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Vineyard Mountain Eagle Scout Trail System

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 4.2 (6) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A strenuous trail system with views of Lake Allatoona and the Allatoona Dam.


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Map Key

5.8

Miles

9.3

KM

Out and Back

1,327' 405 m

High

718' 219 m

Low

1,354' 413 m

Up

1,353' 412 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

59%

Max Grade (31°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

No bikes. Pets must be on a leash and cleaning up after pets is requested.

Overview

This challenging route offers great views of Lake Allatoona, the Allatoona Dam, and a communications tower at the top of Mt. Vineyard.

Need to Know

Vineyard Mountain Trail 3 is the most difficult. Label "Advanced" on the ACOE map. Hiking from the northern trailhead on Vineyard Mountain Trail 2 (blue blaze) and Vineyard Mountain Trail 3 (red blaze) covers an elevation gain of 650 ft over 0.9 mi.

Description

This trail system consists of three trails. The Army Corp Of Engineers map outlines these as Vineyard Mountain Trail 1 (yellow blaze), Vineyard Mountain Trail 2 (blue blaze), and Vineyard Mountain Trail 3 (red blaze). A map is available here.

Vineyard Mountain Trail 1 has a number of side trails that lead to clearings along the shoreline of Lake Allatoona.

Flora & Fauna

Typical Georgia pine, hickory, poplar, and other hardwoods.

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  4.2 from 6 votes

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The southern trailhead of the Vineyard Mountain Eagle Scout Trail System is marked by this nice sign.
Apr 20, 2017 near Emerson, GA
Enjoy an interesting view of Allatoona Dam from the Vineyard Mountain Eagle Scout Trail.
Apr 20, 2017 near Emerson, GA
A tall communications tower stands at the summit of Vineyard Mountain.
Apr 20, 2017 near Emerson, GA

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Sep 21, 2021
Dequan Holliday
Jul 21, 2018
Trent Stapleton
Jul 4, 2018
Lori Gaynor
D4-D5. Great, challenging hike! 5.8mi
Apr 7, 2018
Tyler Branine
5.8mi
Aug 28, 2017
Zack Allen
Aug 12, 2017
Stefanie Fisher
Yes it's a difficult hike lots of down trees to cross 7.5mi