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A. L. Burruss Park Trail
A. L. Burruss Park Trail
A leg-stretch loop near I-75 that takes hikers and bikers into wetlands near the headwaters of a Rottenwood Creek tributary.
Allatoona Pass
Allatoona Pass
Begins at historic Deep Cut, site of the Battle of Allatoona Pass, then skirts the shoreline of Lake Allatoona
Amicalola Falls East Ridge Trail
Amicalola Falls East Ridge Trail
Steady, strenuous climb to the top of Amicalola Falls.
Amicalola Falls Trail
Amicalola Falls Trail
Steep, staired descent along the face of the waterfall to the reflecting pond, with a return to the visitors center along the Base of Falls Trail
Amicalola Falls West Ridge
Amicalola Falls West Ridge
Explore the western ridge of Amicalola Falls, then join the Falls Trail at the lower bridge
Amicalola River Trail
Amicalola River Trail
Hike to the Edge of the World Rapids, then up to explore the Dawson Wildlife Management Area
Andrews Cove Trail
Andrews Cove Trail
Energetic hike up the Andrews Creek watershed to the Appalachian Trail
Anna Ruby Falls Trail
Anna Ruby Falls Trail
The rare double falls on Curtis and York Creek are especially awesome after a shower.
Arabia Mountain
Arabia Mountain
Climbs Bradley and Arabia Mountain, rock outcrops of southeast DeKalb County)
Arkaquah Trail
Arkaquah Trail
High ridge trail between Brasstown Bald and Track Rock Gap
AT Hogpen Gap to Unicoi Gap
AT Hogpen Gap to Unicoi Gap
Takes hikers from Richard B. Russell Scenic Highway to Georgia 75.
AT Neels Gap to Hogpen Gap
AT Neels Gap to Hogpen Gap
AT Springer Mountain to Woody Gap
AT Springer Mountain to Woody Gap
First section of the AT, begins on Springer Mt. and ends at Georgia 60
AT Woody Gap to Neels Gap
AT Woody Gap to Neels Gap
Bartram Trail
Bartram Trail
Climbs to the top of Rabun Bald, descends into Warwoman Dell, then parallels, but does not run next to, the Chattooga River to SR28
Bear Creek Trail
Bear Creek Trail
Hike near Ellijay features one of North Georgia's largest trees, the Gannett poplar
Becky Branch Falls
Becky Branch Falls
Combines a portion of the Bartram Trail with the Becky Branch Falls trail to form a short loop to the Falls
Benton MacKaye Trail
Benton MacKaye Trail
Long trail that covers the western Appalachians, this 50 mile trail runs from Springer Mountain to the Cohutta Wilderness
Benton MacKaye, Sec. I
Benton MacKaye, Sec. I
From Springer Mountain to Three Forks, Section I of the Benton Mackaye Trail takes you along the high ridge of the Appalachian Mountains.
Benton MacKaye, Sec. II
Benton MacKaye, Sec. II
Remote hike into the Chattahoochee National Forest
Big Creek Greenway (North Point)
Big Creek Greenway (North Point)
Paved, level hike along Big Creek (Vickery Creek) just east of GA 400
Big Creek Greenway Forsyth
Big Creek Greenway Forsyth
Follows Big Creek from the Forsyth County Line to Bethelview Road
Big Rock Nature Trail
Big Rock Nature Trail
Fun hike at Fort Mountain State Park that takes hikers to Gold Mine Creek Falls
Big Trees Trail
Big Trees Trail
Explores 30-acre Big Trees Forest in Sandy Springs
Brasstown Bald Trail
Brasstown Bald Trail
Climb to Georgia Highest Point, Brasstown Bald
Broad River Trail
Broad River Trail
Follows Dicks Creek to Brown Bottom, then meanders alongside the middle branch of the Broad River.
