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Base of the Falls Trail

Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawsonville, GA
+1 800-573-9656
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Awesome View! Great family destination

It is great to start at the base of the falls, where you can hike around the rocks, etc. Then, if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
phc917
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South Carolina
Peaceful, Gorgeous

You can drive up and park to a sitting area at the base of the Falls. It's fairly overgrown around... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
CBGeorgia
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Jefferson, Georgia
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Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawsonville, GA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is great to start at the base of the falls, where you can hike around the rocks, etc. Then, if you are able, make the climb to the top. If that is too ambitious, drive to the ADA parking lot and walk a very...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

You can drive up and park to a sitting area at the base of the Falls. It's fairly overgrown around the area, but pretty, near the reflecting pond. A walking trail comes out there. Can get crowded quickly, if people don't move on.

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

We loved the Falls! The park was clean and the trails had varying levels depending on your experience. My entire family loved being here!

Thank Heather H
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

The falls are spectacular. I could have stayed there all day watching them. The park does have an ADA trail to/from the parking lot to the observation deck. But I wouldn't recommend pushing someone in a wheelchair because the trail is 3/10ths of a mile...More

Thank CarolinaGirl19
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

There are easy hikes around the falls and harder hikes. If you don't want to hike or are unable to hike, you can drive to the top for an incredible view!

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Reviewed June 8, 2017

We very much enjoyed this hike - but parked at the top of the falls and hiked DOWN! The surrounding area is just lush and beautiful...

Thank Jenny S
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Such a beautiful view from the Base of the Falls. This trail is very easy and provides lots of plant and wildlife. I definitely recommend

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Reviewed April 27, 2017

The base of the falls has many trails along the streams and over to a trout pond where people fish during trout fishing days.Lots of wild flowers . Lots of tree covering for shade. Loved hiking the trails

Thank Diana L
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Really enjoy going to the falls! It is very beautiful. You can fish at the base of the falls. There are also stairs so you can climb the falls but be sure to bring a rain coat so you don't get wet. There is also...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2017

The falls are very pretty! Georgia's policy of sustaining wildlife is admirable! We enjoyed the stairs and paved trail. We did not enjoy the litter...

Thank Jeannine F
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