Hiking Trails

Name Rating Description
Abrams Falls Trail
Easy trail to Abrams Falls
Ada-Hi Falls Nature Trail
A beautiful trail named for the Cherokee word for forest.
Albright Cove-Maddron Bald Loop Trail
Trail through one of the largest stands of virgin poplar in eastern Tennessee
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park Trails
Former plantation lands at the foot of the Red Hills district
Allatoona Pass
Follows the original railroad grade of the Western and Atlantic Railroad
Alum Cave Bluffs
The most popular route to Mount LeConte
Amicalola Falls East Ridge Trail
Climb to the top of Amicalola Falls
Amicalola Falls West Ridge Falls Access
Nice hike up the west ridge to base of falls
Amicalola River Trail
Follows Amicalola River towards Dawson Wildlife Management Area
Andrews Cove Trail
Fairly short but very scenic
Angel Falls Overlook Trail
Difficult but scenic trail through Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
Angel Falls Trail
Hike from Rabun Beach Campground
Anna Ruby Falls National Recreation Trail
Hike to the breathtaking Anna Ruby Falls
Anthony Creek-AT-Russel Field Trail Loop
Scenic loop through Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Appalachian Trail
Trail leading along Appalachians from Georgia to Maine
Appalachian Trail (Carvers Gap to U.S. Highway 19E)
Difficult 2-day backpacking trip along the North Carolina/Tennessee border
Appalachian Trail (Clingmans Dome to Silers Bald)
Portion of the AT offering stunning views
Appalachian Trail (Dennis Cove to U.S. Highway 321)
An especially scenic and diverse portion of the AT
Appalachian Trail (Newfound Gap to Charlies Bunion)
Hiking trail within Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Apple Orchard Falls Trail
Follows the stream to the falls
Appletree Trail
Hiking trail near Nantahala Lake
Arabia Mountain
Rock outcroppings the size of football fields
Arkaquah Trail
Follows the high ridge from Brasstown Bald to Track Rock Gap
Azalea Combination Trail
A combination of several hiking trails in Big Hill Pond State Rustic Park
Bald River Falls Trail
Follows Bald River from Bald River falls to Forest Road 126
Bartram's Trail
Hiking trail named after William Bartram
Battery Warren
Hiking trail in Francis Marion National Forest
Battlefield Trail
Historic trail through Rivers Bridge State Historic Site
Bear Creek Loop Trail
Old growth Gennett Poplar
Bear Hair Gap Trail
A trail that winds through Blood Mountain Wilderness
Becky Branch Falls
Nice 20 foot waterfall
Bee Branch Trail
Popular but unmarked trial through the Sipsey Wilderness
Beech Bottom Trail
An easy hiking trail through the Cohutta Wilderness
Benton Falls Trail
Short, level hiking trail from Lake McCamy to Benton Falls
Benton MacKaye Trail
Long trail stretching from northern Georgia to Tennessee and North Carolina
Big Bend Trail
Trail to Big Bend Falls and the Chattooga River
Big Creek Loop
Nice Waterfalls on this Smokey Mountain Trail
Big Rock Nature Trail
Scenic hike through Fort Mountain State Park
Big Trees Trail
Easy trail in Sandy Springs
Bill Kimball - Coldspring Branch Loop
Loop around El Lieutenant in the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area
Bivens Arm Nature Park Trail
Just south of Gainesville
Blackwater Heritage State Trail
Westernmost rail trail in the state
Blankets Creek Bicycle Trail
Top rated Mountain Bike Trail near Atlanta
Blood Mountain Trail
Scenic hike up Blood Mountain
Blue Ridge Lake Trail
Short loop along part of Blue Ridge Lake
Blue Ridge Railroad Historical Trail
Hiking trail from Stumphouse Mountain to the suburbs of Walhalla
Bluff-Appalachian Trail Loop
Features Big Devil Stairs
Bluff Trail
Hiking trail through Lookout Mountain-Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
Borden Creek Trail (Trail 200)
Great family hike through the Sipsey Wilderness
Botanical Garden of Georgia
A hidden Gem near Athens
Bottoms Loop Trail
A loop near the floodplain of Smith Creek
Broad River Trail
Fairly level trail through Lake Russel Wildlife Management Area
Buncombe Trail
Long loop through a mixed forest
Burgess Falls Trail
Trail to the impressive Burgess Falls
Byron Herbert Reece Access Trail
Formerly known as Blood Mountain Spur Trail
Byron Reece Nature Trail
This trail is noted for how many different types of trees grow around it
Camp Creek Trail
A little-known but beautiful waterfall down the trail makes the trip worthwhile.
