- 240 Amicalola Falls State Park Rd, Dawsonville, GA 30534, USA
- (800) 864-7275
t’s easy to see why this is one of Georgia’s most popular state parks. Amicalola, a Cherokee Indian word meaning “tumbling waters,” is an appropriate name for these 729-foot falls — the tallest east of the Mississippi River. An eight-mile approach trail leads from the park to Springer Mountain, the southern end of the 2,135-mile Appalachian Trail. However, numerous other trails are available for shorter journeys. A beautiful lodge is popular with guests who prefer hotel-type comforts over cottages and camping, while a 5-mile hike leads to more remote accommodations at the Len Foote Hike Inn. Be sure to stop by the park office to see nature displays, live exhibits and a gift shop.
Phone: (800) 864-7275
Other Phone: (706) 265-4703
- swimming pool
- lp gas
- modem connection
- sewer hookups
- other swimming
- cable tv
- dump station
- recreation hall
- group area
- phone hookups
Monday 12/05/2016 100%
Rain with a few rumbles of thunder. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
Tuesday 12/06/2016 100%
Chance of Rain
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the morning, then some lingering showers still possible in the afternoon. High near 55F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
Wednesday 12/07/2016 10%
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 59F. Winds light and variable.
Thursday 12/08/2016 10%
Cloudy skies. High 46F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.
Friday 12/09/2016 0%
Mainly sunny. High 39F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
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Beautiful park but campground is like camping in a neighborhood.
July 21, 2008
I would never return to this campground as it is. The individual sites are entirely geared to monster RVs, with huge gravel pads formed by massive wood retaining walls. Sites are crowded together and some have almost no shade. Tent campers are subjected to constant noise from air conditioners.
The worst aspect of the campground is that there is a group site right in the middle of the individual sites. A lighted pavilion encourages noise late into the night and on the weekend I was camping the dozen or so kids in the group site were shrieking at full voice by 6 a.m. The park really needs a separate tent-only loop with a more natural landscape.
The park itself is beautiful with good trails and dramatic scenery.
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