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The Best Hiking in Cornelia

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Top hiking 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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  • Toccoa, Georgia

    Currahee Mountain Trail

    5.51 mi / 804 ft gain
    Currahee Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Toccoa, Georgia.
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  • Toccoa, Georgia

    Frady Branch Trail System Perimeter Loop

    10.45 mi / 1230 ft gain
    Frady Branch Trail System Perimeter Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Toccoa, Georgia.
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  • Toccoa, Georgia

    Currahee Mountain from Homer Highway

    1.3 mi / 597 ft gain
    Currahee Mountain from Homer Highway is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Toccoa, Georgia.
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  • Toccoa, Georgia

    Explore Toccoa Falls

    3.6
    0.2 mi
    Park at the welcome center of Toccoa College.The trailhead is behind the welcome center, starting at the gates to the right of the center. The trail takes you along a creek on a gravel trail. After a short distance, you will reach Toccoa Falls, where the water pours off the rocks from over 180 fe...
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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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  • Gainesville, Georgia

    Terrapin Cove Trail

    1.76 mi / 210 ft gain
    Terrapin Cove Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Gainesville, Georgia.
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Yonah Preserve Trails: Creek Trail (Section 200)

    3.76 mi / 240 ft gain
    Yonah Preserve Trails: Creek Trail (Section 200) is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Cleveland, Georgia.
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Yonah Preserve Trails: Cherokee Trail (Section 100)

    3.41 mi / 266 ft gain
    Yonah Preserve Trails: Cherokee Trail (Section 100) is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Cleveland, Georgia.
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  • Lakemont, Georgia

    Minnehaha Falls

    4.2
    0.39 mi / 98 ft gain
    Despite their beauty, not many hikers know about Minnehaha Falls. Even more shocking, these are some of the most accessible falls in all of North Georgia. Round trip, the hike to the falls will only take about a half a mile. Hikers can park along the side of the road at the trailhead. Follow the ...
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  • Tallulah Falls, Georgia

    Hike to Hurricane Falls, Tallulah Gorge SP

    4.4
    1.85 mi / 564 ft gain
    The trail is located in Tallulah Gorge State Park which is about 1 ½ hours northeast of Atlanta, off of Highway 441. There is a $5 per car entry fee into the park and they prefer the use of cash. From there, follow the signs to the Jane Hurt Yarn Interpretive Center, where there is parking and pl...
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  • Tallulah Falls, Georgia

    Tallulah Gorge Lookouts and Cascade Falls

    2.49 mi / 1020 ft gain
    Tallulah Gorge Lookouts and Cascade Falls is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Tallulah Falls, Georgia.
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  • Tallulah Falls, Georgia

    Tallulah Gorge Trail to North Rim Trail Loop

    2.18 mi / 817 ft gain
    Tallulah Gorge Trail to North Rim Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Tallulah Falls, Georgia.
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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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