Big Canoe Resort

Mountain Rentals of Georgia provides a little piece of Big Canoe heaven every time you visit. These well appointed homes provide a getaway retreat for couples, families and friends who love nature and the outdoors. All of our privately owned luxury home rentals are located within the resort community of Big Canoe, Georgia. With the gorgeous valley views, mountain scenery and peaceful songs of nature, it is easy to just sit back and relax.

The Big Canoe Resort community is situated on seven mountains and covers of an expanse of over 8,000 acres. We have five beautiful lakes to enjoy swimming, boating and fishing. The swim club has a beach, outdoor pool, swimming lake, lake water features and slides, a rock slide, volley ball, paddle boats, paddle boards, canoes, snack bar and picnic area, all included in the amenity price. The state of the art fitness center has an indoor pool, sauna, hot tub, racket ball and squash courts, and two indoor tennis courts. Lake Petit has a marina for rental of pontoon boats, paddle boats, and canoes, and fishing license, supplies, and bait; the lake is stocked with trout for some of the best fishing in north Georgia. The first class tennis facility offers both hard and soft courts, and three pickle ball courts. We have 27 holes of championship golf that winds through picturesque mountains, valleys, lakes, and streams with a driving range. We also have outdoor basketball courts, bocce ball, soccer and baseball fields, walking track, 24 miles of hiking trails and kids play area. The second outdoor pool in the Wildcat area has kids and adult pools and a pavilion.

Big Canoe is for Children also. In addition to the wonderful water amenities, and hiking trails, they can spend the day at the playground, or enjoy sports in the baseball field, basketball court or on the soccer field. There are also youth lessons for tennis and golf. See what people are saying…

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Amenities in Big Canoe


Three championship nine hole golf courses winding through beautiful valleys, mountains, mountain streams, lakes,wildlife and views. 760 268-3323 Tee Times.

Guest Rate 18 holes
$82.00 Weekday ($66.00 off season)
$93.00 Weekend ($77.00 off season)
Rates include a $20.00 cart fee
Driving Range $8.00 Day

Guest Rate 9 holes
$51.00 Weekday ($42.00 off season)
$58.00 Weekend ($48.00 off season)
Rates include a $13.00 cart fee


The first class tennis facility offers four outdoor hard courts, four outdoor clay courts and two indoor courts 706 268-3367

Guest Rates
Outdoor Hard Court $28.00 per hour
Outdoor Clay Court $32.00 per hour
Indoor Courts $44.00
Ball Machine $5.00 plus court fee

Three pool facilities; one indoor pool at Fitness Center; one outdoor Swim Club on Lake Disharoon with a beautiful beach and lake swimming surrounded by mountains with paddle boats, canoes, volleyball, and a great water slide; and a third more traditional pool in the Wildcat Area with a large kids play area and pavilion. Both outdoor pools have picnic facilities for all types of events. No towels provided. 706 268-3317

Hours of Operation:
5/24-8/3 10AM-8 PM
8/4-9/1 Weekends Only 10AM-8PM
Closed after Labor Day
Big Canoe Grill concessions on premises, outside food is permitted, no outside alcohol or glass is permitted.

Daily Rates (adults and children) $10.00/person
Weekly Rate $40.00/person
Under Two Years Old Free

Hours of Operation:
5/24-9/1 11AM-8PM Weekdays, 10AM-8PM Weekends
9/2-9/28 11AM-8PM Weekends Only

Daily Rates (adults and children) $6.00/person (excludes indoor pool)
Weekly Rate $24.00/person (excludes indoor pool)
Under Two Years Old Free
Vending snacks and beverage available for purchase, outside food is permitted, no outside alcohol or glass permitted inside the gate.
Pavilion available on a first come first serve basis or for rental information call  706 268-3326.

Lake Petit has the best trout fishing in the north Georgia mountain swith deep cold mountain water stocked annually.

Marina 706 268-3303
Fishing License Sold at Mariana
Daily Pass Per Person $13.00
Family Weekly (1-4 residing in same house) $90.00
Children 11 and under Free
Boat Decal $10.00

Lake Petit is located in a beautiful natural mountain setting with no docks and only electric motors for a quiet day on the lake.

Marina 706 268-3303
Pontoon Boat Rental $30.00 /hour (2 hour minimum) (July 4 am $100.00 /hr/ pm $150.00/hr
Jon Boat $15.00/ hour (2 hour minimum)
Canoe $10.00/ hour (2 hour minimum)
Kayaks $15.00 per hour

Fitness Center/Indoor Pool
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday 6:15AM-8:30PM
Friday 6:15AM-8:00PM
Saturday and Sunday 8:00AM-6:00PM
(Towels not provided)
Daily Visit (16 or older) $13.00 per day
Swim Only $7.00 per day
Racquetball/Squash $18.00/Hour
Massage available
Weekly $40.00
Monthly $80.00 per person/$100.00 per couple
706 268-3441
With over 8,000 acres, eight mountains and five lakes, the Big Canoe Resort is a wildlife sanctuary. Big Canoe has 22 miles of marked hiking trails that range from steep trails to paved hiking and bike riding trails. The nearby Dawson National Forest, Amicalola Falls State Park, and the Appalachian Trail also offer numerous hiking trails of all difficulties. Our scenic north Georgia hiking trails are abundant with mountain laurels, rhododendron, wild flowers, and wildlife, rival to any in the U.S. The Big Canoe recreation center has hiking maps of trails inside the property, and the main gate can provide maps of Big Canoe. You can get maps and more information at the fitness center.
IGA Grocery at the Foothills Shopping Center 770 893-1000

For more information, see our Area Attractions section.

Activities in the Wildcat Area

Boccie Ball


Soccer Field

Baseball Field