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0.69 miles

Elevation Gain

49 ft

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Mount Oglethorpe, located in Jasper, Georgia, offers a challenging hiking trail that spans approximately 0.69 miles. The trail is marked by a steady incline, making it suitable for intermediate to advanced hikers. The path is well-maintained and clearly marked, ensuring a safe journey for all hikers. The trail is surrounded by a variety of trees, including oak and pine, providing ample shade during the hike. As you ascend, you'll come across a small creek, a perfect spot for a quick rest or a picnic. The trail also features unique rock formations that add to the visual appeal of the hike. Upon reaching the summit, hikers are rewarded with a panoramic view of the surrounding area, including the city of Jasper and the distant Blue Ridge Mountains. The peak also features an observation deck, providing an unobstructed view of the landscape. For a successful hike, it is recommended to start early in the morning to avoid the afternoon heat. Also, remember to carry enough water and snacks, as there are no facilities along the trail.
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