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Unicoi State Park in the North Georgia Mountains

Cradled in the north Georgia mountains just two miles from the Alpine village of Helen, Unicoi is one of Georgia's most beloved state parks. Throughout the year, the park offers outstanding programs which focus on natural, cultural, historical and recreational resources. Groups can make advanced reservations for specialized programs. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy hiking and biking on scenic mountain trails, especially those leading to Helen and Anna Ruby Falls. Craft lovers should not miss the gift shop specializing in hand-made quilts and local pottery. Numerous picnic tables are located throughout the park.

Facilities at Unicoi State Park

1,023 Acres
84 Tent, Trailer, RV Sites
32 Walk-in Sites
30 Cottages
100-Room Lodge and Conference Center
53-Acre Lake and Beach
Beach House (seats 75)
4 Tennis Courts
6 Picnic Shelters
Squirrel's Nest Camping

Activities at Unicoi State Park

Hiking; 12 miles of trails
Mountain Biking; 8-mile trail
Fishing; accessible docks
Canoe and Pedal Boat Rental (seasonal)

Nearby Attractions

Anna Ruby Falls
Alpine Village of Helen
Dahlonega Gold Museum
Smithgall Woods Conservation Center
Brasstown Bald (highest point in Georgia)
Moccasin Creek State Park
Vogel State Park
Appalachian Trail
Southern Highlands Trail


Park Hours: 7 am - 10 pm Office Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Directions: 2 miles northeast of Helen via GA Hwy. 356.


for more information:
Unicoi State Park
934 Anna Ruby Falls Rd
P.O. Box 997
Helen, GA  30545

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