Waterfalls are one of Georgia’s best natural attractions. Our state is flush with opportunities to see them in all their glory. In fact, if you want to make a whole weekend trip out of it, then you should take a look at: The Ultimate Georgia Waterfalls Road Trip Is Here—And Anyone Can Do It. However, the good news is there is also one county in Georgia that is home to 34 different falls, which seems like one heck of an adventure waiting to be had. Take a look at why Rabun County needs to be your next waterfall destination in Georgia.
1. Ada-hi Falls – Black Rock Mountain State Park
Pronounced Uh-dah`’he, Ada-hi Falls is located in Black Rock Mountain State Park. With an observation deck and mountain overlooks throughout the trail, this waterfall remains one of the hidden gems of the area.
2. Angel Falls – Lake Rabun
Near Lake Rabun, you’ll find the stunning Angel Falls. This beaut is on the same trail as Panther Falls which you’ll see below, separated only by one half of a mile.
3. Tallulah Falls – Tallulah Gorge State Park
The six waterfalls known as the Tallulah Falls are all peppering the gorge in this famed park. You could easily spend a whole day exploring these waterfalls and hiking at the bottom of the gorge.
4. Bad Branch Falls
Bad Branch Falls is one of those “under-the-radar” waterfalls that most people aren’t aware even exist! Located near Lake Rabun and Lake Seed, Bad Branch Falls is just an easy walk from the trailhead for those who aren’t looking to hit the trails all day.
5. Minnehaha Falls – Lake See Dam
This 100-foot waterfall located near the Lake Seed Dam is one heck of an experience. Just a short hike from the small parking area, guests are able to see the towering falls from a perfect vantage point every time.
6. Panther Falls – Rabun Beach Camping Area #2
Another Rabun County favorite, Panther Creek Falls is a go-to for hikers and those just looking to take a dip. Located near Rabun Beach Camping Area #2, hikers can enjoy Panther Falls, then continue on to the larger Angel Falls as seen in #2 above.
7. Becky Branch Falls – Bartram Trail
Ever heard of Becky Branch Falls? Not many people have. Located on the Bartram Trail in Warwoman Dell, Becky Branch Falls can be seen by hitting the Becky Branch Falls Trail which is a loop trail which clocks in under 1 mile.
8. Hemlock Falls – Moccasin Creek State Park
Both Hemlock Falls and Upper Falls are on Moccasin Creek in Moccasin Creek State Park. The Hemlock Trail is about a mile long and will take hikers through the forest to wind up at the flowing falls.
9. Dick’s Creek Falls
Located in the Chattahoochee National Forest, hikers can use the Dick’s Creek Trail to access this waterfall beaut. Featuring a 60-foot drop, this is one of the most underrated waterfalls in the state.
10. Cascade Falls – Tallulah Gorge
Also known as Caledonia Cascade, Cascade Falls is the the second-tallest waterfall in Georgia at 600-feet in height. You can find this stunner at the beginning of Tallulah River.
11. Big Creek Falls
Located in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Rabun County, Big Creek Falls is one of those hidden gems that may require specific coordinates to find. So if you’re feeling frisky, then you can use these to score a direct hit: 34°59′N 83°11.6′W.
12. Ammon Falls
If you’re hitting the trails to another Rabun County waterfall—Holcomb Creek Falls—you’ll be on the two mile loop that will take you to Ammons Creek Falls, too! Hit the observation deck for some truly stunning scenery.
These are just a few of the waterfalls in Rabun County. If you want the full list of 33 falls in Rabun County, Georgia, here you go!
Ammons Creek Falls
Bad Branch Falls
Becky Branch Falls
Big Creek Falls
Bull Sluice Rapids
Crow Creek Falls
Dick’s Creek Falls
Hemlock Falls & Upper Falls
Upper Falls on Holcomb Creek
Kilby Mill Falls
Martin Creek Falls
Mud Creek Falls
Stonewall Creek Falls
Sylvan Mill Falls
L’Eau d’Or Falls
Timpson Creek Falls
Wildcat Creek Falls
So many waterfalls in Rabun County, so little time! Have you visited any of these waterfalls before? Share with us which ones are your favorites!