Tallulah Gorge and Falls

One of the most spectacular canyons in the eastern U.S., Tallulah Gorge is two miles long and nearly 1,000 feet deep.

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Tallulah Gorge and Falls

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.

Tallulah Falls and Gorge

Tallulah Falls

Thinks to do:

At over 2700 acres, Tallulah Falls as a 63 acre lake, camping, beach, gift shop, playgrounds and more. There are 20 miles of hiking trails and 10 miles of mountain biking. There is also swimming, tennis, paddling, geocaching and just exploring the outdoors. 

Top things to do:

1. Visit the Jane Hurt Yarn Interpretive Center

2. Walk The Suspension Bridge

3. Hike The Rim Trails

4. Experience the Water Release! (Date Below)

Tallulah Falls and Gorge

Where to eat: 

Main Street Grill & BBQ
Quaint roadside barbecue restaurant and grill located in Tallulah Falls. All our food is prepared from the finest ingredients and served to your table with care. Family owned and operated since 2004. Plentiful pet friendly outside dining as well as inside dining.
Phone 706-839-1445
Listing Tags In Tallulah Falls
Address
110 Main Street Tallulah Falls GA 30573
ZIP Code 30573

The Open Door at Alley’s ‘Ol Store

Located in the beautiful town of Lakemont, GA, we’re here to serve some delicious sandwiches and great beer and wine selections available. So, you can kick up your feet and relax. Make The Open Door your go-to—whether it’s busy weekdays or slow Sunday afternoons.
Website http://www.opendooratalleys.com
Phone (706) 960-9333
Address
8476 Old Highway 441 S,Lakemont, Ga
ZIP Code 30552

Content Courtesy:Tallulah Falls Business Association

Tallulah Falls and Gorge

Where to stay:

50 Tent, Trailer & RV Campsites
1 Pioneer Campground (Before making reservations, call park for capacity limits.)
3 Backcountry Adirondack Shelters
1 Picnic Shelter (Before making reservations, call park for capacity limits.)
For reservations, use this link:
[Tallulah Gorge State Park Camp Reservations]


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Aerial Video of Tallulah Falls in Tallulah Gorge State Park, GA

This video captures some of the best scenes at Tallulah Gorge! So many live in Northeast Georgia but have never been to this amazing state park!

Video: CRE Worx Media - a FlyWorx Drone Services Company

Tallulah Gorge
State Park

This is one of the best videos of Talluah Gorge - giving you the history and beautiful scenery that makes up this must visit Georgia State Park.

Tallulah Gorge Weather

Lake Rabun is only a couple of miles from Tallulah Gorge...

Today's weather in Lake Rabun

2022 Water Release Dates

On a typical day, the water flow through the gorge is 35–40 CFS (cubic feet per second). During aesthetic releases, the flow is 200 CFS, and during whitewater releases, the flow is 500 CFS on Saturday and 700 CFS on Sunday. Climbing and hiking down in to the gorge are not allowed on these dates.

Aesthetic Water Releases
8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
(200 cubic feet per second)
This water flow is less than the whitewater releases but much more than the regular flow of water through the gorge. Hiking & rock climbing in the gorge are not allowed on these dates.
April 16,17,23,24,30
May 1,7,8,14,15,21,22
September 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25
October 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28


Whitewater Boating Weekends
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
(500–700 cubic feet per second)
Water thunders through the gorge as kayakers challenge their skills & spectators watch from the rim. Hiking & rock climbing in the gorge are not allowed on these dates.
April 2,3,9,10
November 5,6,12,13,19,20

Tallulah Falls Area Map

To view this map directly on Google Maps [Click Here!]

Map Tallulah Falls

Content/Images: Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Learn more at: www.http://gastateparks.org/TallulahGorge

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