Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Unicoi State Park and Lodge
FACILITIES AVAILABLE:
Please visit UnicoiLodge.com for weekend availability.

Nestled in the north Georgia mountains just outside Helen, Unicoi is one of Georgia’s most beloved state parks. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking and mountain biking on scenic mountain trails, including an easy lake loop, challenging trek to Anna Ruby Falls, pretty three-mile trail to downtown Helen and rugged 8-mile singletrack for bikers. The cool mountain lake offers a swimming beach and canoe rental during summer.
 
Throughout the year, park staff host outstanding programs ranging from craft festivals and concerts, to animal programs and educational hikes. Overnight guests can choose from a hotel-style lodge, fully equipped cottages and modern campground. The park’s restaurant is known for its nightly mountain trout buffet (there is not a nightly buffet, however trout is available each night), while craft lovers should not miss the lodge’s gift shop with pottery, quilts and other crafts (we do not have a the craft shop anymore). The lodge and beach house are popular spots for weddings, reunions, parties and conferences.


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Directions

GPS Coordinates:
N 34.723033 | W -083.722300

Located 2 miles northeast of Helen via Ga. Hwy. 356.

Address
1788 Highway 356
P.O. Box 849
Helen, GA 30545
White County
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Phone
800-573-9659
706-878-4726

Handicapped Accessible Saturday Evening Concert Series
Daily until Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 8 PM
Presenter/Location: Unicoi State Park and Lodge
Some of the best musicians in the area perform a variety of music from Appalachian Mountain, Bluegrass and Southern Gospel music. Saturdays at 8 p.m., Memorial Day Weekend through mid-November. These programs are “pass-the-hat” donations for the musicians. $5 parking. 706-878-4738.
Visiting Artist Series
Daily until Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 10 PM to 5 PM
Presenter/Location: Unicoi State Park and Lodge
Each week a different artist or craftsperson will be demonstrating their art or craft and will have samples of their work for sale in the Lodge. The program lasts each weekend from Memorial Day through mid-November. $5 parking. 706-878-4738.
Folk Life Traditions
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 10 AM to 4 PM
Presenter/Location: Unicoi State Park and Lodge
Watch demonstrations of everything from pioneer tools, candle dipping, butter churning, dulcimers and more. There will be activities for kids, gold panning, and local mountain music. All festivities will be located at Picnic Shelter 3 near the beach area parking. $5 parking. 706-878-4738.
Website  gastateparks.org/info/unicoi
Contacts
Jackye Cooper
706-878-2201 

Mertice Kimsey
706-878-2201 ext:267  Administrative Assistant, Unicoi State Lodge Park

Scott Hudgins
706-356-4362  Site Manager, Tugaloo State Park

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