B - The Active Traveler

You are always on the lookout for a great hike or a new adventure. If someone says “zipline” you say “I’m next!” These parks all have unique aspects, from Georgia’s tallest waterfall at Amicalola Falls State Park to horseback trails at F.D. Roosevelt State Park, you are always looking for something exciting to have on your next Instagram post. Check out what else we recommend below!

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge

  • 729-foot waterfall
  • Appalachian Trail
  • Backcountry Hike Inn
  • Ziplining
  • GPS scavenger hunts

F.D. Roosevelt State Park

  • Georgia’s largest state park
  • 23-mile Pine Mountain Trail
  • Horseback riding, fishing
  • Outdoor fitness equipment
  • Jon Boats, kayaks, aquacycles and canoes

Vogel State Park

  • Beautiful mountain pass near Brasstown Bald, the highest point in Georgia
  • Excellent hiking trails
  • Black bear and raccoons
  • Lake swimming
  • Kayaking, paddleboarding and aquacycling

James H. “Sloppy” Floyd State Park

  • Hiking to an old marble mine
  • Connects to 335-mile Pinhoti Trail
  • Fishing
  • Backcountry campsites

High Falls State Park

  • Largest waterfall cascade south of Atlanta
  • Private camping island
  • Hiking with falls overlooks
  • Great fishing
  • Ranger-led programs

Elijah Clark State Park

  • Boating on one of Southeast’s largest lakes
  • Archery
  • Hiking
  • Corn hole
  • Fishing

Unicoi State Park & Lodge

  • Hiking trails to Anna Ruby Falls and Helen
  • Ziplining
  • Archery, Target shooting
  • Fly fishing
  • Paddleboarding

Richard B. Russell State Park

  • Mountain biking
  • 18-hole golf course and disc golf
  • Geocaching
  • Muddy Spokes Club
  • Rowing, plus kayak and canoe rental

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