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Desoto Falls

Address: Highway 19, Blairsville, GA
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Ranked #5 of 19 things to do in Blairsville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Nashville, Tennessee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

It's not the biggest but it's one of the best smaller parks around. The falls and the flat rock areas to the front and side of the falls are perfect location for scenic photos with or without people. There are rental boats to enjoy the lake and there is a great picnic area. Desoto Falls State Park is nearby complete... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

After hiking miles the day before, this short walk to the falls was nothing in comparison. One fall is to the right 3/4 mile and it's a beautiful walk along the trail. The other fall is only 1/4 mile away, although it's called the lower falls they are both a bit of a climb upward but nothing too hard. It... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Looking for a short morning walk with great view for you and your doggies, come here. Trail is wide and easy for older dogs. My lab was 8yrs. Old and had no issues enjoying this trail. He had to take a break going up Brasstown bald , but not here.

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Blairsville, Georgia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
25 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It's just a short, easy walk to this waterfall from the parking area and worth it. Lovely waterfall, easy wading in cool water, and not a busy attraction so you can enjoy it more. It isn't something you would drive a long distance just to see, but if you're already in the area of Blairsville, then it's worth it. Located... More 

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Dunedin, Florida, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

we ended up walking up in a cold rain, but enjoyed the views once we got there. strongly recommend for family experience

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Arabi, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is the best , most awesome place ever! I loved it! My BFF had her wedding photos taken here. I had to be carried down which was very tricky and back up it was so hard but so worth it.The kids loved sliding down it on their tail ends! A great family place to see nature at its best!... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I have been going up to this falls forever. Took my new husband to see it and he loved it also. Although they do need to look into making it safer. The railing are getting old and shaky!

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Hampton, Georgia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My husband and I visited these falls recently and they are beautiful. The lower falls are a tad harder to get to, though only a quarter mile from the start of the trail. The upper falls are really the middle falls--the old upper falls trail is closed due to erosion and is no longer safe to hike on. But the... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Don't be fooled by the sign to the falls. The lower falls trail may only be .25 miles (one-way) but it's all uphill. The upper falls trail is .75 miles (one-way) and a much easier hike. The trails are very well maintained and the scenery is gorgeous. We went while the leaves were turning wow! Just beautiful. There are plenty... More 

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

There are two falls here, both relatively easy to get to and easy to find, about a 2.5 mile round trip hike. The upper falls is more impressive with a viewing platform. The walk is pleasant and views of the river are all around. The lower falls is about 40 ft (compared to the 100 ft upper) but still worth... More 

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