Best trails in Dalton

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Looking for a great trail near Dalton, Georgia? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, forest trails, views 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 Cloudland Canyon State Park or Fort Mountain State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Cohutta Wildlife Management Area or Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Dalton ranging from 4 to 15.7 miles and from 744 to 1,794 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 Dalton
Top trails (9)
#1 - Pinhoti Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 56.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
Great trail. Rough terrain, strenuous elevations, beautiful scenery and overlooks. Well marked trail, with limited water access. Great camping.Show more
#2 - Pinhoti Trail: GA 136 to Dug Gap Mountain Road
Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 15.3 mi • Est. 7 h 50 m
The Pinhoti Trail is a 318 mile long trail system running from Central Alabama to the Blue Ridge Region of Georgia. Some sections are a bit tough, but others are very easy. With easy access along it'sShow more
#3 - Cascade Trail (DSC Campus)
Dalton, Georgia
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
Cascade Trail (DSC Campus) is a 4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Dalton, Georgia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, wShow more
#4 - Rickimberly Sanftner Trail
Haig Mill Lake Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Rickimberly Sanftner Trail is a 3.5 mile loop trail located near Dalton, Georgia that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running.Show more
#5 - Pinhoti - Dug Gap to Snake Creek Gap
Dalton, Georgia
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Length: 15.7 mi • Est. 7 h 46 m
Pinhoti - Dug Gap to Snake Creek Gap is a 15.7 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Dalton, Georgia that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is rated as moderate and offersShow more
#6 - Pinhoti Trail: GA 136 to Mill Creek Mountain
Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 7 m
Pinhoti Trail: GA 136 to Mill Creek Mountain is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Dalton, Georgia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trailShow more
#7 - Edwards Park Loop
Edwards Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 49 m
Edwards Park Loop is a 1.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Dalton, Georgia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs Show more
#8 - Bear and Grizzly Mountain Bike Trail
Raison Woods Mountain Bike Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
For more information visit: https://www.mydprd.com/raisinwoodsShow more
#9 - Buzzard's Roost [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Dalton, Georgia
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
Note: While this trail is on publicly-accessible land, the area around the trail is PRIVATE PROPERTY. Please obey trespassing signs. Head back to the start of the trail the exact way you entered. DO NShow more