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Amicalola Falls State Park

240 Amicalola Falls State Park Rd, Dawsonville, GA 30534-1003
+1 706-265-4703
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Nice place to spend a few hours

There are number of trails to hike as well as taking a hike or the stairs for the waterfall. You... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Coral Gables, Florida
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Definitely worth the visit

The main attraction for us anyway was the waterfall. Who doesn’t love waterfalls? It’s pretty... read more

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Home to more than 1,500 acres of mountainous terrain and the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi River.
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240 Amicalola Falls State Park Rd, Dawsonville, GA 30534-1003
+1 706-265-4703
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There are number of trails to hike as well as taking a hike or the stairs for the waterfall. You can either hike from the bottom which is fairly easy or start at the top and take the 485 stairs to the platform for a...More

Thank drgingrich
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The main attraction for us anyway was the waterfall. Who doesn’t love waterfalls? It’s pretty. There is an easy approach to the base of the falls which allows you to look up at the falls which is the best view. The are many hiking trails....More

Thank Cynthia G
Reviewed 2 days ago

So this place has like three pages on TripAdvisor. LOL I am writing on each of them. There is a reason so many reviews I have just read through used the word "amazing" on here. My family and I hiked, played, and relaxed in this...More

Thank ripesinger
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are several access points to get to these falls. It does require a fee to drive in and park. I would park at the bottom, go into the ranger/visitor's center. get a map, maybe buy a few things, then begin your hike. It will...More

Thank onemichael
Reviewed 3 days ago

While not the largest of waterfalls in the area, Amicalola Falls are still a beautiful, and serene sight to take in. The State Park is quite big and we did get kind of lost because there was no map provided at the entrance. However, we...More

Thank ray m
Reviewed 4 days ago

if you like watersfalls this is a must, people there are nice, bathrooms need to be clean more often

Thank jamescatalfamo
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Despite taking a wrong turn or two, we hiked the 2.7 mile round trip trail to one of the most spectacular falls I've ever seen. The East Ridge Trail is a lovely uphill trek with some beautiful vistas that lead to the very top of...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago

Falls are Fantastic! great hiking trails for young and old and several areas for pictures and views of the falls. The stairs have several stopping platforms to admire the view.

Thank 695carrie
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ziplined at the Falls. That morning it was extremely foggy and drizzling rain. These conditions gave us a very eerie ride. Al. The time adding to our fun and thrill. We also hiked up the trail the day before to see the Falls. The...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lodge is a comfy and pleasant place to stay or have an event. The views are amazing and the drive up to the lodge is scary. The park is always busy with climbers or lodge guest. The food is average - so don't go for...More

Thank partygirl18
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Trisha L
30 September 2017|
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Response from Wayne T | Reviewed this property |
The closest town is probably Ellijay, Ga. When we go, we usually rent a cabin. There are several companies to choose from, that you can research on the internet. Blue Ridge is a bit farther but it is slightly larger town. I... More
14 August 2017|
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Response from Mallard17GA | Reviewed this property |
The evergreens will have foliage but the hardwoods will be without leaves just like in the north.
30 June 2017|
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Response from Dree59 | Reviewed this property |
Not a great place to bring dogs if you plan on hiking to top of falls. A good portion of path is rocky and would be hard on paws. If you use the metal mesh stairs when the temperature is high, it would be painful for your... More