Tallulah Gorge State Park


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Tallulah Gorge State Park


Location:On US Highway 441, within Tallulah Falls city limits.
Facilities:50 tent/trailer/RV campsites, pioneer campground, backcountry Adirondack shelter, 2 picnic shelters, hiking trails (20+ miles), paved "Rails to Trails" path, 63-acre lake, swimming beach, tennis courts, interpretive center, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, fishing, whitewater paddling (seasonal/limited), swimming, aesthetic water releases (spring and fall), hiking, bicycling (including mountain biking), rock climbing/rappelling (requires permit), interpretive programs.
Special Features:One of the most spectacular canyons in the eastern US, the gorge is two miles long and nearly 1,000 feet deep. A suspension bridge crosses 80 feet above the gorge, affording breathtaking views of the river and waterfalls. Visitors must obtain a free permit (limit 100 per day) from the visitor center before hiking down to the gorge floor. The park's interpretive center features an award-winning film that takes viewers on a journey through the gorge.
Address:338 Jane Hurt Yarn Dr
Tallulah Falls, GA 30573

Phone:706-754-7970
Web: gastateparks.org/info/tallulah
Size: 2,689 acres.

See other parks in Georgia.