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Base of the Falls Trail

Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawsonville, GA
+1 800-573-9656
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Peaceful, Gorgeous

You can drive up and park to a sitting area at the base of the Falls. It's fairly overgrown around... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jefferson, Georgia
Gorgeous setting!

We loved the Falls! The park was clean and the trails had varying levels depending on your... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Heather H
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Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawsonville, GA
+1 800-573-9656
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can drive up and park to a sitting area at the base of the Falls. It's fairly overgrown around the area, but pretty, near the reflecting pond. A walking trail comes out there. Can get crowded quickly, if people don't move on.

Thank CBGeorgia
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We loved the Falls! The park was clean and the trails had varying levels depending on your experience. My entire family loved being here!

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The falls are spectacular. I could have stayed there all day watching them. The park does have an ADA trail to/from the parking lot to the observation deck. But I wouldn't recommend pushing someone in a wheelchair because the trail is 3/10ths of a mile...More

Thank CarolinaGirl19
Reviewed 24 June 2017

There are easy hikes around the falls and harder hikes. If you don't want to hike or are unable to hike, you can drive to the top for an incredible view!

Thank wsr2014
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We very much enjoyed this hike - but parked at the top of the falls and hiked DOWN! The surrounding area is just lush and beautiful...

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Such a beautiful view from the Base of the Falls. This trail is very easy and provides lots of plant and wildlife. I definitely recommend

1  Thank 132Karen132
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The base of the falls has many trails along the streams and over to a trout pond where people fish during trout fishing days.Lots of wild flowers . Lots of tree covering for shade. Loved hiking the trails

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Really enjoy going to the falls! It is very beautiful. You can fish at the base of the falls. There are also stairs so you can climb the falls but be sure to bring a rain coat so you don't get wet. There is also...More

Thank menner2016
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The falls are very pretty! Georgia's policy of sustaining wildlife is admirable! We enjoyed the stairs and paved trail. We did not enjoy the litter...

Thank Jeannine F
Reviewed 16 August 2016

What a spectacular venue - can also fish at base pool, and sit to contemplate serenity. Have a bite up at the Lodge, and check out that additionally spectacular view of G-d's magnificence of the start of the Appalachians = The Blue Ridge Mts... it's...More

Thank serenity2222
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