There are so many adventures to escape to at the Amicalola Falls State Park. Here they have zip lines, 3D archery, guided hikes, GPS scavenger hunts, tomahawk challenges, wilderness survival and much more.
About the park
The park gets its name from a Cherokee Indian word "Amicalola", which translates to "tumbling waters". The park has multiple waterfalls, including a 729 foot tall falls.
The park was established in 1940 as one of Georgia's first state parks and since has been a popular park to visit.
There are tons of trails and hikes to go enjoy nature and fall in love with Georgia. Walk along streams and though the groves of Red Spruces.
The park is also known for its many fund adventures and activities available to all. First off is their Zip Lines. There are 3 different level packages you purchase for your experience. Each level has more zip lines, bridges, and more distance.
The next is the 3D archery course. Here you will be taught the basics on a compound bow and shoot at 3D targets in an outdoor setting. All the equipment is provided but guest can bring their own bows.
Another popular activity are the guided hikes. They have one hour long, staff led hikes. The most popular trail is the Appalachian Approach Trail that journeys to Georgia's tallest waterfall.
A fun activity is the GPS scavenger hunt. This is a self guided hike up the mountain. You are given eight coordinate locations and help your way up the mountain with a GPS.
Weekly they have an animal meet and greet with multiple birds of prey, and they also have a reptile meet and greet. Meet everything from owls to snakes.
See who is the better marksman over at the tomahawk challenge. Compete against friends and family to see who can throw the ax better.
Test your skills in the Survival camp. You will be trained and complete survival skills and basics of wilderness survival. Practice and discuss fire building, finding clean water, and building shelter for survival. Come enjoy all the park has to offer and see more of their activities and about the park on their website.