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Base of the Falls Trail

Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawsonville, GA
+1 800-573-9656
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Love the falls!

There are easy hikes around the falls and harder hikes. If you don't want to hike or are unable to... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Oldsmar, Florida
Beautiful path - especially in the DOWN direction!

We very much enjoyed this hike - but parked at the top of the falls and hiked DOWN! The... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Jenny S
Palm Coast, Florida
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“walk up” (3 reviews)
“stream” (4 reviews)
“appalachian” (2 reviews)
Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawsonville, GA
+1 800-573-9656
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

There are easy hikes around the falls and harder hikes. If you don't want to hike or are unable to hike, you can drive to the top for an incredible view!

Thank wsr2014
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We very much enjoyed this hike - but parked at the top of the falls and hiked DOWN! The surrounding area is just lush and beautiful...

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Such a beautiful view from the Base of the Falls. This trail is very easy and provides lots of plant and wildlife. I definitely recommend

1  Thank 132Karen132
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The base of the falls has many trails along the streams and over to a trout pond where people fish during trout fishing days.Lots of wild flowers . Lots of tree covering for shade. Loved hiking the trails

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Really enjoy going to the falls! It is very beautiful. You can fish at the base of the falls. There are also stairs so you can climb the falls but be sure to bring a rain coat so you don't get wet. There is also...More

Thank menner2016
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The falls are very pretty! Georgia's policy of sustaining wildlife is admirable! We enjoyed the stairs and paved trail. We did not enjoy the litter...

Thank Jeannine F
Reviewed 15 August 2016

What a spectacular venue - can also fish at base pool, and sit to contemplate serenity. Have a bite up at the Lodge, and check out that additionally spectacular view of G-d's magnificence of the start of the Appalachians = The Blue Ridge Mts... it's...More

Thank serenity2222
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We weren't brave enough to walk up. My hubby dropped my son and I at the top and we walked down. I dropped hubby and other son at ADA entrance which is the most spectacular view of the falls and they walked down. Highly recommend...More

Thank Hodes B
Reviewed 12 June 2016

The Smoky Mountains and surrounds are great, but this is well worth the visit and a place we will go back to again. The walks, views and the Hotel lodge at the top are great rewards for the $5 parking fee you pay on entering...More

Thank DenisJK2014
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Going down is easy but going back up is the hard part! If you're able to do so, definitely worth a hike down. The walkway is close to the falls and it's absolutely amazing to see and hear! If you wander down further there's another...More

1  Thank scarmiento
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