Camp Road
Trail along South Sauty Creek
Carter Caves State Resort Park
Carter Caves on 26 miles of wooded nature trails
Carters Lake Nature Trail
Short trail from Carters Lake Visitor Center to an overlook of the lake
Cascade Loop Trail
An interesting trail, especially after a lot of rain
Cascades Trail
Hike to a waterfall in E. B. Jeffress Park
Cave Creek Trail
Trail from the side of Hernandez Peak to Parker High Point
CCC Trail
Hilly loop through Claude D. Kelley State Park
Cedar Point Tideland Trail
Trail in Croatan National Forest
Cemetery Trail
Family-friendly trail in Chickasabouge Park
Chattahoochee Trail
A combination of smaller trails within the park
Chattooga River Trail
Long hike paralleling its namesake river for only 1.6 miles
Chattooga Trail
Trail along the Chattooga River
Chestnut Lead Trail
Shortest trail in the Cohutta Wilderness
Chickamauga Creek Trail
Loop sandwiched between Taylor Ridge and Dick Ridge
Chickasaw Bluffs Trail
Trail along the western side of the bluffs
Chimney Tops
Scenic vistas and rugged rock outcroppings
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Beachfront trail in Virginia
Chinnabee Silent Trail
Parallels Cheaha Creek
Clingmans Dome
Highest point in Great Smoky Mountains
Cloud Canyon West Rim Loop Trail
Hike along the rim of the canyon
Cloudland Backcountry Trail
Loop with views of the walls of the canyon
Cochran Mill Trail
A rare find near Atlanta
Coleman River Trail
This scenic hiking trail follows its namesake river to a Scenic Area and commemorative plaque.
Conasauga River Trail
Hike to, then along, the Conasauga River
Conecuh Trail
Trail through Conecuh National Forest
Coon Branch Trail - Lower Whitewater Falls Spur
Trail to Coon Branch Natural Area and the Lower Whitewater Falls Overlook
Coosa Backcountry Trail
A long loop in the mountains in and around Vogel State Park
Couchville Lake Trail
Paved loop around Couchville Lake
Council House Trail
Loop through Red Clay State Historical Park
Council of Trees Trail
Peaceful hike through Red Clay State Historical Park
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
Moonbow Trail connects with many backpacking trails in the Daniel Boone National Forest.
Cumberland Knob Trail
Hiking trail to Cumberland Knob
Cutchenmine Trail
Trail along Lake Guntersville
Dancy Bottom Trail
Located in bottomland hardwoods near Flint Creek
DeSoto Falls Trail
Trail to two beautiful waterfalls
Desoto Scout Trail
Follows the rapids of the west fork of little river
Devil's Courthouse Trail
Breathtaking panoramic view at the top
Dismals Canyon
Follows Dismals Branch stream on the Canyon Floor
Dockery Lake Trail
Appalachian Trail access from Dockery Lake
Dolly Sods Wilderness
Spectacular wilderness scenery
Dry Ridge Trail (Big Hill Pond State Park)
Trail along a lake to an observation tower
Dukes Creek Falls Trail
Trail to the beautiful Dukes Creek Falls
Duncan Ridge Trail
Trail along Duncan Ridge
Eastatoe Creek Trail
Hiking trail within Eastatoe Creek Heritage Preserve
East Cowpen Trail
Runs along the ridge crest of Cohutta Mountain
East Fork Trail
Hiking trail along the east fork of the Chattooga River
Eberhart Trail
Trail into the canyon of the Little River Canyon Preserve
Emery Creek Trail
Trail leading past twin waterfalls
Enclosure Wall Trail
Hiking loop in Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Area
Eyes On Wildlife Trail
Trail through the woods near Cooper Creek
Fairview Gullies Loop
Hiking trail through eroded portion of Natchez Trace State Park
Fall Branch Trail
