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1,005 mi 1,617 km of trail 36 Hikes

Gems 5 Gems Easy Trails 64 Trails Intermediate Trails 149 Trails Hard Trails 66 Trails
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gem Favorite The end result.

Panther Creek Falls

(14) Toccoa, GA
gem Favorite Early morning views from Brasstown Bald looking north

Brasstown Bald Mountain

(5) Hiawassee, GA
gem Favorite Len Foote Hike Inn

Len Foote Hike Inn

(7) Dahlonega, GA
gem Favorite Sunlight through trees

Cohutta Overlook

(3) Chatsworth, GA
gem Favorite A photo inside the waterfall.

Helton Creek Falls

(3) Blairsv…, GA

Hikes in Chattahoochee National Forest - 23

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Favorite Waterfall at the end of the hike for Ravens Cliff
Intermediate

Raven Cliffs Falls

5.5 mi 8.8 km • Out and Back • 895 ft Ascent 272.91 m Ascent

(43) Cleveland, GA
Favorite The end result.
Difficult

Panther Falls

6.7 mi 10.8 km • Out and Back • 396 ft Ascent 120.74 m Ascent

(27) Clarkes…, GA
Favorite View from Yonah Mountain
Intermediate/Difficult

Yonah Mountain Trail #632

4.6 mi 7.4 km • Out and Back • 1,471 ft Ascent 448.34 m Ascent

(23) Cleveland, GA
Favorite Forest on Baxter Creek Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Intermediate

Benton MacKaye Trail

287.2 mi 462.3 km • Point to Point • 53,404 ft Ascent 16277.4 m Ascent

(3) Dahlonega, GA
Favorite Georgia AT - Blood Mtountain Summit GATG
Intermediate

Blood Mountain Loop

6.6 mi 10.6 km • Point to Point • 1,424 ft Ascent 434.06 m Ascent

(2) Blairsv…, GA
Favorite View of the North Georgia Mountains from the Appalachian Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Woody Gap and Dockerty Lake Loop

20.3 mi 32.7 km • Loop • 3,301 ft Ascent 1006.11 m Ascent

(2) Dahlonega, GA
Favorite Hiking at Tallulah Gorge alongside Oceana Falls
Difficult

Bridal Veil Falls

1.8 mi 2.9 km • Out and Back • 593 ft Ascent 180.76 m Ascent

(2) Clayton, GA
Favorite This is the "Upper" Emery Creek Falls, just a short distance past the "Lower" falls. It is not as popular as the "Lower" falls, and harder to climb down to, but still it is pretty cool.
Intermediate

Emery Creek Falls

5.9 mi 9.5 km • Loop • 690 ft Ascent 210.17 m Ascent

(1) Chatsworth, GA

Trails in Chattahoochee National Forest - 243

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1.2 mi 1.9 km #1High Shoals Falls Trail
Intermediate
Hiawassee, GA
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Hiawassee, GA 18 
5.9 mi 9.5 km #2Bear Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Ellijay, GA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.9 mi 9.5 km Ellijay, GA
5.6 mi 9.0 km #3Hike Inn Lodge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Dahlonega, GA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.6 mi 9.0 km Dahlonega, GA
79.0 mi 127.2 km #4AT: Georgia Appalachian Trail Club
Difficult
Dahlonega, GA
Difficult
79.0 mi 127.2 km Dahlonega, GA
52.8 mi 84.9 km #5Bartram Trail #164 - South
Intermediate/Difficult
Mountain City, GA
Intermediate/Difficult
52.8 mi 84.9 km Mountain City, GA
4.9 mi 7.9 km #6Jake Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Dahlonega, GA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.9 mi 7.9 km Dahlonega, GA
1.5 mi 2.5 km #7Bearden Falls Trails
Intermediate
Dahlonega, GA
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.5 km Dahlonega, GA
3.8 mi 6.1 km #8Saddle Back Trail (aka: Bare Hare)
Difficult
Dahlonega, GA
Difficult
3.8 mi 6.1 km Dahlonega, GA
5.8 mi 9.4 km #9Mountaintown Creek Trail
Difficult
Blue Ridge, GA
Difficult
5.8 mi 9.4 km Blue Ridge, GA
9.9 mi 15.9 km #10Chattooga River Trail #54
Intermediate/Difficult
Clayton, GA
Intermediate/Difficult
9.9 mi 15.9 km Clayton, GA
2.0 mi 3.2 km #11Grassy Mountain Tower Trail #99
Intermediate/Difficult
Chatsworth, GA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.0 mi 3.2 km Chatsworth, GA
12.3 mi 19.8 km #12Conasauga River Trail #11
Intermediate
Chatsworth, GA
Intermediate
12.3 mi 19.8 km Chatsworth, GA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #13Upper Moccasin Creek Falls Trail
Difficult
Clayton, GA
Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Clayton, GA
0.1 mi 0.1 km #14Long Creek Falls Trail
Easy
Ellijay, GA
Easy
0.1 mi 0.1 km Ellijay, GA
2.6 mi 4.1 km #15Bull Mountain Connector
Intermediate
Dahlonega, GA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.1 km Dahlonega, GA
1.3 mi 2.0 km #16Lake Trail
Easy
Chatsworth, GA
Easy
1.3 mi 2.0 km Chatsworth, GA
5.7 mi 9.2 km #17East Armuchee
Intermediate
Trion, GA
Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.2 km Trion, GA
4.8 mi 7.7 km #18Wheat Trail
Intermediate
Trion, GA
Intermediate
4.8 mi 7.7 km Trion, GA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #19Hurricane Trail
Intermediate
Dalton, GA
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Dalton, GA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #20Saddlehorn Trail
Intermediate
Trion, GA
Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Trion, GA

Photos of Chattahoochee National Forest - 204

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View from Yonah Mountain
Nov 8, 2019 near Cleveland, GA
Toccoa Swinging Bridge - Photo Credit Samantha Smith Taylor.
Dec 15, 2016 near Blue Ridge, GA
View of the North Georgia Mountains from the Appalachian Trail
Aug 25, 2015 near Dahlonega, GA
Cliffs on Yonah Mountain
Nov 8, 2019 near Cleveland, GA
Georgia AT - Blood Mtountain Summit GATG
Apr 10, 2018 near Blairsv…, GA
Photographing Upper Moccasin Creek Falls
Mar 17, 2020 near Clayton, GA
Hiking at Tallulah Gorge alongside Oceana Falls
Mar 9, 2020 near Clayton, GA
This is the "Upper" Emery Creek Falls, just a short distance past the "Lower" falls. It is not as popular as the "Lower" falls, and harder to climb down to, but still it is pretty cool.
Mar 6, 2020 near Chatsworth, GA