Hike a six mile loop to Georgia’s highest Appalachian Trail summit, climbing the AT and Byron Reece Trails to beautiful views at the Blood Mountain summit before looping back through a fern-filled forest on the Freeman Trail.
It’s the infamous ‘back way’ to the ultra-popular Panther Creek Falls. This alternate route to the falls begins near Yonah Dam and treks westbound to the waterfall on a particularly difficult trail.
Hike the James E Edmond Trail at Black Rock Mountain State Park, exploring stunning summit views, tumbling streams, and a secluded waterfall on this difficult six-mile loop at Georgia’s highest-elevation state park.
Hike the Sitton’s Gulch Trail from Cloudland Canyon’s towering rim to the canyon floor, exploring waterfalls, towering hemlock trees, massive boulder fields, and abundant springtime wildflowers.
Hike the Arkaquah Trail from Brasstown Bald, Georgia’s highest summit, and descend to Track Rock Gap to view ancient Native American petroglyphs on this difficult 11-mile round trip hike.
Hike a difficult 12-mile adventure on the Conasauga River Trail, following and fording a tumbling river from this trail’s northern trailhead. It’s a wet, river-filled adventure in Georgia’s remote, beautiful Cohutta Wilderness.
Hike to Tray Mountain from Unicoi Gap on the Appalachian Trail, climbing to summit views at Rocky Mountain, and exploring a lush North Georgia forest filled with wildflowers and mountain laurel.
Hike a challenging and scenic adventure Appalachian Trail in Georgia, climbing from Unicoi Gap to Rocky Mountain, dropping into the wildflower-filled Indian Grave Gap and looping back to the trailhead on the Rocky Mountain Trail.
Hike or backpack a thirteen-mile adventure on this view-packed stretch of the Appalachian Trail, exploring Blood Mountain, Neels Gap, Wolf Laurel Top, and Cowrock Mountain.