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Gems in Northern Georgia - 6

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gem Favorite Well worth the trip!

Panther Creek Falls

(17) Toccoa, GA
gem Favorite Len Foote Hike Inn

Len Foote Hike Inn

(11) Dahlonega, GA
gem Favorite Looking out towards Sims Gap.

Brasstown Bald Mountain

(9) Hiawassee, GA
gem Favorite Sunlight through trees

Cohutta Overlook

(4) Chatsworth, GA
gem Favorite Snake on the trail!

Little Mulberry Park Waterfall

(7) Dacula, GA
gem Favorite A photo inside the waterfall.

Helton Creek Falls

(3) Blairsv…, GA

Recommended Routes in Northern Georgia - 54

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Favorite Looking backward up the Coosa Backcountry Trail - very steep and rocky incline.
Difficult

Coosa Backcountry

12.7 mi 20.4 km 3,326' Up 1013.7 m Up 3,311' Down 1009.17 m Down

Blairsv…, GA
Favorite Wetlands by the Sandy Creek Nature Center Loop
Intermediate

Sandy Creek Nature Center Loop

2.6 mi 4.1 km 254' Up 77.49 m Up 253' Down 77.26 m Down

Athens, GA
Favorite View of the North Georgia Mountains from the Appalachian Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Appalachian Trail: Woody Gap to Gooch Gap Mountain Shelter

10.3 mi 16.6 km 1,490' Up 454.15 m Up 1,490' Down 454.1 m Down

Dahlonega, GA
Favorite The boardwalk of Cook's Trail as it follows Sandy Creek
Intermediate/Difficult

Sandy Creek Out and Back

22.5 mi 36.3 km 1,182' Up 360.18 m Up 1,181' Down 360.02 m Down

Athens, GA
Favorite The water flowing down the rocks and the fall leaves in the foreground.
Intermediate

Raven Cliffs Falls

5.5 mi 8.8 km 895' Up 272.91 m Up 895' Down 272.79 m Down

Cleveland, GA
Favorite The remarkable Cloudland Canyon in Winter from one of the numerous overlooks on the West Rim Trail.
Intermediate

West Rim Loop Trail

4.9 mi 7.8 km 734' Up 223.83 m Up 737' Down 224.56 m Down

Trenton, GA
Favorite Well worth the trip!
Difficult

Panther Falls

6.7 mi 10.8 km 396' Up 120.74 m Up 396' Down 120.8 m Down

Clarkes…, GA
Favorite Len Foote Hike Inn
Intermediate

Len Foote Hike Inn Loop

10.1 mi 16.3 km 1,802' Up 549.37 m Up 1,812' Down 552.36 m Down

Dahlonega, GA
Favorite falls
Easy/Intermediate

Hard Labor Creek Medium Loop

7.1 mi 11.4 km 474' Up 144.36 m Up 472' Down 144 m Down

Social…, GA

Northern Georgia Hiking

  • 4,862 Miles 7,825 Kilometers of Trail
  • 54 Recommended Routes
  • 6 Gems Gems
  • 210 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 344 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 94 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northern Georgia - 594

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3.7 mi 5.9 km #1Beltline Eastside Trail
Easy
Atlanta, GA
Easy
Atlanta, GA
5.5 mi 8.8 km #2Miller Trek Trail #46
Difficult
Hiawassee, GA
Difficult
Hiawassee, GA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #3Lake Chatuge Trail #26
Easy
Hiawassee, GA
Easy
Hiawassee, GA
0.2 mi 0.3 km #4Dick's Creek Falls Trail #60
Easy
Clayton, GA
Easy
Clayton, GA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #5Deepdene Path
Easy
Druid Hills, GA
Easy
Druid Hills, GA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #6Eastern Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Varnell, GA
Easy/Intermediate
Varnell, GA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #7The Western Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Varnell, GA
Easy/Intermediate
Varnell, GA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #8Dearborn Park Trail
Intermediate
Belvedere Park, GA
Intermediate
Belvedere Park, GA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #9Hahn Woods Trail
Intermediate
North Druid Hills, GA
Intermediate
North Druid Hills, GA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #10Grove Level Running Trail
Intermediate
Varnell, GA
Intermediate
Varnell, GA

Photos of Northern Georgia - 717

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Old barn on Vaughter's Farm.
Apr 24, 2015 near Pine Mo…, GA
View of the North Georgia Mountains from the Appalachian Trail
Aug 25, 2015 near Dahlonega, GA
The remarkable Cloudland Canyon in Winter from one of the numerous overlooks on the West Rim Trail.
Jul 19, 2016 near Trenton, GA
Toccoa Swinging Bridge - Photo Credit Samantha Smith Taylor.
Dec 15, 2016 near Blue Ridge, GA
Georgia AT - Blood Mtountain Summit GATG
Apr 10, 2018 near Blairsv…, GA
View from the Cool Springs Overlook (trailhead)
Apr 21, 2018 near Chatsworth, GA
Cliffs on Yonah Mountain
Nov 8, 2019 near Cleveland, GA
View from Yonah Mountain
Nov 8, 2019 near Cleveland, GA