Big Canoe

This is a gated master-planned community designed with total respect for all aspects of nature found within its 8,000 acres and seven mountains.

Welcome to Big Canoe

A tranquil retreat known for luxury and privacy


Located in the lush landscape near Jasper, Georgia, Big Canoe stands as a beacon of serene living in a gated community designed for those who appreciate privacy and natural beauty. This neighborhood, characterized by its peaceful surroundings and high-end amenities, offers a unique living experience where luxury meets the wilderness. The area is carefully planned to harmonize with the environment, featuring homes that blend seamlessly into the scenic backdrop of rolling hills and vibrant greenery.


Big Canoe is not just a place to live but also a lifestyle choice for those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The community boasts a rich array of amenities and services, ensuring that every need is met with the utmost quality and care. From its meticulously maintained landscapes to the friendly, community-oriented atmosphere, Big Canoe provides a secure, luxurious environment where residents can relax and enjoy their surroundings.


What to Love

  • Nature at Your Doorstep: Enjoy the abundant wildlife and pristine landscapes that surround every corner of Big Canoe.
  • Community Spirit: A tight-knit community where neighbors quickly become friends.
  • Exclusive Amenities: From golf courses to private lakes, Big Canoe offers exclusive amenities that cater to a luxury lifestyle.
  • Outdoor Activities Galore: With hiking trails, parks, and a marina, outdoor enthusiasts will find no shortage of adventures.

Local Lifestyle

Living in Big Canoe is like being on a perpetual retreat. Residents cherish their privacy and the tranquility that the neighborhood offers, creating an atmosphere that is both inviting and exclusive. The community is active and social, with numerous clubs and organizations catering to a wide range of interests and hobbies. Locals especially appreciate being close to the cherished Big Canoe Chapel, a multi-denominational landmark with full-time pastors that serves as a spiritual and social hub, welcoming residents and visitors alike to its inspiring services, weddings, and community events. From morning walks along the misty trails to inclusive services at Big Canoe Chapel to evening gatherings at the clubhouse, life here is about enjoying each moment to its fullest in a beautiful setting.


Dining and Shopping

Big Canoe's culinary scene is intimate yet diverse. The Clubhouse on Lake Sconti stands out as a favorite among residents, offering exquisite dining with views that overlook the tranquil lake. The menu features seasonal specialties that reflect the region’s flavors, making each meal a luxurious experience. The Home Restaurant is another gem, known for its cozy atmosphere and homemade dishes that bring comfort food to new heights of flavor.


For a taste of something new, Lucky Hare Restaurant offers innovative dishes that are sure to delight the palate, providing a perfect setting for a romantic dinner or a special family celebration. The Foothills Shopping Center caters to all your shopping needs, from boutique clothing stores to specialty food markets. Each shop in and around Big Canoe is chosen to enhance the residents' lifestyle, ensuring quality and exclusivity.


Things to Do and Entertainment

Big Canoe is an enclave of cultural and recreational activities. The community regularly hosts concerts and events, turning the neighborhood into a vibrant hub for entertainment. These gatherings also are a way for residents to bond and engage with the arts in a meaningful way. Whether it's a jazz night under the stars, local entertainment at the clubhouse veranda, or fabulous concerts at the Terraces amphitheater, there’s always something exciting to look forward to.


For the active and adventurous, the area has plenty to offer. The hiking trails lead adventurers through dense forests and to breathtaking vistas. Golf enthusiasts revel in the world-class golf courses available within the community, while the lakes and marina offer endless opportunities for water-based activities.



Families in Big Canoe have access to excellent educational opportunities through the Dawson and Pickens County school systems. These schools are known for their commitment to providing a high-quality education and fostering an environment where students can excel academically and socially. The close-knit community within Big Canoe also supports various educational programs and activities, enriching the learning experience for all students.

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Overview for Big Canoe, GA

4,061 people live in Big Canoe, where the median age is 66 and the average individual income is $66,082. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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66 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Big Canoe, GA

Big Canoe has 1,928 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Big Canoe do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,061 people call Big Canoe home. The population density is 429.704 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.75 / 49.25%

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