Tallulah Gorge Trail

#1 of 3 trails in Tallulah Gorge State Park
Tallulah Gorge Trail is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lakemont, GA and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

1.2 miles 272 feet Loop
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James Harrill
5 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

The trails were well maintained but overall underwhelming.

Jinny Kim
17 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Griselle Piferrer
26 days ago

10 Completed12 Reviews

Very nice hike specially the area of the gorge and waterfalls. Took the scenic route and then headed towards the WMA which provided added Mileage to our hike. Overall did 9.26 miles

Kelly G.
27 days ago

Very BEAUTIFUL the walk so many steps very hard

Jess McLaughlin
1 month ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Brandon Thomas
1 month ago

5 Completed4 Reviews

Leg workout with the 600+ stairs

Jerrod Border
1 month ago

7 Completed7 Reviews

This place has a museum and lots of cool hiking trails that range from easy to difficult. The views are amazing. I highly recommend this park to hikers

Shannon Tucker
1 month ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

A lot of stairs

Hiking Diva .
1 month ago

140 Completed91 Reviews

there are a lot of trails depending on your skill level and interest. Getting a gorge floor permit is required if you want to hike the gorge floor. they only issue 100 permits a day, first come, first serve. IF there has been a recent heavy rain or there is a forecast for rain/tstorms, best to call ahead. They may not be able to tell you 100% if it is open day before, but can give you an idea. in spring/summer weekends, the permits are often gone by 11am.

I prefer to skip the stairs and access via silding rock trail. It is a very rustic trail, but the views are spectacular. you WILL be crossing the river either way - from the stairs, you rock hop, or if coming from Sliding Rock Trl, you cross above Bridal Veil Falls (a fun slide) HIGHLY recommend bringing a drybag or sturdy ziplock bags for any electronics and shoe that have good traction. NOT a hike for flip flops!

Amber Young
2 months ago

3 Completed2 Reviews

This place was a let down because I thought it was going to be an actual trail and not just stairs. Also there is a main highway that runs on the other side of the gorge that ruins the beautiful view.

Mark Cathey
2 months ago

10 Completed5 Reviews

Great hike with tons of amazing views, lots of stairs you have to climb up and down but lots of fun.

Matt Moran
2 months ago

6 Completed4 Reviews

Great trail awesome view of raging river thru gorge. Swinging bridge over gorge is best part of hike. Take your cam and capture photos and vids of rushing river.

Matt Moran
2 months ago

6 Completed4 Reviews

Great trail awesome view of raging river thru gorge. Swinging bridge over gorge is best part of hike. Take your cam and capture photos and vids of rushing river.

Lisa Moran
2 months ago

6 Completed5 Reviews

Amazing hike with awesome views! A must see. The water from the falls were very powerful.

Racheal Johns
2 months ago

7 Completed1 Reviews

Christine Lucio
2 months ago

22 Completed9 Reviews

Loved the trail not the stairs

Greg Higgins
3 months ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

This a terrific family hike. We did it with three generations (from 6 to 65). The view of the gorge is spectacular and unlike any other view nearby. Because of the park, it also has fabulous facilities and a small museum.

Tim Allen
4 months ago

4 Completed4 Reviews

Great time with friends on the trail.

Bailey Kreinbrink
5 months ago

3 Completed1 Reviews

Éire Shamrock
5 months ago

10 Completed8 Reviews

This is by far one of my favorite family hikes! Off the grid? No. Is there off the grid hiking in Tallulah outside the state park? Yes! I loved this hike! The scenery is literally second to none. If you plan on climbing however, make sure you call the day you plan on going because the rangers seem to make up their minds per the hour. Lol! Easy to moderate hike. I only say moderate because those stairs brought out the Rocky Balboa in me and trust me, even for a seasoned hiker like me you feel accomplished! Many views of the gorge, cascading and tumbling waterfalls... just gorgeous!