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Address: 61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen, GA 30545
Phone Number: 706 878 3087
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We love walking here with the dogs

It is always a good experience to come here. Last week was no exception! The ranger was so sweet and really loved that we had our dogs with us and wanted us to bring them in for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
PokerCPA
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Gainesville, GA
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Gainesville, GA
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104 reviews 104 reviews
26 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is always a good experience to come here. Last week was no exception! The ranger was so sweet and really loved that we had our dogs with us and wanted us to bring them in for her to see them! She gave them treats so they were quite happy! Its a great walk and really pretty. You can go... More 

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florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This park is heavily visited by fly fisherman and that seems to be where most of the focus is placed. But the ranger we spoke to was very helpful about hiking in the park and the rest of the area. Most of the trails are accessed from a 1.5 mile paved trailhead (not my preference) but I'm sure many others... More 

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ATL, GA
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123 reviews 123 reviews
44 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My husband is a very experienced hiker but I am not at all athletic. For the new year, I have agreed to tag along with him on some short, easy hikes to try to get back into shape. I chose the trails at Smithgall Woods for my first hiking experience after reading various reviews. I was not disappointed. This is... More 

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Rome, Georgia
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177 reviews 177 reviews
83 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My daughter and I visited here on a Saturday in August, There is a nice gift shop with wildlife exhibits and the staff is very helpful and friendly. There are several hiking trails, so you can choose the length and difficulty. I would love to come stay in one of the cabins, but they do stay booked up due to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was our first visit to the Smithgall Woods Conservation Area, and it was for their Fall Celebration (noon to 4 p.m.). This is a limited review, because we had limited exposure to the Area. The Fall Celebration featured candle making, gold panning, story telling, an apple press with fresh apple juice, live Appalachian music by a trio of guitar... More 

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Helen, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a super venue for small business meetings. Beautiful surroundings, nice staff! Perfect setting for getting things done and then enjoying the area with your staff.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I went there for a training session. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. The setting of this preserve is beautiful. It is quiet and peaceful. I spent time at Duke's Creek. It is a beautiful mountain stream where one could take time to truly enjoy nature.

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Macon, Georgia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Spent about 5 hours here wandering the trails. They have great maps and brochures at the visitor center that give all the historical info for the trails! There are some steep hills and our legs were pretty trashed by the end of our day, but it was a great place to enjoy nature! We almost had the place to ourselves... More 

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Kalispell
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68 reviews 68 reviews
18 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our family of eleven just completed a four-night stay at Dover Cottage in Smithgall Woods State Park. The cottage has 5 bedrooms, each with its own private bath. The common room was spacious as well as lovely and accommodated our family wonderfully. The kitchen is not pretty, but it functions very well for preparing meals for a crowd. In fact,... More 

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

A nice afternoon if you are not in a hurry. Take a picnic lunch and relax. Check out the history of the preserve as well.

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