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blueBlack James Edmonds Trail

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5.5 mile 8.9 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,386' 422 m
Descent: -1,739' -530 m
High: 3,268' 996 m
Low: 2,282' 696 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 44% (24°)

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Trail shared by Matt Sloan

A moderate loop to Lookoff Mountain with a great view of the valley below

Matt Sloan

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Description

This route is a moderate trail with some steep grades and a great view from Lookoff Mountain at the midway point. There are some basic campsites along the trail, if you're extending your visit overnight. The parking area is well-kept with clear trail markers at the beginning point.

The trail will split about a mile in - the west part of the loop is the easier portion of the trail overall, though the eastern portion offers its own beauty and the satisfaction of completing the more difficult route. As is typical with North Georgia trails, there will be muddy spots with any recent rain and many exposed roots, so make sure to have appropriate footwear. There is quite a bit of descending and ascending, so be ready for a challenge. The views are well worth the effort.

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Oct 7, 2018
Amy Palmer
Oct 5, 2018
Lauren W
Jul 1, 2018
Agi Csizinszky
Apr 13, 2018
Amanda Larizza
Sep 10, 2017
Austen Little
6.5mi
Oct 1, 2016
Alexander Albert
Strenuous trail in black rock mountain state park. Easier to do Tennessee rock trail for same views. 5.5mi
Oct 16, 2015
Matt Sloan

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  4.3 from 6 votes

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