Hiking near Dalton

Hike Dalton, Georgia’s top nearby trails, including the incredible canyon rim and valley trails at Georgia’s Cloudland Canyon State, a former marble mine at Floyd State Park, and the Pinhoti Trail’s steep ridge at nearby Snake Creek Gap.

 
Cloudland Canyon Waterfalls Trail

Cloudland Canyon Waterfalls Trail

Hike the popular Waterfalls Trail at Cloudland Canyon State Park. Descend the steep canyon walls via stairs to two waterfalls, Cherokee Falls and Hemlock Falls, that cascade in the beautiful, steep-walled canyon.

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Pinhoti Trail: Snake Creek Gap to Horn Mountain

Hike the Pinhoti Trail South from Snake Creek Gap to crest the rocky, mossy, boulder-strewn Horn Mountain summit on this 3 mile out-and-back adventure.

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Hike the West Rim Loop Trail at Cloudland Canyon State Park in Georgia

Cloudland Canyon State Park West Rim Loop Trail

Hike the West Rim Loop Trail to some seriously epic views at Cloudland Canyon State Park, hiking the canyon’s east and west rims and grabbing exceptional view after view.

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Hiking the Sitton's Gulch Trail at Cloudland Canyon State Park

Cloudland Canyon State Park: hiking Sitton’s Gulch Trail

Hike the 6 mile Sitton Gulch Trail, dropping from Cloudland Canyon’s towering rim to the canyon floor filled with waterfalls, towering hemlock and massive boulder fields.

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Pinhoti Trail: Snake Creek Gap to Mill Creek Mountain

Hike the Pinhoti Trail in North Georgia from Snake Creek Gap, visiting a Native American grave and catching ridgeline views from Mill Creek Mountain.

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Marble Mine Trail: hiking James H “Sloppy” Floyd State Park

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.

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