Driving from Atlanta

Take 285 North to GA 400 North to the North GA Premium Outlets in Dawsonville. At the first stop light after the outlets, turn left onto Hwy 53 (a McDonalds will be on your left). Drive toward the city of Dawsonville and turn left at end of street to continue onto Hwy 53/183. Go through the roundabout to stay on 53/183 then veer right onto Hwy 183 and drive for about 10 miles. A small brown sign for Amicalola State Park will be on your right at the fork for Hwy 52 – veer right onto Hwy 52 East. The park entrance will be on your left about a mile or two from the turn onto 52 East. Follow the signs for the Lodge (you will turn left after the security gate and make your way up a steep, winding road for about a mile). The lodge will be at the end of the road at the top.