Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Tallulah Gorge State Park

Tallulah Gorge

Tallulah Gorge State Park offers hiking and mountain biking on 20-plus miles of trails, and there’s certainly a variety to choose from: rim trails, a suspension bridge, paved path and even the gorge floor – Tallulah Gorge is 1,000 feet deep, by the way. The park also houses the Jane Hurt Yarn Interpretive Center, with information on the history and ecosystem of the area…
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Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge

Amicalola Falls, the tallest cascading waterfall in the southeastern U.S., at its' state park

Amicalola Falls is the tallest cascading waterfall in the southeastern U.S., so it’s safe to say this state park isn’t short on scenery. There are trails for all skill levels in Amicalola Falls State Park, and it’s only an 8.5-mile hike to the start of the Appalachian Trail…
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Cloudland Canyon State Park

Waterfall at Cloudland Canyon State Park

On the edge of Lookout Mountain in very northern Georgia, Cloudland Canyon State Park offers scenery and the chance for hikers to tackle varying trails. Caving is also an option through the park’s on-site outfitter…
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Hamburg State Outdoor Recreation Area

The 1921 gristmill at Hamburg State Outdoor Recreation Area

Not only a site for boating, fishing and hiking, Hamburg State Outdoor Recreation Area also houses a 1921 gristmill and museum. Camping is seasonal and opened March 15; self-registration is used to book campsites…
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