​​​​pinhoti national recreation trail / pinhoti millennium legacy trail

a 337.1 mile southern region appalachian trail connector

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visit the georgia pinhoti trail association for the georgia section trail guides and trail info

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pta facebook.

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home.
the pinhoti story --

mike leonard.

the pinhoti trail project: atc --

jay hudson at / pt.

pin-chin-sky loop.

john calhoun trail maint.

the real appalachian trail -- justin brymer.

links.


turkey track
-- 2005.
-- 2006.
-- 2007.
-- 2008.
-- 2009.
-- 2010.
-- 2011.
-- 2012.
-- 2013.
-- 2014.
-- 2015.

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hiking.
dog notes.
dugger mtn wilderness.
trailheads / sections.
al dayhike guides.
nb alabama databook guide.


nb alabama snailtrail guides.
-- section 1.
-- section 2.
-- section 3.
-- section 4.

-- section 5.
-- section 6.
-- section 7.
-- section 8.
-- section 9.
-- section 10.
-- section 11.
-- section 12.
-- section 13.


landmark locator.
loop hike cave~odum~pin.
loop hike jones~pin.
loop hike pin~chin~sky.

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trail bed.
trail blazes.
trail clubs.
trail crews.
trail description.

trail flowers - spring
-- blue.
-- orange.
-- pink.
-- purple.
-- red.
-- white.
-- yellow.
-- critters.
-- misc.

trail flowers - fall
-- blue.
-- orange.
-- pink.
-- purple.
-- red.
-- white.
-- yellow.
-- critters.
-- misc.

trail geology.
trail history.
trail lakes.
trail maps.
trail measurement-alabama.
trail re-supply.
trail safety.
trail seasons.
trail shelters.
trail shuttles - hostels.
trail signs.
trail stewardship.
trail summits.
trail towers.
trail towns - mail drops: ala.
trail users.
trail water sources.

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this n that.
alabama ycc.
an appalachian trail.
as the crow flies.
at connector.
backpacker magazine.
black bear safety.
bluffton al.
buffalo.
building section 4.
bull - bulls gap.
cave spring, ga.
cellphone service.
dehydration.
dr, tom mcgehee.
edward abbey.
forever wild.
future section 14.
hancock trg.
hiking the pinhoti.
horn mountain tower.

horn mountain trail club
-- hmtc.
-- activities.
-- base camp.
-- tool safety.
-- trail crew.
-- trail maint.


leave no trace.
moon names.
outdoor alabama.
panoramas.
peace signs.
pinhoti trail project.
pinky burns.
prescribed burns: fs.
pta formation.
rainbow family.
rebecca mountain: 1.
rebecca mountain: 2.
ridges and highlands.
rock n roll.
section re-du.
shoal creek church.
sister ridge.
skyway lodge.
smokey bear.
snake bites.
soul of a hiker.
the ten bulls.
the ramen chronicles.

trail running.
tri training.
ultralight gearlist: 2018.
ultralight gearlist: 2008.
wildlife - eco restore.
zen running.

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the pta's busiest month to date ~ feb 2016 ~ 40,168 web hits

current weather @ pinhoti trail mid-point ~ s14 - 7.3 ~ cave spring trailhead

landmark locator.

beaver ponds.
s8 ~ 0.8 ~ Beaver Pond
s9 ~ 11.3 ~ Highrock Lake
s10 ~ 12.5 ~ Twenty Feet Creek

bridges / culverts.

s1 ~ 4.7 ~ Footbridge

s2 ~ 4.0 ~ One Lane Bridge

s4 ~ 17.2 ~ USFS Yellow Culverts
s5 ~ 3.4 ~ Talladega Creek Bridge
s7 ~ 15.2 ~ Hillabee Creek Bridge ~ Boy Scouts of America
s7 ~ 16.8 ~ Co-op Bridge ~ Eagle Scout Project ~ ATCA

