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Best trails in Hiawassee

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Looking for a great trail near Hiawassee, Georgia? AllTrails has 13 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 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 5 moderate trails in Hiawassee ranging from 2.3 to 13.1 miles and from 2,654 to 4,455 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 Hiawassee
Top trails (13)
#1 - High Shoals Falls Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
The road leading to the trailhead might be difficult for 2WD vehicles.Show more
#2 - Appalachian Trail: Unicoi Gap to Tray Gap
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 6 h 45 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/recmain/conf/recreationShow more
#3 - Jacks Knob Trail
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 5 h 24 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/recmain/conf/recreationShow more
#4 - Appalachian Trail from Charles Creek to Mooney Gap
Nantahala National Forest
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Length: 22 mi • Est. Multi-day
NOTE: A 4x4 is recommended to reach the trailhead of this hike as it is muddy and rocky. This is a section of the AT. Plenty of camping spots around and plenty of streams for water refill. Show more
#5 - Wagon Train Trail
Brasstown Wilderness
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 7 h 12 m
#6 - Unicoi Gap to Tray Mountain Shelter
Tray Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 6 h 45 m
#7 - Unicoi Gap to Chattahoochee Gap
Mark Trail Wilderness
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 23 m
#8 - Dicks Creek Gap to Powell Mountain
Hiawassee, Georgia
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
As of March 16, 2020, users have reported that there are temporary closures in this area due to flooding. Please consult the park's website before visiting.Show more
#9 - Jack's Knob Trail from Jack's Gap to Chattahoochee River Headwaters
Mark Trail Wilderness
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
Early autumn hike from the base of Brasstown Bald to the headwaters spring of the Chattahoochee River.Show more
#10 - Gurley Falls, Enota Retreat
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 17 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/recmain/conf/recreation Note: There is a $10 entrance fee to hike in this area.Show more
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