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The Cohutta Wildlife Management Area is a huge area of forest in north Georgia, of more than 95,000 acres. This site covers only a small area along good gravel roads in the southern part of the WMA, but the whole area is worth exploring for those with the time and curiosity. This WMA is encompassed within Georgia's Cohutta Wilderness area, which is the state's second largest wilderness area. The Cohutta Mountains are part of the oldest known mountains in the world. They run from Fannin County northeast to the Tennessee-North Carolina border, where they are known as the Smoky Mountains, and once bordered a prehistoric ocean. It is from these mountains that the Cohutta WMA gets its name.

12 hours ago

Good forest hike. Fairly simple but narrow and somewhat overgrown. We had a couple almost wrong turns if it was not for using this app and seeing where we were supposed to be going. Trail markings could be better. Cold Springs at the trail head/end were awesome. Be prepared for ticks as we came across a bunch between the 4 of us and our dog (about 15 in the 2.5 or so miles, likely just a bad year for them in general). We will definitely go back.

Great trail , great views , good workout !

off road driving
2 days ago

Awesome Jeep trail if you go off the main route every now and then. great view at the top!

Recent rain made both falls really full and noisy. It is all uphill from the Dell to the Knob but never so steep to get you out of breath.

Awesome hike, our second time up. Went back through Vogel state park the second time. Very nice trail down to park but a few extra miles. A strenuous hike, hard.

2 days ago

Glad we did this trail. We started at bottom of mountain and hiked to Brasstown Bald and back. Happy we did the up hill first. Beautiful trail with mountain laurel and rodedendreum blooming through out. Great hike and awesome trail, Definitely hard.

Great trail. Not many mountain views in the spring but the beauty of this Forest is remarkable. Found many edible flora and mushrooms. Great place for a survival hike. Many deep rock crevasse to take shelter under in case of rain. Waterfalls were bliss. We went on a rainy day so no one was on the trail. The dogs loved it. The trail never got to steep but a nice climb. Awesome day !!!!!!!

5 days ago

This is a great trail for everyone! I bring my dog on this trail often and have brought my very energetic 5yo nephew. It's a nice little hike to the top and the scenery is beautiful! The fall has little "pools" as you get closer to the top. The drive to the bottom of the trail is also beautiful, Cherrylog is a gorgeous area!

This is an old favorite! Plan to wear shoes you don't mind getting wet as there are a lot of stream crossings! All in all the trail is pretty easy and well marked (bright green blazes). The lower falls has a lagoon where you can swim and cool off during the scorching Georgia summer. The upper pools are nice too, just be careful as the rocks can be quite slippery. You'll hike through hardwood and pine forests, it's a wonderful hike!

10 days ago

11 days ago