Blood Mountain Trail

#1 of 6 trails in Vogel State Park
Blood Mountain Trail is a 7.2 mile loop trail located near Blairsville, Georgia that features a great forest setting. The trail is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen and primarily used for camping & hiking and is accessible Spring or Fall. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

8.4 miles Loop 1461 feet
Dog Friendly
camping hiking walking dogs dogs leash forest
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Easy parking at the trail head.

Jane Buchanan

10 Completed7 Reviews

Wonderful hike starting in either the parking lot of Byron Reece or at Vogel State Park. Such a nice hike it is crowded on the weekends, very nice during the weeks. Views at the top are amazing and very popular during the fall months. Please stay on the trails, it is so used the switch backs need to be preserved. And most of all pack out your trash!

Emory Davis

19 Completed12 Reviews

Beautiful. Go in with sunrise

Katie Statham

6 Completed6 Reviews

Erin Conway

3 Completed1 Reviews

It is such a beautiful hike. The view at the top is worth every step.

John Brandon

16 Completed1 Reviews

Great hike. We did the 4.6 mile up and down. Strenuous at parts, but not for long. Good views at the top. Flat rock areas to sit, rest and chill. Good for dogs, too. No rest rooms in parking lot, but there is a general store half mile away with rest rooms.

Marsha Johnson Davis

16 Completed12 Reviews

Really loved this trail. Starting at Byron Reece Trail you hit the uphill climb very quickly. Don't give in, the climb leads to several beautiful outcrops and takes you to Picnic Rock a the Summit of Blood Mountain. The summit offers a beautiful view of the surrounding NG mountains. It can get crowded up top, but take your time and enjoy. Loop on around the back side on the return trip and enjoy the beautiful forest with a few splashes of wildflowers. I'm looking forward to hiking this trail again in the fall for the beautiful leaf colors.

Rodney Jones

3 Completed3 Reviews

Great trail with great early morning views

Lauren Chastain

2 Completed2 Reviews

Good. Fairly hard but our huskies made it through. Pretty view at the top but not enough to look at to want to do it again. No water.

Dustin T.

Nina Sutherland

8 Completed2 Reviews