Best trails in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Georgia? AllTrails has 80 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 43 moderate trails in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest ranging from 0.9 to 19.1 miles and from 475 to 3,809 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
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.
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Map of trails in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
Park information
Acreage
749689 acres
Park hours
Monday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
All day
Sunday
All day
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Top trails (80)
#1 - Mount Yonah Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
Mount Yonah Trail is a 4.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Cleveland, Georgia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#2 - Dukes Creek Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Please note part of the trail may closed due to a downed tree. ThiShow more
#3 - Panther Creek Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 11.1 mi • Est. 5 h 53 m
The current response to the COVID-19 emergency has closed several trails and recreation sites in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. Please see website for up to date info: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Show more
#4 - High Shoals Falls Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
NOTE: It has been reported this trail has temporary closures due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information. The road leading to the trailhead might be difficult for 2WD veShow more
#5 - Len Foote Hike Inn Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 9.6 mi • Est. 5 h 22 m
Please note that the inn is closed due to COVID 19. Show more
#6 - Amicalola Falls State Park via Appalachian Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 5 h 2 m
The current response to the COVID-19 emergency has closed several trails and recreation sites in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. Please see website for up to date info: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Show more
#7 - Angel Falls Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
The current response to the COVID-19 emergency has closed several trails and recreation sites in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. Please see website for up to date info: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Show more
#8 - Benton Mackaye to Stanley Gap Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
The current response to the COVID-19 emergency has closed several trails and recreation sites in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. Please see website for up to date info: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Show more
#9 - Panther Creek Trail to Upper Falls View
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 3 h 37 m
Note: The trail down to the bottom of the main falls is “closed off” until end of February 2020. Trail under repair from Nov-Feb.Show more
#10 - Appalachian Trail: Unicoi Gap to Tray Gap
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 6 h 45 m
The current response to the COVID-19 emergency has closed several trails and recreation sites in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. Please see website for up to date info: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Show more
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