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Tallulah Gorge State Park

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One of the most spectacular canyons in the eastern U.S., Tallulah Gorge is two miles long and nearly 1,000 feet deep. Visitors can hike rim trails to several overlooks, or they can obtain a free permit (limit 100 per day) to hike down to the gorge floor. A suspension bridge sways 80 feet above the rocky bottom, providing spectacular views of the river and waterfalls. Exhibits in the park’s Jane Hurt Yarn Interpretive Center highlight the rich history of this Victorian resort town, as well as the rugged terrain and fragile ecosystem of the area. Additionally, an award-winning film takes viewers on a dramatic journey through the gorge.

Permits are required for all people accessing the gorge floor or rock climbing/rappelling. Permits are not transferable. The only approved trails for entering or leaving the gorge floor are the Sliding Rock and the Hurricane Falls (staircase) trails. Trails entering or exiting the gorge, as well as those on the gorge floor, are very strenuous. Visitors with health problems should not attempt to climb these trails. CHILDREN MUST BE CLOSELY SUPERVISED AT ALL TIMES. Weather and water flow conditions can restrict gorge floor access. Permits limited to 100 per day.

During deer hunting season (Sept. 11 – Jan. 1) Stoneplace Trail permits will not be issued until after 10 a.m. and hikers/bikers are encouraged to wear reflective orange.



Phone: (800) 864-7275

Other Phone: (706) 754-7970


Amenities

  • tenting
  • store
  • swimming pool
  • fishing
  • lp gas
  • modem connection
  • pullthrus
  • sewer hookups
  • laundry
  • other swimming
  • rentals
  • pets
  • cable tv
  • lodging
  • dump station
  • recreation hall
  • boating
  • group area
  • phone hookups
  • slideouts
  • wi-fi

Directions

Located on U.S. Hwy. 441 within the city limits of Tallulah Falls, Ga.


Pet Policy

NEW PET RULES: For pet and visitor safety, pets are no longer allowed on the gorge floor or on any trail accessing the gorge. Leashed pets are still allowed on rim trails.



Weather

Mostly Cloudy
Sunday 12/11/2016 10%
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 44F. Winds light and variable.
Chance of Rain
Monday 12/12/2016 60%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High 58F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 12/13/2016 30%
Chance of Rain
A few showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High 59F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 12/14/2016 60%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with showers. High 52F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 12/15/2016 0%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 46F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.


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