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Amicalola Falls

Amicalola Falls is located in Amicalola State Park west of Dahlonega. Amicalola is a Cherokee word meaning "tumbling waters." The beautiful falls plunge 729 feet in seven cascades to a reflecting pool at the bottom. As one of the seven wonders of Georgia, Amicalola is the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi River.

Bearden Falls is in Dawson County in the Chattahoochee National Forest . There is no designated trail. so at the headwaters of Nimblewill Creek is Bearden Creek. Follow Nimblewill Creek and Bearden Creek (the right fork) for approximately 1.5 miles you'll find the falls.

Cochrans Falls

Cochrans Falls cascades approximately 600 feet descending from Frosty Mountain. The Largest cascade is at the top .Be very Cautious as the trail which ascends the right side of the falls is treacherous.

Disharoon Creek Falls

Big Canoe, Ga. is a gated mountain community in Dawson and Pickens Counties. A scenic jeep trail passes near both the lower falls and an upper falls on Disharoon Creek.

Waterfalls in Fannin County, Blue Ridge & Suches

Fall Branch Falls

A fine double waterfall on the Benton MacKaye Trail best seen after a rainfall. Has an observation deck at the base of the falls

Jacks River Falls

The most scenic single feature in the Cohutta Wilderness and the most frequently visited area despite the 4.6 mile hike to the falls. Its beauty, power, and great swimming area draws a lot of visitors. The falls is series of a couple of small waterfalls, one large waterfall, and some cascades that are perfect for swimming.

Long Creek Falls

Long Creek Falls is located near the Appalachian Trail one mile north of the Three Forks area. The picturesque falls and trail requires a 20- to 30-minute walk in each direction. It is a popular camping spot with a millstone serving as a fire ring.

Little Rock Creek Falls

There is a series of small falls just before reaching the main one. Due to storm damage, the walk is difficult on a footpath leading along the left side of the creek and going only part of the way to the falls. If you choose to go farther than this BEWARE because of the dangerous, slippery rocks in the area.

Noontoola Falls

There is no official trail to reach this fall and you must make your way upstream about 300' to see it from some distance. The cove is too steep to be safe. Don't try it!

Panther Creek Falls

A moderately difficult to strenuous, 3.4 mile blue-blazed trail, very popular and scenic, passing a high waterfall. This trail has some very rugged, rocky sections. Plan to cross deep water and climb steep hills.

Sea Creek Falls

Sea Creek Falls is located in the Cooper Creek area in Fannin County. It cascades into a large and beautiful pool in an alpine setting. For a good view of the falls you may have to get wet.

Waterfalls in Gilmer County, Ellijay Georgia

Julie Anna Falls

In the Rich Mountain Wilderness Area in Gilmer County, this 50 ft. high falls is near the headwaters of Turniptown Creek The first part of the trail is on private land before you get to the Rich Mountain Wilderness Area you should not continue without permission from the property owner.

Barnes Creek Falls

This waterfall is very scenic after adequate rainfall. The rock face splits its flow into two steams. In the dry months they are a mere trickle.

Waterfalls in Dawson County, Dahlonega

Waterfalls in Towns County Hiawassee and Young Harris Georgia

Blue Hole Falls

Blue Hole Falls

Blue Hole Falls is located on High Shoals Creek in Towns County. In warmer weather, many people bring their dogs to swim. A great family hike even the young ones can make it if you don't give in and carry them.

Denton Branch Falls

Denton Falls is located in the Southern Nantahala Wilderness near the community of Tate. The trail is a fairly easy walk and well worth it. To reach the falls cross Denton creek and follow the old roadbed upstream. At 2/10ths of a mile the road forks. Take the right fork as it turns into a path. Follow for about 800' to the base of the falls.

Gurley Creek Falls

Gurley Creek waterfall

The Gurley Creek falls drops 220 ft. Most of that drop can be seem from the observation deck which is within a 5 minute walk from the Visitors Center of the Enota Mountain Retreat and Conference Center. A trail follows the creek to the top of the falls. Several falls at the Center are accessible by short maintained trails.

High Shoals Creek Falls

High Shoals Creek Falls

This falls along with Blue Hole Falls is located on High Shoals Creek in Towns County. Hike down a steep path to get to High Shoals Creek walk about a mile down stream through deep woods, and walk bridges crossing small rushing creeks. From high up the mountainside, High Shoals Creek shoots out of the laurel and hemlocks as a 50' long cascade that drops into a 40' fall down the rock face.

Joel Creek Falls

Joel Creek waterfall

Joel Creek is just outside of Hiawassee Georgia. This 150 ft falls can be seen from the high trail and is a very short hop from Enota Mountain Retreat Visitors Center.

Waterfalls in Union County Blairsville, Georgia

DeSoto Falls

DeSoto Falls

DeSoto Falls was named for the Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto because a piece of armor attributed to his expedition was supposedly found in the area. Located in rugged mountains with awesome views. Elevations in this 650-acre area vary between 2,000 and 3,400 feet. Visitors can hike to view three waterfalls.

Helton Creek Falls

Helton Creek watewrfall

The "land of a thousand waterfalls" is what the Cherokee called this land in North Georgia and Helton Creek in the Chattahoochee National Forests, has two of the best falls around.. The lower falls drops over a 30' ledge, tumbling to a pool below. The second upper falls is a tall, full falls that drop at least 60 feet.

Wolf Creek Falls at Vogel State Park

Wolf Creek waterfall

Spring view of the falls on Wolf Creek below the dam and part of the spillway at Lake Trahlyta in Vogel State Park in Union County. A trail leads from the top of the dam to a observation deck near the bottom of the falls.