Historic Heartland / Jackson

High Falls State Park

76 High Falls Park Dr.
Jackson, GA 30233

478-993-3053 | 800-864-7275
  • High Falls

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  • High Falls Trading Post

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  • High Falls Mill

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  • High Falls Picnic Area

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  • High Falls Camping

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  • High Falls Yurt - exterior

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  • High Falls Swimming Pool

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  • High Falls Miniature Golf

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  • High Falls Yurt - Interior

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  • High Falls Playground

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  • High Falls

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  • High Falls Paddle Boats

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  • High Falls Boat Rentals

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Located northwest of Macon, High Falls State Park is named for tumbling cascades on the Towaliga River.  Boat rental, ramps and fishing docks provide easy access to the park's lake, known as one of Georgia's top fishing spots for hybrid and white bass.

Overnight visitors can choose from a spacious campground or lakeside yurts, which are like canvas and wood tents. Each yurt features a small deck, picnic table and grill outside, plus furniture, electrical outlets and a ceiling fan inside. During summer, guests may cool off in the park's swimming pool.

Visitors can hike along the river's edge and through hilly forest to the remains of a hydroelectric power plant foundation. In the early 1800s, this area was a prosperous industrial town with several stores, a grist mill, cotton gin, blacksmith shop, shoe factory and hotel. High Falls fell from prosperity in the 1880s when a major railroad bypassed it. Today, the park is a popular camping destination.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Daily ParkPass $5.00

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Pool

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    75

    Rentals

    Boat Rental, Canoe / Kayak, Paddleboat

    Site Information

    Dump Station, Number of Sites, Pull-thru Sites, RVs Permitted, Tenters Welcome, Yurts

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Paws on the Falls

    Paws on the Falls

    02/13/2016 - 02/13/2016

    Grab your leash and bring your dog out to walk with some new friends on the High Falls Trail. A special surprise for each dog that attends.

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  • Glow-In-The-Dark Easter Egg Hunt Volunteers

    Glow-In-The-Dark Easter Egg Hunt Volunteers

    02/23/2016 - 03/26/2016

    We need volunteers for our annual egg hunt. Tasks include stuffing eggs, hiding eggs, and helping to pass out prizes. We have a job for everyone big and small. Help prior to the event with planning at our Group Shelter. For questions, please call park office.

     

    Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
    6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Thursday, Mar 24, 2016
    6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Mar 26, 2016
    5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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  • 3rd Annual Glow-N-Dark Easter Egg Hunt

    3rd Annual Glow-N-Dark Easter Egg Hunt

    03/26/2016 - 03/26/2016

    Egg hunts are no longer for the day. Join us for our third annual Glow-n-Dark egg hunt. Over 4,000 glowing eggs will fill the day use area. Join in before the hunt for carnival-style games and s'mores. Registration is required and space is limited.

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  • High Falls Large Mouth Bass Fishing Tournament

    High Falls Large Mouth Bass Fishing Tournament

    04/16/2016 - 04/16/2016

    Come learn about the history of High Falls and get a rare chance to tour the old powerhouse building. The tour is about one mile in length.

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  • Your State Park Day: Butterfly Garden Maintenance

    Your State Park Day: Butterfly Garden Maintenance

    09/24/2016 - 09/24/2016

    Bring your garden tools and gloves and help park staff and volunteers weed, plant, and mulch our beautiful butterfly garden at the Park Office.

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  • High Falls Spooky Halloween Volunteers

    High Falls Spooky Halloween Volunteers

    10/29/2016 - 10/29/2016

    Volunteers needed to help build campfire and pass out s'mores.

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  • Turkey Waddle Hike Volunteers

    Turkey Waddle Hike Volunteers

    11/25/2016 - 11/25/2016

    Volunteers are needed to help guide and keep the hiking group together. Volunteers need to have knowledge of the Falls View Trail and some park history.

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