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    Three Forks Road Fs-58

    Georgia
    Distance7.1mi
    Elevation Gain1,566ft
    Trailhead Elevation2,072ft
    Top3,174ft
    Elevation Min/Max2063/3174ft
    Elevation Start/End2072/2072ft

    Three Forks Road Fs-58

    Three Forks Road Fs-58 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Lumpkin County and Fannin County, Georgia. It is 7.1 miles long and begins at 2,072 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 14.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,566 feet. This trail connects with the following: Appalachian Trail, Springer Mountain Rd Fs-42, Winding Stair Gap Road Fs-77, Long Creek Road Fs-251 and Winding Stair Gap Road Fs-42.
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    Watkinsville, GA
    Pathfinder | 100 pts
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    5/6/2010
    Nice easy hike along rolling hills beside the lake. Downers - ever present sound of the public beach across the lake in summer. Folks with picnics and bank fishing dot the first mile then rather secluded. Saw belted kingfisher, yellow rumped warbler, large sand turtles in tributary creeks. Trail intersects but is separate from horse trail following the same contours. Continuous shade from mix of hardwoods and pines. Nice trail for the dog - a good chance to make use of her pack and get in shape for the mountains. Note strict leash rules but the park has "off leash" areas if the trail isn't exhausting enough. Consider packing in a fishing rod but don't expect much luck without live bait and a cork - the bank is crowded with trees and brush and coves are not easily accessible for the same reasons.

    Currently $2.00 to enter park.
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    60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Atlanta (Menasha Ridge Press)
    Randy & Pam Golden
    "The Three Forks Loop combines portions of the Appalachian and Benton MacKaye Trails between the day-use parking lot on FS 42 and Three Forks." Read more

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