Unicoi State Park and Lodge
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.
N 34.723033 | W -083.722300
Located 2 miles northeast of Helen via Highway 356.
1788 Highway 356
P.O. Box 849
Helen, GA 30545
Annual Polar Bear Plunge
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016
9:30 AM to 12 PM
Unicoi State Park and Lodge
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.
Administrative Assistant, Unicoi State Lodge Park
Site Manager, Tugaloo State Park
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