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Raven Cliff Falls

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Helen, GA 30545
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Solid moderate hike very busy midday

Lots of campers on the first mile of hike but beautiful falls at the end. Several smaller falls the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Yulee, Florida
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Best trail in Ga.

Only a 5 mile hike. Mostly flat trail until one gets to the falls. If you can climb to the top of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tyrone, Georgia
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Many hiking trails bordered by scenic mountain streams, waterfalls and other scenic vistas abound throughout this 9,115-acre natural reserve.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“tree roots” (15 reviews)
Helen, GA 30545
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lots of campers on the first mile of hike but beautiful falls at the end. Several smaller falls the whole way up the trail. It’s a bit hairy in a few spots; slick after any rain. There are tons of spots to take a dip...More

Thank bnkowalik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only a 5 mile hike. Mostly flat trail until one gets to the falls. If you can climb to the top of the cliffs you get an amazing view behind the falls but its not an easy climb. The waterfall itself is really cool splitting...More

Thank faithnglory
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hike is flat to moderately inclining with a few short steeper areas tossed in along the way. It's relatively short at 5 miles round trip, but because the trail is riddled with tree roots and rocks, it's a good idea to wear hiking boots....More

1  Thank tohanlon
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We had a late start on Labor Day but decided to go anyway. Very good we were late (2 pm) because the parking lot was busy but people were leaving so we got a place to park. The advise is true - this place is...More

Thank KeldCNielsen
Reviewed 4 September 2017

It's a 5 mile round trip and it's a good healthy hike. The trail is full of tree roots which makes it more difficult but it's mostly trails of small hills filled with tree roots, water streams, little bridges and the end is a beautiful...More

Thank mkay57
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The trail is very rooty and random so it is not one I recommend for accident prone adventurers. The cliffs at the end are definitely interesting and have a beauty about them that contrasts the area. The falls along the trail I actually think I...More

Thank Krista H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The pictures did not do this justice! The walk was easy to the base of the falls. The stunning fissure with more falls behind it was where the steeper climb started. A scramble up and over the rocks. Keep exploring!!! Then we saw more "trail"...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Nice 5+ mile round trip hike to the falls on a pretty good trail (lots of roots, not many rocks)-a few places u can get down to creek and sit/wade/cool off

1  Thank wataugaman
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Still, one of our favorite hikes to date and we continue to go at least once a year. This was my introduction outing to hiking and so, we enjoy taking first time hiker friends out on the trail of Raven Cliff Falls. Its a fairly...More

Thank TravelingPairofFour
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This is an easy to moderate hike, mostly overland with some slight grades. Good access points to water for dogs to drink and refresh. Some wider spots to step aside and have snacks, lunch. Some roots and rocks but generally well-worn soft path. Dogs must...More

Thank Karen P
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27 September 2017|
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Response from Lisa C | Reviewed this property |
We camped at Unicoi State Park about 10 min away. I did not see people camping at Raven Cliff.
27 September 2017|
Response from KeldCNielsen | Reviewed this property |
Dont know as I have not tried to camp there.
25 March 2017|
Response from Katya S | Reviewed this property |
once you get there, it's self-explanatory. We hiked without one, plus there are always people there.