Hiking in Georgia

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Silver Comet Trail
Silver Comet Trail
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 
Moderate: 62 miles, Multiple days
Venture through a tunnel & over three trestles on your magical rail-trail journey from Atlanta, GA to the Alabama border

This trail has it all. In addition to all the categories listed above, the trail also welcomes inline skaters and wheelchairs. And at over 60 miles in length, you'll have logged 120 miles round trip, so make plans to stay in either Rockmart or Cedartown because that's a lot of trail for one day. But wait... There's more. Because if you add the Chief...
Pigeon Hill and Burnt Hickory loops
Pigeon Hill and Burnt Hickory loops
Marietta, Georgia, United States
 
Moderate: 6.2 miles, 1-3 hours
6.2 mile trail near Marietta, Georgia

Pigeon Hill and Burnt Hickory loops is about 6.2 miles long and located near Marietta, Georgia. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 1-3 hours
Cochran Mill Park
Cochran Mill Park
Palmetto, Georgia, United States
 
Moderate: 3.3 miles, 1-3 hours
Quiet park in South Fulton offers waterfalls, rock formations and plenty of nature

Cochran Mill park is located in Fulton County, near Palmetto, GA. There are several miles of trails, with several side trails or branches. The main trail is the "H" trail. It begins in the large field at the bottom of the hill, and runs along the creek to the end of the park boundary. There are a couple of water crossings and a few steep hillsides....
Lookout Mountain 50 Mile
Lookout Mountain 50 Mile
Lookout Mountain, Georgia, United States
Difficult: 50 miles, Full day
The final Salomon/ Rock Creek Trail Series event of the year. **Portions of course are closed except on raceday.

This course features a tour of Lookout Mountain in both Tennessee and Georgia offering stunning bluff views, creek crossings and waterfalls. Beginning at Covenant College atop the mountain you are treated to scenic views of Lookout Valley and downtown Chattanooga along the Bluff and Mountain Beautiful Trails before descending to the Nature Center...
The Georgia Jewel 35 Miler
The Georgia Jewel 35 Miler
Dalton, Georgia, United States
Difficult: 35 miles, Full day
Running the Pinhoti Trail from Dalton to Snake Creek Gap

The Georgia Jewel is an annual event held in September with 3 distance choices: 35, 50 or 100 miles. The 35 and 100 begin and end in the lower gravel lot of the North Georgia Convention Center in Dalton, Georgia. For 2013 the 50 starts at the 100 mile turnaround and runs to the Convention Center. There is a road section followed by a steep climb to...
Mystery Mountain Marathon
Mystery Mountain Marathon
Fort Mountain, Georgia, United States
Difficult: 26 miles, Full day
A GUTS trail race at Fort Mountain State Park.

Mystery Mountain Marathon is a race which takes place in October at Fort Mountain State Park outside of Chatsworth, Georgia. Run by GUTS (Georgia Ultrarunning and Trailrunning Society), this race features an awesome, but tough course with stunning views and plenty of scenery. I recommend it because it embodies what trail running is all about.
Laurel Creek Trail - Arabia Mountain
Laurel Creek Trail - Arabia Mountain
Lithonia, Georgia, United States
Easy: 1.8 miles, 1 hour or less
A map of the Laurel Creek trail located at the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve in Lithonia, GA.

The Laurel Creek Trail is one of several trails open to the public for hiking at the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve, located in Lithonia, Georgia. This easy to moderate trail offers an enjoyable 1.8 mile hike that combines scenic Georgia woodlands with the relaxing noise of the gently cascading waters of Laurel Creek.
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Raven Cliff Falls, Georgia
by Pegweb on Jun 28, 2009
Robertstown, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 2.5 miles
This is an easy hike 2.51 miles  to the falls one way for a total of 5.2 miles. The hike goes along a beautiful cascading mountain stream with a few smaller falls along the way. It can be easily done in 2 hours but go slow and stop along the stream and enjoy. Nice parking area at the trail head with toilets. Not much elevation change.  This has a few ups and...
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Blood Montain and Neels Gap on the Appalachian Trail
by tommangan on Jun 18, 2011
Neels Gap, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 8.1 miles
Strenuous loop hike to Blood Mountain summit along Appalachian Trail and Freeman Trail, with stopover at Neels Gap and Mountain Crossings.Trip writeup at Two Heel Drive.
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Pine Mountain Trail
by MDF1969 on
County Line, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 18.9 miles
A 5.5 Mile Trip from the office at FDR State park to Beech Bottom Campsite for an overnighter along the Pine Mountain Trail.
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High Shoals Trail
by luv2hike on Jun 07, 2009
Mountain Scene, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 1.4 miles
Great hike down into a beautiful gorge to see Blue Hole Falls and High Shoals Falls.
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Sweetwater Creek State Park: Red & Part of White Trail
by eowens3 on Sep 02, 2009
Chestnut Log, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 0.0 miles
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Woody Gap to Lake Winfield Scott (One Way)
by KevinUrsus on Feb 21, 2011
Suches, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 6.4 miles
We met a friend at Lake Winfield Scott and rode in one car to the Woody Gap starting point, then at the end, used the other car to get us back to all our own vehicles. This shuttle allowed us to cover a longer section than we had time for otherwise.This is great for day-hikers with only a little experience. This track gives you 5.9 miles of the Appalachian trail, followed by...
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Panther Creek-Cohutta Wilderness
by ROgletree on Apr 24, 2011
Epworth, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 8.8 miles
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Cochran Mill Hike
by ozman420 on Sep 12, 2009
Cackle Corner, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 3.5 miles
Hike from the parking lot off Cochran Mill Road, follow the trail, marked with H, to the lower end of the park, small "falls" or falling water at a rock outcrop.
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West Rim Trail Cloudland Canyon SP, GA
by katmacbird on Nov 12, 2008
Tatum (historical), Georgia, United States
Hiking | 6.3 miles
Well marked state park trail, over 5 miles, along edge of Lookout Mountain, great overlooks into canyon, two waterfalls, moderately strenuous
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Blood Mountain
by jasonkrice on Nov 14, 2009
Hood, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 5.9 miles
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Oconee Heritage Trails Hike 1
by KevinUrsus on Jan 30, 2011
Farmington, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 5.5 miles
I saw this network of hike/bike/horse trails just 20 miles from home and thought I would check it out, though I didn't expect much. It was better than expected and gave me a real workout while remaining easy and enjoyable. While the 5.5 mile route I took included hundreds of feet of elevation change, it was in smaller amounts up and down the ridges, so I could keep my pace pretty well....
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Springer Mountain
by dm1994 on Nov 28, 2009
Three Forks, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 1.3 miles
As long as I've lived nearby, I had never been to the top of Springer Mountain.  It's a short hike, after a 10 mile Forest Service road, but was a nice trail, it was fun hiking the first segment of the AT.The little stub off the trail heads over to a camping area with many tent sites, and one small shelter.
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Blood Mountain
by twestonmcgee on Apr 25, 2009
Hood, Georgia, United States
Hiking | 2.2 miles