Nestled among hundreds of acres of picturesque, protected wilderness in the Chattahoochee National Forest, Gilmer County is known for farming community values, natural beauty and small town charm. Residents spend their time sporting and relaxing at Carter’s Lake, Amicalola Falls State Park or Fort Mountain State Park. Escape the ordinary city life and experience heirloom orchards and tranquil rivers. Gilmer County, otherwise known as Georgia's apple capital, is home to heirloom orchards and tranquil nature views. Family owned vineyards provide locally grown and made wines.