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Desoto Falls

Highway 19, Blairsville, GA
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Worth the hike!!!

Trail is well laid-out for most anyone who can walk up and down inclines. Children and pets find it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DaleTGarrett
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Warner Robins, Georgia
Upper falls not available at this time

Currently due to the recent storm the upper falls is not available. the lower falls hike was a... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
BeachbumRaleigh_NC
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Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“easy hike” (12 reviews)
“nice hike” (9 reviews)
“vault toilets” (2 reviews)
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Highway 19, Blairsville, GA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Trail is well laid-out for most anyone who can walk up and down inclines. Children and pets find it a lot of fun, too! Parking lot is paved and there are lots of picnic areas and restrooms (not the kind you find in department stores,...More

Thank DaleTGarrett
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Currently due to the recent storm the upper falls is not available. the lower falls hike was a short uphill walk, fun, but not amazing.

Thank BeachbumRaleigh_NC
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Headed down from Hiawasee yesterday to take in Falls around Vogel State Park . Started with Desoto and found they were closed due to damage from Hurricane Irma. According to ranger , lower falls trail has felled large tree across trail . Middle falls deck...More

5  Thank Rodolfo E
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Upper falls a longer walk but still easy terrain. Pleasant walk..nature all around you..camping available

Thank odenae r
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Desoto Falls state park is a very nice place to visit. This was my first visit to the park, and I will definitely go back again. There were two main trails, the upper falls and lower falls trails. There was also more trails leading to...More

1  Thank Erica B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Short hike and beautiful spot! Free parking. Comfortable walk. It can be slippery when wet. Family spot.

Thank bigbirdsews
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The trail to Desoto Falls starts at a parking area that includes a 2 stall bathroom (no sinks). Make sure to get your parking pass! It is $3 per vehicle or if you have a pass you write down your pass number. Picnic tables are...More

1  Thank ammomof3
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Visited this place on a recent vacation in the area when we stayed at Vogel State Park. You park and have to walk some distance to get to this falls. There are really 2 falls here: A lower and an upper. The lower is about...More

Thank Zach T
Reviewed 22 July 2017

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 10 July 2017

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
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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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