Amicalola River Trail

MODERATE 104 reviews

Amicalola River Trail is a 2.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Dawsonville, Georgia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
498 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

You must have a hunting license, fishing license, or GORP (Georgia Outdoor Recreation Pass) to enter.

24 days ago

This is the WMA (aka hunting grounds) that just so happens to have a "trail" on it. It's actually just a gravel access road with a like .5 mile nature trail. Only cool part is the rapids, trail is bleh

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2 months ago

Beautiful area... hiked every trail or so I thought. Just like everyone else said they are in the middle of clearing the trees. So the trees that are marked are spray painted blue, which is also the same color as the trial marker, so this makes it hard to follow the path once at the top. Never found the waterfalls just a few cascades down by the river. The start of the trail is very cool with a wooden path.

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4 months ago

The steps are my favorite!!!!

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5 months ago

Short hike, interesting changes in landscapes but beautiful views of the Amicalola at the top.,

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600 steps

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8 months ago

Great trail for the family. I had my wife, 6 yo, and 4 yo out there. We took the long route around the west side and up the steps then back down again to the pool to finish back at the visitor station. 3 miles and took our sweet time. great day.