Buford Dam Trail
Buford Dam Trail
Explores the Lower Pool of Buford Dam (Lake Lanier)
Burnt Hickory Loop
Burnt Hickory Loop
Loop trail that explore Kennesaw and Little Kennesaw Mountain, ending at Pigeon Hil, site of a major engagement
Byron Herbert Reece Access Trail
Byron Herbert Reece Access Trail
Formerly the Blood Mountain Spur Trail, this is the AT access trail at Neel's Gap
Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center Trails
Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center Trails
Visits lakes and rivers with abundant wildlife throughout the hike
Chattahoochee Bend River Trail
Chattahoochee Bend River Trail
6 miles round trip hike that explores the bank of the Chattahoochee River between Newnan and Carrollton
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Chattahoochee Nature Center
6 hikes that total about 2 miles including trails named Stone Cabin, Kingfisher Pond, Homestead, Forest, and River Boardwalk.
Cheatham Hill Connector
Cheatham Hill Connector
Takes visitors along a low ridge along a Confederate battleline involved in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
Cheatham Hill Loop
Cheatham Hill Loop
Visit the Dead Angle, site of the heaviest fighting during the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Chickamauga Creek Trail
Chickamauga Creek Trail
On Pigeon Mountain, this trail loops around the Tennessee Valley Divide.
Cohutta Panther Creek Trail
Cohutta Panther Creek Trail
Climbs to the Cohutta's Panter Creek Falls
Coleman River Trail
Coleman River Trail
This is a quick, good trail, but watch out for the bridges.
Cooper's Furnace and Laurel Ridge Trails
Cooper's Furnace and Laurel Ridge Trails
Historic trail that leads past the only remains of the town of Etowah, destroyed during the Atlanta Campaign.
Coosa Backcountry Trail
Coosa Backcountry Trail
Loop trail in the rugged mountains near Vogel State Park
Denton Branch Trail
Denton Branch Trail
Quick in and out to Denton Branch Falls in a remote area of Towns County.
Desoto Falls Trail
Desoto Falls Trail
Great hike alongside Frogtown Creek to the middle falls. Lower falls are near the trailhead.
Dick's Creek Falls
Dick's Creek Falls
Walk alongside Dick's Creek to the Chattooga River and Dicks Creek Falls.
Disney Trail
Disney Trail
Steep and challenging, this trail offers some scenic views and area history.
Dockery Lake Trail
Dockery Lake Trail
Acceess to the Appalachian Trail. Dockery Lake, at the trailhead offers fishing and camping.
Dukes Creek Falls Trail
Dukes Creek Falls Trail
On the Richard B. Russell Scenic Highway, the trail follows a series of switchbacks to beautiful Dukes Creek Falls
Duncan Ridge Trail
Duncan Ridge Trail
One of the most difficult trails east of the Mississippi, this footpath features long, near vertical scrambles over rock and steep rises
East Palisades
East Palisades
Loop trail circles a Chattahoochee National Recreation Area park on and above the river.
Emery Creek Trail
Emery Creek Trail
From North Georgia's Cohutta Loop, this trail drops hundreds of feet to Emery Creek.
Eyes on Wildlife Trail
Eyes on Wildlife Trail
Fun loop trail that
Falls Branch Falls
Falls Branch Falls
Follows a section of the Benton MacKaye Trail to a side trail leading to Falls Branch Falls.
Fort Mountain Loop
Fort Mountain Loop
Popular loop at the top of Fort Mountain allowing access to the enimatic rock wall and lookout tower
Glen Falls
Glen Falls
Fairly level walk to a high mountain falls on Lookout Mountain
Gold Branch Trail
Gold Branch Trail
Explores the shores of Bull Sluice above Morgan Falls Dam and climbs into the Chattahoochee watershed
Grassy Mountain Tower Trail
Grassy Mountain Tower Trail
Energetic hike to a lovely view of the Cohutta Wilderness from a fire tower.
Helton Creek Falls
Helton Creek Falls
Brief hike through a cool mountain cove to two waterfalls, both of which are on Helton Creek. An observation deck has recently been added in the area of the second falls.
Hemlock Falls Trail
Hemlock Falls Trail
Great hike alongside a gurgling stream to a pretty waterfall.
