706-982-3252

Top of Georgia Hiking Center

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Top of Georgia Hiking Center ("TOG") is a relatively new breed of Appalachian Trail hiker destination - (having opened March 1, 2014) BUT we operate in an "old school" Appalachian Trail spirit !  We are not only a hostel - but also the location of "Top of Georgia Outfitters" (gear / fuel / re-supply / shipping) and the  "Appalachian Trail School" (FREE optional 30 minute "10 Golden Rules" seminar held every morning  / FREE 6 hr. "AT 101" courses held twice every month).  It's a place where hikers rest up from the rigors of the trail, commune, and celebrate life.

We Are a Fun & Economical "bed & breakfast" for Hikers, Bicyclists And Travelers !

1/2 MILE WALK west FROM APPALACHIAN TRAIL

"10 GOLDEN RULES" FOR HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL

(Fun & Informative seminars)

PET FRIENDLY "WOLFDEN"

​SEPARATE 8 BED 4 DOGBED SUITE!

GEORGIA ​GEAR DELIVERY

(WHERE you need it & WHEN you need it)

Top Of Georgia Outfitters

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Testimonials


  • "Wonderful place with people I cherish. Excellent place to get in off the trail or begin a new experience. Kid friendly and the coolest hiker box anywhere !"



    "Wonderful place with people I cherish. Excellent place to get in off the trail or begin a new experience. Kid friendly and the coolest hiker box anywhere !"


    Steve Venable

  • "Absolutely fantastic ! Bob & his team provide a most wonderfully accommodating respite from the trail and / or a great way to slack pack through 16-miles of Georgia's most arduous AT section. DON'T MISS this gem of a place! Thank you TOG...refreshed, resupplied, and rested ! See you again soon I hope ! " - Wedge



    "Absolutely fantastic ! Bob & his team provide a most wonderfully accommodating respite from the trail and / or a great way to slack pack through 16-miles of Georgia's most arduous AT section. DON'T MISS this gem of a place! Thank you TOG...refreshed, resupplied, and rested ! See you again soon I hope ! " - Wedge


    Michael Wegman

  • "Pretty awesome place to stay the night. Great to stay away from the cold."



    "Pretty awesome place to stay the night. Great to stay away from the cold."


    Rafael Alvarez

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Top of Georgia Hiking Center

7675 Rose Haven,

Hiawassee, GA 30546

Phone. 706-982-3252

Email. bob@topofgeorgiahostel.com

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