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Arkaquah Trail

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Start from Trackrock Gap and continue up the Arkaquah Trail to Brasstown Bald to the summit for views.


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Map Key

5.4

Miles

8.7

KM

Point to Point

4,350' 1,326 m

High

2,242' 683 m

Low

2,747' 837 m

Up

640' 195 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

32%

Max Grade (18°)

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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There is no water on this trail.

Description

Start from Trackrock Gap and continue up the Arkaquah Trail to Brasstown Bald to the summit for a great view from one of the state's high points. The trail is 5.5 miles in the Chattahoochee National Forest to the Georgia High Point, and you can enjoy views from the Brasstown Bald Tower/Summit Observation Area. To access the summit, hike up the paved trail to the Brasstown summit from the parking area.

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Michael Arambula

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  4.6 from 10 votes

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Arkaquah Trail Guide  (NO WATER)
Apr 10, 2018 near Blairsv…, GA

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Jun 14, 2022
Andrew Larey
12.2mi — 6h 00m
Feb 6, 2022
Amber Carlton
Few fallen down trees, rope frozen to ground on "Rough" part. Still manageable! 6mi
Sep 26, 2020
Nate Ritter
10.4mi — 4h 07m
Mar 14, 2020
Wesley Swift
with dil on shrooms
Nov 16, 2019
Michael James
2mi
Sep 5, 2018
Alan Shivar
May 21, 2018
Erin Chakalos
Oct 14, 2017
Kevin Heimbrook
8mi