Big Canoe® Areas of Interest
Gibbs Garden 220 acres composing of 16 World Class Gardens including 3 feature gardens including Manor House, Japanese and Waterlily. Open March 1 through Mid December.
See 20 Million Daffodils At Gibbs Gardens
Gibbs Japanese Garden
Taxes - The Big Canoe® Community is located in two counties, Pickens and Dawson. Taxes are generally about the same for each county, averaging just under 1% a year of the purchase price.
Schools - Children attend either Public schools in Jasper (Pickens Co.), or Dawsonville (Dawson Co), School buses pick up and return children daily to the North Gate Wildcat area.
Medical Facilities/Service - Mountainside Medical Center and multiple Doctors/Dentists offices are located in Jasper, GA - approximately 12 miles from Big Canoe® Main Gate.
911 Service - is available in the Big Canoe® community with a landing area for medical helicopters. The closest hospital is Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper.
Easily reachable via GA 400 on the East or I-75 to the West, Big Canoe® is approximately 1 hr 45 min from the Atlanta airport and only 70 miles from Chattanooga, TN. Many residents commute daily to Atlanta or its suburbs. Big Canoe's proximity to Atlanta makes it a perfect weekend get-a-way, or an easy commute for those who choose to live full time in the North Georgia Mountains.