The Best Photography in Georgia

Looking for the best photography in Georgia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Georgia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top photography spots in and near Georgia

  • Dawsonville, Georgia

    Climb the Stairs to Amicalola Falls

    4.5
    1 mi / 800 ft gain
    Adventurers access the falls through the state park entrance. From the parking lot, hikers follow the clearly marked signs to the base of the falls. The incline begins by the pond at the base of the falls. From the pond, follow the incline along the cascading portion of the falls to the stairs. A...
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  • Blairsville, Georgia

    Hike Blood Mountain

    4.7
    4.3 mi / 1400 ft gain
    The Chattahoochee National Forest and Cohutta Wilderness make up the wild and scenic southern tip of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Blood Mountain trail offers the day hiker a taste of the Appalachian Trail that does not disappoint.The hike starts at the Byron Reece trailhead at Neels Gap where yo...
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Hike and Climb to Yonah Mountain

    4.9
    4.4 mi / 1644 ft gain
    The trail starts at "Mt. Yonah Trailhead" and is 4.4 mile round-trip with elevation of 1,500' to 3,166'. The trail stays below moderate tree coverage until around the halfway point where you will come upon a clearing known as the first LZ (landing zone). The mountain is shared with hikers by Army...
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  • Rising Fawn, Georgia

    Hike Cloudland Canyon's Waterfall Trail

    4.8
    2 mi / 450 ft gain
    When you enter Cloudland Canyon State Park you will drive straight through all of the 4 way stops for about 1 mile before you reach the parking lot for the Waterfall Trail. The parking area does have restrooms and picnic tables if you would like to bring a lunch. What goes down must come up! I ...
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  • Lumpkin, Georgia

    Hike the Canyon Loop in Providence Canyon

    4.3
    4.8 mi / 298 ft gain
    Miniscule compared to the Grand Canyon, this vibrant-colored canyon offers a unique adventure unlike any other in Georgia. The most popular way to explore the canyon is through the 4.8 mile Canyon Loop Trail in the Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area. ($5 for parking)The White Blaze Canyon ...
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  • Cumming, Georgia

    Hike the Indian Seats Trail

    4.4
    4 mi / 600 ft gain
    The Sawnee Mountain Preserve is easy to get to with a GPS and offers plenty of parking. To get to the Indian Seats Trail you will start down a short (.17 mile) trail that will take you to the trailhead. The Indian Seats Trail is a loop so once you reach the marked trail you can go either left or ...
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  • Tallulah Falls, Georgia

    Hike to Hurricane Falls, Tallulah Gorge SP

    4.4
    1.8 mi / 1000 ft gain
    The trail is located in Tallulah Gorge State Park which is about 1 ½ hours northeast of Atlanta, off of Highway 441. There is a $5 per car entry fee into the park and they prefer the use of cash. From there, follow the signs to the Jane Hurt Yarn Interpretive Center, where there is parking and pl...
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  • Lithia Springs, Georgia

    Hike the White Loop at Sweetwater Creek

    4.5
    4.1 mi / 250 ft gain
    Sweetwater Creek State Park offers a breath of fresh air and beautiful sights only 15 miles from Atlanta. The park has 9 miles of trails to choose from. The shortest of the three trails is the Red Trail (1 mile, one-way). After a half mile you will arrive at the impressive 5 story New Manchester ...
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  • Hiawassee, Georgia

    Hike to Blue Hole and High Shoals Creek Falls

    4.8
    5 mi / 500 ft gain
    Located just a few miles north of Helen, Georgia is this hidden gem. The road that leads up to the starting point of the hike is a bit tricky to find so make sure you have your GPS to help a little, its a gravel road that winds up the mountain for a about a mile.The dirt trail winds down through ...
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  • Cartersville, Georgia

    Hike Pine Mountain

    4.6
    4.5 mi
    The Pine Mountain Trail winds and climbs its way to awesome summit views, along massive granite outcrops and serene forest. Hike over wooden bridges, across sparkling streams, past misty waterfalls & rock outcroppings, varied forest, scenic overlooks, & leaping deer. This local gem is tuc...
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  • Lookout Mountain, Georgia

    Explore Lula Lake Land Trust

    4.3
    3.4 mi / 459 ft gain
    Lula Lake Land Trust may only be accessible on the first and last Saturday of every month, but a visit to this North Georgia park is well worth planning for. It offers a small, but beautiful lake, a large waterfall, and over 6 miles of trails for hiking or biking. The 1-mile level gravel road fro...
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Hike to Raven Cliff Falls

    4.6
    4.9 mi / 400 ft gain
    The hike to Raven Cliff Falls round-trip is about 5 miles. The scenery is amazing the whole way through with beautiful cascading waterfalls and running streams filled with wildlife everywhere you look. Along the way, there are a few campsites where during the warm months you'll see many tents set...
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  • Blairsville, Georgia

    Hike to the Brasstown Bald Peak

    4.3
    1.2 mi / 500 ft gain
    Once you make it to the parking area (parking fee required) to Brasstown Bald you will be at about 4284 feet elevation. From there you will have a short (0.6 mile) but steep hike to the tower that sits atop Brasstown Bald. Along the path you will see Rhododendron and various other blooms dependi...
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  • Stone Mountain, Georgia

    Hike or Run Stone Mountain

    4.0
    2.25 mi / 700 ft gain
    Stone Mountain sits on the outskirts of downtown Atlanta. Located in the center of Stone Mountain Park, this 1,686 ft. granite mound provides visitors with a challenging cardio workout and excellent panoramic views of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Those who want to climb Stone Mountain should u...
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  • Atlanta, Georgia

    Hike the Cascade Springs Trail

    5.0
    1.9 mi
    A quick and local getaway from the hustle and bustle of Atlanta city life, Cascade Springs Nature Preserve offers over 100 acres of forested trails that lead to Utoy Creek and Cascade Falls.The trail starts at the parking area and leads to a boardwalk where old historical structures stand alongsi...
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  • Jekyll Island, Georgia

    Explore Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island

    4.8
    2 mi
    For the outdoors-minded, Jekyll Island’s biggest attraction may be its driftwood beach. Almost as if the driftwood rained down from the sky, the beach is littered with large trees and gnarly branches. The chaotic mess of driftwood can make the beach a maze to navigate, especially during high tide...
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