Amicalola Falls State Park

Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge Dawsonville GA

Content byDennis Lynn

Dennis is a partner here at North Georgia Mountains Online. He also owns and operates a marketing / consulting company - Inbound Solutions Group. He is married to Terri and they live smack dab in the middle of the mountains in Blairsville.

September 20, 2020


Northeast of Dawsonville, Georgia, on the cusp of the North Georgia Mountains, sits Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge. A nature lover’s wonderland, it’s only 8 miles from the Appalachian Trail and within the Chattahoochee National Forest. The park is named after its most treasured feature, Amicalola Falls – a magnificent 729-foot waterfall that’s the third-highest cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River. In the thick of the spectacular terrain, stands Amicalola Falls Lodge – a beacon of comfort, rejuvenation, and true Georgia adventure. At Amicalola Falls Lodge, almost every room has a view. The breathtaking vistas and spectacular sunsets await behind the door. Time spent at a destination of this caliber turns an ordinary trip into a great escape. Whether you are planning a corporate meeting, a family reunion, a friendly mountain getaway or a romantic rendezvous, Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge offers amazing accommodations and world-class recreation on the southern tier of the Appalachian Mountain Range.


An Adventure Lodge is a place to play, discover and explore. Looking for a mountain resort, a classic cabin rental or fantastic camping accommodations? Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge is the perfect Appalachian Mountain command post. Thrill seekers enjoy the best zip lining in Georgia without leaving the park. Naturalists feed their curiosities on guided hikes. Groups trek to the cliff of Amicalola Falls to observe white water in motion. State Park staff educate about local wildlife in the Birds of Prey Show. Outdoor enthusiasts who seek something more interactive can sign up for GPS scavenger hunts3-D archery or survivalist camp. The Lodge at Amicalola Falls also serves as a bed and breakfast for travelers passing through this picturesque pocket of North Georgia.

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1 Comment

  1. Dennis Lynn

    This is where we were hiking a few years back and came across a huge mama black bear and 3 cubs. Yea – we kept our distance. Love this place! The restaurant in the lodge is absolutely awesome.


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