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New Echota Rivers Alliance (NERA)

Enjoy scenic views as you paddle Gordon County’s rivers – the Oostanaula, Coosawattee & Conasauga. Gordon County boasts 47 miles of rivers and provides perfect opportunities for flat-water paddling. NERA offers guided paddle trips March through November.

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New Echota Cherokee Capital State Historic Site

One of the most significant Cherokee Indian sites in the nation, where the infamous “Trail of Tears” officially began and home of the first Indian language newspaper office. Visitors can tour 12 original and reconstructed buildings, including the Council House, Court House, Print Shop, Missionary Samuel Worcester's home, and an 1805 store; view interpretive exhibits and a 17-minute film. Nature trails lead visitors to New Town Creek and a small beaver pond. Open Tuesday - Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sundays, April - October, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Admission: $5.50-$7.00. The grounds and trails are pet-friendly, leash required....

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