The Best Places to Experience Fall in Georgia

By: Leah Shoup

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge

Located in the North Georgia Mountains, it’s a popular state park to see fall colors near Atlanta (less than a two-hour drive), with various hiking trails.

Tallulah Gorge State Park

This park in Tallulah Falls has several rim trails that you can hike, featuring different outlooks and waterfalls and some of the top views of Georgia fall foliage.

Cloudland Canyon State Park

If you’re looking for one of the best fall hikes in Georgia (and easy, too!), check out Overlook Trail.

Fort Mountain State Park

Fort Mountain is one of the best Georgia State Parks, featuring 25+ miles of trails. We recommend the Stone Wall, Stone Tower, and West Overlook Trails Loop!

Brasstown Bald

Its summit offers unparalleled 360-degree views of the Chattahoochee National Forest, providing an ideal perspective of the fall colors in Georgia!

Vogel State Park

Vogel State Park sits at the base of Blood Mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest. The foliage surrounding Lake Trahlyta is not to be missed!

Helen, GA

Helen is one of the best places to experience fall in North Georgia. Don’t miss popular hiking trails like Raven Cliff Falls Trail, Anna Ruby Falls, and Dukes Creek Trail.

Yonah Mountain

It’s one of the best places to visit in Georgia in the fall, thanks to the 4.2-mile Mount Yonah Trail.

Piedmont Park

One of the best places to experience fall leaves in Georgia is Piedmont Park, located between the Virginia Highland and Midtown neighborhoods in Atlanta.