Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge

Amicalola Falls State Park
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Amicalola Falls State Park is one of Georgia's most popular state parks.

Amicalola, a Cherokee Indian word meaning "tumbling waters," is an appropriate name for these 729-foot falls -- the tallest cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River. The park can also be used as a starting point for the Appalachian Trail. An 8.5 mile approach trail leads from the park to Springer Mountain, the southern end of the 2,135-mile Appalachian Trail.

The park is located 15 miles northwest of Dawsonville on Ga. Hwy. 52. Take Hwy. 53 west to Hwy. 183 north to Hwy. 52 east.

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  • Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge
  • 418 Amicalola Falls State Park Rd
  • Dawsonville, GA 30534
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