Central and North Georgia Sights

Amicalola Falls

  • 418 Amicalola Falls Lodge Rd. Map It
  • Dawsonville
  • Body Of Water/Waterfall

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's 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 829-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.

Sight Information


Off GA 52, 18 mi west of Dahlonega, 418 Amicalola Falls Lodge Rd., Dawsonville, Georgia, 30534, United States

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  • Parking $5
  • Daily 7 am–10 pm

Published 07/23/2015


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