Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawsonville

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The 335 hectare (829 acre) Amicalola Falls State Park means "tumbling water" in Cherokee and aptly describes this park that includes Georgia's highest waterfall--222 m (729 ft) in height. The park also serves as one of the starting points of the 3,500 km (2,175 mi) Appalachian Trail. Stop by the visitor center first to orient yourself, collect maps, and view an Appalachian Trail display. Choose from among four groups of trails, one of which leads up to the top of the waterfall, for treks amidst the mountainous terrain. The park hosts hiking trails, campsites, picnic shelters, lodging, and dining facilities. On site you'll find 25 campsites for tents, trailers, and RVs, and there's a playground for kids. Make Amicalola Falls State Park a part of your Dawsonville vacation plans using our Dawsonville tour planner .
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  • Love, love, love this place! Have stayed at the park Lodge a few times. Excellent view! It's a great place to stay with other families or friends, sit out on the huge rocking chair porch to watching a...  more »
  • The falls are spectacular. You can see them from the top, then drive down the hill a bit and park and walk .3 miles on an easy paved path to the absolute best view. A reflecting pool at the bottom is ...  more »
  • We stayed in the lodge at the top of the mountain. Even if you do not stay there I would recommend a stop there to view mountains from the huge deck. They have a restaurant with a great view too. The ...  more »

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