Watery Wednesday #106: Hurricane Falls

Hurricane Falls, Tallullah Gorge State Park, Georgia. June 23, 2009.

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Hurricane Falls is one of the major waterfalls in Tallulah Gorge State Park in Georgia.  It is the waterfall that a visitor can get closest to, but getting close involves a hike down 600+ steps from the rim trail.  And after enjoying the waterfall there are the same 600+ steps back up to the rim.  But the steps were worth it in my opinion.

This picture was taken during a June, 2009, visit to Tallulah Gorge.

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18 Responses to “Watery Wednesday #106: Hurricane Falls”

  1. Eileen Says:

    Beautiful waterfalls, George! Sounds easy to get to, which is nice.

  2. Mildred Says:

    That is the prettiest waterfall! I remember when my brother’s son was young and the two of them made the hike down into the gorge. Larry said he thought to himself, I’m never going to get out of here!!! Thanks for sharing your wonderful photo today George.

  3. Neal Says:

    I’m going to have to put that place on my list. I believe you are Betsy has posted pictures from there before and I thought they were beautiful just like this one.

  4. Pam Says:

    Hi George,
    Although I don’t care for the word Hurricane… it is a magnificent waterfall.
    RJ and I have taken that hike before and it was well worth the effort.

  5. Susie Says:

    Really pretty! Wish I could feel some of the cool effects from the water here.

  6. Sandra Says:

    i saw the word hurricane and started to panic! just kidding. lovely falls and I like all of the ones in GA that you have shown us. could be the reason is I am a Ga cracker

  7. Tricia Says:

    Very nice & so very pretty, George!

  8. Judy Says:

    I seem to recall hearing about the 600 steps before – how did your legs feel the next day?

  9. Janis Says:

    600 STEPS!!!!!! WOW, … beautiful water falls, it almost looks like a water slide.

  10. Kathy Ariano Says:

    Six hundred steps? Are these steep? Is there a rail or are you on your own?
    Beautiful, though.

  11. NCMountainwoman Says:

    That is indeed a beautiful waterfall. I love it.

  12. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Looks so slippery. Now let me guess, do I even need to ask if you went down and back up those steps? Did you take a picture of the steps? It would be cool to see that tomorrow.

  13. Cindy S Says:

    It’s always lovely to see a waterfall, so pretty! I can see that this one would not disappoint.
    Hugs, Cindy

  14. ewok1993 Says:

    a few short breaks in those 600 + steps would make the climb enjoyable too. that is definitely another pretty one. how did it get its name?

  15. happyone Says:

    I agree it would be worth it.

  16. Carletta Says:

    Those 600 steps would be too much for me so I’ll enjoy this beauty through your lovely photo George!

  17. Hilda Says:

    Beautiful and very refreshing to tired eyes.

    I might manage the climb down, especially with this to soothe my tired legs, but climbing back up is another matter altogether!

  18. Rose Says:

    This is a beauty!

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