Experience The Rush Of Waterfalls Near The Cabins in Helen, GA

Did you know that you do not have to travel to exotic locations to see some of the most stunning waterfalls in the world? Helen cabins are so much more than an affordable, luxury experience the rush of waterfalls near the cabins in Helen, GA wilderness. They also offer a gateway to the rush of falling waters along the Appalachian and Blue Ridge mountain chains so you can turn your vacation into an experience.

Anna Ruby Falls

Located close to Helen, you will find Anna Ruby Falls in the 1,600-acre Anna Ruby Falls Scenic Area, which is part of the Chattahoochee National Forest. However, you have to go through the Unicoi State Park to access the forest. Anna Ruby Falls is actually comprised of a twin fall created by Curtis and York Creeks, which meet at the base to form Smith Creek. Smith Creek flows into Unicoi Lake. Curtis Creek’s fall is 153 feet and York Creek’s fall is 50 feet. A simple half-mile hike leads you to the perfect sightseeing vantage point of Anna Ruby Falls.

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You will find several small waterfalls near Helen such as Amicalola Falls in Amicalola Falls State Park. This waterfall is 729 feet tall, making it the tallest cascading waterfall in the southeastern part of the U.S., as well as one of the Seven Natural Wonder of Georgia. The word “Amicalola” comes from the Cherokee language and means “tumbling waters.” The falls features a reflecting pool at the bottom and paved walkways with viewing platforms that are perfect for taking pictures. When you reach the viewing platform that is about a third of the way up, you can continue to the top of the falls by climbing a series of steps. Amicalola Falls has visitor parking near the bottom, top and middle of the cascade, so it is simple to enjoy the view from any vantage point.

Tallulah Falls

Tallulah Falls in the spectacular Tallulah Gorge features a 150-meter drop created by a series of six waterfalls—Oceana (50 feet), Bridal Veil (17 feet), Tempesta (76 feet), Hurricane (96 feet), l’Eau d’Or (46 feet) and Lover’s Leap (16 feet) Falls. Hurricane Falls is the tallest of the cascading waters, and Bridal Veil Falls is often referred to as a smooth “sliding rock.” At the bottom of the falls is Tugaloo Lake. Tallulah Gorge is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia. The gorge through which the series of falls cascade is two miles long and has cliffs that are up to 1,000 feet high. Tallulah Falls Lake, which sits just above the falls, was created by the building of a hydroelectric dam.

Dukes Creek Falls

Discovered by Frank Logan or one of his slaves in 1828 when one of them discovered gold, Duke Creek Falls on Davis Creek is just minutes away from Helen in the Chattahoochee National Forrest.  This 150-foot tall waterfall is historically notable because it is part of the Georgia Gold Rush. Hike for a mile along the manicured Dukes Creek Trail to reach one of the three observation platforms. The hike to the platforms is considered easy, as the park provides steps over steep areas.  However, if you do not wish to take the hike to see Dukes Creek Falls, there is an observation deck close to the parking area where you can see a view of the falls from a distance.Bear Creek Cabin living

Raven Cliff Falls

Not to be mistaken for the falls in South Carolina with the same name, Raven Cliff Falls is only a short distance from Helen in the Chattahoochee National Forrest. As part of Dodd Creek, this falls is in the Raven Cliffs Wilderness (which is also called the “Mark Twain Wilderness Area”) and has a series of three drops—a 60-foot drop, 20-foot drop and a 20-foot cascade. What makes Raven Cliff Falls unusual is that it is a double cascade that flows through a granite outcrop’s fissure.  To reach the falls, you must hike the Raven Cliff Trail. The 2.5-mile trail is simple to traverse until you reach Bear Den Creek near the end. At this point, the path slopes upward toward the base of the Raven Cliff Falls. During the hike, you will see several small waterfalls, cascading whitewater and clear pools.

DeSoto Falls

Named after the Spanish explorer Hernando deSoto, DeSoto Falls is the fourth waterfall that you will find in the Chattahoochee National Forest. This 480-foot fall is made up of a series of three falls that run down Frogtown Creek: Upper DeSoto Falls (200 feet), Middle DeSoto Falls (90 feet) and Lower DeSoto Falls (35 feet). You can reach the falls along the in-and-out, 2.4-mile DeSoto Falls Trail.

During your stay in Helen GA Cabin Rental, which waterfall do you want to see first?