Big Canoe Amenities

What Big Canoe has to offer all guests!

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Big Canoe Resort Amenities

Rental guests have access to all amenities inside the Gates!

Outdoor Activities at the Swim Club

Outdoor Pool, Beach, Volleyball, Lake, Paddle Boats, Canoes, and Rock Slide AND NEW AQUA CENTER
Snack Bar for food, ice cream, candy and beverages
Full Lifeguard Staff, up to 15 at any given time
Daily Pass per person:  $8.00 Guest (2 and under free)
Weekly Pass Per person for 7 Days:  $32.00 (Avg. $4.57 per day), pays for itself in 4 days

(Can be Prepaid in bulk on site at either pool and will provide a card for how many wristbands given per day)
Swim Club Phone (Seasonal): 706-268-3317

Outdoor Swim Club Open Hours:
Saturday May 26th - Sunday August 5th:  10:00am - 8:00pm
Monday August 6th - September 3th:  4:00 - 8:00pm

Indoor Activities at the Fitness Center

Fitness Center with state of the art machines and free weights
Indoor Swimming Facility, Steam Room, Jacuzzi and Locker Rooms
Indoor Tennis and Racquetball
Training and Classes
Fitness and Indoor Swim Daily Pass:  $11.00 (16 or older)
Indoor Swim ONLY (all ages):  $5.40 per day
Fitness Weekly Pass (1-4 persons):  $117.00
Fitness Weekly Pass (5-8 persons): $170.00
Fitness Center Phone: 706-268-3441

Wildcat Recreation Area (N. Gate)

Outdoor Olympic Pool & 1 ft. Kitty Pool (rate included in above Swim Club daily pass)
Daily Pass per person:  $6.00 Guest (2 and under free)

Wildcat Pool Open Hours:
Saturday May 26th - Sunday September 30th:  11:00am - 8:00pm
(Open 10:00am on Weekends/Holidays)

Pavilion Area, available for Rental
Bocce Ball Area (3) courts
Softball Field
Soccer Field (multiple size goals)
Basketball Court
Paved Walking Trail

Hiking & Trail Map

Blackwell Creek Trail
Choctaw Walking Trail
Indian Rocks Park - Click here for more info!
McDaniel Meadows
Meditation Park
Nature Valley Park: Upper and Lower Falls
Playfield Park
Waterford Trail
Wildcat Park - Full Color Trail map Click Here (PDF)
All Big Canoe Trails - Map Link Click Here (PDF)


Fishing on Lake Pettit for Adults and Children Rules and Regulations enforced, 11 and under FREE
Big Canoe Fishing Permit Required for 11 and Older
Purchase daily fishing license, Bait, & Tackle, rent Poles at the Marina Office
Phone:  706-268-3303  Email:, (Gordon or Marilyn)
Hours of Operation:  8:00am - 6:00pm (Daily)
Age 12 and Older Daily Fishing Permit Cost: $12.00 per day
Week Fishing Permit for 1-4 Persons:  $81.00

2012: Bait-Casters use: Power Bait or Marshmallows

2012: Spin-Casters use: Floating broke-back Rapala

2012: Fly Fisher use: Black Wooly Booger

Boating on Lake Pettit

Pontoon Boat Rentals: $20.00/hour (min 2 hours): 
Canoe Rental: $8.00/hour
John Boat w/ Trolling Motor Rental: $10.00/hour
1 or 2 Person Kayak:  $15.00/hour
Reserve your Boat by phone or email in advance of arrival, will need House Number
Pay Onsite via Credit Card or Cash
Hours of Operation:  8:00am - 7:00pm (Daily)
Phone:  706-268-3303 


27 Holes of Award Winning Golf, Cart Required (new with electric brake)
Golf Pro Shop:  706-268-3323
Winter Pro Shop Hours:     8:00am - 5:00pm, First Tee Time:  8:30am
Summer Pro Shop Hours:  7:30am - 6:00pm, First Tee Time:  8:00am
Jr. Camp: 4 Days Per week: 8:00am - Noon - Call for availability
Guest Rate: 18 Holes:  $87.00 Daily ($60.00/weekday, $71.00/weekend Off Season)
Guest Rate:   9 Holes:  $47.00 Weekday ($38.00 Off Season)
Guest Rate:   9 Holes:  $54.00 Weekend ($44.00 Off Season)
View Score Card - Click Here


Tennis Pro Shop:  706-268-3367
(4)Outdoor Clay and (4) Outdoor Hard Courts, (2) Indoor Courts available for rental by the hour
Call to reserve your Court at the Tennis Shop:  706-268-3367
Outdoor Hard Court Guest Rates:  $28.00 per hour
Outdoor Clay Court Guest Rates:  $32.00 per hour
Indoor Court Rate:  $44.00 per hour
Ball Machine:  $5.00 per hour additional
Tennis Weekly Pass (1-4 persons):  $115.00
Tennis Weekly Pass (5-8 persons):  $167.00

Arts & Entertainment

Music and Arts Events on Weekend - Click for Master Schedule Here
Outdoor Amphitheatre Events
Chapel Events
Club House Events

Dining and Live Music inside the Gate

Black Bear Pub at the Clubhouse
Grill specials and Bar PLUS Seated Dinner Reservations with an affordable menu
Sunday Breakfast Menu Served Starting at 10:00am, Main Dining Room
Sunday Brunch Buffet - Offered Once Per Month (Dates TBD), Call:  706-268-3326
Hours:  Monday - Saturday:  11:00am - 12 Midnight, Sunday Closed
Special Events Sign Up, Call:  706-268-3326

NEW - Wild Onion Grill - Opening Late July 2014
Across the street from the Fitness Center
24 Wolfscratch Drive, Big Canoe, GA  30143

Dining Outside the Gates

Fuego's Mexican Restaurant
Across from North Gate Entrance
Breakfast served on specific mornings, Inquire
Call for Specials and Live Music Events:  770-893-3399

Click here to view copy of Fuego's Mexican Menu

Applachia Grill Restaurant
Next to Entrance of North Gate
(Just outside Big Canoe North Gate)
Phone:(770) 893-3389
Click Here to view and print a copy of their menu.


North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall - Click Here
Located 20 Minutes East on Hwy 53 from Big Canoe: 140 Outlet Stores
Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Coach, Gap, Kenneth Cole, Nike, Ralph Lauren, Williams-Sonoma, & Many More.

Horseback Riding

Stillwater Farms - Click Here
Just East on Hwy 53, approx. 5 Minutes from the Main Gate
Trail Rides, Camps and Lessons Available On Site

Bent Tree Stables
Go West at the Round about on Cove Road - 5 minutes from Main Gate
Trail Rides, Camps and Lessons Available On Site

Scenic Train Ride

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway - Click Here
Only :45 min North from the Main Gate, in Blue Ridge, GA
Take a train ride to Tennessee and back in 4 hours
Ticket Office Hours: Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 3:00pm
877-413-TRAIN (8724)


Swan Drive-In - Click Here
Only :45 min North from the Main Gate - Current Movie Show times:  Friday/Saturday: 8:30 & 10:00pm // Sunday: 8:30pm
Admission (Cash Only): Adults $6.00, Children 4-11 $3.00, Under Age 3 are Free
651 Summit Street, Blue Ridge, GA - 706-632-5235 (Movie Info)