Toccoa Falls - Beautiful Scenic University Waterfall in GA
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Toccoa Falls - Beautiful Scenic University Waterfall in GA

Toccoa Falls is a beautiful free-falling 186 foot high waterfall that has a university named for it in Georgia.

Toccoa Falls is a beautiful scenic 186 foot high free-falling waterfall located on the campus of a university in northeastern Georgia, USA. Toccoa Falls is one of the highest single drop waterfalls located east of the Mississippi River.

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In the Native American Cherokee Indian language the word toccoa means beautiful. So Toccoa Falls means beautiful falls and one look at this scenic waterfall shows that the Cherokees named it perfectly. Toccoa Falls drops majestically right over a granite cliff face located along Toccoa Creek.

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Toccoa Falls is located on the campus of Toccoa Falls College which is a four-year Christian Bible College with an enrollment of around 930 students. The college features photos of landmark Toccoa Falls on its website and in its brochures.

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Toccoa Falls and Toccoa Falls College are located just north of the town of Toccoa along Toccoa Falls Road/Route 17 Alternate in northeastern Georgia about 95 miles north of Atlanta. The area around Toccoa, Georgia is a popular recreation and vacation area popular with fisherman, hunters, boaters, hikers, mountain bikers, swimmers and nature lovers.

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Tourists have been visiting and enjoying Toccoa Falls since the early 1800's. Some people have touted the falls as being the highest single-drop waterfall east of the Mississippi but there are a number of higher waterfalls like Toughannock Falls in New York and Fall Creek Falls in Tennessee. But records aside Toccoa Falls is a great natural scenic wonder and a very popular tourist attraction in Georgia.

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Toccoa Falls College charges a very modest fee of $1.00 to visit the falls for adults and just $.50 for kids and Seniors. Beautiful scenic landmark Toccoa Falls is open to the public daily from dawn to dusk.

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Comments (4)

What a great article and awesome images. Thank you for sharing.

that's really beautiful waterfall..wonderful of nature..Loved it as always :)

Thanks for always writing good waterfall article. Always grateful to read your waterfall series.

Where can I find the information for having a wedding at toccoa falls?