Short for Amicalola Falls State Park, home of Springer Mountain. Hikers will sometimes refer to “Amicalola” the same way they refer to “Springer.”

Example: “I haven’t seen Moxie since Amicalola!”

Fun Fact: Amicalola comes from the Cherokee words for “tumbling waters.”

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Amicalola Falls

View of Amicalola Falls from the AT Approach Trail


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