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black Vineyard Mountain Eagle Scout Trail System

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Trail

5.8 mile 9.3 kilometer loop
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,354' 413 m
Descent: -1,353' -412 m
High: 1,327' 405 m
Low: 718' 219 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 59% (31°)

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Trail shared by M Hck

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

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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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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

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  3.8 from 4 votes

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