• "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "The South's Best Small Towns 2017"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2017
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

  • "4th Best Underground Attraction"
    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
  • "Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "10th Best Historic Small Town"
    - USA Today 2016
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
    - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015

  • "National Main Street City"
    - National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • "Official Appalachian Trail Community"
    - Appalachian Trail Conservancy 2010
  • "Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
    - Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849


Download Hunting MapWelcome Hunters! Dahlonega hunting land options include the Lumpkin County Chestatee WMA with 25,000 Acres and the Blue Ridge WMA including Lumpkin, Dawson, and Fannin with 38,900 Acres. Species include deer and bear, turkey, small game, raccoon, opossum, fox, bobcat, and feral hogs.

For planning your Dahlonega area hunting or hunting outing while visiting Dahlonega please visit www.georgiawildlife.com/hunting. Here you will find hunting information covering a variety of subjects, such as where and when to hunt a specific type of game, hunting license information, hunter education requirements, and important regulations.

A valid Georgia Hunting License is required.

Georgia hunting licenses are available online and at the following Dahlonega locations:

Walmart Super Center
    (706) 867-6912
     270 Walmart Way, Dahlonega, GA 30533

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