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Jacks River Falls

Cohutta Wilderness Area, Blue Ridge, GA 30513
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Worth the hike

Loles and then turned around. vely falls with a nice 1/2 mile hike to get to it. We continued on... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
h0neylady
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Crawfordville, Florida
Waterfalls in a Wilderness Setting

The hike into Jack's River is an adventure in itself. The water is cold and you will fork the creek... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
butchjones459
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Ellijay, Georgia
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  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
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12 Nov 2017
“Worth the hike”
21 Apr 2017
“Waterfalls in a Wilderness Setting”
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Cohutta Wilderness Area, Blue Ridge, GA 30513
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Loles and then turned around. vely falls with a nice 1/2 mile hike to get to it. We continued on the trail another few miles. The only reason i did not give it a 5 is there is poor marking for where it is and...More

4  Thank h0neylady
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

The hike into Jack's River is an adventure in itself. The water is cold and you will fork the creek numerous times before you get to the falls. There are other areas I had rather camp in due to too many people using a small...More

6  Thank butchjones459
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are new to the area. We hiked the Beech Bottoms/Jacks River hike from Dally Gap. We followed the trail which crossed through Jacks River but it was cold (it's January) and deepish (at least 2 ft where we crossed)! We took...More

13  Thank LinzRada
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend hiked the Jacks River Trail, but we did it as a round trip type of hike. We started at the other end of the trail and hiked to the falls and then back out the way we came. Be prepared that...More

6  Thank matt d
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

a good place for a full day hike.about 6 miles one-way.nice sloping wide trail.easy to stay on trail.take a lunch and plenty of water. very scenic two tier waterfall.

5  Thank Joseph R
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

My husband and I traveled the Pennitary trail to Jack River Falls in August for our Anniversary trip. This trail starts at the Dally Gap it's about 5.4 miles till you reach Jacks River. The scenery is fantastic and the trail opens up to a...More

7  Thank AdventureTeam2
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

The falls are beautiful, but they're not easily accessible by car. You can hike in our ride in on horseback, but there's no road for cars. We went in from the Chatsworth side, but you can also hike in from the Watson's Gap / Cohutta...More

4  Thank GrundfosPumpGuy
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

outstanding falls at the end of a 3 miles hike to get into the area, clean scenic remote, there is not motorized traffic into the area but a good hard road makes fro a an easy hike in and the falls are well worth the...More

5  Thank Bbqman3341
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

A remarkable falls well worth seeing. Don't expect to be alone -- it's the most popular part of the Cohutta Wilderness. The hike along the Jack's River trail is more difficult than it looks, with about 22 wetfoot fords between the falls and the northeast...More

6  Thank Daniel D
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Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We started at Dally Gap and walked counter clockwise on Hemp Top Trail and then to the Penitentiary Brach Trail. We spent the night about a 1/2 mile before the river crossing to get into the Jack's River Trail. Saw a rattle snake in the...More

8  Thank JasonandKrystal
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