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Address: Helen, GA
Description: Many hiking trails bordered by scenic mountain streams, waterfalls and...
Many hiking trails bordered by scenic mountain streams, waterfalls and other scenic vistas abound throughout this 9,115-acre natural reserve.
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Great trail!

This is a trail that is near and dear to my heart. It is a good length at almost 5 miles. The difficulty is easy to moderate. Quite enjoyable due to the scenery. The trail is an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a trail that is near and dear to my heart. It is a good length at almost 5 miles. The difficulty is easy to moderate. Quite enjoyable due to the scenery. The trail is an in and out, but due to it following water nearly the entire time the hike is just as fun on the way out.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Loved the walk up. The creek as along the path most of the time. Really enjoyed that. Would see people camping along the path. Would see a few small falls on the way up. But was expecting a nice big fall at the top. It was hidden between the two tall rocks. STill worth the visit! GA's gem!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Raven Cliffs Falls trail offers a very scenic (5 total miles in-and-out) creekside route. Consider allotting approximately 3 hours for a moderate pace hike with some time to sit and enjoy the falls at the end of the trail. Although the trail itself is easy, it is very rugged and covered with tree roots and small rocks making it challenging... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Terrific, long hike. Not difficult, but very scenic. Great for dogs and older kids. Would be beautiful any time of year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This was my first real trail. I was born and raised in South Florida, so trails like this just don't exist down south. I was amazed by the beauty of it. There's several waterfalls before the actual Raven Cliffs and all of them are beautiful. The trail was easy to me. I had no problem navigating over little streams, and... More 

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ATL, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Just hiked this 2.5 mile in and out trail this weekend. The entire trail runs along side a beautiful, bubbly creek which provides lots of photo opportunities and I'm sure it's heavily occupied in the summer with folks who come for a swim. Multiple small waterfalls are along the way, so you can certainly see some beautiful sites without doing... More 

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My daughter and I enjoyed the hike to the falls on such a beautiful day. The out and back trail was not technical but enough to feel you had done something.

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Lake City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

It was kind of long for me since I'm out of shape. There are great photo opportunities along the trail. Once we got to where we saw the fall, we saw others climbing higher. Maybe behind the falls. We were not that adventuresome.

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Winfield, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This trail is 2.5 miles one way. It took a couple of hours. The trail can at times be treacherous, because of roots sticking out of the ground, and drop-offs, so if you have little ones, you need to keep a close eye on them. But the entire hike is beautiful, not just the end. We saw several waterfalls that... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Nice moderate trail without too much incline. You can go as far as you want and their are several falls along the way. Very pretty scenery.

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