Tallulah Gorge Trail

#1 of 3 trails in Tallulah Gorge State Park

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Tallulah Gorge Trail is a 8.5 mile out and back trail located near Lakemont, Georgia. The trail is primarily used for hiking.

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Dav Kim (46)

3 Completed1 Reviews

Great trek, prepared to get wet if you take the gorge route. There is a master of all stair master section of the trail after the last waterfall, so brace yourselves, your quads will burn. High possibility of growing an extra butt.

Adam Jennings (55)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Great trail. Make sure you are somewhat in shape, the stairs are pretty tough on the legs, lol.

Michelle Posey (149)

4 Completed4 Reviews

an amazing experience! they caution "strenuous" and they mean it. I'm a beginner hiker and this was a true test to myself and I loved it. cross river in two spots and climb rocks along gorge floor.

Wendy Stephens (700)

11 Completed12 Reviews

Always a great hike any time of the year!

Wendy Stephens (700)

11 Completed12 Reviews

Steps and hundreds of more steps! Great views from each one and just breath taking at each overlook. Very well maintained and always a great workout!

Jordan Davis (613)

15 Completed11 Reviews

Awesome views and none of the trails are difficult. The stairs aren't bad either if you're used to hiking or pulling large hills on a mountain bike.

Parker King (93)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Nice waterfalls and fun time on the suspension bridge. We did a hike earlier in the day and the stairs became a challenge. If you are not fit make sure you prepare for the stairs!

Kim Marcus (254)

9 Completed7 Reviews

This place is absolutely gorgeous! My quads still remember ALL of those stairs, but each one was well worth the experience. We can not compliment the staff enough. They were super knowledgeable and truly seemed excited and interested in the work they do there. We went in June, and it was scorching hot on the floor of the gorge, and you are completely at the mercy of the sun. So, wear a hat and sunscreen and take plenty of water. My son wants us to take him back next summer to check out the swimming hole on the gorge floor with his friends. So much to do here!

Dyanne Ransom (383)

16 Completed14 Reviews

One of my all-time favorite hikes. beautiful views, trail well maintained, and benches in just the right spots...(There are a lot of stairs). We spent the better part of the day on both sides and down to the bottom. would have liked to have hiked the floor but didn't get there in time to do so; we'll be back!

Jem Cope (166)

3 Completed2 Reviews

Probably one of my favorite parks, I used to live close to it and go frequently. There's a bit of something for everyone at Tallulah Gorge. The trails are well maintained and easy to follow. Unless you get on the permit-only trails you would have a hard time getting lost. There are very easy walking trails around the rim of the gorge with fantastic outlooks and some historic sites. You don't have to take the stairs at all to enjoy the gorge. Of course that's the main trail-- a huge set of stairs leading all the way to the base of the gorge if you'd like to go that far-- and from there an extremely difficult more-climb-than-hike trail that you need a permit for. You have to cross the water to get to it--and that in itself is difficult and dangerous.