Northeast Georgia Mountains / Dawsonville

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge

418 Amicalola Falls Rd.
Dawsonville, GA 30534

706-265-8888 | 800-573-9656
  • Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge

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  • Lodge and Falls

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  • Maple Restaurant

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  • Pre Function Area

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  • Kids Programs

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  • loft suites

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  • Junior Suite

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  • 3-D Archery Trail

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  • Front Desk

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  • Gift Shop

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  • Cabin

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  • Lodge at Fall

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  • Lodge

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  • Meeting Room

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  • Campground

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  • Trout Pond

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  • Sky Deck

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  • Lobby

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  • Birds of Prey Program

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Spectacular scenery and hiking trails make Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge one of Georgia's most popular state parks. At 729 feet, Amicalola Falls is the tallest cascading waterfall in the Southeast. Visitors have choices on how to best view the tumbling waters, ranging from an accessible pathway to a challenging trail with staircases. Those who tackle the latter can join the park's Canyon Climbers Club. An 8.5-mile trail leads from the park to Springer Mountain, the southern end of the 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail. Numerous other trails provide shorter day hikes.

A mountain-top lodge is popular with guests who prefer hotel comforts, while cottages and a campground offer more rustic accommodations. The park's Maple Restaurant is known for its spectacular views and Sunday brunch buffet. For those seeking adventure, a 5-mile hike leads to the Len Foote Hike Inn, Georgia's only backcountry lodge.

Movie buffs who have seen the Robert Redford and Nick Nolte movie, A Walk in the Woods will definitely recognize the lobby area in front of the huge windows.

Park hours are 7:00 am to 10:00 pm and all cars require a $5 GA State Park Pass.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Admission & Fees

    Daily ParkPass $5


    Nature Trails


    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Complimentary Parking

    Free Local Calls

    Free Parking

    Full-Service Business Center

    Full-Service Restaurant

    Gift Shop

    Golf Nearby

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Lodging On Site

    Meeting Facilities

    Meeting Space Available

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    Restaurant on Site

    Spa Nearby

    General Information



    Open Year 'Round


    Wedding & Honeymoon

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available

    Group Reservations Required



    Internet Connectivity

    Free Wi-Fi

    High-Speed In Public Space

    Wi-Fi in Public Space

    Wi-Fi In-Room

    Near Interstate Highway



    Payment Options

    American Express



    Room Amenities

    Hair Dryer

    In-Room Coffee Maker

    Iron/Ironing Board

    Room Information

    Number of Doubles: 40

    Number of Rooms (Total): 56

    Number of Suites: 4

    Room Type

    1-Bedroom Units

    2-Bedroom Units

    3+ Bedroom Units


    Setting & Style

    Historic & Charming

    Mountain Setting

    Pastoral Setting


    Rustic & Natural

    Site Information

    30 Amp Elec Hookup

    50 Amp Elec Hookup

    Cabin / Cottage Rentals

    Dump Station

    Primitive Camp Sites Available

    RVs Permitted

    Tenters Welcome

    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Amicalola Falls Lodge Holiday Open House

    Amicalola Falls Lodge Holiday Open House

    12/17/2017 - 12/17/2017

    On Sunday, December 17, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge is hosting its annual Holiday Open House. Guests will enjoy Christmas snacks, kids crafts and craft vendors, music and the opportunity for children to meet Santa. This year, the Lodge is also featuring a Gingerbread House contest. It's the perfect opportunity to gather up the kids or grandkids and head to the mountains with cameras in hand. A $5 park pass is required for parking. For more information, call (706)... read more

  • New Year's Eve Gala

    New Year's Eve Gala

    12/31/2017 - 01/01/2018

    Spend New Year's Eve at Amicalola Falls Lodge! This year's celebration includes a cash bar cocktail hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. The dinner buffet will include traditional New Year's cuisine, as well as Georgia Mountain favorites, priced at $27.95 per person. A DJ will be spinning tunes until 12 a.m. and then we all toast the New Year together. This event is extremely popular with past guests, so we recommend planning ahead. Stay the night or two, and request the "NYE Party Deal" for 25% off y... read more

  • First Day Waterfall Hike

    First Day Waterfall Hike

    01/01/2018 - 01/01/2018

    Join us for a guided hike to the top of the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi River and get your year started off right. This is a two-mile loop and is moderate to strenuous, including 604 stairs. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Hike starts at the Visitor Center.

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