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Ridge and Valley Scenic Byway

A picturesque drive through the diverse landscapes of Walker County.

Mountain overlooks and fertile farmlands can be found along the 51-mile byway as it travels U.S. 27, State Highways 156 and 136, and rural county roads.

Nature's Tapestry

Scenic Drives

24 E Armuchee Rd, LaFayette, GA 30728, USA

Directions: I-75 to Exit 320. Turn west on SR 136. The byway begins at CR 723 (in Villanow, at the Villanow General Store).

Byway Experiences

As the name implies, the Ridge & Valley Scenic Byway provides a chance to experience the varied terrain of northwest Georgia.

Enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, picnicking, fishing, and hunting at the Keown Falls Scenic Area, the Pocket, and John's Mountain Overlook and Wildlife Management Area. The surrounding countryside holds the histories of the native Cherokee Indian Nation, Civil War battles, and early settlers whose 1800's farmhouses still stand.

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Ridge and Valley Scenic Byway. Winding roads, panoramic views, and spots of historical significance make this drive a must-experience. Whether you're on a leisurely drive or a photography expedition, the byway promises moments of awe and wonder.

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