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Amicalola Falls

Amicalola Falls Review

This is claimed to be the highest cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi, with waters plunging an eye-popping 729 feet through a cluster of seven cascades. The surrounding 1,021-acre state park contains a visitor's center and is dotted with scenic campsites and cottages strategically situated near a network of nature trails, picnic sites, and fishing streams. The southern starting point of the more than 2,100-mi Appalachian Trail begins near Amicalola Falls.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Off GA 52, 18 mi west of Dahlonega, 418 Amicalola Falls Lodge Rd., Dawsonville, GA 30534 | Map It
  • Phone: 706/265–4703
  • Cost: Parking $5
  • Hours: Daily 7 am–10 pm
  • Website:
  • Location: Dahlonega
Updated: 10-15-2012

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