This beautiful and quaint town square creates a perfect backdrop of many festivals and outdoor concerts throughout the year. A large park of Hayesville’s economy involves agritourism. Equestrian stables, cattle farming, fruit and vegetable farms, barn quilts, farm lodging, as well as goat, llama and alpaca ranches have invited the public in to experience and participate in the life of a farmer.
Lake Chatuge continues from Hiawassee, Georgia into Hayesville and provides for many different water sports, as well as one of the most picturesque fishing destinations in the world. Hayesville takes pride in its Native American heritage with a Cherokee village, Spikebuck Indian Mound and Fort Hembree where you can learn to appreciate the culture and survival skills of those to establish life in this area as well.