Explore Outdoor Adventures and Indoor Comforts at Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge
If your New Year’s resolution to get outdoors more in 2020 hasn’t panned out just yet, fear not. Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge has the perfect blend of rugged outdoor experiences and modern indoor comforts to ease you into the new decade.
For couples, we’re here to take the guesswork out of your upcoming winter getaway. Whether you’re planning for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary, or a surprise trip to the mountains, you can rest assured there will be plenty of things to do and places to stay at Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge.
Find Your Own Path
Cool weather hiking is a favorite pastime of guests to our North Georgia mountain resort, which features 10 trails ranging in difficulty from easy to moderate to strenuous. The network of pathways within the park allows guests to explore both below and above the 729-foot Amicalola Falls, while the Chattahoochee National Forest beyond the park is easily accessible as well. No matter what your desired activity level, you’ll be able to find the perfect trail with epic views.
Whether you have the latest smartphone, a hi-tech digital camera or a simple point and shoot, there are countless ways to capture the breathtaking views provided by the park’s pristine environment. From wide landscapes to close-up views of nature, you won’t run out of scenes to capture. And don’t forget to snap a few selfies while you’re here to share on social media. Be sure to tag all your media uploads with #AmicalolaFalls so we can find and share your adventures with our audience as well.
Besides hiking, Amicalola Falls State Park offers ziplining on the Screaming Eagle Aerial Adventure Tour, 3-D archery at an on-site range, and wilderness survival classes, just to name a few activities. Check out all the park’s adventure activities before you arrive.
The Pefect Pairing
Just 1.5 hours north of downtown Atlanta and15 miles northwest of Dawsonville, GA, Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge is one of a limited number of Georgia State Parks with a full-service restaurant and lodging. As such, they make dining and relaxation part of the experience.
The Maple Restaurant serves up traditional American and classic Southern cuisine with a big helping of spectacular, panoramic mountain views. Offering a la carte’ menu items 7 a.m.-9 p.m. seven days a week, the Maple Restaurant is sure to please any diner. The Mountain View Bar within the restaurant features wine, finely crafted cocktails and local craft beers to cap a fun-filled day traversing the park.
During the winter months accommodations have greater availability than the summer months, so even last-minute booking requests are an option. If panic is setting in on that couple’s getaway, consider the Cozy Cabin Package. The package includes a discounted rate on a 2-night cabin stay at some of the finest cabins in Georgia, plus guests will receive a surprise amenity along with kindling and firewood upon arrival. It’s only available through March 31, so secure your mountain escape today.
If hotel-style accommodations are more your speed, choose from our 57 lodge rooms that provide fantastic views of the surrounding area. RV and tent campsites are also available if you want to explore your adventurous side. Whatever accommodation you decide to book for your next Georgia adventure, you can’t go wrong at Amicalola State Park & Lodge.