s8 ~ 4.3 ~ I~20 Bridge

s8 ~ 9.3 ~ US78 Bridge

s9 ~ 10.7 ~ Eagle Bridge ~ Eagle Scout Project

s9 ~ 11.0 ~ FS531 / Drain Pipe Bridge

s10 ~ 0.1 ~ Double Bridges ~ Appalachian Trail Club of Alabama
s10 ~ 2.3 ~  Bridge ~ ATCA
s10 ~ 5.5 ~ Bridge ~ ATCA
s10 ~ 6.9 ~  Alabama Trails Assn. / American Hiking Society Bridge
s10 ~ 7.2 ~ Coleman Lake Footbridge ~ USFS
s10 ~ 7.4 ~ Bridge ~ ATCA
s10 ~ 7.6 ~ Aluminum Bridge ~ ATCA

s12 ~ 8.1 ~ Terrapin Creek Bridge ~ Chief Ladiga Trail Assn.
s13 ~ 4.9 ~ Hurricane Creek Bridge ~ Alabama Trails Association
s13 ~ 5.5 ~ Hawkins Hollow Bridge ~ ATA
s13 ~ 11.0 ~ Lead Dog Bridge ~ ATA

campgrounds: state / federal.
s7 ~ 0.2 ~ Cheaha State Park
s10 ~ 0.0 ~ Pine Glen Campground, Fed.
s10 ~ 7.2 ~ Coleman Lake Campground, Fed.

canyons, gorges and hollows.
s7 ~ 6.2 ~ Zulu Canyon
s7 ~ 8.5 ~ Snowflake Canyon
s7 ~ 11.5 ~ Laurel Gorge
s7 ~ 12.2 ~ Friendship Gorge
s7 ~ 14.6 ~ Moonshine Gorge
s7 ~ 14.6 ~ Cascade Gorge
s7 ~ 16.0 ~ Horseblock Canyon
s8 ~ 6.8 ~ Hideout Gorge

s9 ~ 5.5 ~ Brymer Gorge
s9 ~ 7.0 ~ Beech Gorge
s9 ~ 7.7 ~ Lower Shoal Canyon
s10 ~ 10.6 ~ Chipmunk Canyon
s10 ~ 15.3 ~ Chocc Hollow
s12 ~ 13.6 ~ Lanie Hollow
s13 ~ 5.4 ~ Hawkins Hollow

cascades.
s4 ~ 14.5  ~ Scott's Cascade
s7 ~ 12.6 ~ Morgan Cascade
s7 ~ 14.8 ~ Small Cascade
s9 ~ 7.7 ~ Lower Shoal Cascade
s10 ~ 10.9 ~ Dale's Cascade

caves.
s8 ~ 7.0 ~ Indian Cave


ccc projects.

Public USFS Roads ~ USFS 600 (southern TNF) USFS 500 (northern TNF)

Youth Conservation Corps ~ Portions of the Pinhoti Trail

s1 ~ 0.0 ~ Flagg Mountain Fire Tower

s1 ~ 1.9 ~ 100' CCC stacked rock retaining wall

s4 ~ 9.8 ~ Horn Mountain CCC Picnic Pavillion

s5 ~ 15.3 ~ Pinhoti Trail / Left on Skyway Loop Trail 0.5 miles to a standing park cabin chimney.

s7 ~ 0.2 ~ Cheaha State Park

s7 ~ 5.2 ~ CCC Road crossing

Probably a lot of other things I don't know about too.


churches.

s10 ~ 6.3 ~ Shoal Creek Church


dead car.

s5 ~ 0.1 ~ missin!

s5 ~ 8.7 ~ ?

s7 ~ 7.5 ~ missin!


elevation: highest and lowest.
High: s6 ~ 10.2 ~ Hernandez Peak ~ 2344'
Low: s4 ~ 14.5 ~ Scott's Cascade ~ 710'


fire towers.