Heritage Trail System
Heritage Trail System
Rome-Floyd County trail that follows the Oostanaula River through downtown to the Etowah River and there confluence with the Coosa
Hidden Pond Songbird Trail
Hidden Pond Songbird Trail
Trail developed to encourage wildlife and waterfowl viewing, including multiple blinds along a beaver pond.
Homestead Trail
Homestead Trail
This hike explores a peninsula of Lake Allatoona as well as the lake’s watershed.
Horse Trough Falls Trail
Horse Trough Falls Trail
This brief leg-stretch is marked by the first bridge across the Chattahoochee River
Indian Seats Trail
Indian Seats Trail
Energetic 4.0 mile loop trail including a panoramic view from Sawnee Mountain
Iron Mine Loop Trail
Iron Mine Loop Trail
Easy, level, multi-use trail that loops through picnic areas of Red Top Mountain State Park.
Jacks Knob Trail
Jacks Knob Trail
Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps as access to Brasstown Bald, this trail climbs to the top of Wolfpen Ridge.
Jarrard Gap Trail
Jarrard Gap Trail
Johns Mountain Trail
Johns Mountain Trail
One of three trails in The Pocket, Johns' Mountain follows a high ridge south, finally leaving the ridge and falling to the upper Keown Falls viewing platform
Johnson Ferry Trail
Johnson Ferry Trail
Explores a flood plain of the Chattahoochee River
Jones Bridge Trail
Jones Bridge Trail
This relatively flat, wide trail climbs two low ridges and explores 2 flood plains.
Kennesaw Mountain Road
Kennesaw Mountain Road
Paved road allows access to the top of Kennesaw Mountain walking or by car on weekdays and by bus on weekends.
Kennesaw Mountain Trail
Kennesaw Mountain Trail
The mountain trail climbs 800 feet in just over a mile, past trenches, old roads and original Civil War embankments
Keown Falls Trail
Keown Falls Trail
Loop hike to the high-mountain Keown Falls.
Kolb's Farm Loop
Kolb's Farm Loop
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park loop trail from Cheatham Hill Road to Kolb's Farm across hilly terrain.
Laurel Ridge Trail
Laurel Ridge Trail
Explores the ridge that forms the east side of Lake Lanier, and allows access to Bowman's Island Unit of the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area
Logan Turnpike
Logan Turnpike
At first easy, the last mile climb to the Appalachian Trail is difficult.
Long Creek Falls
Long Creek Falls
Follows the Appalachian Trail to the blue blazed Long Creek Falls side trail.
Marble Mine Trail
Marble Mine Trail
Follows an old road to a marble mining operation just beneath the Pinhoti Trail
Mathis Trail
Mathis Trail
A 1.0 mile hike that takes you through a diverse hardwood forest and crosses Elachee Creek
Mill Shoals Trail
Mill Shoals Trail
Mill Shoals is actually a fun trail, without a lot of hard walking or scenic views.
Minnehaha Falls
Minnehaha Falls
Short hike to 60 foot falls
Mountaintown Creek Trail
Mountaintown Creek Trail
Trail follows Mountain Creek to the Cohutta Loop.
Murphy Candler Park Nature Trail
Murphy Candler Park Nature Trail
Close in Atlanta hike that explores the 2-mile lakeshore of Murphy Candler Lake
Nancy Creek Trail
Nancy Creek Trail
Trail from Murphy Candler Park to Blackburn Park and into the Johnson Ferry Redevelopment Project
Newtown Trail
Newtown Trail
Newtown Trail explores a lowland river and high overlook that held the overflow during Council Meetings at the Cherokee Capital of New Echota
Oak Ridge Nature Trail
Oak Ridge Nature Trail
Scenic trail along a ridge overlooking Carters Lake
Old Roswell Mill
Old Roswell Mill
Old Roswell Mill is a lineal park behind the Roswell Mill shopping center
Oxbo Trail
Oxbo Trail
Explores the north end of the oxbow in Vickery (Big) Creek, then climbs Hog Waller Creek to a historic Roswell park
Panther Creek Trail
Panther Creek Trail
Challenging point-to-point hike past smaller falls, cascades and Panther Creek Falls.
