Vickery Creek Trail

Roswell, Georgia 30077

Distance1.8mi
Elevation Gain119ft
Trailhead Elevation1,017ft
Top1,059ft
Elevation Min/Max1003/1059ft
Elevation Start/End1017/1017ft

Vickery Creek Trail

Vickery Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Roswell, Georgia. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 1,017 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 119 feet. Near the end of the trail are benches.

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60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Atlanta (Menasha Ridge Press)
Randy & Pam Golden
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"This loop trail explores a low knoll north of the Chattahoochee River and east of the oxbow in Vickery Creek. The fast-moving creek supplied power to Roswell Mill, which you can also explore on this hike." Read more
Best Hikes Atlanta (Falcon Guides)
Ren and Helen Davis
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"Roswell King first glimpsed these wooded hills above the Chattahoochee River during a journey to the Dahlonega goldfields in the 1820s. King recognized that the terrain would someday be an ideal site for a textile mill. In 1839, following the Cherokee Removal, he established the village of Roswell on the recently ceded land. During the Civil War, the village’s four mills and tannery were all destroyed by Union cavalry. Several were rebuilt, operating into the early 1900s. Today, vestiges of the mill village may still be seen in the cottages and commercial buildings of historic Roswell." Read more

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10/30/2011
Very nice trail with a nice view of lake lanier.Very pretty fall colors
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Trail Information

Roswell
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Moderate
Skill Level
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, 1978 Island Ford Parkway, Atlanta 30350; (678) 538-1200; www.nps.gov/chat
Local Contacts
USGS Roswell; maps also available from the park website (maps are downloadable to tablet or smartphone with QR code and marked waypoints).
Local Maps

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Dec 2018