Logo Cochrans Creek Falls
Chattahoochee National Forest, Dawson Co., GA
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Copyright (2017)

A group hike-scramble up to Cochrans Creek Falls, Georgia's second tallest waterfall.

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Lower Falls
After hiking along the creek for about 1.5 miles, the trail begins a steep scramble at this point.



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A little further on, the next waterfall...
This began a series of beautiful cascades, but the next several immediately above this were inaccessible for photos.



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One of the middle falls
Cochrans Creek's upper drop is visible at the top of the image.



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Detail of this pretty cascade


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View through the trees on the steep approach to the upper falls.
Not a great shot, but it gives an idea of how steep the upper drops are.



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Brenda, Renee and Mark at the Upper Falls


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Profile view of the Upper Falls


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Group shot at upper falls - Bruce, Brenda, Mark, Renee
Photo credit: Brenda Wiley



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On the descent, we found a spot with a more direct view of the upper drops


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Group shot before exiting the gorge - Bernie, Bruce, Renee, Brenda, Mark
Photo credit: Brenda Wiley



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Cool-looking fungi on a huge moss-covered tree trunk fallen across the trail.



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