In the early 1800s, this site was a prosperous industrial town with several stores, a grist mill, cotton gin, blacksmith shop, shoe factory and hotel.
Park Amenities - High Falls became a ghost town in the 1880s when a major railroad bypassed it. Park visitors can now enjoy the scenic waterfall on the Towaliga River and hike to the remaining grist mill foundation. A campground, picnic areas and canoe rental are also available.
1050 acres100 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites - some sections close during winter 1 Group Shelter 6 Yurts 1 pioneer campground5 picnic shelters2 screened group shelters that seat up to 125 peopleMiniature golf (fee) 650-acre fishing lake Canoe, kayak and fishing boat rentals (seasonal) 2 boat ramps for private boats are allowed with a 10 HP motor limit Swimming - pool only, no river or lake swimming (seasonal with fee) 4.5 miles of hiking trailsHike along the Towaliga River to a scenic waterfall and the remains of an 1880s gristmill. GeoCaching Playground Other amenities include parking, public restrooms and accessibility for mobility-impaired.
River Campground - 50 foot River campsites hold the following equipment: 1 tent, 2 tents, a pop-up trailer, a trailer up to 50', or a motohome up to 50'. Each site has water, 30 amp minimum electrical service, picnic table, grill, and fire ring. No cable hook ups. The comfort station with washer/dryer. Maximum 6 peoples per site. Maximum 2 vehicles per site.
Lake Campground - 25 foot River campsites hold the following equipment: 1 tent, 2 tents, a pop-up trailer, a trailer up to 25', or a Motorhome up to 25'. Each site has water, 30 amp minimum electrical service, picnic table, grill, and fire ring. No cable hook ups. Comfort station with washer/dryer. Maximum 6 peoples per site. Maximum 2 vehicles per site.
Pioneer Campsite - This is a primitive, rugged site for groups only with a 10 person minimum. The site is located by itself. Site has water and electricity. No privy toilets or bathrooms specific to this site but a comfort station is approximately ¼ mile away.
Yurt - Located on the lake and is shaded. Is a circular tent 20' in diameter, 12' high featuring lattice wall support, insulation, clear dome skylight, finished pine floor, electricity, water, heat, ceiling fan & lockable doors. Has a rear deck and is furnished with frame furniture that sleeps 6. Linens, blankets & utensils not provided. No additional tents or campers in Yurt area. Full service comfort station nearby. No smoking in yurts. No pets allowed in Yurts.
Group Shelter s - All visitors are required to have ParkPass.
Enclosed shelter. Restrooms are attached. Central heat and air conditioning. Has large covered barbeque pit outside. Has stove, oven, sink, refrigerator, and tables and chairs. Seating for 125 people.
Picnic Shelters - All visitors are required to have ParkPass.
Picnic Shelter #1: Open-sided covered shelter, located near playgrounds. Shelter has water, electricity, 4 picnic tables, and grill. Maximum 25 vehicles.
Picnic Shelter #2: Open-sided covered shelter, located near lake edge and swimming pool. Not easy access, cannot be driven to, is located approximately 100 yards from the parking area. Limited handicapped accessibility and not well suited for the elderly. Shelter has water, electricity, 4 picnic tables, and grill. Maximum 25 vehicles.
Picnic Shelter #3: Open-sided covered shelter, located primarily by itself. Not easy access, is located approximately 100 yards from the parking area and cannot be driven to. This shelter is not well suited for the elderly. Shelter has 4 picnic tables and grill. Maximum 25 vehicles.
Picnic Shelter #4: Open-sided covered shelter, located near an ADA accessible restroom. Very shady site. Shelter has 4 picnic tables, grill, water, and electricity. Ideally suited for the elderly. Maximum 25 vehicles.
Picnic Shelter #5: Open-sided covered shelter, located by itself near the office. Shelter has 4 picnic tables, trash cans, grill, and electricity. Maximum 25 vehicles.
Hours and Fees
Park Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 Parking Fee
Contact, Address, Driving Directions and Map
Phone Contact: 478-993-3053 at 8 am - 5 pm - Campsite Reservations: 1-800-864-7275
Address: 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson Georgia 30233 - Located 1.8 miles east of I-75 Exit #198 at High Falls Road. Park Facilities Map
Reservations Cancellation Policy
Cancellation of a reservation must be made at least 3 days prior to the date of arrival in order to receive a refund. A $10 cancellation/handling fee per reservation will be charged. Changes in arrival date made less than 3 days prior to the scheduled arrival will constitute a cancellation and forfeit of the deposit. 7-14 day Cottage Reservation Guidelines: All cancellations received 30 days in advance will receive deposit refund minus the $10 cancellation fee per facility.
If a customer requests to cancel less then 30 days in advance but before 72 hours of arrival, the customer may request refund in witting to the site. If cottage is rebooked for the time period originally reserved, site will have Customer Service issue a full refund to the customer minus $10 cancellation fee. If reservation is cancelled within 72 hours of arrival date no refund of the one night deposit will be given. Deposits are required for all reservations. Credit card deposits are posted when the reservation is made.
Check-in - Check-in is between 1 pm and 10 pm and check-out is before 1 pm. Campers must register and present a reservation confirmation before setting up. If you do not arrive on the first night of your stay, you will be counted as a no-show, your reservation will be cancelled, and you will forfeit your deposit.
Reservation Changes (Changes in arrival dates, transfers, etc.)
You may make one change without a charge, provided a 3-day notice is given. Additional changes will incur a $10 per reservation handling fee.