Register for timely weather and community alerts on your cell phone or via email. Stay prepared for unforeseen events.
Monitor this page to keep up with seasonal closures and permanent closures.
Road Condition Advisory - US Forest Service
We advise caution to all guests regarding road conditions on FS 816 (Swinging Bridge Road).
Stay updated on road closures and openings by visiting the US Forest Service Website. Announcements are conveniently located in the upper right-hand corner of this page. Use Cohutta Wilderness Trailheads to keep up with any closures in the Cohuttas.
Liquor, Wine, and Beer
You cannot purchase liquor in Fannin County. The closest liquor stores are in Ellijay, GA, and Murphy, NC. Both are approximately a 30-minute drive from Blue Ridge. Beer and wine can be purchased in Fannin County at most grocery and convenience stores. We also have a few specialty wine shops. Click here for more information.
We are pleased to have several transportation options in the community. Whether you have a large group exploring the local breweries or you are going out on the town for a romantic dinner, click here to book a ride now.
Be aware that GPS doesn't always work.
You can always call or visit the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center, and we can further assist. Click here for more information.
Unintentional actions are the leading cause of outdoor fires. When you visit the forest, fire prevention is YOUR responsibility.
Guns & Neighbors
Gun safety starts with awareness; be considerate of your neighbors by understanding the potential impact of your shots and maintaining a secure shooting environment. Visit the USDA Forest Service page to see a guide to firearm use.