This is the tallest waterfall in the state of georgia which is why it made it first on our list of must see spots. Amicalola falls is the tallest waterfall in georgia with an impressive 729 feet in height.
The name amicalola is a cherokee word that means tumbling waters and that s exactly what you ll see when you visit this state park.
Largest waterfall in ga. Top sky valley waterfalls. Amicalola falls is a 729 foot waterfall located in the chattahoochee national forest near dahlonega. Georgia s tallest waterfall you can t think about visiting an amazing georgia waterfall without immediately thinking about amicalola falls at amicalola falls state park.
You can see amicalola falls waterfalls from different angles. These stunning falls plunge 729 feet in seven cascades. Helton creek falls there are two falls on helton creek near blairsville.
Designated as on of the seven wonders of georgia amicalola is the highest waterfall east of the mississippi river. Amicalola falls state park is over 800 acres of natural beauty and is worth the time you ll take exploring. Tricky trail up past panther falls lots of little falls along the way till you get to angel falls it is a little overgrown with trees but worth the hike in.
Amicalola falls is one of georgia s most popular state parks so expect some company on the trail especially on fair weather weekends while this hike explores some of the park s lesser traveled areas on this two trail loop the waterfall s crest and stairs can often be busy with hikers and photographers. In blairsville take us 19 129 south about 11 miles. The picture on the left shows what you see from the very bottom looking up.
Amicalola falls is georgia s tallest waterfall and cascades more than 720 feet through a shady forest. The climb between panther and angel falls becomes moderate but the steeper sections have a post and line guide to assist you. Beware the rocks are slippery.
See reviews and photos of waterfalls in sky valley georgia on tripadvisor. Check out amicalola falls the tallest waterfall in georgia and a true gem that you ll only find in the peach state. From blue ridge take hwy 515 north to blairsville.
People flock from all over the country to see this waterfall in person and believe us they do not leave unimpressed. A short trail descends to the first waterfall then climbs to the second larger waterfall.