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Rabun Bald via Sarah's Creek is a 9.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Clayton, Georgia that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 9.7 mi Elevation gain 2,755 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Hiking

Forest

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Waterfall

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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/recmain/conf/recreation

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John Stauter
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HikingGreat!Over grown

Hiked in July. Definitely need pants - trail is overgrown in many spots. I wish I had brought a machete. Due to the overgrown sections of trail, I would recommend in winter / early spring. The Sarah Creek recreation area where the hike starts is awesome. It has some great family camping spots for 10 dollars a day.

Scott Smith
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Hiking

The perfect challenge. I love this hike because it’s very difficult and the reward up top is the best in all of Georgia.

Cristian Perilla
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HikingBlowdownBugsMuddyOver grown

This trail has not been maintenance so the vegetation is extremely high and the trail is hard to see when you go in deeper. I advise to take a machete and gaiters. The best bet is to wait it out to winter to try to hike this trail.

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Joe Polk
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Hiking
First to Review

This is a nice hike. It gets ever steeper as you near the summit and the final pitch is very steep. The views are worth it, though.

AB Outdoor
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Randall McPherson
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Backpacking
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Randall McPherson
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Chris Wilkenloh
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AB Outdoor
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