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Address: 61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen, GA 30545
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There is a lot to do here so it is a good idea to check their website first. Some hiking trails are closed seasonally because of hunting and the fishing regulations are strict and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 4, 2017
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Alpharetta, Georgia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

It is expensive to stay in a cabin, and the volunteer staff was not informed we were there to fish. The Volunteers fed the fish and ruined our chances of catching fish on anything but pellet flies (not sporting). They ruined our experience.

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Management response:

Thank you for your valuable feedback and opinion. Post drought and late summer/fall heat to we do supplementary feed the fish and rehab during the cooler months. It is part of our management on the conservation area to maintain excellent fishing. I am sorry that you are disappointed, we try to work around guest when possible. Please contact the park... More 

Pike Road, AL
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

I am sure this is a wonderful place to hike if you've got a good bit of time. If you're looking to sneak a fairly quick hike into your day, however, you're out of luck. Even though there is a paved road to several hike starting points, you find out after you've paid your park fee that you can't actually... More 

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Fondo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

There is a lot to do here so it is a good idea to check their website first. Some hiking trails are closed seasonally because of hunting and the fishing regulations are strict and a bit unusual. A great place for couple and families.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

We have visited several times, staying on property in one of the six cottages. Terrific hiking at nearby Dukes Creek and Raven Cliffs parks. Trout fishing on lovely Dukes Creek. Shopping and restaurants in nearby Helen GA.

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1 Thank Sherry E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for an incredible stay in the woods with all of the comforts of home look no further. I do not have anything negative to say about my stay. From the cabins to the park and the staff, everything is top notch. Don't think about it, just book your cabin!

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Gainesville, Georgia
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

We visited this park and enjoyed getting to know this place even though it was so hot. We went to the visitor's center first. The lady was so very helpful and friendly to everyone who came in. She told us more information than we knew to ask about! We enjoyed talking to her and visiting the discovery room. We walked... More 

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Lawton
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place for hiking and biking. The biking is moderate to strenuous a lot of hills. The scenery is beautiful. We rode bikes and pushed up a couple hills but loved it.

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1 Thank Paul K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

On the outskirts of touristy Helen, GA is the serene and well-maintained Smithgall Woods. It has much to offer: camping, hiking, woodland strolls, fishing, biking, and hunting. It also has a nice gift shop, after-hours accessible and clean restrooms, and a soft drink machine. We saw cages for hawks or owls, but there were no feathered friends in them when... More 

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Georgia
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57 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

We went on the roughly hour and a half van tour of this conservation park on the first Saturday in March, 2016. Having called a couple of days before, we were told the tour was full but would be put on a waiting list. The tour started at 10 AM so we showed up at 9:45, hoping there would be... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2015

Took a small hike here towards the end of the day on Laurel Ridge Trail. Very beautiful trail (1.6 miles) -- perfect for a quick hike. The lady in the Visitors Center was very friendly and extremely helpful. We will definitely spend more time here on our next visit.

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