Explore the Family-Friendly Aska Adventure Area in Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge | Toccoa River

Spot local wildlife while hiking or mountain biking many trails, go tubing with the whole family down the Toccoa River, kayak and fish at Lake Blue Ridge, and support the community by stopping at mom-and-pop businesses within the Aska Adventure Area. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of historic North Georgia, the Aska Adventure Area is filled with outdoor adventures for all ages, and it’s only a short drive from downtown Blue Ridge in Fannin County. Plan outdoor excursions with family and friends in the Aska Adventure Area on your next North Georgia Mountain vacation!

Fun fact: Aska comes from asi, which is Cherokee for winter house.

Things to Do

Beckoning adventurers, explorers, and nature lovers to Blue Ridge, the Aska Adventure Area is brimming with things to do outside. Tucked away in the Chattahoochee National Forest, the Aska Adventure Area is the perfect place to plan outdoor activities for your romantic retreat, family vacation, or getaway with friends in the North Georgia Mountains. 

Aska Farms of Blue Ridge
Just off Aska Road, Aska Farms of Blue Ridge is a sprawling estate with mountain and valley views, the ideal place for a memorable wedding in the Blue Ridge Mountains. See horses and cows graze the lush landscape and enjoy the Bradford Pear trees blooming in spring.

Aska Trails
Along with sections of the Appalachian Trail and Benton MacKaye Trail, the Aska Trails or Aska Trail System features popular biking and hiking trails that are great for beginners and cover roughly 17 miles. Popular trails include Long Branch Loop, Green Mountain Loop, Stanley Gap Trail, and Flat Creek Loop. Some even take you to the Blue Ridge lake!

Lake Blue Ridge
Kayaking, canoeing, boating, waterskiing, swimming, fishing, camping, picnicking, sunbathing, biking, hiking, and paddleboarding await YOU at Lake Blue Ridge! This scenic lake offers beautiful views and tons of water fun for everyone. 

Lilly Pad Village
A quieter and pet-friendly outdoor place to spend time together is Lilly Pad Village. This neat attraction in the Aska Adventure Area features stellar gem mining, a 9-hole mini-golf course, a shop with snacks, a catch-and-release pond, free Wi-Fi, plus decks and picnic tables.

Toccoa River
Along the Toccoa River that flows right through the Aska Adventure Area, you’ll find a few rafting and tubing companies, including Toccoa Valley Campground with the famous pink tubes! Splash and tube with the whole family and visit the Shallowford Bridge and Toccoa Riverside Restaurant. 

Van Zandt’s
Considered one of the oldest stores in the area, Van Zandt’s Riverwalk Grill & Grocery offers a tasty meal for travelers in the Aska Adventure Area as well as food and treats to take back to the cabin. 

Notable Stops

  • Chastain House (Locals believe it’s haunted…)
  • Fall Branch Falls
  • Fire Station Lucky 13
  • Jon Ron Toccoa River Outfitters
  • Noontootla Creek Farms
  • Noontootla Creek Fire Station
  • Sandy Bottom Campgrounds
  • Tilley Bench Church and Cemetery 

Cabins Near Aska Adventure Area

With vacation rentals along the Toccoa River, you can bet Georgia Cabins for YOU has cabins close to the Aska Adventure Area and downtown Blue Ridge. After exploring the great outdoors in the Blue Ridge Mountains, visiting local vineyards, or riding the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, retreat to your Blue Ridge cabin rental to relax. 

Soak tired muscles in the steamy hot tub, roast marshmallows around the firepit, and lounge in front of the big screen TV. Sip Grandaddy Mimm’s moonshine by the fireplace, play arcade classics in the game room, and mix drinks at the wet bar. At night, enjoy spa baths or showers, snuggle in a king suite, and wake up to stunning river, wooded, or mountain views! Book online or at 1.800.580.5524. 

Explorers, get ready for memorable moments in the Aska Adventure Area and relaxing times at your cabin rental in Blue Ridge!