Welcome to Alpine Helen & White County, Georgia

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the Chattahoochee River, this Northeast Georgia village has a rich history linked to the Cherokee Indians and Indian burial mounds as well as early settlers who arrived to mine for gold and cut virgin timber for a thriving lumber industry in the early 1900s. Helen is a re-creation of an alpine village complete with cobblestone alleys and old-world towers. We've got shopping, camping, both rustic and luxury mountain cabins, restaurants, bed and breakfast inns, mountains, theater, recreation, romantic getaways, beautiful scenery, family activities, waterfalls, museums, history, art, fishing, tubing, golf, and more. Something for every member of the family.

Festivals and special events include a hot air balloon race, Winefest, Volksmarch, Oktoberfest and Christmas parades, Fourth of July fireworks, and Bavarian Nights of Summer. From mid-September through October, Helen hosts the longest Oktoberfest in the South. Alpenfest offers entertainment during the Holiday season from Thanksgiving through December.

Help us celebrate Easter

Saturday, April 19th

1st Annual Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

(Find the 6 eggs hidden in Helen)

Be the First to Locate All 6
And Win
Dinner For Two!

Guidelines for Hunt

  • Pick up form from Welcome Center
  • Locate All 6 eggs
  • Write down All 6 store names you locate the egg in
  • Bring your paper Back to the Welcome Center
  • Between the Hours of 10 am and 4 pm
    For more Information Contact - Helen Welcome center - 706-878-2181

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 Easter egg

Anna ruby falls is located in the Chattahoochee National Forest near Helen, Ga. It is a rare double waterfall that is formed just before two creeks merge together. This video takes you on a hike up to the falls. Video by Mark Williams and music by Kevin MacLeod (Sapphire Isle). You can see more at www.natureflixs.com