Short hiking trail to the beautiful Minnehaha Falls
Fall Creek Falls - Gorge Overlook Trail
Combination of two scenic trails in Fall Creek Falls State Park
Falls Branch Trail
Hiking trail to a beautiful waterfall
Falls Creek Trail - Hospital Rock Trail
Hike on a mountain trail over a ridge
Fern Trail
Interpretive trail in Natchez Trace State Park
Fiery Gizzard Trail
Difficult but interesting overnight trail along Fiery Creek Gorge
Five Runs Loop Trail
Trail along its namesake creek in the Conecuh National Forest
Flat Creek Loop
Runs along Davenport Mountain to Flat Creek Loop
Flats Mountain Trail
Hiking trail from Flat Mountain to Beehouse Gap
Flint Creek Trail
See various species of plant and animal life associated with an oak-hickory forest
Fodderstack Trail
Hiking trail along three Tennessee mountains
Foothills Trail
Trail along the foothills of Oak Mountain State Park
Foothills Trail - Chattooga Valley
The portion of the Foothills trail that runs through Chattooga Valley
Foothills Trail - Gum Gap
Hiking trail from Gum Gap to Sassafras Mountain
Foothills Trail - Jocassee Gorges
The portion of the Foothills Trail along Lake Jocassee and its gorges
Foothills Trail - Sassafras Mountain
Hike to the top of the tallest mountain in South Carolina
Fork Mountain Trail
Hiking trail along Fork Mountain and the Chattooga River
Fort Clinch State Park Trails
Historic Fort Clinch
Fort Henry Trails
A series of ten interconnecting loop trails
Fort Mountain Lake Trail
Loop around Fort Mountain Lake
Fort Pillow Historic Trail
Loop through historic grounds relating to the battle of Fort Pillow
Four Seasons Trail
Hike inside Chimney Rock Park
Freeman Trail
Connects to the Appalachian Trail on each end
Gahuti Backcountry Trail
Loop along the border of Fort Mountain State Park
Garden of Eden Trail
The Nature Conservancy- Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve
Gazebo Trail
Loop along ridges in Claude D. Kelley State Park
Gold Mine Creek Trail
Loop along Gold Mine Creek in Fort Mountain State Park
Grassy Mountain Tower Trail
Hike from Lake Conasauga to the Grassy Mountain Fire Tower
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park Trais
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park has over 25 miles of trails
Green Mountain Trail
Trail near Blue Ridge Lake with several hiking options
Grundy Forest Day Loop
Hiking trail in Grundy Forest State Natural Area
Gully Creek Trail
Hiking trail in Cumberland Knob Recreation Area
Halpatiokee Nature Trails
St. Lucie River Preserve State Par
Helton Creek Falls Trail
A very short hike to two sets of waterfalls
Hemlock Falls Trail
A short but scenic hike to a waterfall
Hemp Top Trail
Scenic trail along hills and ridges
Hickory Creek Trail
A long trail through the western part of the Cohutta Wilderness
Hickory Nut Falls Trail
Hiking trail to the falls in Chimney Rock Park
Hickory Ridge Trail
A trail through Cohutta Wilderness
Hidden Passage Trail
Moderately difficult loop through Pickett State Park
Hidden Pond Trail
Loop through Carters Lake area
Hidden Springs Trail
Loop through Cedars of Lebanon State Park and Forest
High Shoals Trail
A hike to a series of waterfalls
Holcomb Creek Trail
Rabun Bald with two waterfalls
Honey Creek Loop
Hiking trail through Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
Horseshoe Bend Trail
Interpretive trail through the Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
Horse Trough Falls Trail
Short hike to Horse Trough Falls
Indian Seats Trail
One of the highest peaks in metro Atlanta
Iron Mountain Trail
