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Tumbling Waters Nature Trail

photo: Falls viewing platform. Photo by Stay Active Ellijay.

Length: 1.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Nature Trail
Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: Near Carters, off Hwy. 282 along S shore of Carters Lake at the Ridgeway Public Use Area.
State(s): Georgia
Counties:
Longitude: -84.66573
Latitude: 34.61071

Driving Directions

Located in Ridgeway Public Use area at Carters lake. From Ellijay, GA continue West on Hwy 282 for 7.5 miles to Ridgeway Park Sign. Turn Left onto dirt road for 2 miles. Continue another 1.7 miles on p[paved road to get to trailhead, at boat ramp parking.

Description

Leads through a secluded valley- moist steep sided gorge with lush mountain vegetation. There are two viewing platforms located above a sheer cliff with great views of Trail Creek cascading into Carters Lake.

Additional Details

Width: 42 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1981

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Luann Lackey
Site Manager
US Army Corp. of Engineers
Carters Lake
P.O. Box 96
Oakman, GA 30732 -96
(706) 334-2248

 

Photos

Trail entrance sign. Photo by Stay Active Ellijay.

Trail entrance sign. Photo by Stay Active Ellijay.

Falls viewing platform. Photo by Stay Active Ellijay.

Falls viewing platform. Photo by Stay Active Ellijay.

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