Northeast Georgia Mountains / Helen

Unicoi State Park & Lodge

1788 GA Hwy. 356
Helen, GA 30545

706-878-2201 | 800-573-9659
  • Unicoi Lake

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  • Unicoi - Family Fun

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  • Unicoi Lodge Room

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  • Unicoi Boating

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  • Unicoi Barrel Cottages

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  • Unicoi Lodge

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  • Ballroom Meeting Space

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  • Unicoi Beach Swimming

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  • Unicoi Conference Center

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  • Unicoi Mountain Biking

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  • View from Unicoi Lodge

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  • Unicoi Lodge

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  • Our Logo Lobby

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  • Unicoi Fishing

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  • Unicoi Camping

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  • Unicoi Lake

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  • Unicoi Hiking & Interpretive Programs

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  • Unicoi Restaurant

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  • Mountain Views

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  • Unicoi Flyfishing

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  • Unicoi Cottages

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Nestled in the north Georgia mountains just outside Helen, Unicoi is one of Georgia's most beloved state parks. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking and mountain biking on scenic mountain trails, including an easy lake loop, challenging trek to Anna Ruby Falls, pretty three-mile trail to downtown Helen and rugged 7.5-mile singletrack for bikers. The cool mountain lake offers a swimming beach and canoe rental during summer.   Throughout the year, park staff host outstanding programs ranging from craft festivals and concerts, to animal programs and educational hikes. Overnight guests can choose from a hotel-style lodge, fully equipped cottages and modern campground. The park's restaurant offers a taste of southern cuisine, while craft lovers should not miss the lodge's gift shop with pottery, and other crafts. The lodge and beach house are popular spots for weddings, reunions, parties and conferences.

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 $5.00


    Nature Trails, Trails

    Average Nightly Rate

    Call for Rates


    AAA, AARP, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bar/Lounge, Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Complimentary Parking, Free Parking, Full-Service Restaurant, Gift Shop, Golf Nearby, Groceries / Ice On Site, Lodging On Site, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Meeting Space Available, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site, Shower Facilities

    General Information

    Connecting Rooms, Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Maps/Brochures/Guides, Miles from Downtown, Open Year 'Round, Parking Fees, Pets Accepted, Wedding & Honeymoon

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Internet Connectivity

    Free Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi in Public Space, Wi-Fi In-Room

    Near Interstate Highway

    400, 985

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa


    Boat Rental, Canoe / Kayak, Fishing Gear

    Room Amenities

    Hair Dryer, In-Room Coffee Maker, Iron/Ironing Board

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms (Total): 100

    Room Type

    1-Bedroom Units, 2-Bedroom Units, 3+ Bedroom Units

    Setting & Style

    Mountain Setting, Pastoral Setting, Romantic, Rustic & Natural

    Site Information

    30 Amp Elec Hookup, 50 Amp Elec Hookup, Cabin / Cottage Rentals, Dump Station, Number of Sites, Primitive Camp Sites Available, RVs Permitted, Tenters Welcome

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • 3rd Annual Easter Fun Fest

    3rd Annual Easter Fun Fest

    04/04/2015 - 04/04/2015

    In the "bottoms" field, bring the family for crafts, hayrides, face painting, games, bunny hop, and the Easter Bunny. The Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 11 a.m. with three separate age groups. The Easter basket and cake raffle will be held at 11:30 a.m.

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