Appalachian trail georgia map. The trail is about 2200 miles 3500 km long though the exact length changes over time as parts are modified or. Fannin county georgia is the start of two of americans most famous long trails the appalachian trail and the benton mackaye trail named for the man who conceived the idea for the at. The appalachian national scenic trail in georgia lies entirely within chattahoochee national forest. This interactive map of the georgia at is hosted on the caltopo website.
Conceived in 1921 built by private citizens and completed in 1937 today the trail is managed by the national park service us. At three forks this two mile out and back hike explores one of the most beautiful stretches of the appalachian trail in georgia. Interactive map for georgia appalachian trail. Appalachian trail in georgia.
Heres what to expect in georgia. From the springer mountains in georgia this scenic trail advances northward through well preserved wilderness areas until it finally terminates at mount katahdin in maine. The appalachian trail travels through the three forks creek valley in the chattahoochee national forest four miles from its georgia beginning on springer mountain. Through its nearly 2190 mile about 3520 km length from georgia to maine.
The appalachian national scenic trail generally known as the appalachian trail or simply the at is a marked hiking trail in the eastern united states extending between springer mountain in georgia and mount katahdin in maine. Hike run or backpack georgias length of the appalachian trail climbing to mountain summits exploring mossy creek valleys visiting waterfalls and catching some seriously stunning views. You can begin or end your hike at hundreds of places between the appalachian trails northern and southern ends.