County, located in the far northwest corner of Georgia, was established in 1837, and was only reachable via automobile by driving through Alabama or Tennesseeuntil 1948, when a highway was created over . For this reason, the county was known as "The Independent State of Dade." Lookout Mountain
Dade County, we visited beautiful Cloudland Canyon State Park, located on the western edge of . The park spans a deep gorge in the mountain with elevations varying between 800 and 1,900 feet. We hiked out on the West Rim Trail and enjoyed an apple on a scenic rock overlook. Lookout Mountain
It was hot but we really wanted to stay longer and enjoy the views and peacefulness. On our walk back to the car, we missed a turn and got a little lost before we retraced our steps and found our way out of the wilderness.