Amicalola Falls State Park in the North Georgia Mountains
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Amicalola Falls State Park in the North Georgia Mountains

Amicalola is a Cherokee Indian word meaning "tumbling waters," an appropriate name for these 729-foot falls - the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi River in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains. At Amicalola Falls State Park you'll find an eight-mile trail leading to Springer Mountain, the southern end of the 2,150-mile Appalachian Trail. There are numerous other trails available for shorter journeys.

Facilities at Amicalola State Park

979 Acres
20 Tent, Trailer, RV Sites
14 Cottages
57-Room Lodge and Conference Center
20-Room Len Footed Hike Inn
4 Picnic Shelters
Group Shelter
Ropes Course
Pioneer Campground

Activities at Amicalola State Park

Hiking...12 miles of trails
Trout Fishing
Interpretive Programs

Park Hours: 7 am - 10 pm

Office Hours: 8 am - 5 pm

Directions: 15 miles northwest of Dawsonville on GA Hwy. 52. Take Hwy. 53 west to Hwy. 183 north to Hwy. 52 east.

for more information:
Amicalola Falls State Park
418 Amicalola Falls Lodge Road
Dawsonville, GA 30534

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