Unicoi State Park

Unicoi State Park is one of the most popular parks in Georgia because of its outstanding natural beauty, its wide range of amenities, and its proximity to Helen. See the park's website for a schedule of activities: www.gastateparks.org/info/unicoi

Boating

Boats (canoes and pedal boats) can be rented, seasonally, at the beach area. Non-motorized private boats are also permitted on the lake.
Location: Unicoi Lake
Phone: 706-878-2201

Fishing

The lake is stocked with catfish, bass, and brim. Fishing is allowed from the bank and from 6 fishing docks, with standard Georgia fishing requirements enforced.
Location: Unicoi Lake
Phone: 706-878-2201

Hiking

There are 5 trails in the park. They vary from a short interpretive trail (1/3 mile) around a pond to a 5-mile strenuously-rated trail to Anna Ruby Falls. You can also travel from Unicoi State Park to Helen via a 3-mile moderate to strenuous trail.
Location: Unicoi State Park
Phone: 706-878-2201

Mountain Biking

The 7 mile loop is a challenging trail that has been used for numerous regional and national mountain bike races. The trail is reserved for the exclusive use of mountain bikers.
Location: Unicoi State Park
Phone: 706-878-2201

Park Programs

Programs are ongoing all year on the topics of nature, culture, history, and recreation. Special programs can be offered for group visits by prior arrangement with park staff. Visit the park's website to find out what programs are being offered during your visit.
Location: Unicoi State Park
Phone: 706-878-2201

Picnics and Group Events

Numerous picnic tables, grills, and shelters are scattered throughout Unicoi State Park. Single sites are available on a first come, first served basis. There are also group picnic facilities and the beachhouse that can be reserved, for a fee, for larger functions.
Location: Unicoi State Park
Phone: 706-878-2201

Swimming

There is a sand beach that is is open for swimming during the summer. This is a great and scenic spot for swimming.
Location: Unicoi Lake
Phone: 706-878-2201