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Easy sun soaked path to breathtaking falls

Easy find, easy parking, and 2 views, lower Falls 1/4 mile one way and upper Falls 3/4 one way... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia
Beautiful place to hike!

Desoto Falls is a well marked, scenic hike. It's family friendly with plenty of trails. The falls... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
Lana K
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Easy find, easy parking, and 2 views, lower Falls 1/4 mile one way and upper Falls 3/4 one way. Pretty easy trails and beautiful multi-layered waterfall! Sign says dangerous slippery spots, but went after heavy rains and seemed rather easy to navigate.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank annberg1969
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Desoto Falls is a well marked, scenic hike. It's family friendly with plenty of trails. The falls are truly beautiful and well worth the hike.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lana K
Reviewed November 23, 2018

One of nature's most beautiful areas. We visit here often and never tire of its beauty. A must see when you and the family are in the area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dee S
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

The DeSoto Falls are located along Frogtown Creek, which you cross on the hiking trail. There are actually three falls: Upper, Middle, and Lower DeSoto Falls. The upper waterfall drops 200 feet, the middle drops 90 feet and the lower drops 35 feet for an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank heatherpiro
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Two different falls to choose from both very nice but there are better ones in the area. I like the falls on the shorter trail better. It is short but a rougher trail

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jqzimm
Reviewed September 14, 2018

After parking one is asked to deposit a $3 convenience fee for use of the park and then walking through the camp grounds one comes to the bridge that leads to the falls. One walk is 3/4 miles to one set of falls, which mostly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Isn't that the sign you always want to see when you go hiking?! Those darn bears. We did not see any, but the upper and lower falls were a sight to see. Worth the hikes. Not sure where the Middle Falls were, we didn't see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stumpierose
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Although the childhood friend who I visited the falls with and I are somewhat athletic (she plays ice hockey and I run marathons), we found the hike to relatively easy & quick, even though they were a little damp on the day we went. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sbr812
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

You don’t even have to leave the campground to find the best swimming areas. Trails were clear and easy to hike. We did run across a rattlesnake on the trail. No swimming really at the fall but it’s still pretty to see. The park is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kimberlyn523
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful hike to the upper falls trails are clear and well maintained and a fairly easy walk. It is the forest so keep an eye out for animal life. We did come across a rattlesnake on the trail. We stopped he went his way and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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David S
July 7, 2018|
Response from twomenwithtrumpets | Reviewed this property |
Not sure..look online they give guidelines.
Stephanie N
April 4, 2017|
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Response from Ben-inGwinnett | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's a great trail for dogs. I take both of mine every time I go. The lower fall has part of the trail that narrows in parts but it's fine. Walking to the upper fall the trail is 5 to 6 feet wide all the time.