North Georgia Mountain Hikes
There’s nowhere quite like the mountains of North Georgia.
The rolling southern Blue Ridge Range of the Appalachians is like no other: it’s home to view-packed summits, mossy creek valleys, deep-cut canyons and gorges, and mile after mile of prime hiking trails.
Here are some of our favorite adventures in the North Georgia mountains, from hikes on the epic-length Appalachian Trail to splashy summertime adventures on the river trails in the remote Cohutta Wilderness. And for even more great adventures in the northern stretches of the Peach State, check out our bucket list of our all-time favorite North Georgia hikes and our top North Georgia waterfall hikes.
Rabun Bald: hiking the Bartram Trail from Beegum Gap
Hike the Bartram Trail to Rabun Bald, the second-tallest mountain summit in Georgia, to catch stunning panoramic views from the mountain’s summit.READ MORE
Vogel State Park to Blood Mountain on the Coosa Backcountry Trail
Hike the Coosa Backcountry Trail and the Duncan Ridge Trail at Georgia’s Vogel State Park, climbing to beautiful vistas on the Blood Mountain summit.READ MORE
Springer Mountain Loop: hiking the Appalachian Trail & Benton MacKaye Trail
Hike the Springer Mountain Loop, following the Appalachian Trail and Benton MacKaye Trail to explore multiple view-packed overlooks and a beautiful stream-filled valley.READ MORE
Springer Mountain: hiking the Appalachian Trail
Hike the Appalachian Trail to Springer Mountain on this two mile adventure, visiting the southernmost blaze of the AT in Georgia and catching gorgeous summit views.READ MORE
Appalachian Trail: Blood Mountain to Cowrock Mountain
Hike or backpack 13 miles on this Georgia stretch of the Appalachian Trail from Blood Mountain through Neels Gap to Wolf Laurel Top and Cowrock Mountain.READ MORE
Appalachian Trail: hiking Tesnatee Gap to Cowrock Mountain
Hike the Appalachian Trail from Tesnatee Gap to stunning Cowrock Mountain summit views on this 2.25 mile, out-and-back day hike in the Raven Cliffs Wilderness.READ MORE
Appalachian Trail, Jarrard Trail, and Slaughter Creek Trail Loop at Lake Winfield Scott
Hike a scenic loop on the Appalachian Trail, Slaughter Creek Trail and Jarrard Trail, hiking from Lake Winfield Scott to explore a wildflower-filled forest on Blood Mountain’s lower elevations.READ MORE
North Georgia hiking trails – our top 10 favorite hikes
Follow our top ten favorite North Georgia hiking trails to soaring mountain summits, waterfalls and mossy creek valleys in Georgia’s rolling southern Appalachian mountains.READ MORE
Tallulah Gorge: hiking the Sliding Rock Trail
Score a gorge floor permit at Tallulah Gorge State Park to hike the spectacular, boulder-filled Sliding Rock Trail, and get an up-close view of the Bridal Veil Falls waterfall deep within the gorge.READ MORE
AT Approach Trail: hiking Amicalola Falls to Springer Mountain
Hike the Appalachian Approach Trail from Amicalola Falls to Springer Mountain, the southernmost end of the AT in Georgia.READ MORE