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Best trails in Clayton

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Looking for a great trail near Clayton, Georgia? AllTrails has 23 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Gorges State Park or Vogel State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park or Blue Valley Experimental Forest. Ready for some activity? There are 14 moderate trails in Clayton ranging from 1.6 to 19.1 miles and from 1,184 to 4,698 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Clayton
Top trails (23)
#1 - Bartram Trail to Pinnacle Knob
Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 48 m
Bartram Trail to Pinnacle Knob is a 9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Clayton, Georgia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
#2 - James E. Edmond Trail
Black Rock Mountain State Park
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m
James E. Edmond Trail is a 7.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Clayton, Georgia that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accShow more
#3 - Rabun Bald via Beegum trail
Clayton, Georgia
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
Rabun Bald via Beegum trail is a 3.3 mile loop trail located near Clayton, Georgia that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, walking, runniShow more
#4 - Becky Branch Falls to Martin Creek Falls
Clayton, Georgia
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Becky Branch Falls to Martin Creek Falls is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Clayton, Georgia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilyShow more
#5 - Chattooga River Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 19.1 mi • Est. 9 h 47 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
#6 - Glassy Mt. Road to Fire Tower
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 7 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 - Appalachian Trail: Dicks Creek Gap to Bly Gap
Southern Nantahala Wilderness
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 5 h 23 m
Appalachian Trail: Dicks Creek Gap to Bly Gap is a 8.6 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Clayton, Georgia that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for veShow more
#8 - Warwoman Dell Nature Trail
Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 32 m
Warwoman Dell Nature Trail is a 1.1 mile out and back trail located near Clayton, Georgia that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, aShow more
#9 - Bartram Trail: Wilson Gap to Rabun Bald
Clayton, Georgia
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 37 m
Bartram Trail: Wilson Gap to Rabun Bald is a 7.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Clayton, Georgia that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is rated as moderate and is prShow more
#10 - Holcomb Creek Falls and Ammons Falls
Clayton, Georgia
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
Holcomb Creek Falls and Ammons Falls is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Clayton, Georgia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily useShow more
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