Points of Interest


Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Museum  415 HWY 53 E, Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 10-2 Holidays vary. Near town center Dawsonville, Ga.

Bowen Center for the Arts  (706)216-ARTS  Dawson County Arts Council 

The Old Jail:  Located just off the square in Downtown Dawsonville, this historic building houses the local Welcome Center and Chamber of Commerce. Visitors are welcome to come and tour the old prison cells and former living quarters of the county sheriff.  For information call:  (706) 265-6278 
               
The  Old Courthouse:  Located on the square in Downtown Dawsonville, built in 1859. This is the oldest working courthouse in the state, and houses 5 offices and a courtroom. 

Dawsonville Pool Room  (706)265-2792  Made famous by owner Gordon Pirkle, the Pool Room offers a family atmosphere containing an interesting collection of history and memorabilia on Bill Elliott's NASCAR career and early moonshine runners. The menu includes: the famous made from scratch Bully Burgers & fresh-cut fries.

Gold Creek Golf Club   (706)265-2700   A 27-Hole golf course.  (Temporarily Closed) Located just north of town, this community offers homes with golf course, lake and mountain views, and swimming & tennis.  The club house is also home to some of the best pieces from local artists. 

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge  A Georgia State Park that contains the tallest water falls  East of the Mississippi River. 

North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall 140 outlet shops located at GA 400 & Dawson Forest Road. 

Lake Lanier  A 38,000 acre lake controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers open to fishing & recreation. 

Burt's Pumpkin Farm  (706)265-3701  Pumpkins that range from 150 lbs. to 1  lb. We grow  thousands of pumpkins, so the selection is vast and the quantity is never ending. Burt’s farm has an impressive selection of every type of pumpkin, winter squash, gourds and fall decoration.  Indian corn, cornstalks and hay bales. We offer hayrides and fieldtrips pulled by our John Deere tractor that take you through a winding trail filled with nature and beauty. And check the "barn" store for Burt's fresh baked pumpkin pie and pumpkin roll, candied popcorn and a whole assortment of other goodies.

Uncle Shucks Corn Maze - Sep. through Nov.

 Buck's Corn Maze  (706)344-8834 Opens the beginning of Labor Day Weekend thru Nov.10th 

 Bradley's Pumpkin Patch & Christmas Trees  Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Friday - Sunday Pumpkins, Gourds, Indian Corn, Ellijay Apples, Honey, Special  Order Fresh  Boxed Fruit and More... Starting Thanksgiving Weekend we also have:  Frasier Fir Christmas Trees & Live Wreaths.
                                      
 Kangaroo Conservation Center  (706)265-6100   Reservations required (ages 8 +).  The  Largest Kangaroo Collection outside Australia, 2-hour Guided Group Wildlife Tours, from the Spring thru the Fall .
                             
Dawson 400 Stadium Cinemas  (706)216-1622   189 N. 400 Center Lane  in  Dawsonville, GA 

Holly Theatre  (706) 864-3759 A year round season of classic plays & musicals as well as dinner theatre productions on stage at the Holly Theatre in Dahlonega. 

Lakeview Center  (706) 216-1022     2057 Dawson Forest Rd.  in Dawsonville, GA

The Fun House  139 Hightower Pkwy  Dawsonville, Ga   60,000 square feet of amusement space indoors. Test your driving skills in our top-of-the-line electric go-karts, enjoy a game of Putt-Putt, improve your bowling score or simply have a blast playing dozens of the hottest arcade games.

 

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