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Desoto Falls

Highway 19, Blairsville, GA
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Nice Falls through the forest

Interesting falls, we went to see the upper falls. The scary part was that as I was heading towards... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rosa J
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Orlando, Florida
Good for short stop

On you way to or from Blood Mountain, it's worth to take the short detour to Desoto Falls. This... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AJABALO
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Blairsville, Georgia
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  • Average6%
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“easy hike” (12 reviews)
“nice hike” (8 reviews)
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Highway 19, Blairsville, GA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting falls, we went to see the upper falls. The scary part was that as I was heading towards the entrance, there were posters everywhere about active season for bears, do not feed them and be aware. After three posters, I surely was concern as...More

Thank Rosa J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On you way to or from Blood Mountain, it's worth to take the short detour to Desoto Falls. This National Park campground is well maintained but I found the sites very close to one another, the luscious vegetation allows little sunlight making the place dark...More

Thank AJABALO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with another couple to hike to the falls. There are two fairly easy hikes to two waterfalls. The shorter hike is to the smaller of the two falls. Both of the falls are well worth the hikes. The ground is quite slick...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed hiking on the trails to the falls and spending some time around the water. The falls were almost dry due to the drought, but it was still beautiful and worth the trip.

Thank Lee Ann B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

There are a few falls and some great hiking paths. This is definitely an outdoor event. It is even better if you can manage to snag a campsite at Desoto campground. There are no reservations at the campground, so it is first come. The showers...More

Thank 499theresas
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This hike was the limit length-wise for our 4-year old daughter but the falls are beautiful! We enjoyed the view of the upper falls.

Thank lizbine
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to hike if you have young children or older family. It's approximately 1/2 mile from the parking lot to the lower falls. The hike is uphill to the falls but not a horrible climb. My parents 81 and 71, and...More

1  Thank Mari Anne G
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Very pretty falls. 1/4 (lower) or 3/4 (upper) mile trail from the campground parking area. Great for kids & for wading in the river.

Thank kelly b
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The falls were pretty. The scenery on the hike was nice. Hikes aren't too bad. Make sure you pay when you go in. None of us saw the sign and we ended up with a pricey ticket.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

The falls were really pretty. It was a nice short hike. Watch where you walk though there are a lot of tree roots and rocks along the trail. Also make sure you look when going in the parking lot...there is no one there to take...More

5  Thank Melissa M
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Stephanie N
5 April 2017|
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Response from Ben-inGwinnett | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's a great trail for dogs. I take both of mine every time I go. The lower fall has part of the trail that narrows in parts but it's fine. Walking to the upper fall the trail is 5 to 6 feet wide all the time.
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