s1 ~ 0.0 ~ Flagg Mountain Tower (standing - on trail)

s3 ~ ? ~ Rebecca Mountain Tower (missing - ?)
s3 ~ ? ~ Hollins Tower (moved to Talladega District Ranger Station)
s4 ~ 9.8 ~ Horn Mountain Tower (standing - off trail ~ 0.25 miles)
s5 ~ 12.1 ~ Burgess Point Tower (missing ~ 0ff trail 0.25 miles)
s7 ~ 0.2 ~ Bunker Tower Cheaha S. P. (standing - off trail 0.25 miles)
s7 ~ 15.4 ~ Horseblock Mountain Tower View (standing - way off trail)
s9 ~ 6.6 ~ Bankhead Tower (standing - 1.4 miles off trail)
s10 ~ 6.0 ~ Rattlesnake Mountain Tower (? - way off trail)
s11 ~ 6.4 ~ Dugger Mountain Tower (missing - off trail 0.25 miles)

high water creek crossing hazard.
s4 ~ 14.4 ~ Creek Crossing
s4 ~ 14.5 ~ Dry Creek Crossing
s7 ~ 8.2 ~ Hillabee Creek Crossing
s7 ~ 12.4 ~ CR 24 Crossing
s7 ~ 16.6 ~ Horseblock Flats Crossing
s9 ~ 7.8 ~ Lower Shoal Shelter
s9 ~ 10.5 ~ Creek Crossing
s10 ~ 4.6 ~ Laurel Shelter
s10 ~ 5.1 ~ 2 Creek Crossings
s11 ~ 8.2 thru 8.8 ~ North Dugger Flats
s12 ~ 15.4 ~ Lanie Creek Crossing

historic sites.

s1 ~ 0.0 ~ Flagg Mountain Fire Tower / Civilian Conservation Corps

s1 ~ 1.9 ~ CCC Rock Retaining Wall

s4 ~ 3.2 ~ USFS 600 / Civilian Conservation Corps Road
s4 ~ 9.8 ~ Horn Mountain Fire Tower / Civilian Conservation Corps
s4 ~ 14.7 ~ Scott Lake / Private Hunter's Camp
s5 ~ 3.4 ~ Talladega Creek Bridge / CCC Workers Camp
s7 ~ 0.2 ~ Cheaha State Park  / Civilian Conservation Corps
s7 ~ 5.2 ~ CCC Road Crossing
s7 ~ 14.8 ~ Small Cascade / Moonshine Stills
s8 ~ 7.0 ~ Indian Cave
s9 ~ 0.0 ~ USFS 500 / Civilian Conservation Corps
s10 ~ 2.6 ~ Sweetwater Lake / USDA Floodwater Retarding Dam
s10 ~ 6.3 ~ Shoal Creek Church / Log Structure
s10 ~ 14.8 ~ Choccolocco Creek Watershed / USDA Floodwater Retarding Dam
s11 ~ 0.0 ~ Pinky Burns Homestead / Log Cabin (burned Mar. 10, 2009)
s12 ~ 2.4 ~ Terrapin Creek Watershed / USDA Floodwater Retarding Dam
s12 ~ 13.6 ~ Lanie Creek Dam / Iron Ore Mining Site
s13 ~ 0.5 ~ The Pitts 1 / Iron Ore Mining Site
s13 ~ 5.0 ~ Salem Church Road (Bluffton, iron ore boom town)
s13 ~ 6.1 ~ The Pitts 2 / Iron Ore Mining Site
s13 ~ 9.1 ~ Flag Pole Mountain (WW 2 Troop Training Site)
s13 ~ 12.5 ~ The Pitts 3 / Iron Ore Mining Site


horse trails.

s3...

s10 ~ 9.3 ~ Horse trail crossing

s10...


lakes / ponds.

s2 ~ 4.4 ~  Joy Lake (private)

s4 ~ 14.7 ~ Scott Lake
s7 ~ 12.6 ~ Morgan Lake
s9 ~ 11.3 ~ Highrock Lake
s10 ~ 2.6 ~ Sweetwater Lake
s10 ~ 7.2 ~ Coleman Lake
s10 ~ 14.8 ~ Choccolocco Creek Watershed
s12 ~ 2.4 ~ Terrapin Creek Watershed
s13 ~ 5.4 ~ Hawkins Hollow / Mining Pond

