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Desoto Falls

Address: Highway 19, Blairsville, GA
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Blairsville, Georgia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
25 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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78 reviews 78 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
34 helpful votes 34 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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Tampa, Florida
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127 reviews 127 reviews
92 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

(Note my earlier review is actually for Desoto Falls in Alabama -- trying to delete). This is a lovely drive through the twist and turns scenic highway. The hikes to both falls were easy and moderate. We enjoyed a picnic afterwards in pleasant surroundings with clean compost toilets nearby.

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Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My husband and I did this hike, there are two separate falls to hike to. Both are easy hikes and the falls are nice to see.

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Atlanta, GA
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112 reviews 112 reviews
58 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a relatively easy hike to see two waterfalls with children and dogs. To go to the upper falls, it is 3/4 of a mile for a total 1.5 mile round trip. At the upper falls there are benches to sit and enjoy the view. Almost at the beginning of the trail is a fork in the other direction,... More 

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