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Mountain Cove Farms

Mountain Cove Farms Resort is located on the south end of Chickamauga, GA. Surrounded by amazing country views, we are within walking distance of the Ironman Chattanooga bike course and just a 30 minute drive to downtown Chattanooga.

The Cove House at our resort features a large, fully furnished home, which sleeps 16. We also have seven fully-furnished cottages, which sleep eight per unit. There is also a country store, restaurant and disc golf course on site. Parties and special events can be hosted in our Show Barn.

This property was described by former Georgia Governor Sonny Purdue’s office as being “one of the most scenic locations in Georgia, where the Lookout Mountain escarpment drops more than 1,000 feet to the valley floor.” Mountain Cove Farms Resort offers the perfect place to stay during events in Chattanooga, allowing you to get away from the city and into a country setting while visiting the Tennessee Valley.  

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Rock City GardensRock City Gardens

Rock City will amaze you...it's in our nature! Located atop Lookout Mountain, just 6 miles from downtown Chattanooga, Rock City is a true marvel of nature featuring massive ancient rock formations, gardens with over 400 native plant species, and breathtaking "See 7 States" panoramic views. Take an unforgettable journey along the Enchanted Trail where each step reveals natural beauty and wonders along the woodland path. Experience the magic of Fairyland Caverns and Mother Goose Village, visit one of our regional gift shops and dine at the Big Rock Grill. Rock City is splendid year-round - "Each season there's a new reason to visit!"

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Lula Lake Land Trust

Lula Lake Land Trust is an 8,000 acre watershed located on Lookout Mountain. Lula Lake provides visitors with an opportunity to hike, visit a picturesque waterfall and even cycle on some trails.

Lula Lake Land Trust is open to the public on the first and last Saturday of every month, excluding select holidays, as well as some Sundays.

Saturday hours for the land trust are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday hours (May-November) are from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

There is no charge to enter Lula Lake Land Trust, but donations are accepted either online or at the gate.  

Lookout Mountain
Lookout Mountain

The City of Lookout Mountain, Georgia sits atop the mountain bearing the same name, near the city of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The high, wide plateau that forms the top of the mountain is surrounded by near perpendicular cliffs that give way to a more gentle slope near the bottom leading into the regions of Chattanooga Valley, Lookout Valley, and the St. Elmo Historic District.

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Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military ParkChickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

Many visitors enjoy walking, biking, and sharing a picnic with friends and family in the park's natural serene beauty.

The largest and oldest military park in the United States served as the scene of the last major Confederate victory during the Civil War. The 5,500 acre battlefield contains numerous monuments, historical tablets, wayside exhibits, and trails. Major points of interest can be view during a seven-mile auto tour. The Visitor Center includes exhibits, a bookstore, and the Claud E. and Zenada O. Fuller Collection of American Military Shoulder Arms.

Canyon Ridge Club & ResortCanyon Ridge Club & Resort

As Northwest Georgias most distinguished mountaintop address, Canyon Ridge is the height of luxury living for anyone who is passionate about mountain leisure and championship golf.  This inspired community is situated atop a 2,300-foot plateau on the top of Lookout Mountain in Northwest Georgia within 2 hours of Atlanta, Birmingham and Nashville – and only 30 minutes from historic Chattanooga Tennessee.

Developed according to a brilliant master plan, the 420-acre community blends residential development, golf, tennis, swimming, hiking and beautiful natural areas. Homes and homesites intertwine with natural wildlife and breathtaking views of the valley below.

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LaFayette Golf CourseLaFayette Golf Course

LaFayette Golf Course is on the south side of the city. From South Main, take Foster Mill Drive, turn right on Gasque Drive and right on Fred Henry Drive.
The original nine holes were built in the 1930s.  An additional 10 holes were constructed in 1992 and were designed by Arthur Davis.
The par 72 course features bent grass greens and hybrid bermuda grass fairways and rough.  Four sets of tees allow players of all abilities to enjoy its wonderful layout. There are many challenging holes to test players' skill as they play one of North Georgia's most beautiful courses.

                                                                    Visit the LaFayette Golf Course

Hidden Hollow ResortHidden Hollow Resort

Hidden Hollow is in the southern Appalachians and is a part of McLemore Cove, which is included on the National Historic Register. It is 135 mostly wooded acres of seclusion at the foot of, and on the side of, Lookout Mountain, 20 miles from downtown Chattanooga. The four-acre lake is spring fed with a small creek bordering the property.

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