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3 3        Directions: Take US 23/441 north from   4 4                                                                               5 5

                                          Tallulah Falls for three miles to the
                                          Rabun Beach Recreation Area sign.
                                          Turn left onto Old 441. Drive for 2.5                                          PHOTO BY KELLY L FROM PEXELS
                                          miles and take a left on Lake Rabun
                                          Road. Go one mile past the Recreation
                                          Area. Turn left on Low Gap Road at
     HIKES                                Bear Gap Road which forks to the                                                                                                                                                          WATERFALL
                                          the Flat Creek Community sign. Follow
                                          left. Continue for 1.5 miles to the sign
                                          marking the trail on the right side
      WATERFALL                           minute walk from the parking area on   4  Long Creek Falls                       5   Hemlock Falls                                                                                       HIKES
                                          of the road. The trail is about a five-
                                          Bear Gap Road.

              3  Minnehaha Falls
                                                                     that can be accessed by a short hike on a trail offshoot of the
                                                                                                                                                     76 east for 11 miles. Turn left on GA
            (34.7460960,-83.4789590) is known for its                (34.6635833,-84.1842167), is a popular waterfall in Fannin County   (34.8525170,-83.6109170). Hemlock   Directions: From Clayton take Hwy
                                                                                                                         Falls is a breathtaking scenic area
            photogenic and majestic beauty. The falls                combined Appalachian/Benton MacKaye Trail. The two different drops   that encompasses two waterfalls that   197 and continue for 3.7 miles to
            are traced by the .4-mile-long Minnehaha                 divert water to fall a combined distance of 50 feet on its way down.   cascade 15 feet in length in Moccasin   the turnoff for the Hemlock Falls
            trail. The hike follows Fall Branch Trail until          The 30-minute hike leads travelers on an uphill walk on the way to   Creek State Park. The trail is one of   Trailhead. From the trailhead, follow
            it reaches a dead-end at the waterfall.                  see the falls and on a downhill path to exit the area.   Rabun County’s most scenic paths,   the trail about one mile up the left
            In total, the water from Minnehaha Falls                                                                     and it traces Moccasin Creek upstream   side of the creek and cross the creek
            tumbles approximately 100 feet in pure                   Directions: Located on FS Road 58 in the Chattahoochee    from Lake Burton until it ends with the   on a wooden bridge shortly before
            drops and shoaling.                      Minnehaha Trail  National Forest.                                   two waterfalls.             reaching the falls.                                       Hemlock Falls
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