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Tallulah Gorge State Park (North Georgia)

From You5843.74 Mi
Local Tips http://www.aboutnorthgeorgia.com/ang/Tallulah_Gorge_State_Park
338 Jane Hurt Yarn Dr
Tallulah Falls, GA 30573
Created (yyyy-mm-dd)2014-11-08
Created ByVictorM
  • Soft
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Walking
  • Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Drinking Water
  • Limited Hours
  • Hills
  • Out And Back
  • Good For Workouts
  • Technical
  • Fee
Street Crossings
  • None
Max Distance7-10
Volume of Use
  • Low
DescriptionThere are five trails in the park ranging from 3 miles to 10 miles. One of the most spectacular canyons in the eastern U.S., Tallulah Gorge is two miles long and nearly 1,000 feet deep. Visitors can hike rim trails to several overlooks, or they can obtain a permit to hike to the gorge floor (100 per day, not available during water releases). A suspension bridge sways 80 feet above the rocky bottom, providing spectacular views of the river and waterfalls. Tightrope walkers have twice crossed the gorge, and visitors can still see towers used by Karl Wallenda. A paved path follows an on old railroad bed, perfect for strollers and bicycles, while mountain bikers can test their skills on a challenging 10-mile trail.

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