Dukes Creek Falls is conveniently located on the Russell-Brasstown National Scenic Highway. The area offers a moderate hiking trail and exceptional scenery with panoramic views of the distinguished Mount Yonah. The trail head for this 1.25-mile trail is at the parking lot. The trail leads down to the observation deck overlooking Dukes Creek and the waterfalls. The round trip is 2.5 miles. Plan about an hour to hike down, enjoy the scenery, and hike back.
The first 1/10 mile of the is accessible by people who need to use a wheel chair and leads to a viewing deck so everyone can get view of the waterfalls.
From Alternate 75 north of Helen, turn onto the the Russell-Brasstown National Scenic Highway. Park will be on the left.