Minnehaha Falls (Georgia)

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Minnehaha Falls
Minnehaha Falls
Location Rabun County, Georgia
Coordinates 34°44′51″N 83°28′52″W / 34.747446°N 83.481119°W / 34.747446; -83.481119
Type Cascade
Total height 100 ft (30 m)

Minnehaha Falls is a series of cascades located on Falls Creek in Rabun County, Georgia. The waterfalls descend about 100 feet over a stepped rock formation. The falls are near Lake Rabun, within the boundaries of the Chattooga River Ranger District of the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Location map for Minnehaha Falls

The falls are named for Minnehaha, a fictional character in the epic poem The Song of Hiawatha.

The falls can be reached by a short trail (0.4 miles) from Bear Gap Road called the Minnehaha Trail. The trail is maintained by the U.S. Forest Service.

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