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Desoto Falls

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Desoto Falls

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Highway 19, Blairsville, GA
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1 Day Helen Town+Dahlonega Tour (Atlanta Departure) S1
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1 Day Helen Town+Dahlonega Tour (Atlanta Departure) S1

Boutique tour with professional tour leader, no more than 14 guests.<br>Complimentary 1 bottle of water per person per day.
$68.00 per adult
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Cara W wrote a review Aug 2020
Jacksonville, Florida24 contributions10 helpful votes
Make sure you have cash in ones to pay for the parking. I could not convince the teens with me to go hiking until they saw that this was only a short hike. Off we went and the kids chatted away as we went up. When they saw the first part of the upper falls, they were unimpressed. They they saw all of it and they started getting excited. Then when they started climbing them they were so happy we made the hike. They were calling for us to take pictures as they went higher and higher. When we arrived back to the car, they all agreed it was fun little hike.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Dan wrote a review Jul 2020
Panama City Beach, Florida10,561 contributions269 helpful votes
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Recently my brother and I visited DeSoto Falls. We arrived around 10am and there was parking available (limited parking, $4.00 fee). You begin the hike by walking through a shaded area where picnic tables with grills are available. You then proceed on a paved road (next to the campground) where you will come to a wooden bridge that spans the Frogtown Creek. At this point the trail splits. Turn right and you walk to the upper falls (1.5 miles) turn left to travel to the lower falls (1/2 mile). We did both. Both trails are natural terrain, in fairly good shape, beautiful scenery with a moderate change in elevation plus they are family friendly. Beautiful scenery along the way on both trails. At Lower DeSoto Falls there is a wooden platform where you can view the water cascading over a rock outcrop and spilling onto large boulders. The trail to the upper falls travels through the forest (lots of rhododendrons) and runs alongside the creek. You will cross a wooden bridge just before reaching the multi-tiered upper falls. This is the larger of the two falls. Out-and-back to both falls is just over 2 miles. Desoto Falls is part of the Chattahoochee National Forest. The park is open 7am-10pm daily; dog friendly; restrooms on site; The campground which is adjacent to the parking area is located on Frogtown creek. FYI... great trout fishing!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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JeffBreedlove wrote a review Jul 2020
Atlanta, Georgia3,660 contributions230 helpful votes
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We hiked to the upper falls. It’s a very easy and mostly flat hike and only 1.5 miles. It’s a nice path often next to a small river. The upper falls are wonderful once you arrive. There is a $5 parking fee Go enjoy
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Date of experience: July 2020
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UCF_Shipper wrote a review Jun 2020
Longwood, Florida92 contributions44 helpful votes
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We stopped here to get away from crowds. It was a perfect place for us. We were able to picnic before hiking to the falls. There is a large area with multiple tables, some with grill areas. There is a campground as well, but it was closed on our visit. There are two hikes to the falls, one for lower and one for upper. We did only one this visit. It was easy and the Trail well maintained. Afterwards, the kids played in the creek.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Rachel Miller wrote a review Jan 2020
Atlanta, Georgia3 contributions1 helpful vote
This place is incredible! Two options for hiking- longer but flatter hike to upper falls or more steep but very short hike to the lower falls. We did the latter and it did not disappoint! There is a beautiful creek which runs down from the falls and a bridge you must cross to start the hike. We couldn't resist taking tons of pictures- it's pristine even in the winter! I would suggest going right after a rainfall so there is more water coming off the falls! It was so picturesque!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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