Tallulah Gorge Trail

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#1 of 3 trails in Tallulah Gorge State Park
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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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Griselle Piferrer
4 hours ago

10 Completed11 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 Garbutt
12 hours ago

9 Completed0 Reviews

Very BEAUTIFUL the walk so many steps very hard

Jess McLaughlin
6 days ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

Brandon Thomas
11 days ago

5 Completed0 Reviews

Leg workout with the 600+ stairs

Jerrod Border
12 days ago

7 Completed0 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
15 days ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

A lot of stairs

Hiking Diva .
23 days ago

114 Completed89 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
1 month ago

2 Completed0 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
1 month ago

8 Completed0 Reviews

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

Matt Moran
1 month ago

5 Completed0 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
1 month ago

5 Completed0 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
1 month ago

5 Completed0 Reviews

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

Racheal Johns
1 month ago

6 Completed0 Reviews

Christine Lucio
2 months ago

19 Completed7 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
3 months ago

3 Completed4 Reviews

Great time with friends on the trail.

Bailey Kreinbrink
4 months ago

3 Completed1 Reviews

Éire Shamrock
4 months ago

9 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!

Jeffrey Rosenberger
4 months ago

19 Completed5 Reviews

This is a fun trail for the family. We also camped over night and were close to a near by bear siting. I recommend this hike, but put some time in on your stair master prior.

Allan Ballard
5 months ago

4 Completed3 Reviews

Great hiking and beautiful Scenery! hiked with my sister, son, and daughter. Great weather . Lots of stairs and they were a little harder than I thought they would be. we had a wonderful time.