Check out Georgia’s most popular hikes! These top hiking trails travel to Georgia’s top landscapes, mountain summits, waterfalls, canyons and parks.
Hike the Arkaquah Trail 11 miles out-and-back from Brasstown Bald, rolling ridges to stunning views before descending to ancient petroglyphs at Track Rock Gap.
Hike the 8.2 mile Gahuti Trail loop at Fort Mountain State Park near Chatsworth, Georgia to explore gorgeous overlook vistas, the cascades of a remote waterfall and backcountry campsites.
Hike the AT Approach Trail 15.6 miles roundrip to Springer Mountain, the Appalachian Trail’s southernmost blaze, from the immense waterfall at Amicalola Falls.
Catch stunning views from multiple overlooks and hike through varied terrain on this 9.8 mile out-and-back trail from Amicalola Falls to the eco-friendly Len Foote Hike Inn.
This 2.1 mile loop hikes to the top of Amicalola Falls, the tallest and most popular waterfall in Georgia. Catch incredible mountain views from the top of the waterfall before descending alongside its spilling cascades via stairs.
These four trails, our favorites at Sweetwater Creek, hike to explore a whitewater, waterfall and boulder-filled creek, Civil War mill ruins and diverse forest, just minutes outside Atlanta, Georgia.
The 6 mile Blood Mountain Loop hikes the Appalachian Trail, Freeman Trail and Byron Reece Trail in a stunning circumference around the Blood Mountain summit through beautifully varied terrain.
The 4.9 mile West Rim Loop Trail at Georgia’s Cloudland Canyon State Park plunges through the canyon before looping the edge, grabbing incredible views and sweeping vistas throughout the hike.
The Marble Mine Trail in Georgia’s Floyd State Park hikes an easy 1.7 miles to explore an abandoned mine entrance and a seasonal, trickling waterfall.
Our top 10 favorite hikes within 40 miles of Atlanta, Georgia explore beautiful forest, rolling terrain and scenic rivers & creeks near Atlanta.
Backpack and camp this wild yet serene barrier island on Georgia’s southern coast amidst wild horses, gnarled trees draped with spanish moss, and Carnegie family mansion ruins.
Hike the Appalachian Trail 8.6 miles roundtrip from the creek-filled Three Forks valley to the summit of Springer Mountain, the southern end of the AT.
Hike this moderate, 5.7 mile trail from the lush, green Bear Creek valley through old-growth forest on a nearby summit near Ellijay, Georgia.
Our top 10 favorite hikes in the North Georgia mountains explore trails along the soaring mountain summits, rushing waterfalls and mossy-filled creek valleys of the southern Appalachian mountains in Georgia.
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