Jacks River Falls
Fannin County


Jacks River Falls is located in the Cohutta Wilderness Area on the Jacks River 89 miles NW from Dahlonega and 24 miles north of Chatsworth, Ga. To reach the falls proceed north out of Chatsworth, Ga. on Hwy. US411 for 13 miles to Cisco. Turn right on OldGa2 Rd. Continue on this road (pavement ends about 1.8 miles) 10 miles to FS 62 on the right at Big Frog Loop Road sign. Turn right on FS62 and continue 4.4 miles to Jacks River Trailhead. The Forest Service fee parking area is on the left. The trail to the falls is 3.5 miles of moderately easy walking on an old railroad bed. After reaching the river follow it downstream 0.5 miles to the falls.

GPS & Topo Data -
Parking area location - N34º 59.44, W84º 35.28', Elev. 1540'
Base of Falls - N34º 58.29, W84º 34.37, Elev. 1500

This photo using a faster shutter speed gives a better idea of the power of Jack River waterfall.

The continuation of the shoals below the falls.