When I was a child, I hiked the Approach Trail with my family from Amicalola Falls to Springer Mountain and always wondered what it would be like to just keep going. Add a review #231 of 392 mountain bike trails in Georgia #10426 in the world. At 729 feet tall, Amicalola Falls is the third tallest waterfalls east of the Mississippi River and is quite a sight to behold. Approach Trail. Amicalola Falls Trail is actually two trails, the "Base of Falls" Trail and the waterfalls trail and they have two entirely different personalities. Use topographic maps to find elevation, print high resolution maps, save a PNG, or just learn the topography around A.T. The hike departs from the AT Approach trailhead near the crest of Amicalola Falls, sharing its initial stretch with the Hike Inn Trail before veering left at .3 mile and following blue trail blazes. Visitors have choices on how to best view the tumbling waters, ranging from an accessible pathway to a challenging trail with staircases. Amicalola Falls has great trails leading up to the waterfall. I flew to Atlanta with my 25 year old daughter, who wanted to be certain I got off to a good start. Going NOBO is by far the most popular option, and therefore you will more than likely be hiking with plenty of other people. Amicalola Falls State Park offers something for everyone. In-app purchases include 9 sections of the AT and the Long Trail in Vermont. One of Georgia's best trails, A.T. I filled out the information at the Amicalola Falls Visitor Center and was told to park my car up a dirt road in a specified area that would be “really obvious.” I drove up the dirt road three times, not sure where to park, looking for the famous arch, until a truck drove by and someone who tests the water pointed to a spot. The Hike Inn Trail. The adventure departs from a trailhead near the crest of Amicalola Falls (view maps and driving directions).The trail shares its initial stretch with the Appalachian Approach Trail, an 8-mile access trail to the southernmost blaze of the Appalachian Trail in Georgia at Springer Mountain.. Amicalola River Trail/The Edge of the World/ Fern City…it goes by many names, but whatever you call it, it’s awesome. The trail is primarily used for hiking and bird watching. We’ve been visiting here for almost eight years, and it only gets better. I began my hike last year on the approach trail at Amicalola Falls. Amicalola Falls is one of Georgia’s most popular state parks, so expect some company on the trail, especially on fair-weather weekends. The adventure departs from a trailhead near the crest of Amicalola Falls (view maps and driving directions).The trail shares its initial stretch with the Appalachian Approach Trail, an 8-mile access trail to the southernmost blaze of the Appalachian Trail in Georgia at Springer Mountain..