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Happy Valentine's Day! Who Was Saint Valentine?

Today, we know February 14th as Valentine’s Day, a yearly occasion for sharing sweet chocolates, aromatic roses, and romantic kisses with the one we love. But, did you know that this beautiful holiday, celebrated for …


Spring is Coming, So Get Ready for the Best Festivals of the Season

It’s still February, but warmer weather is on the way. And spring in North Georgia is a great time to explore the many fun festivals and events found in the beautiful mountains surrounding our beloved …


Happy New Year! With Love and Well Wishes from Your Big Canoe Family

2016 was a great year in Big Canoe! As the New Year approaches, we’re enjoying looking back at everything we’ve accomplished as a community, as well as the many fun times we’ve shared inside the …


Join the Club! There's Always Something to Do in Big Canoe

Canoe Life ® in our beautiful mountains is peaceful and quiet—but it never has to be boring! Big Canoe is home to dozens of groups and clubs dedicated to sharing a huge variety of activities …


Best Local Fall Festivals and Activities

Every autumn, North Georgia celebrates a bountiful harvest, cooler weather, and colorful leaves with festivals and fall-friendly activities and places. Mark your calendars so you don’t miss some of our favorites that are within easy …


Labor Day The Fun Way: A Guide to Travel, Shopping, and More

Labor Day is one of the busiest travel days of the year (especially in Atlanta), but you don’t have to fall prey to traffic snarls and endless airport delays. This year, do it right by …


The Terraces at Big Canoe: Live Music Under the Stars

If you’re looking for great music in a beautiful outdoor amphitheater just a stone’s throw from Big Canoe’s main gate, look no further than the 2016 Terraces Summer Concert Series, sponsored by the Big Canoe …


Atlanta Motorsports Park: A Country Club for Cars

Big Canoe’s mountainous curving roads, though beautiful, aren’t the best for fast driving. Fortunately, Atlanta Motorsports Park (AMP) is in nearby Dawsonville, just a quick trip down the road. Many Big Canoe residents are members …


Atlanta Trails Website Addition

Big Canoe’s 20+ mile award-winning trail system, continues to be the most popular amenity year after year. We currently have great trail information kiosks that the POA provides around the Community, and offer trail/hiking maps …


A Big Canoe Experience

Guest Blogger: Matthew Boucher

I first heard about Big Canoe through a social media photo contest co-sponsored by Big Canoe and Atlanta Trails. Atlanta Trails is an online magazine that inspires outdoor adventure; I often consult …