Best Hiking in Georgia

This list represents the most popular hiking in Georgia. Use this list to plan your next Georgia hiking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Brasstown Bald, Wagon Train Trail View Trail Details

    18 Reviews

    Blairsville, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  About 4–5 hours
    •  6.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The final hike descending from Brasstown Bald is along the Wagon Train Trail. This path is the longest of the trails off the mountain. The pathway ...

  • #2 James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park Trails View Trail Details

    17 Reviews

    Summerville, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  About 3.5–4 hours
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This state park is in the Ridge and Valley district of northwest Georgia, just to the south of the city of Summerville. The facility was named ...

  • #3 High Shoals Scenic Area Trail View Trail Details

    15 Reviews

    Hiawassee, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  About 1.5 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The High Shoals Scenic Area contains two impressive and picturesque waterfalls. High Shoals Creek originates on Tray Mountain, one of the summits ...

  • #4 Blood Mountain Trail View Trail Details

    10 Reviews

    Hood, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  3.5 hours
    •  7.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Blood Mountain at 4461 feet is the highest point on the Appalachian Trail in the state of Georgia, and is a very popular destination for both ...

  • #5 Smithgall Woods State Park Trails View Trail Details

    9 Reviews

    Helen, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  About 1.5–2 hours
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The 5,604 acres of mountain woodlands here were acquired in 1994 as a gift to the state from conservationist Charles A. Smithgall. The park is ...

  • #6 Reed Bingham State Park Trails View Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Adel, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  About 2–2.5 hours
    •  5.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Reed Bingham State Park is in South Georgia, about midway between the ocean and the Alabama line. The centerpiece of the 1,613-acres facility ...

  • #7 Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Trails View Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Folkston, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  About 2 hours
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge provides a doorway to more than 400,000 acres of one of the oldest and best preserved freshwater wetland ...

  • #8 Lake Conasauga View Trail Details

    12 Reviews

    Chatsworth, GA

    •  About 2 hours
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Lake Conasauga is a hiking trail in Murray County, Georgia. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 3,146 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...

  • #9 Andrews Cove Trail View Trail Details

    9 Reviews

    Helen, GA

    •  About 2.5–3 hours
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Andrews Cove Trail is a hiking trail in White County, Georgia. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 3,115 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...

  • #10 High Falls State Park Trails View Trail Details

    9 Reviews

    Forsyth, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  About 1–1.5 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    High Falls State Park covers 1,050 acres in Monroe County on the shores of High Falls Lake. The impoundment is formed by an old rock dam on the ...

  • #11 Iron Hill Access Trail View Trail Details

    9 Reviews

    Cartersville, GA

    •  2 hours
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Iron Hill Access Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Bartow County, Georgia. It is within Red Top Mountain State Park. It is 326 feet ...

  • #12 Atlanta Ramble View Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Atlanta, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  5 hours
    •  5.4 miles
    •  Guide

    From Turner Field, this hike visits the Georgia State Capitol, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, Philips Arena, CNN Center, Centennial Park, ...

  • #13 Cloudland Canyon State Park, Waterfalls/Sitton Gulch Trail View Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Trenton, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  About 2.25 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    While the West Rim Trail meanders along the brink of Sitton Gulf, the Waterfalls / Sitton Gulch Trail provides an adventure down in the chasm. ...

  • #14 Panther Creek Trail View Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Tallulah Falls, GA

    •  About 2.5–3 hours
    •  5.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Panther Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Habersham County and Stephens County, Georgia. It is 5.8 miles long and begins at 734 feet altitude. ...

  • #15 Panther Creek Rec Area Spur View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Tallulah Falls, GA

    •  About 2.5–3 hours
    •  5.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Panther Creek Rec Area Spur is a hiking trail in Habersham County, Georgia. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 1,496 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #16 General Coffee State Park Trails View Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Douglas, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  About 2 hours
    •  4.3 miles
    •  Guide

    General Coffee State Park was named for nineteenth-century local planter and politician Gen. John E. Coffee and is a fascinating area of sand ...

  • #17 F. D. Roosevelt State Park, Pine Mountain Trail View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Pine Mountain, GA

    •  3 days hiking comfortably at 2–2.5 miles per hour
    •  23 miles
    •  Guide

    F. D. Roosevelt State Park is located on Pine Mountain in the central part of the state, about 25 miles northwest of Columbus. The long, narrow ...

  • #18 Starr’s Mill Trail View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Fairburn, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  45 minutes
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Explore Starr’s Mill, the pond that powers the mill, and Whitewater Creek, and view a swamp at the north end of Starr’s Millpond.

  • #19 Unicoi State Park Trails View Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Helen, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  About 1–1.5 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Unicoi State Park is the gateway to the higher mountains of the southern Appalachians and is one of the most popular parks in Georgia. Four well-marked ...

  • #20 Benton MacKaye Trail View Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Blairsville, GA

    •  About 6–7 days
    •  75.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Named for Benton MacKaye, who provided the inspiration for establishing the Appalachian Trail (AT), this path provides a challenge for any serious ...

  • #21 Conasauga River Trail View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Chatsworth, GA

    • Hiking 
    •  2–3 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The Conasauga River is a favorite destination in north Georgia for both hikers and their dogs, and it is particularly worthy in the warm summer ...