Smithgall Woods State Park

61 Tsalaki Tr.
Helen, GA 30545- Map It
(706) 878-3087

AAA Editor Notes

Smithgall Woods State Park is 3 mi. w. on SR 75 Alt. to 61 Tsalaki Tr. Dukes Creek, one of the state's premier trout streams, runs through this north Georgia wilderness area. Hikers, bicyclists and nature photographers can take advantage of 5 miles of trails and 18 miles of roads that crisscross a region of hardwood habitats and mountain streams home to a variety of wildlife. Cottages are available. Catch-and-release trout fishing is only allowed on certain days and reservations are required; visitors should call ahead for a current schedule and register at the visitor center. The center has a Discovery Room with exhibits. Ranger-led programs are offered. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Free. Parking: $5.
Hours: Park open daily 7-7. Visitor center open 8-5; closed Christmas.