Trail with beautiful views of the Cohutta Mountains
Island Creek Forest Walk
Hiking trail along Island Creek
Jacks Knob Trail
A scenic trail to Jacks Knob
Jackson Red Ground Trail
Blackwater River State Forest in northwest Florida
Jacks River Trail
Follows Jacks River
James E. Edmonds Backcountry Trail
A long loop up and down the lower slopes of Black Rock Mountain
Jarrard Gap Trail
Short access trail to the Appalachian Trail
Jesse Stuart State Nature Preserve Trail
Northeastern Kentucky loop trail
John Muir Trail
20-mile trail from Childers Creek to Brushy Creek
Johns Mountain Trail
A trail along the ridge of Johns Mountain
Johnsonville Redoubts Trail
Hiking trail through Civil War-era redoubts and rifle pits
Jones Gap Trail
Hiking trail from Jones Gap State Park to Caesars Head State Park
Joyce Kilmer Recreation Trail
Old growth forest with yellow poplars that are over 100 feet tall and measure 15 to 20 feet in circumference
Juniper Creek Trail
Parallels Juniper Creek in northwest Florida
Kennesaw Mountain Trail
Hike to the top of Kennesaw Mountain
Keown Falls Loop Trail
Trail through Keown Falls Scenic Area
Kissimmee River National Scenic Trail
Remote hiking trail parallels the Kissimmee River
Ladyslipper Trail
Trail along hillsides in the Lake Russel area
Lake Chatuge Trail
Trail around campground at Lake Chatuge
Lake Conasauga Trail
Loop encircling Lake Conasauga
Lake Russell Trail
A trail that winds around a stream and its namesake lake
Lakeshore Trail (Dockery Lake)
Circles Dockery Lake
Lakeshore Trail (Lake Chinnabee)
Loop around Lake Chinnabee
Lake Winfield Scott Trail
Loop along the shore of the lake
Land Trust Loop
Loop along the western side of Monte Sano Mountain
Laura S. Walker State Park
Near the northern edge of the mysterious Okefenokee Swamp
Laurel Creek and Lockridge Mountain
Hike Ridgeline of Lockridge Mountain
Laurel Falls
Hiking trail past Laurel Falls to Cove Mountain
Laurel Ridge Interpretive Trail
A hike with breathtaking views of surrounding mountains
Laurel Snow Trail
Hiking trail through the Pocket Wilderness
Lee Falls Trail
Hiking trail to the stunning and secluded Lee Falls
Leon Sinks Geological Area
Water filled caves beneath your feet
Lewis Park Walking Trail
Nice trail tucked inside a subdivision
Lick Falls
Scenic overlook over Grayson Lake
Lick Fork Lake
Hiking loop along Lick Fork Creek and Lick Fork Lake
Lickskillet Trail Loop
Loop combining three trails near Bailey Ridge and Lake Guntersville
Limestone Sinks Trail
A self-guided tour of limestone formations
Little Ocmulgee State Park
Costal Plain Trail through through scrub oaks and pines
Little River Road Trail
The synchronous firefly show occurs in June
Logan Turnpike Trail
Provides accessto the Appalachian Trail and some good views
London Bald Trail
Hiking trail through Nantahala National Forest
Long Branch Loop
A loop crossing Long Branch
Long Cane Trail
Long hiking loop that passes through Long Cane Scenic Area
Lost Falls Trail
Takes you to Laurel Falls, Lost Falls and Azalea Cascade
Lower Gap-Mount Cammerer-AT Loop Trail
Overnight trail in Great Smoky Mountain National Park
Lower Loop - Cane Creek Overnight Trail
Overnight hike along Cane Creek Gulf
Magnolia Springs State Park
Nine Million Gallon per Day Magnolia Springs
Marguerite Falls Trail
Hiking trail to Marguerite Falls in Cherokee National Forest
McKay Hollow Trail
Trail down the ridge of Monte Sano Mountain to O'Shaughnessy Point
Meeman-Shelby Woodland Trail
Hilly loop through a diverse and interesting forest
Miccosukee Canopy Road Greenway
