Amicalola Falls State Park

These popular 729-foot falls are the tallest east of the Mississippi River.

Amicalola Falls State Park

The word Amicalola comes from a Cherokee Indian word meaning falling waters. These popular 729-foot falls are the tallest east of the Mississippi River. An eight-mile approach trail also leads from the park to Springer Mountain, the southern end of the Appalachian Trail. Directions: From Blue Ridge, take Hwy 515 to Hwy 52 outside of Ellijay. Follow Hwy 52 to the left fork toward Dahlonega.
Location: 280 Amicalola Falls State Park Road, Dawsonville , GA 30534
Phone: 706-265-4703