Georgia peaks

972 peaks

Highest peak

Brasstown Bald

4,784 ft / 1,458 m

Most summited peak

Brasstown Bald

100 summits

Most prominent peak

Cowpen Mountain

2,506 ft / 763 m prom

Georgia summits

715 summits

First Ascent Awards

117 of 972 peaks 12%

Top climbing months

April 22%

March 20%

June 11%

Georgia mountains highlights

  • Georgia’s mountains lie in the northeast corner of the state, the southern end of the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • The southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail, the country’s most famous long-distance hiking trail, is at Springer Mountain 3,782 ft.
  • Brasstown Bald in the Blue Ridge Mountains is the highest peak in Georgia at 4,784 ft
  • Stone Mountain 1,686 ft outside of Atlanta is a popular quartz-domed peak with a huge and controversial Confederate memorial carving on its north face

Popular Georgia mountains