Red Hills Region of northern Florida
Middle Prong Trail
Gravel trail follows beautiful Middle Prong branch of the Little River
Mill Creek Falls Trail
Unmarked trail from campground to Mill Creek Falls
Mill Shoals Trail
Pleasant hike through the woods near Mill Shoals Creek
Minnehaha Trail
Trail leading to the beautiful Minnehaha Falls
Moccasin Creek Non-Game Wildlife Trail
An easy and educational trail
Montgomery Bell Overnight Trail
Hiking trail along the perimeter of Montgomery Bell State Park
Mounds Pool Interpretive Trail
St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
Mountain Mist Trail Loop
A loop made up of several trails through Monte Sano State Park
Mountaintown Creek Trail
Follows Mountaintown Creek
Murrays Lake Trail
Trail around Murrays Lake
Naturaland Trust Trail
Trail from Caesars Head to Raven Cliff Falls
Neusiok Trail
Hiking Trail through Croatan National Forest
North Loop Trail
Segment of the Conecuh Trail
North Old Mac Mountain Trail
Hiking trail in Frozen Head State Park
North Plateau Loop Trail
Trail along the northern plateau of Monte Sano Mountain
North Rim-North Plateau Loop
Combines North Rim Trail and North Plateau Trail in South Cumberland State Recreation Area
North-South Trail (Tennessee Section)
The Tennessee section of the 65-mile hiking trail
Nubbin Creek Trail
Trail through Talladega National Forest
Odum Scout Trail
Trail beginning at the High Falls Trailhead and ending at Odum Point
Old Fort Trails
Trails to Fort Mountain's main attractions
Old Growth Forest Trail
Unofficial trail passing the thickest tree in the Chattahoochee National Forest
Old Rag
Popular Boulder filled trail in Shenandoah National Park
Old Railroad Bed Trail
The Land Trust's Monte Sano Preserve consists of over 1,120 acres with 18 miles of public trails
O'Leno State Park Trails
One of Florida's original state parks
Open Pond Trail
Trail through the southern end of Conecuh National Forest
Ozone Falls Trail
Short hike to Ozone Falls
Panther Creek Trail (Cohutta Wilderness)
Internal trail to the headwaters of Panther Creek
Panther Creek Trail (Tallulah Basin)
A hike past the impressive Panther Creek Falls
Parsons Mountain
Loop trail up Parsons Mountain and around its lake
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park Trail
Rich in human and natural history
Peachtree Rock Trail
Hike to two interesting rock formations via two short loop trails
Peavine Falls Trail
Most direct trail to Peavine Falls in Oak Mountain State Park
Penitentiary Branch Trail
Trail that crosses and follows Penitentiary Branch
Pine Beach Trail
Walk through a national wildlife refuge to the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico
Piney River Trail
Hiking trail along Duskin Creek and Piney River
Pinnacle Pass Trail
Difficult hike over mountains and ridges
Pinson Mounds Nature Trail
Hike through a large Indian mound group
Point Rock Trail
Most popular trail in Buck's Pocket State Park
Rabun Bald Trail
Georgia's second highest mountain
Rabun Beach Trail
An easily-followed path with two waterfalls
Radnor Lake Trail
Hike along the bank of Radnor Lake
Rainbow Falls
Hiking trail in Camp Greenville
Rainbow Falls Trail
Follow LeConte Creek up to the Falls
Rainbow Mountain Trail
Features Balance Rock a 100 foot balanced boulder
Ramsay Cascades Trail
Hiking trail to a beautiful waterfall in Great Smoky Mountain National Park
Raven Cliff Falls Trail
An excellent trail to the cliffs with Waterfall
Raven Rock Trail
Named for Raven Rock, a cliff on the opposing side of the river.
