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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

Dense Fog Advisory

Issued:
10:44 PM EST on February 19, 2018
Expires:
11:00 AM EST on February 20, 2018
Fog
Monday 02/19/2018 20%
Fog
Areas of fog developing late. Lows overnight in the low 50s.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 02/20/2018 40%
Chance of Rain
Areas of patchy fog early. Drizzle early...then remaining cloudy with showers developing in the afternoon. High 67F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Wednesday 02/21/2018 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Rain showers in the morning with scattered thunderstorms arriving in the afternoon. Record high temperatures expected. High 71F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of Rain
Thursday 02/22/2018 50%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers in the morning becoming more intermittent in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High 74F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of Rain
Friday 02/23/2018 40%
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. High 72F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.


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