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High Falls State Park

Address: 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson, GA 30233
Phone Number: 478 993 3053
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in Jackson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Decatur, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This was our third trip camping at High Falls and our second time to stay in a yurt. The yurts are awesome! Easily sleeps six, has a working heater (even in sub-freezing weather) and electricity. No cooking facilities, but we brought a cooler, camp stove and Mr. Coffee. The bath facilities are nearby. The porch on the yurt has a... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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115 reviews 115 reviews
60 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This park has over 4.5 miles of hiking trails in addition to a playground, picnic area, water activities and several campgrounds. There are even yurts available to rent. We took the 1.5 mile Falls Trail which is a loop. What I loved was that you can see the falls right at the beginning of the trail so if people get... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The falls were beautiful. The trail was somewhat steep but the falls were about 100 feet into the trail so it was very doable with our 4 year old. We did not walk the entire trail but we're able to see exactly what we went to see. The man at the park enter able was very helpful and suggested two... More 

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270 reviews 270 reviews
83 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Very pretty place to visit and camp. Both the river and the lake are beautiful. Every staff member we encountered (6 total) was super friendly, super helpful, and a pleasure to be around!!! Excellent place! Highly recommended!

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thomaston
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

you can fish ,hike,camp ,swim or just sit and look at the view, beautiful falls you can take night hikes with a tour guide they even loan out fishing gear

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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314 reviews 314 reviews
142 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The waterfalls here are great but are not the center of focus for the park. Emphasis seems to be on camping and boating. Trails in the area of the falls are in very poor condition. Late fall is not the season to see a full running waterfall unless there have been unusually heavy rains in the watershed. I wish the... More 

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Dacula, Georgia
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233 reviews 233 reviews
30 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Bottom line, the waterfalls and trail down to the bottom of the falls are worth a visit. The park itself is not that great in my view, but the falls are worth it. Note, was told they are going to work on the dam, so the water levels will be way down, so check with the park if you are... More 

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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I have always liked coming here to see the ducks. Fishing off the pier is cool too. The picnic areas, and the pool are a nice way to enjoy the family. There are also occasional play grounds for young children. Very pretty time in nature.

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We visited on labor day and were very disappointed with the condition of the park and the way it is managed. The park looks tired and poorly maintained overall. It has been many years since we visited and were sad to see it has gone downhill since that time. There are many small / wild trees that have been allowed... More 

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Crystal River
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Overall, a disappointing stay. We had initially reserved a yurt for two nights but ended up checking out after the first night. The park staff were very nice and refunded the 2nd night even though we said it wasn't necessary as it was our choice to leave early. Yurt was basic but more than adequate. Park was uncrowded, restrooms clean.... More 

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