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 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.
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.
A fine double waterfall on the Benton MacKaye Trail best seen after a rainfall. Has an observation deck at the base of the 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 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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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.
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.
Minnehaha Falls is one of those falls you want to put a star by on your list. Fairly easy access for the average able body. The hike to Minihaha falss is an easy, yet inclining, half mile hike that will reward you with a natural beauty of these north Georgia mountains. This cascading fall spans at least 30 feet wide at its widest point and displays many 3-5 foot drops as it meanders down the rock face into a shallow flat pool perfect for crawfish exploration and a rock bench set in the perfect location for a family photo opt.
Anna Ruby Falls lies in the heart of the Chattahoochee National Forest. Although often crowded this is one park you don't want to miss. The thundering rush of water flowing over the rugged cliff face is where Anna Ruby Falls marks the junction of Curtis and York Creeks. Both Creeks begin on Tray Mountain . Curtis creek drops 153 feet and York Creek 50 feet to form the twin falls. From the falls, Smith Creek progresses downhill to Unicoi Lake and then to the Chattahoochee River. It flows south, eventually joining the Appalachicola River in Florida and ending its 550-mile journey in the Gulf of Mexico.
A great hike for the family this waterfall has a series of observation decks and spectacular awe factor. Davis Creek and Dodd Creek form Dukes Creek. The falls drops approximately 200 feet. The remaking of this trail has made this a pleasant afternoon for the whole family.
This beautiful falls is on the headwaters of the Chattahoochee River and can be reached on a short 800' walk along a easy path. Horsetrough Trail leads to beautiful Horse Trough Falls, high in the Chattahoochee watershed. Beginning at the trail head sign to the falls follow the trail 200 yards to the observation platform which will provide an unobstructed view of the falls. In the winter, part of the camping area may be closed and it is possible that you will have to park at the entrance to the camping area and walk to the trail head, a distance of approximately 1/2 a mile.
The trail to the falls is 2.5 miles one-way along Dodd Creek to the cliffs where the upper falls is located . The trail is an intermediate hike through beautiful rhododendron and hemlock forests following the creek by many small waterfalls. You will need to traverse small steams along the way so dress appropriately. Along the trail you will see many beautiful cascades some with as much as 10' drops. Ending with the upper falls where the creek plunges 30' through a narrow crevice.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.