Unicoi State Park and Lodge

Unicoi State Park and Lodge
Reservations 800-573-9659
Park 706-878-2201



An Adventure Lodge is more than just a place to stay; it's a place to play. At Amicalola State Park and Lodge and Unicoi State Park and Lodge, we have developed the perfect recipe for a great escape. With wonderful and great accommodations surrounded by nature's playground, we couldn't help but create great experiences that only enhance your getaway. From paddle board courses and s'mores with stories around the campfire to fly fishing classes and guided hikes, we have something that everyone will enjoy. Take a hike with our expert wilderness guides, spend the night under the stars primitive camping, or enjoy a trip through the trees on our exciting, pulse-pumping adventure course. Then, take it easy at one of our great restaurants and lounges or spend the day exploring the sites around North Georgia.

Tucked into the hills of the gorgeous mountains, hotels near Unicoi State Park have plenty of ways for you to stay and play. Only minutes away from the alpine village of Helen, Georgia, and the headwaters of the mighty Chattahoochee River, Unicoi State Park and Lodge offers guests rest, relaxation and 1050 acres of wild and wondrous Chattahoochee National Forest.

Perfect for all types of travelers, Unicoi State Park and Lodge offers guests an array of lodging options. Our Lodge has it all! We have 100 stylish and cozy rooms, the Unicoi Restaurant, Smith Creek Tavern, activities and Wi-Fi throughout the Lodge and Conference Center. Unicoi Adventures Gift Shop is the hub of all things happening at Unicoi. Experience a retreat unlike any other with a stay at our iconic Barrel Cabins. Relax in the quiet seclusion of Smith Creek Cabins or bring the whole family plus some friends and stay at our Deluxe Cabins next to Unicoi Lake. Get back to nature at one of our 84 campsites ranging from walk-in private and group sites to locations with campsite ready conveniences. Unicoi offers 51 RV sites with water, electricity, dump stations and a choice of scenery.

With us having pet-friendly Georgia State Parks, you can welcome your canine companion to stay with you at one of our North Georgia lodges or at the campsites.

Visitors to Unicoi State Park and Lodge have always enjoyed the expansiveness of the wilderness surrounding the Georgia state parks, from our hiking/biking trails and the ever-popular Unicoi Lake. Fishermen have always known that our cool mountain streams are a haven for large quantities of bream and mountain trout. Now, our Georgia adventure activities are even more abundant at Unicoi State Park and Lodge. Learn to paddleboard on Unicoi Lake, try your hand at 3-D archery or take a level one fly fishing class. We have all the great fun you expect from Unicoi State Park and Lodge and so much more.

$5 parking. Annual passes available.

Park Hours:

7 a.m.–10 p.m.

Office Hours:

8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Accommodations & Facilities:

• 1,050 Acres
• 100-Room Lodge & Conference Center — meetings, weddings & retreats
• 30 Cottages — A-1, C-4 & Smith Creek 1 are dog friendly
• 49 Campsites
• 16 Squirrel’s Nest Camping Shelters
• 53-Acre Lake with Beach
• Beach House/Group Shelter (seats 100)
• 7 Picnic Shelters
• Restaurant
• Fishing Docks
• Playgrounds
wireless connection Available in the lodge

Things To Do & See:

Zipline Canopy Tour
• Hiking — 12 miles of trails
• Mountain Biking (fee) — 8 miles of trails
• Muddy Spokes Club
• Fishing
• Swimming
• Kayak & Canoe Rental — seasonal
• Geocaching

Nearby Attractions:

Alpine Village of Helen
• Anna Ruby Falls
• Appalachian Trail
Blairsville, Georgia
Blue Ridge Mountains
• Brasstown Bald
Cabbage Patch Kids/Babyland General Hospital
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site
• Folk Pottery Museum
• Georgia Wineries
• Innsbrook Golf Club
Moccasin Creek State Park
Smithgall Woods State Park
• Southern Highroads Trail
Vogel State Park

Make a Reservation
Annual Polar Bear Plunge
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Bring the whole family and gather on the beach at Unicoi Lake starting at 9:30am for our annual Polar Bear Plunge. Registration closes at 10:45am. We take the plunge at 11am. Participants will receive a commemorative patch at the event.  $10–$30 plus $5 parking. 706-878-2201.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Unicoi State Park and Lodge
1788 Highway 356
Helen, GA 30545
White County

GPS Coordinates:

N 34.723033 | W -083.722300
Located 2 miles northeast of Helen via Highway 356.

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Unicoi State Park and Lodge
1788 Highway 356
Helen, GA 30545 View Details

Unicoi State Park and Lodge