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East Ridge Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.3 (8)

A wooded trail leading to Amicalola Falls.


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Map Key

1.1

Miles

1.7

KM

Point to Point

2,492' 760 m

High

1,829' 558 m

Low

663' 202 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall

Description

This one-mile trail was historically used as the approach to the famous Appalachian Trail. It follows part of an old roadbed from the Visitor Center to the top of the waterfall.

Flora & Fauna

Good variety of trees, view of the fall colors from the back deck of the Lodge are amazing! Black bear and deer roam freely in this state park.

Contacts

Shared By:

Marie Scott

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 8 votes

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  4.3 from 8 votes
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#130

in Georgia

#7,757

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Apr 11, 2021
Alexander Barinov
Downhill
Oct 27, 2020
Jon Palasky
Beautiful trail. The upper portion has amazing views. 1.1mi
Oct 2, 2020
Ch S
Jun 29, 2020
Kyle Petty
Jun 14, 2020
Tim Farquhar
Rocky, but easy way down from falls — 0h 40m
May 23, 2020
Dohyung Lim
1.1mi
May 23, 2020
Matteo DUrso
Aug 11, 2019
Mike Fackrell