Indian Seats Trail

One of the highest peaks in metro Atlanta


Located in the Sawnee Mountain preserve, Indian Seats Trail is a 3.5 miles from the vistor center parking to the observation deck on top of Sawnee Mountain.

The Indian Seats on top of Sawnee Mountain are a rock outcropping which may have served a ceremonial purpose for native American inhabitants.

There is an abandoned gold mine towards the top of the mountain, it is closed off by a gate but you can peer into the shaft.

Sawnee Mountain Preserve provides visitors with 963 acres of scenic passive space, hiking trails and an interactive Visitor Center.

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Located slightly north of Hwy 20, 4075 Spot Road, Cumming, GA 30040.

State: Georgia
County: Forsyth
Latitude: 34.236671
Longitude: -84.160561
Length: 3.5 miles
Difficulty: 6
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User: Hugh Watkins Title: Hidden gem near Atlanta Rating:
4 of 5
Date: Fri Apr-05-2013
Trip Type: Day Hike
Indian Seats Trail Report:

This trail is a hidden gem very close to Atlanta, if you are in Alpharetta it’s around a 30 min trip. The top offers very nice views of the North Georgia mountains.

I highly recommend checking it out.

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