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H Amicalola River Trail begins
at the Highway 53 Bridge over
Amicalola River. Trail is ADA-
compliant/handicap accessible.
Trail provides easy river access,
a view of the Edge of the World
Rapids and a fishing platform.

H Dawson Forest Wildlife                    Edge of the World Rapids
Management Area- Eastern
Wildcat Tract                            H Dawson Forest Wildlife
• W ildcat Creek Trail – 1.5 miles      Management Area- Western
                                         Wildcat Tract
  one way - follows Wildcat              	 From Georgia 400, take
  Creek. Take Steve Tate Road            Highway 136 west to the county
  north. Pass Pleasant Union             line. Turn south on Monument
  Baptist Church. Turn left on           Road. Go 3 miles to the trail-
  Wildcat Campground Road;               head. These trails are strenuous.
  dead-ends at information kiosk.        • T obacco Pouch Trail – 2 miles
• T urner Trail – 1.7 miles one way
  - provides access to the upper           one way on old logging road.
  Wildcat Creek area. Trailhead is       • F all Creek Trail – 3.3 miles one
  located at the Steve Tate Road
  Bridge across Amicalola River.           way - Follow Tobacco Pouch
• W indy Ridge Trail – 1.6 miles          Trail to Fall Creek Trail. Hike
  one way - begins at mile 1 on            the creek to Falls Creek Falls.
  the Turner Trail and is a fairly       • R ocky Ford Trail – 1.7 miles one
  strenuous hike to the summit             way - starts 1.2 miles down
  of a 2,500-foot ridge. Connect           Tobacco Pouch Trail. Rocky
  to the Rocky Ford Trail to see           Ford Creek Waterfall is off the
  the Rocky Ford Creek Waterfall.          trail, 25 feet east of junction
                                           with Windy Ridge Trail.
                           Scan for
                           Trails Guide

           Appalachian Trail: From Georgia to Maine, an
          estimated 12,000 people have hiked the full length
          of the AppalachianTrail since it was completed in 1937.

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