Pinhoti Trail is a 56.9 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Dalton, Georgia that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 56.9 miles Elevation Gain: 8,156 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dog friendly

backpacking

camping

hiking

nature trips

bird watching

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Great trail. Rough terrain, strenuous elevations, beautiful scenery and overlooks. Well marked trail, with limited water access. Great camping.

hiking
bugs
over grown
1 month ago

Ticks, poison ivy, bikers who run you into the poison ivy, swarms of bugs, and harsh pricking seeds. Worst section of the Pinhoti. Not kept up or maintained. No view in the summer past the weeds and overgrowth. Not worth it AT ALL. Came home covered in rashes and ticks. Section 7 & 8 by Sloppy Floyd (not in this map) are the only sections we’d suggest.

hiking
blowdown
bugs
over grown
rocky
1 month ago

Lots of poison ivy. Lots of brambles, the kind that hook into your socks, clothes and skin. Note, if you do try this trail, the trail head is easy to miss off of the gravel road.

10 months ago

Love hiking on this trail. Rarely run into another person.

backpacking
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

did a 2 day stretch here in july. 35 miles. we only came across 1 water supply so make sure you pack plenty of water. also depending on where you start finding a camp site cam either be really easy or a nightmare. there are stretches where you just cannot find a flat or safe camp site, and other areas like the clover field we came across(we were shy by .25 mile from this site our first night and if we just spent 10 min more would have found it) that was a page out of the bible, glorious heaven. i would suggest a partner, the trail could be very lonely, very rarely traveled, and i brought a safety device for this reason. all in all i would do this trail again in a heartbeat

mountain biking
Saturday, December 09, 2017

Great trails challenging but fun. Happy trails

backpacking
Saturday, February 11, 2017

The area between Pilcher's Pond and Snake Creek Gap is a nice hike but not very scenic.

hiking
Sunday, August 28, 2016

My girlfriend and I looked for the trailhead in Dalton, Ga but could not find access to the trail, anywhere despite seeing signs for it all over the place.. Sadly, we left disappointed

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Is a great hiking trial , I just walked like 2 hours , but the view is great and the way is rocky and quiet !!!! Makes me fee super relax :) God is great !!!▶️▶️▶️⤵️✔

camping
Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Perfect spot for an amazing view.

hiking
Wednesday, January 02, 2013

I recently hiked section 7 of this trail. Beautiful views. Parts can be rough over all great hike. I couldn't figure out how to do it, but it would be great if someone could post all 31 sections so we could correctly mark the sections we hike. :)

hiking
Thursday, April 05, 2012

Great trail. Rough terrain, strenuous elevations, beautiful scenery and overlooks. Well marked trail, with limited water access. Great camping opportunites.

hiking
11 months ago

hiking
Sunday, July 08, 2018

hiking
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017

hiking
Saturday, January 28, 2017

hiking
Saturday, January 21, 2017

walking
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Monday, August 08, 2016

Saturday, March 05, 2016

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