Where’s the TALLEST cascading waterfall in the Southeast? Amicalola Falls State Park with its namesake waterfall tumbling 729 feet to a reflecting pool is a popular hiking park in northern Georgia. TrailblazerGirls can choose various viewing paths from an easy accessible pathway to a challenging trail with staircases galore. Make a day of hiking by taking the 8.5-mile trail leading from the park to Springer Mountain, the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Gorgeous scenery and outdoor adventure in the peach state.