Best Places to See Fall Leaves in Georgia in 2023

By: Leah Shoup

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge

Located in the North Georgia mountains, Amicalola boasts Georgia's tallest waterfall and stunning fall colors on its hiking trails.

Tallulah Gorge State Park

Tallulah Gorge State Park offers scenic rim trails with waterfalls, especially during the fall, along with a suspension bridge for stunning views.

Black Rock Mountain State Park

It's one of the highest Georgia state parks, leading to incredible views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. See four states from here on a sunny day!

Cloudland Canyon State Park

Travel to this park in Rising Fawn for unique geology, a deep gorge with waterfalls, and excellent fall hikes like Overlook Trail.

Fort Mountain State Park

Nestled between Chatsworth and Ellijay, this park offers 25 miles of trails perfect for hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders.

Blue Ridge

The two most popular activities in this mountain town in the fall are visiting Mercier Orchards and taking a ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway.

Vogel State Park

This park boasts captivating fall scenery, serene lakeside trails, and challenging hikes within the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Red Top Mountain State Park

Named for its iron-rich soil, Red Top is a great place to leaf watch near Atlanta, with 15+ miles of hiking trails and fall foliage views.

Brasstown Bald

Georgia's highest point, at 4,784 feet, provides stunning 360-degree views of the fall foliage in the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Sweetwater Creek State Park

This 2,549-acre park in Douglas County sits a short 15 miles from downtown Atlanta, making it an easy day trip to see the fall leaves.