Forsyth County

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.

Length: 3.5 miles

Difficulty: 6

Location: 34.236671, -84.160561

Hidden gem near Atlanta

Day Hike

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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