Amicalola Falls State Park

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Trailhead Name: Amicalola Falls Southern Terminus Approach Trail

Trailhead Description: Southern Trailhead for AT at Amicalola Falls

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 0

Parking cost at the trailhead is unknown

Wheelchair accessibility is unknown

Restrooms available: YES

Routes and Trails You Can Travel

Route Name: Amicalola Falls to Blood Mountain

Route Description: Starts at AT Southern Terminus and is about a 30 mile hike to Blood Mountain.

Distance: 23.62

Total elevation gain: 3634

Total elevation loss: 2306

Route Name: blood mountain

Route Description: blood mountain trail

Distance: 6.04

Total elevation gain: 461

Total elevation loss: N/A



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Hiking or Walking Groups Nearby

Group Name: Hoofing Hikers

Group Description: Hiking in local areas surrounding Lafayette, Ga. on Fridays, Saturdays, or Sunday afternoons. Preferably within 30 mile radius of Lafayette. Any age or skill level as long as health will not prevent hiking. Hiking may be mainly walking or more strenuous, depending on the group\'s choice of sites. If interested in joining such a group, call Linda at 423-304-5441.

Group Name: Little River Hiking Club

Group Description: This is a group to hike and promote the trails of Little River Canyon and surrounding areas. We have a treasure of good trails in the area that need to be traveled, maintained and enjoyed. We will be scheduling hikes and trail maintenance days every week or so. Join us, Invite your friends! Trail list so far: DeSoto Scout Trail Eberhart Trail Deep Canyon Trail Powell's Trail Canyon Mouth Trail Beaver Pond Trail YCC Trail All trails at: Little River Canyon National Preserve DeSoto State Park. Cherokee Rock Village Yellow Creek Cloudland Canyon State Park Lake Guntersville State Park Buck's Pocket State Park The Pocket Recreation Area Chickamauga Keown Falls and Johns Mountain Scenic Area Lula Lake Pigeon Mountain Also: Talladega National Forest Cheaha State Park Dugger Mountain Sipsey Wilderness Bankhead National Forest

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Past Hikes

eberhart hike | 82.6 km away

Date: Thursday, 6-30-2011

Description: it is eberhart!

Girlfriend Getaway: Fall on the Appalachian Trail, North Georgia | 56.7 km away

Date: Saturday, 10-29-2011

Description: A week long backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail. Our journey will lead us to warm, breezy vistas and nights will be umbrellaed by skies full of stars. There is also the opportunity to catch the sites of beautiful waterfalls, the changing of the leaves (leaf peeping), black bears, and other wildlife. You will walk away from this experience with a better knowledge of the outdoors, and newfound hiking partners.

Amicalola Falls to Blood Mountain (Appalachian Trail) | 0.8 km away

Date: Saturday, 6-2-2012

Description: http://www.georgiatrails.com/gt/Georgia_Appalachian_Trail_Sections_and_Access

Pinnacle Mountain / Table Rock Loop Hike | 93.7 km away

Date: Saturday, 6-9-2012

Description: The Pinnacle Mountain Trail (4.1 miles) and Table Rock Trail (3.6 miles) are joined by the Ridge Trail (1.9 miles) to make a roughly 12 mile very strenuous loop hike, but one with amazing views, rock formations, streams, and optionally a short side trail to a nice waterfall.