Outdoor Activities

Come Explore Candlelight Forest

Two canoes sitting on the edge of Lake Angela at Candlelight Forest.


is a place of unique natural beauty that hearkens back to a time of simpler pleasures. Come take a break from all the digital interruptions, and breathe some pure mountain air. At Candlelight Forest you can explore the wonders of our historic valley and forgotten forest by hiking wooded trails, searching for crawdaddies in Mill Creek, paddle boarding in Lake Angela and so much more! These are just a few of the many activities that you and your family can enjoy at Candlelight Forest, keep scrolling to learn more about what activities await you in the forest.




  • Firepits
  • Pygmy Goats
  • Badminton
  • Canoes and Paddleboards
  • Fishing
  • Pop-up soccer goals
  • Mason Jar Treasure Trail
  • Guided nature walks
  • Hammocks
  • Pete Nelson Designed Grand Treehouse
  • Cornhole
  • Huck Finn Rope Ferry 
  • Wading creek
  • Hiking trails
  • Lookout Deck
  • Access to the Farm Stand and Picnickery


(available for purchase at the Farmstand)

Hummer Rides $20

Explore our beautiful forests and scenic ridges via the back of an old-timey army hummer!

Closed from December 15th to April 15th

S'mores  Kit $20

All s'mores kits include a bag of marshmallows, three chocolate bars, a pack of graham crackers, and roasting sticks!

Outdoor Movie $20

Includes an outdoor screen, projector, movie and popcorn!

Closed from December 15th to April 15th

Floating Lanterns $3

Light a candle and watch your lantern float away into the night on Lake Angela or our Wishing Pond.

And don't forget about our very own Farmstand and Picnickery...

The Plucky Peacock


farm stand & picnickery

Monday- Saturday 9am-5pm

Sunday 1pm-5pm

The Plucky Peacock farm stand serves as our outfitting station and welcome center for the property as well as an outlet for farm grown vegetables and daily fresh eggs. We also have local goods, cold drinks, coffee, and board games. The Plucky Peacock is also home to our Picnickery. Come and see us at the farm stand and put together a picnic basket for you and your family to enjoy on Candlelight Forest grounds.


Contact Us




Candlelight Forest

Come Wonder

HOURS: Monday-Saturday: 9-5  and

Sunday 1-5

 9862 Hwy 193 Chickamauga, GA  30707