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The Chattahoochee National Forest covers 749,689 acres in north Georgia, managed by six ranger districts. Over 40 percent of the land in Fannin County is national forest land (106,000 acres). 40,006 acres are located in the Cohutta Ranger District and 66,097 in the Blue Ridge Ranger District. The forest receives more than 10 million visitors each year.

A little long for a recreational hike but it's worth it. The falls were excellent.

3 days ago

Really nice easy hike. Follows the creek; gradual ascents; the babble of the creek follows you almost the entire trail.

3 days ago

Easily hiked trail. Waterfalls are GORGEOUS!

3 days ago

Definitely a moderate trail. Lots of debris on trail after the remnants of hurricane Irma blew through.

Beautiful trail. If going to the HikeInn be sure to take this trail as opposed to the AT approach trail. Hiked both and the HikeInn trail is much more rewarding.

Excellent 4.8 mile hike. Steady, slow uphill (500 ft) climb into one of the most interesting falls I've seen. Very worn trail with tons of exposed roots. There is a couple of small sections of scrambles mixed in. The unique Falls make this one of my favorite so far.

Hiked from Tesnatee to Wolf laurel top and back. Nice hike with two good views. One view at cow rock which is at .8 miles then next view at Wolf Laurel top at about the 2 mile mark. I would rate as moderate physically.

10 days ago

I loved this hike!it wasn't difficult but was a bit of a work out with a great view at the end. The falls were beautiful. The trail was quite busy (was on a Saturday though), but people were friendly. Option to climb past the end of the trail was "difficult" but worth it for some alone time.

I enjoyed this trail twice in 2 weeks and my lab "Seary" was so tired after the day.

11 days ago

Richard D is right about the downed trees being perilous ... however me and a friend (and a couple other hikers) traversed it today. It requires some flexibility and care, but it's doable.

I am visiting the area this weekend and I haven't been on this trail since 2011. Still as good as it was then! Loved it! Outhouses are available at the beginning of the trail which is nice.