Unicoi State Park

National & State Parks

Amicalola Falls

The word Amicalola comes from a Cherokee Indian word meaning “falling waters.” These popular 729-foot falls are the tallest east of the Mississippi River. An eight-mile approach trail also leads from the park to Springer Mountain, the southern end of the Appalachian Trail.

Dahlonega, GA


Vogel State Park

One of Georgia’s most popular state parks, Vogel is located 11 miles south of Blairsville via U.S. Hwy 19-129. Driving from the south, visitors pass through Neel Gap, a beautiful mountain pass near Brasstown Bald. The 233 acre facility features hiking and backpacking, fishing, swimming, pedal boat rental, miniature golf, camping and cottages.

Brasstown Blad

Georgia’s highest mountain offers a Visitor Information Center and panoramic view of four states. Also featured are exhibits, video presentations, hiking and picnicking.

Unicoi State Park

Unicoi is located two miles from the Alpine village of Helen. It is a 1,050 acre facility offering camping, cottages and lodge accommodations, a 53-acre lake and beach, tennis courts and picnic shelters. Activities include hiking, mountain biking, fishing, swimming, canoe and pedal boating. The park is located 2 miles northeast of Helen via GA Hwy. 356. From Blue Ridge, take Highway 515/76 to Hiawassee, then GA Hwy 75 south to Helen.