Waterfalls & Trails

Glen Falls

Glen Falls is a triple waterfall near Highlands with four great scenic stops along the roughly 2-mile round-trip hike in the Nantahala National Forest. Located just a few miles from downtown Highlands, Glen Falls is on the east fork of Overflow Creek in the scenic Blue Valley area. The hike makes a gradual descent with […]

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Dry Falls

Dry Falls, a popular waterfall located a few miles outside of Highlands, gives you the rare treat of walking safely behind a waterfall. This 75-ft. tall waterfall in the Nantahala National Forest flows over a cliff, allowing you to walk behind the falls and stay dry (hence the name). During rainy spells when the water volume is higher,

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Martin Creek Falls

Martin Creek Falls is just one of the 17 waterfalls in Rabun County that are open to the public to explore. This two-tier waterfall is approximately 3 feet high with aqautic plants covering the weeping rock wall.  This 20 minutes walk (approximately .5 mile in length) follows the Bartram Trail along the west side of the

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Mud Creek Falls

Mud Creek Falls

Mud Creek Falls is just one of 17 public waterfalls in Rabun County for you to explore. The falls have a vertical drop of 100 feet and flow into Estatoah Falls in Dillard.  You do not have to hike to get to the falls.  This is a great place for a picnic with two picnic

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Stonewall Falls

Stonewall Creek Falls

This is  one of 17 public waterfalls and a beautiful 20’Cascade.  It is a special place with a 9 mile bike/hiking loop around the area making it a fairly secluded place to visit. Directions:  From Clayton take 441 South 2.7 miles, turn right onto Tiger Road.  Go 1.1 miles and take a left at the

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Minnehaha Falls

One of the most photographed, the Minnehaha Trail (.4 mile in length) follows Fall Branch until it dead ends at Minnehaha Falls.  This waterfall tumbles approximately 100 feet falling and shoaling. Directions:  Take US 23/441 north from Tallulah Falls for three miles to the Rabun Beach Recreation Area sign.  Turn left onto Old 441.  Go

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Holcomb Creek Cascade

Holcomb Creek Falls & Ammons Falls

Holcomb Creek Falls  has a dramatic 120’ drop featuring a free-falling upper cascade and a steep, sliding lower drop.  The moderately strenuous 0.3-mile trail to Holcomb Falls begins at the junction of FS-7 and FS-86, 6.5 miles off Warwoman Road. The trail descends steadily until it reaches the observation bridge at the falls. Continuing on

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Hemlock Falls

Hemlock Falls is a 15’cascade, in Moccasin Creek State Park on Lake Burton. The trail is one of Rabun County’ most scenic and features two pretty cascades falling into Moccasin Creek. Directions:  From Clayton take Hwy 76 west 11 miles.  Turn left on GA 197 and go 3.7 miles to the turnoff for Hemlock Falls

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Dicks Creek Falls

Another of Rabun Counties 17 public waterfalls, Dick’s Creek Falls plunges 60 feet into the Chattooga River on the eastern side of Rabun County. Directions:  From Clayton, drive six miles east on WArwoman Road.  Turn right onto Dick’s Creek Road or Sandy Ford Road.  Go .5 miles, then take aleft across the creek.  Go 3.5

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