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Excellent short hike to a beautiful falls.

This is a great trail to a lovely waterfall. Not much incline. Sometimes this trail is very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Raven Cliff Falls

Really enjoyed this hike on the trail. If you have trouble walking or not having flat terrain I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Teresa T
Seminole, Florida
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Many hiking trails bordered by scenic mountain streams, waterfalls and other scenic vistas abound throughout this 9,115-acre natural reserve.
3000 Richard Russell Scenic Hwy, Helen, GA 30545
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great trail to a lovely waterfall. Not much incline. Sometimes this trail is very crowded, but it's a good one to take novice hikers. You can camp along this trail as well.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this hike on the trail. If you have trouble walking or not having flat terrain I wouldn't recommend. Beautiful surroundings and trail is kept clear . Would walk it again

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice hike to get to the falls. I would say not easy, but not too hard. The hike itself is beautiful.

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Did this hike on a sunday morning. trail was well maintained and clean. lots of other hikers and campers. the waterfall was nice and easily photographed. the trail up above the falls is a bit challenging but rewards with great views of mountains.

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided last minute to check this waterfall out as opposed to the more popular Anna Ruby, so we weren’t fully prepared for the 5 mile hike (nor did we realize it was that long). We certainly aren’t seasoned hikers by any...More

Thank KennaRyde
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Close to home and one of the few hikes I have yet to take. Finally did it over the weekend and it was very enjoyable. Nice hike. Not too strenuous. Pretty much follows the creek to the Raven Cliff falls. Several other waterfalls and to...More

1  Thank Geffellz18
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Arrived at the trailhead about 9am and were the only ones there. Signs indicate there will be a $5 fee but it must not be in effect yet as there was no place to leave the fee. The trail was well maintained, easy to moderate...More

Thank rdsalley
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The trail is clearly marked and the walk is not too long. The falls are seen from a distance so bring your zoom or either take the trail that goes closer to the falls. Viewing area has a covered bench seating area.

2  Thank Eddie B
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This is a mederate well worn walking trail with a lot of roots and a fair amount of obstacles. In general, it is pretty sumple and will take about 90 min up and 75 mon back if you dont have slow walkers, small kids, or...More

1  Thank Todd C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Our hike to Raven Cliff Falls would not qualify as a Wilderness experience (way too many people on a wide, well-trodden path) but it was beautifully scenic nonetheless. Would only recommend for those who wish to be quiet and enjoy nature. Don’t bring a dog....More

Thank Yoga B
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Meghan B
7 November 2018|
Response from Geffellz18 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on a leash.
mary m
13 May 2018|
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Response from TOMMYGD | Reviewed this property |
The is nothing close except Helen
10 March 2018|
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Response from melaniesX3033RX | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think it will be a problem as long as your sons in a carrier. Some parts are narrow and the trail is steep at times.