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Best Trails in Georgia

Blood Mountain Approach Trail

Blairsville, GA

Blood Mountain Approach Trail is a 11.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Blairsville, GA that features a great forest setting and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and camping and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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Emery Creek Trail to Bald Mountain
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25 Completed 23 Reviews

Emery Creek Trail is located in Cisco, Georgia in the Cohutta Wilderness region. After coming off an 8-day backpacking trip through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, I wanted to ease back into my weekend warrior mode with something relatively easy and light on the body. Emery Creek was perfect for this. The elevation gains are minimal and slow. The terrain was mostly light to moderate, save for a few tricky creek crossings.

The trail crossed over Emery Creek at least 10 times for our group, and some of the crossings were actually difficult. These are not a problem for seasoned hikers or backpackers, but some of the crossings, especially after rain, might be impassible for small children and small dogs.

While there were several families and groups around the entrance, the trail itself had a lighter feel and was certainly not crowded, even for Memorial Day Weekend's Sunday. Our group came across a few others enjoying the river and waterfall closer to the midpoint for the trail, but on an non-holiday weekend, I believe activity on this trail would be sparse.

The trail definitely needs better maintenance, and a lot of the folks who use the creek for recreation do not practice leave no trace. I saw three or four downed trees that completely blocked the trail. Trash, like cigarette butts and even full-sized towels, had been left behind by tourists.

I really liked this trail and would certainly recommend it to anyone looking for a solid overnighter or day hike to the falls.

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DeSoto Falls Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Very short hike and you can hear the road noise the entire time. The trail ends at a small observation deck that can hold only a few people.

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The Wolfden Trail
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

I would call this trail moderate and awesome!

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A Visit to a Big-City Wetland: Wetlands Center of Clayton County Water Authority
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8 Completed 1 Reviews

The wetlands boardwalk is very easy. Turkey and Scout are a little rougher, trails are very well kept.

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Vickery Creek Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

interesting set of trails, with plenty of options for adjusting distance. but trails are not blazed very well, and intersections can be hard to interpret as there are no markings to indicate which path goes where, just a trail map. always know your last point and what the next point is on your path. Poles very helpful.

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Burnt Mountain Preserve Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Decent outing.

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Appalachian Trail : Springer Mt. to NC Border
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Gorgeous! Many nice places to make camp

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Tallulah Gorge Trail
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30 Completed 16 Reviews

This was a great family trail. The climb out of the gorge is not for the faint of heart. It is a good workout. However there are numerous places to stop and rest during the climb. Enjoyed the views of the gorge. A great day trip.

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F.D. Roosevelt State Park: Pine Mountain and Mountain Creek Nature Trails
by Sheila Latham

46 Completed 2 Reviews

Great

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Big Creek Park Trail
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20 Completed 2 Reviews

Great trail for the family.