East Cowpen Trail

Runs along the ridge crest of Cohutta Mountain


Description:

East Cowpen Trail used to be old GA Highway 2, but was eventually closed to vehicular traffic after the area was declared wilderness.

The trail provides direct access to Rough Ridge Trail, Hickory Ridge Trail, Panther Creek Trail, Rice Camp Trail, and Hickory Creek Trail, as well as indirect access to all of Cohutta's trails.

The hike is moderately difficult traveling south to north, and strenuous from north to south.


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State: Georgia
County: Fannin
Latitude: 34.8813018799
Longitude: -84.5653991699
Length: 7.0 miles
Difficulty: 6
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Other nearby trails
Miles Trail Name Short Description
0 Rough Ridge Trail Hike along the crest of Rough Ridge
1 Conasauga River Trail Hike to, then along, the Conasauga River
2 Panther Creek Trail (Cohutta Wilderness) Internal trail to the headwaters of Panther Creek
2 South Fork Trail Trail along southern fork of Jacks River
2 Sugar Cove Trail An internal trail through a beautiful cove