In the early 1800s, the site was a prosperous industrial town with several stores, a grist mill, cotton gin, blacksmith shop, shoe factory and hotel. High Falls became a ghost town in the 1880s when a major railroad bypassed it. Today, park visitors can enjoy the scenic waterfall on the Towaliga River and hike to the remaining grist mill foundation. A campground, picnic areas and canoe rental are also available. This pretty park in middle Georgia is conveniently located near I-75 and makes a restful side trip for travelers. For visitor safety, swimming is allowed in the pool only, but not the river or falls. Numerous rocks submerged in the river have deep holes eroded in them, and these can easily trap or injure someone.

Very easy trail. I have ran it before but only because I have known were everything is at. I have seen a lot of wildlife on this trail.

3 hours ago

Nice and easy trail. Great for those who like to have a chat while hiking.a few places to sit near the falls and have a peaceful experience.

Dont go on the rocks, the warns are real. witness an experienced hiker lose their footing and got cut up. There are many small broken shells all in the water that may act like razors.

1 month ago

$500 fine if you go in the non existent water! no biking.

hiking
1 month ago

This was a nice short hike with stunning views of the falls. We went early in the morning on a Saturday and by the time we were leaving the trail was starting to get busy. We took our 50 pitbull mix and she handled the trail fine and she couldn't resist jumping in the water. This was the perfect spot to try out our new hiking gear before embarking on longer treks in the Smokies.

hiking
1 month ago

A beautiful waterfall!!!! Easy loop, definitely go again.

Short walk right to the falls

hiking
1 month ago

Nice and short. Beautiful. Water fall

An easy 2 mile walk through the Georgia woods, that’s about it. Some slight inclines and a couple down trees. The Historic Trail which takes you past the old power plant is closed off. Combine this trail with the other high falls trail which has much better views of the falls.

Nice, short trail with water views. Perfect trail for kids.

on High Falls Trail

hiking
3 months ago

Heavily used trail with great views of the falls.

The Falls that cascade over the boulders are beautiful! The trail is very easy. I’ll go again!

Simple trail with some great views. Good start for beginners

Heavy traffic on weekends.

walking
6 months ago

this is a easy well marked trail. also if your hot a great place to cool off.

I have hiked this trail several times with my wife Donna and our dogs (German Shepherd and Shih Tzu). It’s a beautiful area. We all managed the trail easily. We have also canoed the lake and have picnicked by the falls. You aren’t supposed to walk on the rocks or in the water but people being people ignore the signs to cool their feet from the summer heat. It’s very dangerous as their are unseen holes and the wet rocks are extremely slippery. You can easily break a leg or ankle. I helped one lady carrying an infant who stepped in a hole. Be safe.

hiking
7 months ago

I absolutely LOVE this place!! From the trail to the waterfall, it's very beautiful. I love getting in the water and absorbing everything around. It's an amazing place, no matter the season!

hiking
7 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

Well-marked trail. Combine this trail with the trail across the river for a great hiking day.

walking
9 months ago

This is right off I-75. A nice spot to stop and stretch your legs!. Beautiful falls!

hiking
10 months ago

Pretty, but rugged.

decent hike, nothing strenuous, short.

hiking
11 months ago

If you’re hiking with dogs the falls trail might be a bit too much unless the canines are experienced hikers

hiking
Saturday, May 06, 2017

Beautiful area with well-maintained trails. I managed to get off of the red trail by accident, but found my way back after a "side adventure". (The trails are marked, so this was purely human error.) The trail has a couple of steep sections and a creek crossing, so I'll take a pair of trekking poles next time. Overall, this is a fun, quick hike that has great views of the falls.

hiking
Thursday, April 27, 2017

This trail was fun. It was overcast today so we didn't get to take our time as much once the thunder started. I loved the peace and quiet and the sounds of the water and rapids as we walked. We will definitely be back.

hiking
Sunday, April 02, 2017

Nice hike, narrow trail in some places with steep inclines. We heard songbirds and saw wildflowers. Plenty of spider webs, found an old stick to clear the path. Also saw poison ivy next to the path, so watch out for that.

hiking
Sunday, April 02, 2017

Nice. Love that there are benches to rest on...added to my total time but was nice for helping with the steep inclines.
There were some nice sized trees down in the trail that might be a problem for some hikers.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

great

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Easy and kid friendly. pretty views also

hiking
Monday, March 20, 2017

awesome

hiking
Monday, March 06, 2017

It's not crazy difficult, but stairs, some steep and ledge trails make this one I would not throw in the easy book. I would say intermediate, if you have knee issues at all, I would say skip this one. The trail is not super long, but again, steep inclines, wood clearing areas made this trail quite boring for the kids. No animals, birds, etc. The waterfalls are pretty, but other than that, the hike was dull.

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