Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

High Falls State Park


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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. 


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Get Outdoors Georgia Glow-In-The-Dark Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 19, 2014 8:30 PM - 10 PM
Get Outdoors Georgia
Forest Night Life Hike
Friday, Apr 25, 2014 7:30 PM - 9 PM
Get Outdoors Georgia
Canoe Tour of High Falls Lake
Saturday, Apr 26, 2014 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Civil War Living History Event at High Falls
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 8 AM - 5 PM




Address
76 High Falls Park Dr
Jackson, GA 30233


GPS Coordinates:
N 33.178333 | W -084.020533

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

Phone
(478) 993-3053

 
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