Expressing the charm of Bavaria in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Helen, Georgia is one of the state’s most-visited towns. Outdoor adventurers flock to the surrounding hills and waters. Oenophiles come to tour the local vineyards. Alpine Helen’s special blend of cultures, traditions, history, arts, and outdoor activities keep visitors coming back for more. Don’t forget the town’s wonderful seasonal attractions – you haven’t been to an Oktoberfest until you’ve been to Helen.
If you’re ready for the experience of a lifetime, prepare for the ultimate adventure at Unicoi State Park & Lodge in Helen. Unicoi is one of the most breathtaking state parks in the Georgia mountains. Adventure seekers, outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, ziplining, 3-D archery, air gun target practice and many other adventure activities.
Create fun and lasting memories for the whole family by staying in the Unicoi Lodge, cabins, campgrounds or squirrels nest (primitive campsites) or taking in a meal at one of the two onsite restaurants. Learn how Unicoi State Park & Lodge has earned its title as one of the Adventure Lodges of Georgia.
Adjacent to Unicoi State Park is the popular Anna Ruby Falls, which marks the junction of Curtis and York Creeks. Curtis Creek drops 153 feet and York Creek 50 feet to form the twin waterfalls. A paved 0.4-mile footpath leads from the parking lot to the base of the falls. Walking is easy to moderate, although a steep incline occurs in spots. Benches are provided along the way. Walking shoes are