lodge

World renowned for 30-plus-inch stream bred trout, Brigadoon Lodge is widely considered to be the most exclusive and beautiful private water on the east coast. The Lodge is perched right on the bend in the river and faces the breathtaking sheer rock cliffs and caves with it’s beautiful waterfall and springs. The Great Room at Brigadoon has been featured in Southern Living, Field and Stream, Sports Afield, and Delta Sky Magazine among others, as one of the world’s most beautiful lodges.

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River North Fly Fishing

Experience BIG rainbow, brown and brook trout in a pristine mountain setting of private waters.
The waters have been managed for five years and open for fishing since March of 1999. Located 1 mile off Highway 197 north of Clarkesville, GA in the "foothills" of the Blue Ridge Mountain Range

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Boating and Other Fishing

If you’re in search of the catch of the day or the catch of a lifetime, Habersham County is the place for you. With mountain lakes and numerous trout streams Habersham County is every angler’s dream location for catching The lakes are home to several species of fish, including Spotted Bass, Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, White Catfish, Walleye, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, and Yellow Perch.


Lake Burton

A Georgia Power hydropower reservoir, Lake Burton has 2,775 surface acres and 62 miles of shoreline. The beauty of the lake and its deep, clear water makes it a favorite with pleasure boaters. The lake gets very crowded during the summer months, making night-fishing an option that should be strongly considered. Key species: spotted bass, largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, yellow perch.


Lake Rabun

Ten miles long, 834 acres, and 25 miles of shoreline, Georgia Power’s Lake Rabun is a tremendously diverse fishery. Lake Rabun is known for the quality fish it produces. Largemouths weighing more than 12 pounds have been caught from the lake. Key species: largemouth bass, spotted bass, crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish.


Lake Seed

A narrow Tallulah River impoundment of 240 acres with 13 miles of shoreline, Lake Seed is one of Georgia Power’s chain of north Georgia hydroelectric lakes. The small size of the lake makes it a short boat ride to anywhere you want to fish. Key species: spotted bass, largemouth bass, walleye, yellow perch.


Parks and Recreation Department

The Habersham County Parks and Recreation Department offers diversified youth and adult programs and activities, like swimming, sports and other athletics. The Parks and Recreation Department's offices are located in the Ruby Fulbright Recreation and Aquatic Center.

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