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Tumbling Waters Nature Trail

Location Near Carters, off Hwy. 282 along S shore of Carters Lake at the Ridgeway Public Use Area.
State(s) Georgia
Type Nature Trail
Length 1.00 Miles / 1.61 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No




leads through a secluded valley- moist steep sided gorge with lush mountain vegetation. There are two viewing platforms located above a sheer cliff with great views of Trail Creek cascading into Carters Lake.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 1/1

Time Opens: Not Available - Time Closes: Not Available


Located in Ridgeway Public Use area at Carters lake. From Ellijay, GA continue West on Hwy 282 for 7.5 miles to Ridgeway Park Sign. Turn Left onto dirt road for 2 miles. Continue another 1.7 miles on p[paved road to get to trailhead, at boat ramp parking.


Additional Information

Width: 42 inches.

Primary Surface: Not Available

Secondary Surface: None

Average Grade: 0%

Elevation Low Point: Not Available

Elevation High Point: Not Available

Year Designated: 1981

Date Last Updated: 03/31/2017


Contact Information

Trail Management:
Luann Lackey
Site Manager
US Army Corp. of Engineers
Carters Lake
P.O. Box 96
Oakman , GA 30732 -96
(706) 334-2248


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