Pinhoti National Recreation Trail
The Pinhoti Trail is a 335 mile backcountry trail that runs northeast from the Talladega National Forest in Alabama to Springer Mountain in Georgia, where it joins the Benton MacKaye and Appalachian Trails.
Through hikers will find designated campsites and shelters. Day hikers can access multiple loops through lush and rocky southern native forests.
Part of the Great Eastern Trail, the Pinhoti Trail is maintained by trail clubs and associations in Alabama and Georgia.
The closest trailhead to Chattanooga is in Ft. Mountain State Park, near Dalton, GA.
Backcountry camping, mountain biking, horseback riding, trail running, walking
Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga to Ft. Mountain State Park
53 Miles | 1 hour 15 minutes
Dates | Hours
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Talladega National Forest, Shoal Creek District
45 Highway 281
Heflin, AL 36264