Picketts Mill
Picketts Mill
Hiking trails that explore important areas of the Battle of Picketts Mill
Pocket Trail
Pocket Trail
Deep in the Pocket, a geological formation, this recreation area features hiking, camping, and picnicking. Nearby Lake Marvin has some great fishing.
Raven Cliff Falls Trail
Raven Cliff Falls Trail
Trail follows Dodd Creek to Raven Cliff Falls. Multiple falls and cascades make this an enjoyable hike.
Red Cockaded Woodpecker Trail
Red Cockaded Woodpecker Trail
Visits habitat of the endangered Red Cockaded Woodpecker
Rock Creek Greenway
Rock Creek Greenway
This level, in and out trail system runs from Rock Creek Park to Longwood Park on Lake Lanier
Rocktown Trail
Rocktown Trail
A strange, almost eerie, series of rock structures that appear to be an organized community
Savannah and Ogeechee Canal
Savannah and Ogeechee Canal
This level walk is a trip deep into Georgia's history by an antebellum canal
Slaughter Creek Trail
Slaughter Creek Trail
Probably the easiest access trail to the AT in Georgia, hikers use it for access to Blood Mountain
Smith Creek Trail
Smith Creek Trail
The trail runs near the ridge top of Smith Mountain and follows, but does not come near, Smith Creek.
Songbird Trail
Songbird Trail
Fun trail for the diversity of birds and for the interesting beaver dams.
Sosebee Cove
Sosebee Cove
Loop trail through diverse north-facing cove near Vogel State Park.
Southern Terminus Approach Trail
Southern Terminus Approach Trail
Access path to the Southern Terminus of the Appalachian Trail on Springer Mountain.
Springer Mountain
Springer Mountain
Shortest access path to the top of Springer Mountain, this trail has scenic views, shelter and privy.
Stanley Gap Trail
Stanley Gap Trail
Stone Mountain Loop
Stone Mountain Loop
Stone Mountain Loop takes visitors around the mountain, and within a few feet of a majority of the attractions
Stone Mountain Mountaintop Trail
Stone Mountain Mountaintop Trail
Climbs to the top of Stone Mountain, largest piece of exposed granite in the world
Suwanee Greenway
Suwanee Greenway
Interpreted multi-use trail that follows Suwanee Creek
Sweetwater Blue
Sweetwater Blue
Takes an inland route to the ruins of the cotton mill, then takes a second inland route to Sweetwater Creek Falls
Sweetwater Red
Sweetwater Red
Great historic walk past the Factory Shoals ruins of the ghost town of Manchester, Georgia.
Sweetwater White
Sweetwater White
Wanders along a ridge, then plunges to Sweetwater Creek River Valley
Tallulah Gorge Loop Trail
Tallulah Gorge Loop Trail
Exciting hike into the 600 ft deep gorge. Kayaking and in-gorge hiking are allowed with permit
Tearbritches Trail
Tearbritches Trail
From FS68 in the Cohutta Wilderness, Tearbritches Trail travels 3.4 miles to the Conasauga River Trail near Panther Creek
Tribble Mill Park Trail
Tribble Mill Park Trail
Follows a paved loop trail around the east end of Ozora lake. Many unpaved paths join this trail for hiking and mountain biking opportunities
Tumbling Waters Trail
Tumbling Waters Trail
Follows Carters Lake to a bridge across Tails Creek.
Vickery Creek Trail Complex
Vickery Creek Trail Complex
Complex of interwoven trails that circle a knob on the Chattahoochee River
Wagon Train Trail
Wagon Train Trail
Beautiful, well banked trail that walks more like a road.
Wolfden Loop
Wolfden Loop
This loop hike includes the Pine Mountain Trail between mile marker 18 and 23 and the Beaver Dam Trail
Yellow Mountain Trail
Yellow Mountain Trail

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