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Hiking Trails to Waterfalls

Hike these Georgia trails to the state’s most beautiful cascading waterfalls.

Georgia's Best, Top-Rated Trails. Find your next adventure

Tallulah Gorge: Hiking Spectacular Canyon Views in North Georgia


Hike the popular trails at this Georgia State Park to breathtaking views of Tallulah Gorge – a steep-walled, waterfall-filled gorge.

Edmonds Backcountry Trail: Hiking Georgia’s Black Rock Mountain State Park


Hike this difficult 6 miles trail at Georgia’s highest elevation state park, trailing to mountain summits, tumbling streams, and a secluded waterfall.

Sweetwater Creek: Hiking the Red Trail


This 2 mile trail in Atlanta’s Sweetwater Creek State Park hikes to historic mill ruins and follows the banks of Sweetwater Creek along rushing rapids and small waterfalls.

Panther Creek Trail: Hiking Georgia Waterfalls


Hike this 7 mile roundtrip following the Panther Creek Trail to one Georgia’s most popular and beautiful waterfalls, Panther Creek Falls.

Dukes Creek Falls Trail: Hiking near Helen


This moderate, kid and dog friendly trail hikes 1 mile to multiple waterfalls on Dukes Creek and Davis Creek in North Georgia.

Sweetwater Creek: Hiking the White Trail Loop


Combine the white and red trails at Georgia’s Sweetwater Creek State Park to hike a 4.1 mile, moderate loop through creek and forest ecosystems just outside of Atlanta.

Emery Creek Trail: Hiking Wild River Crossings to a Gorgeous Waterfall


Hike the Emery Creek Trail 4.4 miles to a gorgeous, secluded waterfall near Blue Ridge, Georgia.

Long Creek Falls: Hiking the Appalachian Trail


Hike the Appalachian Trail 2 miles roundtrip through the creek, hemlock and rhododendron-filled Three Forks valley to Long Creek Falls, a beautiful 50-foot waterfall.

Jacks River Falls Trail


Hike and splash 6 miles through Georgia’s Cohutta wilderness – winding and wading through the Jacks River valley to a series of beautiful waterfalls.

Raven Cliff Falls: Hiking to Gorgeous Waterfalls


HIke 5.1 miles through a waterfall filled creek valley to Raven Cliff Falls, one of the most popular and beautiful waterfalls in North Georgia.

High Shoals Falls: Hiking Double Waterfalls near Helen


Hike 2.7 miles to double waterfalls at High Shoals Falls, including one of Georgia’s largest falls: a massive, 50+ foot cascading waterfall.

Fort Mountain: Hiking the Gahuti Trail in North Georgia


Hike the 8.2 mile Gahuti Trail loop at Fort Mountain State Park near Chatsworth, Georgia to explore gorgeous overlook vistas, the cascades of a remote waterfall and backcountry campsites.

Cloudland Canyon: Hiking the Sitton Gulch Trail


Hike the 6 mile Sitton Gulch Trail, dropping from Cloudland Canyon’s towering rim to the canyon floor filled with waterfalls, towering hemlock and massive boulder fields.

Cochran Mill Park: Hiking the Henry Mill Falls Trail


Hike 5.6 miles to the beautiful Henry Mill waterfall on Bear Creek’s meandering banks in Cochran Mill Park, 25 miles southeast of Atlanta.

Helton Creek Falls: A Short Hike to Two Waterfalls near Helen


Catch two rushing waterfalls at Helton Creek Falls on this short, kid-friendly .4 mile hike north of Helen, Georgia near Vogel State Park.

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