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Best trails in Cleveland

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Looking for a great trail near Cleveland, Georgia? AllTrails has 10 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 Vogel State Park or Amicalola Falls State Park , we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Blue Ridge Wildlife Management Area or Warwoman Wildlife Management Area. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Cleveland ranging from 0.6 to 10.9 miles and from 1,788 to 3,809 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 Cleveland
Top trails (10)
#1 - Mount Yonah Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
#2 - Appalachian Trail: Hogpen Gap to Unicoi Gap
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 13.9 mi • Est. 7 h 23 m
#3 - Appalachian Trail: Tesnatee Gap to Cow Rock Mountain
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
#4 - Appalachian Trail: Tesnatee Gap to Walesi Yi
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 7 h 16 m
#5 - Dockery Lake Trail to Preacher's Rock
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 5 h 59 m
Combine the Dockery Lake Trail with a visit to the Preacher's Rock overlook via the Appalachian Trail. The Dockery Lake Trail has a few ankle deep water crossings easily crossed with a stick, hiking poles and/or rock hopping.Show more
#6 - Yonah Preserve Trails: Creek Trail (Section 200)
Yonah Preserve
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
Note: as of November 2020, this trail may be closed due to flooding from Tropical Storm Zeta. Show more
#7 - Yonah Preserve Trails: Cherokee Trail (Section 100)
Yonah Preserve
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
#8 - Appalachian Trail: Hogpen Gap to Woody Gap
Blood Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 16.8 mi • Est. 9 h 43 m
#9 - Logan Turnpike Trail
Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
An hiking trail connecting the lower valley with Tesnatee Gap along Highway 348 (Richard B. Russell Scenic Highway). The southern trailhead is now closed, but the trail can be accessed from the north.Show more
#10 - Little Ridge Creek Falls
Chestatee Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 17 m
Note: Trail roughly follows an old long out of service Forest Service Road FS443B on Boggs Creek.Show more