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Unicoi State Park

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Address: 1788 Highway 356 Road, Helen, GA 30545
Phone Number: 706 878 3982
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If you enjoy nature like I do, then I guarantee you'll find delight in visiting Unicoi State Park. It's a peaceful place with enough to do while still being able to keep it low... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you enjoy nature like I do, then I guarantee you'll find delight in visiting Unicoi State Park. It's a peaceful place with enough to do while still being able to keep it low key and relaxing. Crisp air and the sound chirping birds and bugs abuzz. Who can ask for more?

Thank Ebrashley
Seagrove Beach, Florida
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forget the tourist areas, this park is beautiful and we'll worth the trip. These scenic areas were the best part of our trip.

Thank beachykeen1965
Atlanta, Georgia
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125 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Helen with a friend last weekend. The immediate area around Unicoi Lodge was quite busy but we were able to find a parking spot. Noticed upon arrival that other cars had a "Park Pass" on their dashboard.. so we entered the lodge to find out more information. The desk where you buy the park permits is on Level 1.... More 

Thank Kiara O
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean beautiful park! Inside the lodge area they have a nice food buffet for lunch and dinner. Everyone was friendly, clean restrooms throughout the park

Thank June C
Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unicoi State Park is amazing. My husband and I stayed for 5 days and camped in the Loral Ridge area. The bathrooms were cleaned twice per day. The folks at the lodge and camping center were very friendly and nice. We enjoyed hiking the trail to Helen Ga and the Lake loop. The site was equipped with a table, fire... More 

Thank Mindy G
Orlando, Florida
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had some trouble finding where to check in for camping after 5pm (signs said go to general store, but it was closed, needed to go to hotel check in) but once settled in it was beautiful. Gravel sites with nice paved roads. Did some hiking over near the main hotel. Close to Helen. First trip and would come back... More 

Thank TravelsWithKids44
Belleview, Florida
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to take our kids on a picnic while staying in the area. The staff at the lodge were helpful & gave me a map of where to go for a nice picnic spot with kids.

Thank MooFam4
Jesup, Georgia
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51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

After visiting Anna Ruby Falls, we decided to walk around the Unicoi State Park and put our hammock up around the lake. It was so relaxing and pretty!

Thank Melody W
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Beautiful wilderness, very relaxing, easy hike. If you like hiking. The trails are easy and it's very close

Thank trekkieforever
Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I only had a short visit to Unicoi State Park so I took advantage of hiking one of the trails there. I did the Lake Trail, which is about a 2.5 mile loop around the lake. It is mainly flat and therefore a pretty easy hike with great views of the lake. You do, however, need to cross alongside a... More 

Thank Christine P

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