Desoto Falls. Turners Corner Georgia. DeSoto Falls is located near Turners Corner GA. There are two waterfalls on this scenic trail. The Lower Falls is best visited when the water levels are high. These falls are named after Hernando Desoto who traversed this area in the sixteenth century. Upper Desoto Falls Estimated Height: 120 Feet Lower Desoto Falls Estimated Height: 30 Feet Hike Distance: 2.4 Miles Check out page 15 of our North Georgia Guide for more information. Our North Georgia waterfall guide includes turn by turn directions to over 100 of the best waterfalls in Georgia.