Area Status: Open
Home of twin waterfalls, Anna Ruby Falls is one of the most popular destination interpretive sites in Georgia. Get into the outdoors and learn about the watershed that feeds the waterfalls and enjoy the visitor information center, the interpretive signs at the center and along the trail. This is a great site for photographers, whether you're into nature photography or taking pictures of friends and family at the waterfalls, on the trails, or having a picnic.
At a Glance
Open all year except Christmas
From Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend
9:00am to 7:00pm, 7 days a week.
No admission after 6:00pm.
From Labor Day Weekend to the end of Daylight Savings Time
9:00am to 6:00pm, 7 days a week
No admission after 5 :00pm
From the beginning of Standard Time to Memorial Day Weekend
9:00am to 5:00pm, 7 days a week
No admission after 4:00pm.
Gate, fee booth, and restrooms will be open for Thanksgiving Day. The Gift Shop will be closed.
All facilities will be closed.
||Interpretive Site,Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
$3 per person 16 years and older
15 years and under are admitted free of charge.
Anna Ruby Annual Pass - $20/person/year
Interagency Annual Pass, Senior Pass, & Access Pass accepted
||Contact Cradle of Forestery at 706-878-1448 for information regarding Ann Ruby Annual Pass
||Open year round
||Water fountains are available at the visitor center.
||Full facilities are available at the visitor center.
||Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association - Phone 706-878-3574
View a map and get directions.
This site is fully accessible. The Lion's Eye Trail is designed for people in wheelchairs and those with visual disabilities. Signs along the trail are in braille as well as for the sighted. A hand rail guides you along the trail and right down to the bank of Smith Creek.
The picnic area is easily accessed from the parking lot via a bridge across Smith Creek. Picnic tables are designed to accommodate people in wheel chairs.
From the town of Helen, GA, go north 1 mile on Georgia Highway 17 to Robertstown and the intersection of Hwy. 17 and 356. Turn turn right on Hwy. 356 and go 1.3 miles. Turn left on Anna Ruby Falls Road and go to the entrance booth.
Ample parking is available in the paved parking lot.