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Toccoa Falls

325 Chapel Dr, campus of Toccoa Falls College, Toccoa Falls, GA 30598
706 886 7299, ext. 5215
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Hampton, Georgia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This waterfall is a free falling one, one of the highest in the eastern US. They are in a lovely little grotto, near a monument commemorating the flood that was caused by the earthen dam above the falls, back in Nov. 1977. The falls are on the campus of Toccoa Falls college, which itself is very lovely. One must go... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Decided to go for a drive and ended up going to Toccoa to see the falls. Brought our two girls and they loved it!

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Young Harris, Georgia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
39 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Had a beautiful drive to Toccoa Falls. Enjoyed probably the last color of autumn. Went with friends. There's a minimal fee to go to the falls. $2 unless you are over 60 then it's only $1. One in our group had a walker. It's a short walk but is on gravel so it was slow going but she was happy... More

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Tennessee
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136 reviews 136 reviews
62 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

In 1977, after 5 continual days of rain, the dam above Toccoa Falls burst. This sent many millions of gallons of water onto the campus of Toccoa College, a Christian university located near the falls. Thirty nine people died, 60, injured---all connected in some way with the college. The dam was not rebuilt. There is a memorial plaque located on... More

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Randleman, North Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Ok 2 bucks for entry is cheap. A short walk to the falls well worth it. Plenty of opportunities for pictures. Hard to believe its taller than Niagara! It doesn't take long so go while it's nice.

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Toccoa, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

When I first visited Toccoa Falls as a child, we heard stories of star-crossed Cherokee lovers leaping to their death over this scenic waterfalls. said to be the highest east of the Mississippi. Later, the Gatehouse at the foot of Toccoa served as a meeting place for the DAR and CAR, where I spoke on the same podium as Zell... More

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Jefferson, Georgia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
46 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

If you want to see a pretty waterfall, but not into a long hike, this is the place. $2 entry fee, a 5 minute walk and you're there. Bring the camera! The only drawback is you're not allowed in the water.

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Chickamauga, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My husband and our 2 Golden Retrievers went to see Toccoa Falls. It is a very scenic waterfall and very easy to access. Just a short walk on a gravel walkway. Toccoa Falls College campus (which is where the waterfall is at) is a quaint Christian college and very scenic as well. It costs $2.00 per person to see the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Just like my trip, I'm going to make this short, sweet, and to the point. The Falls are absolutely gorgeous, however if you are looking for a nice long walk to see several falls "this attraction is not for you", on the other hand if you want to take a breather from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Magnificent falls. 186 ft. drop. Only $2, $1 seniors. Short walk to the Falls. Staff pleasant and helpful. A must on your bucket list.

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