There are so many trails throughout the state of Georgia, but many of them are a few miles long and it takes a bit of effort to hike it. This 0.4-mile, easy, hike will take you to a waterfall you did not even know existed.
Located near Raburn County Georgia, Minnehaha Falls Trail is what is hiding in the woods at this destination.
If you are looking for a quick adventure that will not take up too much of your day, this trail is the one you should take, but it might be a little hard to find.
As you follow your GPS, it might stop as you get closer to this spot, and you will have to rely on the wooden signs to get you to the designated parking lot for the trail. That is how remote this place is.
You will first walk up some wooden stairs, and that is when you know you are heading in the right direction. The entire trail is dirt, and you do not have to worry about walking up steep hills during your adventure.
In the distance, you will hear the falls getting louder and louder as you get closer to the sight you came to see.
Minnehaha Falls is 100-feet tall, and it is made up of boulders and rock formations which makes the waterfall cascade.
There are natural rock benches that you can sit on to watch the water cascade down the rocks into a small pool at the bottom.
There is also another part to the falls that you can go, which is the lower part of the falls and it is about 10-feet tall. This is a little off of the trail, but it is worth seeing.
You can sit on the natural rock benches here as well, and they make for a great photo spot, according to Raburn County Commissioners Office.
The best part of this trail is that it is pet-friendly, so you can bring your four-legged friend on this cool, easy, summer hike. The trail is also free!
Parking is limited so make sure to get there early in the day so you can be sure to get a spot!
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Address: You can find the directions, here.
Why you should go: It is a very short and easy hike that will lead you to a cascading waterfall.