The Water Is Always Fine Near A Helen GA Cabin

Helen, GA is a beautiful Alpine-styled town with good stores and restaurants with proximity to the Appalachian Trail through the Amicalola Falls State Park. Visitors can hike, bike, go horseback riding, and stay in the gorgeous Cedar Creek Cabins with easy proximity to the mountains and the town of Helen. However, one of the best reasons to stay at Cedar Creek Cabins has more to do with water, since there are so many water-related activities nearby. What is your favorite kind of water activity when you stay at a cabin in Helen, GA? Come find out!


Whether visitors are professional anglers or brand-new novices, there is a lot of fishing to be done in North Georgia. Not far from each Cedar Creek cabin, Helen, GA sports a plethora of fishing hot spots. From world-famous trout fishing in the Chattahoochee River and Duke’s Creek to largemouth bass fishing in Unicoi State Park, fishing is one of the best ways to spend a day (or more) in the Helen, GA area. So what are you waiting for? Grab your Georgia fishing license and let’s go fishing!


Enjoy a warm sunny day in the Georgia Mountains by floating down the Chattahoochee River in an inner tube. Sure, the Chattahoochee River actually goes over 400 miles all the way to the Gulf of Mexico, but visitors can pick a short (one hour) or long (two plus hours) mosey down the river in a bright inner tube and enjoy the ride. In a Cedar Creek cabin, Helen, GA is not far away, and the Alpine village hosts two tubing companies from which to choose; Cool River Tubing and Helen Tubing & Water Park.

Once finished with tubing down the Chattahoochee, the Helen Water Park offers several waterslides, a manufactured lazy river, a rock wall, and plenty of spaces to dry off in the sun.

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For those looking for a little more adrenaline in their trip down the Chattahoochee River, there are several river rafting companies more than willing to accommodate, as well as rafting on the nearby Soque River, Tallulah River, and Tiger Creek. White water rafting expeditions are available for beginners to advanced rafters and can be booked online through the Cedar Creek Cabins website.


While there are plenty of ways to get wet near Helen, GA, and the Cedar Creek Cabins, there is also plenty of water that only requires admiration and participation. Some of Georgia’s most famous waterfalls are located in this area, such as Anna Ruby Falls and Horse Trough Falls in Chattahoochee National Forest and Dukes Creek Falls on the Russell Scenic Highway outside of town.

Grab hiking boots and a picnic and head up to Raven Cliff Falls, which is a five-mile hike with some challenging terrain, located in the Mark Trail Wilderness Area.Dreamscape Cabin living

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After a full day of fishing, tubing, rafting, hiking, and sightseeing, visitors can return to the Cedar Creek Cabins and enjoy some more water relaxation, this time in the form of cabins with a hot tub or Jacuzzi bath.

Then towel off and enjoy dinner and relax in the cabin to be rested for another day of vacation and fun. Or leave the cabin and head into town for some delicious food in the restaurants in Helen, GA.

Can’t get enough of the water? For visitors who really love the water, there is no better place to be than the Georgia Mountains and the Cedar Creek Cabins. With close proximity to the Chattahoochee River and Helen, there are a multitude of fun things to do in Georgia that involve water. Moreover, the relaxing and luxury accommodations are not far away when one needs a break.

Former guests, what is your favorite water activity near the Cedar Creek Cabins? Post a comment to our blog to share with others!