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Address: 61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen, GA 30545
Phone Number: 706 878 3087
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Gorgeous Place

There are many trails there. This week I went on two; each beautiful. The well-outfitted gift shop has free descriptions of each of their trails. I want to return to walk the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Bishop GA
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Bishop GA
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43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

There are many trails there. This week I went on two; each beautiful. The well-outfitted gift shop has free descriptions of each of their trails. I want to return to walk the other trails.

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Woodstock, Georgia
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This was our first hiking experience. We thought we'd be ok not carrying food with us and expected to be hiking for about two hours. Unfortunately, it took us four hours to hike to and through the first trail that included the gold mines and one waterfall. We did take water, of course, but we want to go back, take... More 

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Cleveland, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

You have to get permission to fish though - plan well ahead. During trout season it's usually booked up.

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Florida
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My wife and I have enjoyed hiking this park several times and always look forward to returning. Trail is paved for 1.5 miles. This trip we saw numerous trout in the creek along the route. Steep hills make for a good work out.

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Gainesville, GA
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112 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 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
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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142 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 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
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 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
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 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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11 reviews
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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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Additional Information about Smithgall Woods Conservation Area

Address: 61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen, GA 30545
Phone Number: 706 878 3087
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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