While staying in one of our cabin rentals in Helen, Georgia, you may wand to visit one of the many beautiful waterfalls in the area. Here are some of the possible places to visit.
Ammons Falls spills over rocky boulders and cliffs on the Holcomb Creek Trail in Rabun County.
Angel Falls tumbles in a series of stair-step cascades in a lush forest near Lake Rabun. It’s one of two falls on the Angel Falls Trail.
Anna Ruby Falls
Anna Ruby Falls is a tumbling pair of waterfalls that spill in tandem from a tall cliff. It’s located just north of Helen in the Chattahoochee National Forest.
Becky Branch Falls
Shaded by towering trees, Becky Branch Falls plunges over rocks on the Bartram Trail in Warwoman Dell near Clayton.
Blue Hole Falls
High Shoals Creek tumbles over Blue Hole Falls and collects in a deep, crystal-blue pool below the waterfall. It’s located north of Helen, upstream from High Shoals Falls.
Cascade Branch tumbles and churns through a series of smaller waterfalls before spilling over Cascade Falls into a deep, cool pool on the Pine Mountain Trail at F.D. Roosevelt State Park.
Cherokee Falls plunges in a sheer drop over the steep canyon walls at Cloudland Canyon State Park.
Cochran Mill Falls
Bear Creek tumbles over Cochran Mill Falls before rushing downstream over another smaller waterfall, Henry Mill Falls.
Frogtown Creek spills over the upper and lower Desoto Falls near Helen. This duo of waterfalls was named for a plate of armor found near the waterfall, thought to be from the expeditions of explorer Hernando de Soto.
Dicks Creek Falls
The impressive Dicks Creek Falls cascades over huge boulders into a deep pool. Numerous other shoals and small waterfalls also tumble nearby on Dicks Creek.
Dukes Creek Falls
Dukes Creek and Davis Creek meet to create the exceptionally beautiful, multi-tiered Dukes Creek Falls, tumbling more than 150 feet.
Emery Creek Falls
The double cascades of Emery Creek Falls plummet over massive granite outcrops and tumble through the Chattahoochee National Forest near Blue Ridge.
Fall Branch Falls
Fall Branch Creek rambles over Fall Branch Falls through lush North Georgia forest, just off the Benton MacKaye Trail near Blue Ridge.
Glen Falls is made up of several smaller waterfalls that cascade over huge boulders. The waterfall’s volume can vary greatly depending on local rainfall, from a mere trickle to a rushing waterfall.
Helton Creek Falls
The upper Helton Creek waterfall cascades over rocky boulders and fallen trees before collecting in a calm pool below. Just downstream, the creek slides over the exposed rock face of the lower Helton Creek Falls.
Hemlock Falls at Cloudland Canyon
Hemlock Falls tumbles more than 90 feet over a chiseled rock outcrop on the Cloudland Canyon Waterfalls Trail.
Hemlock Falls in Rabun County
Hemlock Falls thunders over sheer cliffs and tumbles through a boulder filled river valley on Moccasin Creek near Clayton.
High Falls is an enormous waterfall that spills over a large rock outcrops on the Towaliga River. It’s located at High Falls State Park near Macon.
High Shoals Falls
After falling over Blue Hole Falls, High Shoals Creek continues its torrent downstream, cascading more than 50 feet over moss covered rocks and boulders at High Shoals Falls.
Holcomb Creek Falls
Holcomb Creek Falls tumbles over large rock outcrops, dropping more than 120 feet along Holcomb Creek in Rabun County.
Horse Trough Falls
Horse Trough Falls, on the headwaters of the Chattahoochee River, tumbles in the Chattahoochee National Forest near Helen.
Jacks River Falls
The pristine Jacks River thunders over Jacks River Falls into a crystal-clear pool. It’s one of Georgia’s most beautiful waterfalls and is located deep in the remote Cohutta Wilderness.
Keown Falls makes a dramatic plummet over a shallow cave, allowing visitors to walk behind the waterfall.
Long Creek Falls
Long Creek tumbles and crashes over this beautiful waterfall in the lush Three Forks valley near Ellijay.
Rock Creek tumbles over upper Lula Falls into Lula Lake, and downstream, cascades in an immense waterfall at lower Lula Falls. It’s located in the Lula Land Trust near Lookout Mountain. Lula Lake Land Trust, 5000 Lula Lake Road, Lookout Mountain, Ga. 30750. Check their website to make sure the gate is open. lulalake.org
Martin Creek Falls
Martin Creek Falls tumbles over rocky, tiered cliffs as it crashes through the forest in Rabun County. It’s located on the Bartram Trail.
The towering cascades of Minnehaha Falls tumble in a popular, multi-tiered waterfall near Lake Rabun.
Panther Creek Falls
One of Georgia’s most popular waterfalls, Panther Creek Falls tumbles in a beautiful, wide cascade. The creek’s sandy bank and deep, cool pool below the waterfall make this a popular swimming spot in the summer.
Raven Cliff Falls
Raven Cliff Falls plummets more than 40 feet through a fracture in a towering cliff near Helen. Downstream, the creek tumbles through smaller waterfalls on Dodd Creek.
Tails Creek Falls
Tails Creek spills in a series of steps and tiers over Tails Creek Falls near Carters Lake.
Tallulah Falls: Caledonia Cascade
Caledonia Cascade tumbles in a sheer drop into the canyon of Tallulah Gorge. It’s the second tallest waterfall in Georgia, after Amicalola Falls.
Tallulah Falls: Hurricane Falls
One of Tallulah Gorge State Park’s most popular waterfalls, Hurricane Falls thunders over a large boulders, landing in a pool of churning whitewater below.
Tallulah Falls: L’Eau d’Or Falls
The Tallulah River cascades over L’Eau d’Or Falls, tumbling over rocky boulders on its journey through Tallulah Gorge.
Tallulah Falls: Oceana Falls
Oceana Falls is a popular destination for experienced kayakers in Tallulah Gorge during high-volume water releases from Tallulah Dam.
Tallulah Falls: Tempesta Falls
Tempesta Falls is Tallulah Gorge’s second tallest waterfall. It cascades more than 70 feet, falling over boulders and sheer rock faces.
Toccoa Falls makes a sheer drop from a towering cliff. It’s located on the campus of Toccoa Falls University.
Trahlyta Falls tumbles over stair-stepped boulders from the shore of Lake Trahlyta. It’s located in Vogel State Park north of Helen.
Vickery Creek Falls
A man-made waterfall in the metro Atlanta area, Vickery Creek Falls rushes over a historic dam into a serene pool of water in the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area near Roswell.
Most of these waterfalls can be found on atlantatrails.com. We hope you enjoy exploring and finding these waterfalls while staying in one of our Helen cabin rentals.