Hickory Ridge Trail

A trail through Cohutta Wilderness


Hickory Ridge Trail is an interior trail; the easiest way to access the trail is to hike 2.6 miles down East Cowpen Trail from its northern trailhead at FS 51. The trail ends when it reaches Jacks River Trail, from which point it is only a 0.6 mile hike downstream to the Jacks River Falls.

The trail is of moderate difficulty from East Cowpen Trail to Jacks River Trail; the return trip is more strenuous.

Directions: Google Directions


State: Georgia
County: Fannin
Latitude: 34.9327011108
Longitude: -84.5820007324
Length: 3.6 miles
Difficulty: 6
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Miles Trail Name Short Description
1 Panther Creek Trail (Cohutta Wilderness) Internal trail to the headwaters of Panther Creek
1 Sugar Cove Trail An internal trail through a beautiful cove
2 Penitentiary Branch Trail Trail that crosses and follows Penitentiary Branch
3 Rough Ridge Trail Hike along the crest of Rough Ridge
3 East Cowpen Trail Runs along the ridge crest of Cohutta Mountain