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  • Appalachian Trail in Georgia

    • Hiking Trail
    • Outdoor Adventure
    Georgia to Maine
    Cleveland, GA 30528
    • About

      The Appalachian Trail in Georgia extends 78.2 miles through the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, passing through five federally designated wilderness areas, a national recreation area, and a protected corridor. The Trail follows the southernmost segment of the Blue Ridge chain of the Appalachian Mountains, reaching elevations above 4,000 feet at several locations. With 50 miles of connected, maintained side trails, hiking opportunities of challenge, variety, and breath-taking views abound.
      The Trail's southern terminus, located on the summit of Springer Mountain, is marked with an Appalachian Trail plaque and white blaze. Approach Trail to Springer Mountain 8.8 miles
      Springer to Hawk Mountain campsites or shelter 7.9 miles
      Hawk to Gooch Mountain shelter 7.7 miles
      Gooch to Woods Hole shelter 12.3 miles
      Woods Hole to Low Gap shelter 15.0 miles
      Low Gap to Blue Mountain shelter 7.3 miles
      Blue Mountain to Tray Mountain shelter 8.1 miles
      Tray Mountain to Plum Orchard shelter 15.5 miles
      Plum Orchard to Bly Gap 4.5 miles

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