High Falls State Park RV & Campground Guide


The High Falls State Park is located northwest of Macon in Georgia and covers an area of 1,050 acres. The park contains the largest waterfall in middle Georgia, as well as a 650-acre lake, making it one of the nation’s top family fishing destinations. The park also has an interesting history, as it was once a prosperous industrial town (known as High Falls) which then became a ghost town in the 1880s when it was bypassed by a major railroad. Among its serene landscape, you may also spot several species of wildlife, including squirrels, raccoons, beavers, deer, armadillos, woodpeckers, and foxes.

Georgia is known to be a hot and humid state, and the weather in High Falls State Park is no different. In summer, visitors can expect an average high temperature of 92°F during the day, with temperatures falling to 66°F during the night. Winter is much milder, however, reaching a top of 57°F.

If you’re planning a visit to this intriguing state park, you’ll want to keep reading to find out all there is to know about camping, on-site and off-site activities, how to get here, and more!

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Spring 40°F - 83°F
Summer 66°F - 92°F
Fall 39°F - 84°F
Winter 30°F - 57°F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in High Falls State Park

There are plenty of camping opportunities in and around High Falls State Park, including both within tents and RVs. If the tiny space that a tent offers isn’t quite your thing, then we recommend the warmth, comfort, and all-round glamping that staying in an RV offers.

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There are 106 campsites in High Falls State Park containing electric hookups for RVs, ranging from $32 - $38 per night. The campsite is open year-round, however reservations can fill-up quickly. Some other RV parks and campgrounds located nearby include:

High Falls Hideaway RV Park

Quite literally on the doorstep of the state park isHigh Falls Hideaway RV Park, which features 40 sites with full hookups and other amenities to make your stay more comfortable. You’ll have a safe, private, and peaceful place to stay here, plus you’re just a short walk away from the state park when it’s time to enjoy the great outdoors.

  • Water hookup: yes

  • Electrical hookup: yes

  • Sewer hookup: yes

  • Wifi: yes

  • Pet-friendly: yes

  • Other amenities: showers and restrooms, laundry facilities, convenience store, restaurant, pet area.

Indian Springs Campground

Located just a 15-minute drive away isIndian Springs Campground, which is part of the Indian Springs State Park. Not only are you incredibly close to High Falls when you stay here, but you also get to explore another beautiful state park right from your RV!

  • Water hookup: yes

  • Electrical hookup: yes

  • Sewer hookup: no

  • Wifi: yes

  • Pet-friendly: yes

  • Other amenities: showers and restrooms, boat ramp, playground, picnic area, mini golf, hiking trails.

Forsyth KOA Journey

Forsythe is a local city located just 15 minutes away by car, and it’s also home toForsyth KOA Journey. This popular RV park and campground features over 130 campsites, all nestled among a quiet, country setting. This family-friendly place has something for everyone (including your furry, four-legged family members!).

  • Water hookup: yes

  • Electrical hookup: yes

  • Sewer hookup: yes

  • Wifi: yes

  • Pet-friendly: yes

  • Other amenities: showers and restrooms, playground, dog park, bike rentals, cable TV, snack bar, propane, firewood, pavilion, mini golf.

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What to Do at
High Falls State Park

Inside High Falls State Park

While High Falls State Park is popular due to its camping, it’s also a widely-visited region due to the number of fun recreational activities on offer. With its tumbling cascades, large lake, and ghost town history, it’s certainly a place that the whole family will enjoy.

Some other popular experiences and activities at the park include:

Hiking : There are several hiking trails with various levels of difficulties in the state park. These will take you past stunning sights, including waterfalls, lush forest, the Old Powerhouse, and the sparkling lake. View the trail maphere.

Swimming : Swimming in the lake and river in the park is not allowed, but a large pool is available for visitors wishing to take a refreshing dip during the warmer months. A small entry fee applies.

Boating : There are boat ramps within the park, allowing visitors to launch their boat or vessel. Canoe, kayak, and paddleboat rentals are also available. Boating is a popular activity within the park, as the lake is not only picturesque, but very calm too.

Fishing :  High Falls Lake is rated as one of the best largemouth bass-fishing lakes in the state. You’ll also find catfish, crappie, and bream here, so be sure to try your luck with a fishing rod!

Mini golf : Children and adults alike will love the 18-hole miniature golf course located within the park. It’s a great way to spend your afternoon if you’re after something less strenuous than hiking!

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How to Get to
High Falls State Park

From Atlanta, High Falls State Park is a 50-mile drive. Get on I-75 S/I-85 S from Memorial Dr SE, Washington St SW and Pulliam St SW. Follow I-75 S to Highfalls Park Rd in Lamar County. Take exit 198 from I-75 S, then drive to High Falls Rd in Monroe County.

If driving from Macon, get on I-16 W from Spring St and follow I-75 N to High Falls Rd/Rte 36 in Monroe County. Take exit 198 from I-75 N, then turn right onto High Falls Rd/Rte 36.

Entering High Falls State Park

The park gates are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. There is a $5 day-use parking fee or visitors can buy a $50 annualParkPass to use in High Falls State Park and other parks within Georgia.

If you’re planning a trip to High Falls State Park, then you’re in for a treat. Once you’ve finished exploring all that the park has to offer, there are also some incredible opportunities waiting for you outside of its gates! During or after your stay, we encourage you to tag us in any of your social media posts, or why not share your photos and experience with us at [email protected]? We may even feature your story on our blog or social media channels. Happy camping!

Frequently Asked Questions About High Falls State Park

What is the best time of year to visit High Falls State Park?

Visit in the fall for a breathtaking view of the autumn foliage. Walking the Tranquil Trail Loop gives you excellent access to the local forests and wildlife. The cooler temperature will also make it easier to hike and explore.

What kind of wildlife can be found in High Falls State Park?

As you're exploring High Falls State Park, you may spot a white-tailed deer, badger, opossum, wild goat or chamois. Common birds in the area include blue jays, northern cardinals, mourning doves and crows.

Are there designated RV camping spots in High Falls State Park?

High Falls State Park has 106 campsites with electrical hookups. These sites are available for trailer, RV and tent use. There's also an on-site dumping station as well as public bathrooms and showers.

Are pets allowed at High Falls State Park?

Pets are allowed at High Falls State Park as long as they're on a leash no longer than six feet long. Your animal companion must be with you at all times. Several of the park's cabins are pet-friendly.

Is High Falls State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Wheelchairs are allowed on all walking paths. You can request additional accommodations and access to local wildlife management areas. Golf carts are allowed in and around the campground but not on the nature trails.