Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
High Falls State Park
Reservations 800-864-7275
Park 478-993-3053

Between Nov. 30th and March 1st, the lake will be lowered for residents to perform dock repairs. Please call the park with any questions.
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Located northwest of Macon, High Falls State Park is named for tumbling cascades on the Towaliga River. Boat rental, ramps and fishing docks provide easy access to the park’s lake, known as one of Georgia’s top fishing spots for hybrid and white bass. Overnight visitors can choose from a spacious campground or lakeside yurts, which are like canvas and wood tents.  Each yurt features a small deck, picnic table and grill outside, plus furniture, electrical outlets and a ceiling fan inside.  During summer, guests may cool off in the park’s swimming pool. 
Visitors can hike along the river’s edge and through hilly forest to the remains of a hydroelectric power plant foundation.  In the early 1800s, this area was a prosperous industrial town with several stores, a grist mill, cotton gin, blacksmith shop, shoe factory and hotel. High Falls fell from prosperity in the 1880s when a major railroad bypassed it. Today, the park is a popular camping destination and a relaxing side trip for travelers on I-75. 
   High Falls State Park Business Plan

Park Hours: 7AM-10PM
Office Hours: 8AM-5PM
$5 parking. Annual passes available.

    • 1,050 Acres
    6 Yurts ($75)
    • 107 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($27-$35) -- some sections close during winter, no cable TV service
    • Pioneer Campground ($55)
    • Paddle-In Primitive Campsite (25 people / $75 includes 5 canoes)
    • 650-Acre Lake
    • Group Shelter (seats 125, $100 - $300)
    • 5 Picnic Shelters ($35)
    • River Pavilion ($35) - For campground guests only. Please call or visit the park office.
    • Swimming Pool (seasonal, fee, privately operated)

    • Hiking – 4.5 miles of trails
    • Fishing -- jon boat rental
    • Boating - 2 ramps, private boats allowed, 10 horsepower limit
    • Kayak and Canoe Rental
    • Aquacycle and Stand-up Paddle (SUP) Board Rental (seasonal)
    • Swimming - fee, pool only, no river or lake swimming
    • Playground
    • Miniature Golf (fee)


  High Falls Lake Dock Guidelines (pdf)

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Twlight Night Paddle
Friday, Oct 9, 2015 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Friday, Oct 23, 2015 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunWatch wading birds and enjoy the setting sun in this peaceful, ranger-led 3 mile canoe trip to Buck Creek. This program is open to adults and children 8 years or older who are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required.  $15 includes boat and gear. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Paws on the Falls
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 1 PM to 2:30 PM
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Get Outdoors GeorgiaGrab your leash and bring your dog out to walk with some new friends on the High Falls Trail. A special surprise for each dog that attends.  $5 per a dog $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Campfire Trivia and Kayaking Class
Friday, Oct 16, 2015 until Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 10 AM to 6:30 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaThe naturalist has many fun family activities planned for this weekend from Trivia around the campfire to Introduction to Kayaking. Call Park office for more information.  Free - $15 $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
High Falls Spooky Halloween Volunteers
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 6 PM to 9:30 PM
Volunteers needed to help build campfire and pass out smores. 478-993-3053.
High Falls Spooky Halloween
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunHike to the falls and roast smores under the moon light! During campfire, we will have a costume contest for adults, children, and pets. Prizes will be award to most creative and best dressed! Meet at the program area next to Lakeside Camping. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Creepy Crawly Night Hike
Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaLearn more about the creatures of night include bugs, spiders, and bats in this fun Halloween theme night hike. Wear your costume for a special treat! Meet at picnic shelter #4.  $5 fee plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Turkey Waddle Hike
Friday, Nov 27, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Hike off that extra slice of pumpkin pie and enjoy the cool fall air during this exhilarating three mile hike. Bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes.  Donations welcomed $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
High Falls State Park
76 High Falls Park Dr
Jackson, GA 30233
Butts County

GPS Coordinates:
N 33.178333 | W -084.020533

Located 1.8 miles east of I-75 exit #198 at High Falls Road.

High Falls State Park
76 High Falls Park Dr
Jackson, GA 30233 View Details

High Falls State Park

Make reservations using the options above or call 1-800-864-7275 (Monday-Friday, 8AM-8PM; Saturday-Sunday, 9AM-5PM EST).
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