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Raven Cliff Falls

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Helen, GA 30545
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Nice 5 mile trail

This is a 2.5 mile trail to the falls. Very nice and peaceful. Enjoyed it. Have your hiking/ tennis... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Columbus, Georgia
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My husband and I had a wonderful time on this hike. We are not experienced hikers so this was... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Fort Worth, Texas
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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tree roots” (15 reviews)
Helen, GA 30545
Helen, GA 30545
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is a 2.5 mile trail to the falls. Very nice and peaceful. Enjoyed it. Have your hiking/ tennis shoe ready and bring some water to drink.

Thank 931simonek
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time on this hike. We are not experienced hikers so this was perfect for us! We loved how quiet it was in comparison to the busy touristy Tallulah Falls.

Thank kmerrrep
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Raven Cliff Falls is a hike, a nearly 5 five mile root and rock infested strenuous hike, not a walking trail. To cross small creeks, there are logs and sometimes nothing at all. This is not a trail for small children, dogs, and ladies in...More

Thank GeorgiaSunSet
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is a highly traveled trail with amazing views along the way. Several cascades/waterfalls along the trail and most of the trail follows a river closely.

Thank Allison C
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

I've gone hiking / camping on Mt. Yonah for the past 2 weekends and was looking for something in the area perhaps a little less strenuous. My wife and I drove to Raven Cliff Falls yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. Definitely a secluded area but we were...More

Thank DonK777
Reviewed 16 October 2017 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 28 September 2017

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 17 September 2017 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

2  Thank tohanlon
Reviewed 6 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
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26 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.
26 September 2017|
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Response from cowtown036 | Reviewed this property |
when hiking there we see people camping off the trail all along it. no designated campsites. you set up and build your fire ring. its a pack it in pack it out camping. no facilities at all.
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.