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30% Off Yurts (expires August 31, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICES:
High Falls Lake level will be drawn down approximately 5 to 6 feet for dock maintenance and construction. The lake draw down will begin October 1, 2014 and continuing until February 28, 2015.
The Tranquil Trail will be closed for a Resource Management Project in the Fall/Winter 2014. At that time, all Geocaches located on the tranquil trail will be temporarily disabled and removed.



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. 


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GPS Coordinates:
N 33.178333 | W -084.020533

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

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


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High Falls State Park

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Phone
478-993-3053

Twlight Night Paddle
Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
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Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: High Falls State Park
Watch 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 6 years or older who are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required.  $15 includes gear. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Power House Clean-Up -- Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 9 AM to 11 AM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: High Falls State Park
Help us clean up around the old power house, remove weeds, and repair the fence. We will have some tools available but feel free to bring your own. 478-993-3053.
Civil War Living History Event at High Falls
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 8 AM to 5 PM
Civil War History EventPresenter/Location: High Falls State Park
This day long event will include educational presentations on U.S. Gen. Kilpatrick's troops, cooking demonstration, firing demonstration, and camp life of the soldiers.  Free but donations accepted $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Contacts
Bryan Scott Gray
912-637-5274  Park Manager, Stephen C. Foster State Park

Craig McInvale
478-993-3053  Park Manager

Ewing & Elaine Swaney

Robert Wilson
Assistant Region Manager, Region 2 Office

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