This national forest occupies most of the central and eastern parts of North Georgia. Appalanchin forests are the predominant vegetation in this region with low to moderately high mountains and many ridges, valleys, lakes, and meadows. Within the CNF are the 9 Wildlife Management Areas and several wilderness areas, including the cohutta and Ellicott Rock.

Ornithological Summary

Sighting Source Key: 1=published reports,; 2=surveys (CBC; BBS; etc.); 3=personal observations; 4=other sources (specify)


The grassland designation includes grassland and field.

Land Use

An additional major land use mentioned by nominator is "undeveloped"

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