Spectacular scenery and hiking trails make this one of Georgia’s most popular state parks. At 729 feet, Amicalola Falls is the tallest cascading waterfall in the Southeast. Visitors have choices on how to best view the tumbling waters, ranging from an accessible pathway to a challenging trail with staircases. Those who tackle the latter can join the park’s Canyon Climbers Club. An 8.5-mile trail leads from the park to Springer Mountain, the southern end of the famous 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail. Numerous other trails provide shorter day hikes. Amicalola Falls is supported by a local Friends chapter that volunteers and financially supports the park thanks to donors and members like you!
Amicalola Falls State Park
Special Story - Top of the Falls
Friends of Amicalola helps to protect and preserve one of Georgia’s most iconic landmarks: Amicalola Falls. At 729 feet, this is the Southeast’s tallest cascade and a major tourist attraction in the north Georgia mountains. Preservation efforts and enhancements are the primary goals of Friends. In commitment to their mission, Friends put forth over $100,000 in contributions as well as volunteer support (and partnered with the park and Amicalola EMC) to improve the view of the falls by removing some overgrown trees and...