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The Best Camping in Cornelia

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Top camping spots in and near Cornelia

  • Mount Airy, Georgia

    Lake Russell Loop Trail

    4.85 mi / 607 ft gain
    Lake Russell Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Baldwin, Georgia.
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Mount Yonah Trail

    4.17 mi / 1430 ft gain
    Mount Yonah Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cleveland, Georgia.
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Hike and Climb to Yonah Mountain

    4.9
    4.53 mi / 1417 ft gain
    The trail starts at "Mt. Yonah Trailhead" and is 4.4 mile round-trip with elevation of 1,500' to 3,166'. The trail stays below moderate tree coverage until around the halfway point where you will come upon a clearing known as the first LZ (landing zone). The mountain is shared with hikers by Army...
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  • Clarkesville, Georgia

    Hike to Panther Creek Falls, Georgia

    3.7
    7.27 mi / 659 ft gain
    Park at the Panther Creek Recreation Area. The fee to park here is $4. There is extra parking alongside the road if the parking lot is full. The trail begins opposite the parking area, noted by a wooden sign. The trail gains elevation here and there with several drop-offs secured by cable cord f...
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  • Tallulah Falls, Georgia

    Camp at Tallulah Gorge State Park

    4.5
    Tallulah Gorge is a must-see feature of Georgia. Campers can lay low and experience the gorge from its floor, engaging in river activities such as kayaking or swimming. Those seeking a thrill can hike the rim trails of the gorge, and even cross an 80' high suspension bridge. (Hikers who may be fe...
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  • Hiawassee, Georgia

    Tray Mountain from Tray Gap via Appalachian Trail

    1.51 mi / 541 ft gain
    Tray Mountain from Tray Gap via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Helen, Georgia.
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  • Long Creek, South Carolina

    Opossum Creek Falls Trail

    4.22 mi / 1040 ft gain
    Opossum Creek Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Long Creek, South Carolina.
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  • Hiawassee, Georgia

    Indian Gap to Tray Mountain via Appalachian Trail

    5.68 mi / 1516 ft gain
    Indian Gap to Tray Mountain via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia.
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  • Helen, Georgia

    Appalachian Trail: Hogpen Gap to Unicoi Gap

    13.72 mi / 2349 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Hogpen Gap to Unicoi Gap is a point-to-point trail where you may see local wildlife located near Cleveland, Georgia.
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  • Helen, Georgia

    Whitley Gap Shelter Trail

    2.61 mi / 577 ft gain
    Whitley Gap Shelter Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Helen, Georgia.
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  • Helen, Georgia

    Hike to Hogpen Gap

    4.0
    1 mi
    Hogpen Gap is one of six "Gaps" of North Georgia. If you are planning to go on this trip from town, you will be starting from a parking lot at the bottom of the trailhead. If you happen to be thru-hiking on the AT, you just take an extra half-mile of your hike and begin following the blue blazes....
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Wolf Laurel Top via Appalachian Trail

    4.24 mi / 1142 ft gain
    Wolf Laurel Top via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Blairsville, Georgia.
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  • Clayton, Georgia

    Chattooga River Trail

    19.28 mi / 3202 ft gain
    Chattooga River Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Clayton, Georgia.
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Hike to Desoto Falls, Georgia

    3.7
    2 mi
    The Chattahoochee National Forest is another kind of jungle.  On hot summer days well over 95 degrees, the forest canopy provides a shelter for human and wildlife alike. Here adventurers can enjoy hiking the Desoto Falls trail(s), try their luck at fishing, or take in the solitude of the North Ge...
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  • Blairsville, Georgia

    Blood Mountain via Byron Reece Trailhead

    4.7
    4.34 mi / 1447 ft gain
    The Chattahoochee National Forest and Cohutta Wilderness make up the wild and scenic southern tip of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Blood Mountain trail offers the day hiker a taste of the Appalachian Trail that does not disappoint. The hike starts at the Byron Reece trailhead at Neels Gap where ...
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  • Blairsville, Georgia

    Appalachian Trail from Blood Mountain to Cowrock Mountain

    4.0
    14 mi / 2907 ft gain
    North Georgia is packed with awesome mountain trails, but few boast the beauty and magnitude of the Appalachian Trail. The hike from Blood Mountain to Cowrock Mountain is one of the more scenic sections of the AT in Georgia, in terms of mountain views.  Do this hike as a full day hike, or spread ...
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