Byron Herbert Reece Access Trail

Formerly known as Blood Mountain Spur Trail


This trail is an access to the Appalachian Trail from the Byron Herbert Reece Memorial. It is fairly steep for about half its length, and provides access to the Appalachian Trail at Flat Rock Gap. Since

the trail is entirely within the Blood Mountain Wilderness, the blue trail blazes are widely spaced.

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State: Georgia
County: Lumpkin
Latitude: 34.7368011475
Longitude: -83.9203033447
Length: 1.9 miles
Difficulty: 5
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User: Dale Bailey Title: multiple hikes here Rating:
5 of 5
Date: Thu Jan-01-1970
Trip Type: Day Hike
Byron Herbert Reece Access Trail Report:

This trail provides access to the Appalachian Trail and Blood Mountain. It features several nice views, better in winter because of foliage and in the spring canopies of mountain laurel . The hike in is mostly climbing Blood Mountain.

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Other nearby trails
Miles Trail Name Short Description
0 Blood Mountain Trail Scenic hike up Blood Mountain
0 Freeman Trail Connects to the Appalachian Trail on each end
1 Bear Hair Gap Trail A trail that winds through Blood Mountain Wilderness
1 Coosa Backcountry Trail A long loop in the mountains in and around Vogel State Park
2 Byron Reece Nature Trail This trail is noted for how many different types of trees grow around it