Redoubt Trail Loop
Trail through the historic Blakeley State Park
Red Top Mountain State Park
Popular park on 12,000-acre Lake Allatoona
Rhododendron Trail
Loop through DeSoto State Park
Rim of the Gap Trail
Difficult hike from Caesars Head State Park to Jones Gap State Park
Rippey Trail
Trail to Sipsey River
Riprap Trail
Hike to Chimney Rock
Riverside and Indian Mounds Trail
Hiking trail in Shiloh National Military Park
Rock Garden Trail
Trail up Cheaha Mountain
Rocktown Trail
Hike through an area with unusual sandstone formations
Rocky Mountain Trail
The first leg of a loop over Rocky Mountain
Rogers Ridge Trail
Trail along ridgetops in the Watauga District
Rough Ridge Trail
Hike along the crest of Rough Ridge
Russell Cave Trail
Nice hike through forest and wildflowers into Russell Cave
Sal Hollow Trail
Hiking trail through the heart of Mammoth Cave National Park
Santa Rosa Beach Hike
Beach hike in Gulf Islands National Seashore
Savage Day Loop
Hiking loop past Savage Falls Overlook and Rattlesnake Point
Sewee Shell Mound Interpretive Trail
Interpretive loop trail through Francis Marion Park
Shackleford Point Trail
Trail from to Shackleford Point in Oak Mountain State Park
Shope Gap Trail
Connects Yellow Mountain Trail to FS 39
Short Loop
Peaceful hike through a natural area
Signal Knob Trail
Great vistas in George Washington National Forest
Sipsey River Trail
Longest trail in the Sipsey Wilderness
Skidaway Island State Park
Barrier island near historic Savannah
Skyline-Cliff Trail Loop
Hiking loop through Chimney Rock Park
Skyway Loop Trail
An overnight trail from Adam's Gap to Lake Chinnabee Recreation Area
Slaughter Creek Trail
a.k.a. Slaughter Gap Trail
Smith Creek Trail
Winds over Hickory Nut Ridge and Smith Mountain
Songbird Trail
Trail with good birding opportunities
Sosebee Cove Trail
A memorial to Arthur Woody, Georgia's first Forest Ranger
Sourwood Trail
Trail along Nancy Town Creek and its tributary
South Fork Trail
Trail along southern fork of Jacks River
South Plateau Loop Trail
Trail around the southern plateau of Monte Sano Mountain
South Rim Trail (Oak Mountain State Park)
Trail up and along Double Oak Mountain
Squibb Creek Trail
Trail past numerous waterfalls and cascades
Stanley Gap Trail
Trail from Stanley Gap to Deep Gap
Stone Cuts Trail
Named for the deep cuts in the limestone walls along a portion of the trail
Stone Door Trail
Easy hiking trail to the Great Stone Door in South Cumberland State Recreation Area
Sugar Cove Trail
An internal trail through a beautiful cove
Sumac Creek Trail
Trail along Sumac Creek
Summit Trail
Trail to the peak of Brasstown Bald
Sutton Hole Trail
Just upstream from Woodall Shoals, a Class VI rapid.
Swift Camp Creek Trail
Hike in the 12,600 acre Clifty Wilderness
Talking Rock Nature Trail
A loop through the woods near the dams at Carters Lake
Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail
From Tallahassee to St. Mark
Tallulah Gorge Floor Trail
A short but extremely steep trail to the floor of the gorge
Tallulah Gorge North Rim Trail
Connects five overlooks on the north rim of the gorge
Tallulah Gorge South Rim Trail
Connects five overlooks on the south rim of the gorge
Tannehill Historic Trail
Loop through Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park
Taylor Ridge Trail
Hike along one of the Armuchee Ridges
Tearbritches Trail
Climbs Bald Mountain, then leads to Bray Field
Tennessee Rock Trail
Hiking trail has 25 interpretive stations along its length
Terrora Trail
Circles a cove of Tallulah Falls Lake
The Florida Trail in the Apalachicola National Forest
Some of the most remote hiking on the Florida Trail
The Florida Trail in the Osceola National Forest
Near Lake City Florida
The Pocket Trail
Loop along the Pocket
Three Forks Trail
Where Holcomb Creek, Big Creek and Overflow Creek meet
Three-Mile Trail
Hiking trail along a ridge in Nathan Bedford Forrest State Historic Area
Tom Bevill Interpretive Trail
Loop around the top of Ellenburg Mountain
Torreya State Park Trails
Panoramic views atop the bluffs of Florida’s largest river
Trails Through Time
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Trillium Gap Trail (Grotto Falls)
Walk behind Grotto Falls
Tumbling Waters Nature Trail
Beautiful hike to views of Carters Lake and Tails Creek
Turkey Creek Trail
Peaceful creekside trail
Turk Mountain
Easy shaded trail with a view
Twin Arches - Charit Creek Loop
Combination of the Twin Arches Loop and Charit Creek Loop
Unicoi-Helen Trail
Trail from Unicoi Park to Helen
Unicoi Lake Trail