Long Branch Loop Trail is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Blue Ridge, Georgia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
288 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

16 days ago

Great for novice hikers like me and my husband. Dogs loved it!

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1 month ago

Kids loved it and so did the dogs!!

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2 months ago

Simple walking path with a small creek that crosses it. I liked the many mushrooms/toadstools along the trail, but maybe much better as a biking trail.

6 months ago

Great with kids!

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8 months ago

Had a blast,nice open trail,few stream crossings and an old free standing chimney! Not far from home and easily accessible!

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9 months ago

Nice little loop in the Aska area. Be sure to keep your eyes open for the old chimney and wall just off the trail. Fun to explore!

10 months ago

Easy hike. Minor trail construction. Very muddy in a few sections. Slight trail rerouting which added a few extra hiking yards

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Great easy trail. Connects to Green Mtn trail easily but you would have to park cars at both trailheads.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Great trail to hike on a rainy day.

Monday, July 10, 2017

After bearing left at the loop junction we enjoyed a tranquil uphill slope along the ridge On the South side of the small wooded valley. We stopped often to photograph fungi and moss. Looping back on the north side it warmed to 84 as we followed the opposite ridge then descended. We were pleasantly surprised to reach a lovely stream with rocks for sitting midstream and cooling our warm feet. The cold water was rejuvenating and there were decent photo opportunities as i sketched the tiny waterfall and swirling water. This was the best part of the trail..time spent 3 hrs because of the creek.

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Monday, July 03, 2017

Nice loop ride for a new MTB rider, especially the western side of the loop. Eastern side was narrow, rocky, slippery, and muddy (heavy rains this week). I made multiple loops in counterclockwise direction to get a good workout. Would definitely do this again.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Great trial - kid friendly

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Pleasant trail. Easy grade. Not many blazes but the trail is very simple to follow.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Great hike to get your daily exercise.

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

A short and very easy hike. There's not much of anything to look at, except the beautiful fall colors in early November. the loop took us just under 45 minutes to complete. This would make a good warm-up to some of the better trails in the area!

Friday, September 16, 2016

good trail

Monday, September 05, 2016

Perfect for a quick and easy hike with impatient kids away from the rat race.

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Sunday, July 03, 2016

It was very quiet and peaceful - not difficult nor was it busy. I walked with a local landowner who confirmed he has seen bears on the trail (rarely) but something to be aware of. Good for dogs and kids - the loop is two miles and easy to do a few times. Look for the chimney about a mile and a half, also good access to water for dogs.

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Very easy trail, not breathe taking views, but lots of wildlife. We saw a snake slither across the path and were intrigued by the brick fireplace. Does anyone know the history behind it? Would definitely recommend for a leisurely hike for those not feeling super adventures or looking for something less strenuous than other hikes in the area.

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

An easy, short trail with no remarkable views but very peaceful.

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Monday, February 15, 2016

Cold and raining but a great hike. The understory is so varied it is interesting. We passed one biker and a family starting out with dog. Rain won't stop us!

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