Fort Mountain Lake Trail

Loop around Fort Mountain Lake


The trail leads around the lake and provides access to a beach, a mini-golf course, and a picnic area.

Directions: Google Directions


State: Georgia
County: Murray
Latitude: 34.7569007874
Longitude: -84.7040023804
Length: 1.2 miles
Difficulty: 1
( 4.0 out of 5) based on 1 reviews
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User: Hugh Watkins Title: Easy Trail for Kids Rating:
4 of 5
Date: Sun Mar-28-2010
Trip Type: Day Hike
Fort Mountain Lake Trail Report:

This is a very easy trail, it’s slightly over a mile in length. There are markers along the path that describe how the Cherokee Indians used various plants to make medicine. The kids really got a kick out of the “bedwetting” remedy.

We tried to find the spur trail that leads to Goldmine creek trail, but missed it the first time. It appears to be the opposite side of the lake from the beach (diagonal to the beach). We ran out of daylight so couldn’t afford to hike Goldmine that day.

Overall there are some decent trails around Fort Mountain, with the Gahuti Trail, at 8.8 covering the perimeter of the park.

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