When the weather is nice in Georgia, residents can run outside to find trails tucked away basically in their own backyards. Taking a little weekend adventure to one you've never been on before could also make for a fun escape. At Cohutta Wildlife Management Area's park in Georgia, you'll be able to camp right next to beautiful, gushing waterfalls while soaking up all those gorgeous hiking sights.
Even on the hottest days, this trail could be easily conquered; and if you do happen to work up a sweat, the cool pools will help you chill off.
Take a little swim, float, or wade as long as you want before heading back to your campsite that's just minutes away.
The camping spots are tent only, first-come, first-serve, and completely free. You can see why this is a pretty popular spot to hit up during the summer.
This area is open year-round, so no matter what season you decide to visit in, you'll be in for a real treat.
According to reviews on AllTrails, many people recommend going to visit the falls on this trail right after it's rained, which causes the waterfall to flow more than normal only adding on some extra beauty to your trip.
You'll also find even more waterfalls and trails you can explore nearby, you just have to take a little more of a drive to find them.
Why You Need To Go: Not only is there a beautiful waterfall you can hike to on this trail, but there are numerous free camping spots you can grab for the night. Enjoy a getaway surrounded by the relaxing sounds of gushing falls.
We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.
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The eerie trail is the brain-child of an artist who envisioned an art project fashioned from thrown-out doll parts and other trash scattered around the nature preserve.
The artist's vision came to life when he encouraged visitors to contribute, and the dolls have been collecting along the trail ever since.
But the point of the project is that everything must be found inside the park, which cleans up the nature preserve while creating art, because, as the trailhead sign says, "litter makes the angels cry."
Body parts from dismembered dolls are strewn amongst fallen trees, hidden in natural crevices and buried in the brush.
Many of the dolls along the spine-chilling trail are burnt or covered in dirt and mud, making them look like baby zombies who have risen from the dead.
The nightmarish scene looks like something out of a horror movie, and you're the one being chased through the forest.
If you're faint of heart, we suggest you visit the trail during daylight.
Doll's Head Trail
Address: Constitution Lakes Park — 1305 S. River Industrial Blvd. SE, Atlanta, GA
Why You Need To Go: To go on a super creepy hike that will make you feel like you're in a horror movie.