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High Falls State Park, Jackson

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#28 of 108 in Nature in Georgia
Must see · State Park · Nature / Park
High Falls State Park is a 1,050-acre (4.2 km2) Georgia state park located near the city of Jackson in Monroe County, Georgia, part of the Macon metropolitan area. It is the site of a prosperous 19th-century industrial center, which became a ghost town when it was bypassed by the railroad. The park contains the largest waterfall in middle Georgia and a 650-acre (2.6 km2) lake.
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  • Breathtakingly stunning trails here!!! I love coming to hike these vibrant trails every couple of weeks. You cannot beat the views for the very reasonable parking fee of $5. The trails are mostly covered by foliage which is a life saver for someone like me who has adverse reactions to the sun. There's nothing more peaceful than taking a sandwich out on the trails, plopping down on one of the multitude of conveniently located benches (ALL of whom sport breathtaking views,) and taking in your surroundings while listening to the faint rushing water from the dam in the distance. This is a wonderful location for novice hikers that want a mild challenge and wonderful scenery!
  • It’s a sign of the times. You are presented with an amazing park to explore only to be told that you can not get near the feature you came to see without fear of prosecution. Yes, the water is forbidden and so are the rocks. The park service should have all the photos of people in the water and on the rocks scrubbed from the web. Also, all the drones in this no-drone-zone had me looking for the “bees” a quarter of the time we were there. Still beautiful from afar.

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