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Unicoi State Park, Helen

(4.3/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Hike, bike, swim, fish, and camp among the verdant mountains of Unicoi State Park. Full of fresh mountain water and boasting a clean swimming beach, Unicoi Lake represents the main attraction of the the 4,067 hectare, (1,050 acre) park. Rent a canoe or paddle boat from one of the shops along the lake and take it out on the water. Choose from 19 km (12 mi) of easy to strenuous hiking trails that lead to Anna Ruby Falls and satisfy your hunger afterward with fresh trout in the park's restaurant. If you visit outside of winter, don't forget your bug spray. Using our custom trip planner, Helen attractions like Unicoi State Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We visited this park after hiking to the Anna Ruby Falls. It's a beautiful park, although we got quite turned around in it. The little visitor's center is adorable but very high priced. Moreso than ot...  more »
  • During the Christmas holidays, we traveled to Helen, GA and rented a two BR, two BA cabin near Smith Creek in the park. Our cabin was great and we would definitely consider staying there again, if bac...  more »
  • This is a beautiful park! There are many hiking options and the trails are well maintained. I did not do the zip line but the people in the cabin next to me did it and they said it was a lot of fun.