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The Best Backpacking in Walhalla

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Top backpacking spots in and near Walhalla

  • Mountain Rest, South Carolina

    Foothills Trail A13-A14

    11.33 mi / 1522 ft gain
    Foothills Trail A13-A14 is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mountain Rest, South Carolina.
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  • Mountain Rest, South Carolina

    Chattooga Trail to Burrells Ford from Nicholson Ford Road

    16.18 mi / 2552 ft gain
    Chattooga Trail to Burrells Ford from Nicholson Ford Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Mountain Rest, South Carolina.
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  • Clayton, Georgia

    Bartram Trail to Sandy Ford

    18.9 mi / 2864 ft gain
    Bartram Trail to Sandy Ford is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mountain Rest, South Carolina.
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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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  • Mountain Rest, South Carolina

    Chattooga River, Fork Mountain, and Foothills Trail Loop

    17.02 mi / 2615 ft gain
    Chattooga River, Fork Mountain, and Foothills Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Mountain Rest, South Carolina.
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  • Tamassee, South Carolina

    East Fork Trail

    4.15 mi / 417 ft gain
    East Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Mountain Rest, South Carolina.
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  • Tamassee, South Carolina

    Foothills Trail - A9 to A11

    6.64 mi / 653 ft gain
    Foothills Trail - A9 to A11 is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mountain Rest, South Carolina.
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  • Cashiers, North Carolina

    Chattooga Gorge Trail

    3.54 mi / 712 ft gain
    Chattooga Gorge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Highlands, North Carolina.
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  • Cashiers, North Carolina

    Ellicott's Rock via Bad Creek Trail

    6.58 mi / 1211 ft gain
    Ellicott's Rock via Bad Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Cashiers, North Carolina.
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  • Cashiers, North Carolina

    Foothills Trail: Whitewater Falls to Oconee State Park

    26.83 mi / 3661 ft gain
    Foothills Trail: Whitewater Falls to Oconee State Park is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Sapphire, North Carolina.
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  • Cashiers, North Carolina

    Foothills Trail A8 - A9

    9.36 mi / 1844 ft gain
    Foothills Trail A8 - A9 is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cashiers, North Carolina.
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  • Cashiers, North Carolina

    Foothills Trail: Whitewater River

    4.87 mi / 951 ft gain
    Foothills Trail: Whitewater River is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Sapphire, North Carolina.
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  • Dillard, Georgia

    Hike to Rabun Bald

    5.0
    3 mi / 4696 ft gain
    Starting at the trailhead you begin by following the yellow blazes. The trail isn't well marked so keep an eye out for the blazes you see. The trailhead starts at the dead end of Kelsey Mountain Trail. The path immediately starts to incline and doesn't stop. A few minutes in you will come to a fo...
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  • Dillard, Georgia

    Rabun Bald via Bartram Trail

    8.04 mi / 2037 ft gain
    Rabun Bald via Bartram Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Dillard, Georgia.
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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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  • Clayton, Georgia

    Hike the James E. Edmond trail to Lookoff Mountain Overlook

    4.0
    7.5 mi / 2378 ft gain
    Black Rock Mountain State Park is Georgia's highest elevation State Park.  It is adorned with several waterfalls, sweeping overlooks, blooming Rhododendron's, and plenty of miles of trail.  The James E. Edmond trail is the longest and by far most challenging hike in the park.  Its medium-long dis...
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