memorial / dedication markers.
s4 ~ 7.5 ~ Heath Cliffs Memorial
s6 ~ 10.0 ~ Cheaha Wilderness Dedication
s6 ~ 10.2 ~ Pinhoti Trail / Appalachian Trail Connection Dedication
s10 ~ 14.8 ~ Choccolocco Creek Watershed Dedication
s11 ~ 0.0 ~ Dugger Wilderness Dedication
s12 ~ 2.4 ~ Terrapin Creek Watershed Dedication
s12 ~ 11.7 ~ Robert R. Furgerson Memorial
s13 ~ 0.3 ~ ATA Section Dedication
s13 ~ 9.6 ~ Dr. Tom McGehee Memorial

microwave towers.
s4 ~ 11.3 ~ Horn Mountain
s12 ~ 12.7 ~ Wolf Ridge

mines.
s7 ~ 11.4 ~ Mine Shaft / Gold
s12 ~ 13.6 ~ Lanie Hollow / Iron Ore
s13 ~ 0.5 ~ The Pitts 1 / Iron Ore

s13 ~ 5.4 ~ Hawkins Hollow / Iron Ore

s13 ~ 6.1 ~ The Pitts 2 / Iron Ore
s13 ~ 12.5 ~ The Pitts 3 / Iron Ore

moonshine stills.
s7 ~ 14.6 ~ Moonshine Gorge
s7 ~ 14.8 ~ Small Cascade

overlooks.

s1 ~ 1.4 ~ East Ridge View

s3 ~ 10.0 ~ High Point Overlook

s4 ~ 1.1 ~ Bull Bluff

s4 ~ 7.5 ~ Heath Cliffs
s4 ~ 7.6 ~ Sherman Cliffs

s4 ~ 8.7 ~ Rock Bluff
s4 ~ 11.1 ~ Wormy's Pulpit (Sunset Rock)
s5 ~ 9.5 ~ Clairmont Point
s6 ~ 4.4 ~ Heaven
s6 ~ 9.1 ~ McDill Overlook
s9 ~ 2.9 ~ Sister Ridge View
s10 ~ 4.9 ~ Piedmont View
s12 ~ 0.5 ~ Oakey Mountain View

s13 ~ 3.7 ~ Hawks Rest

s13 ~ 7.1 ~ 1500 Foot Overlook
s13 ~ 8.0 ~ 1700 Foot Overlook

pipeline corridor.
s8 ~ 4.9 ~ Colonial Pipeline
s8 ~ 5.7 ~ Plantation Pipeline
s8 ~ 7.6 ~ Southern Natural Gas Pipeline


powerline corridor.

s2 ~ 0.6

s4 ~ 2.2, 6.6

s5 ~ 8.7, 8.8

s7 ~ 8.1

s8 ~ 8.9, 9.1


rails to trails and train crossings.

s2 ~ 5.4 ~ Train Tracks

s5 ~ 3.4 ~ Train Tracks
s8 ~ 9.5 ~ Train Tracks

s12 ~ 7.9 ~ Chief Ladiga Bike Rail Trail


red cockaded woodpecker nesting area.

s3 ~ 1.3

s10 ~ 7.7


road walk ~ 14.4 miles.

s1 ~ 5.3 - 12.6 = 7.3 miles

s2 ~ 0.0 - 7.1 = 7.1 miles


rock gardens.
s5 ~ 6.8 ~ Rock Garden
s6 ~ 3.8 ~ Stairway to Heaven
s6 ~ 5.7 ~ Rocky Hop

rocky tops.
s5 ~ 2.3 ~ Rocky Top 1
s5 ~ 6.1 ~ Rocky Top 2
s5 ~ 9.7 ~ Rocky Top 3
s6 ~ 4.4 ~ Rocky Top 4
s6 ~ 5.7 ~ Rocky Top 5
s11 ~ 4.4 ~ Rocky Top 6
s11 ~ 5.4 ~ Rocky Top 7
s12 ~ 11.6 ~ Rocky Top 8

s13 ~ 2.0 ~ Rocky Top 9

shelters.

s1 ~ 2.1 ~  Weogufka Creek Shelter

s4 ~ 14.7 ~ Scott Lake Shelter (proposed)
s6 ~ 10.3 ~ Hernandez Peak Shelter (proposed)
s7 ~ 2.1 ~ Blue Mountain Shelter
s8 ~ 5.4 ~ Greenstone Shelter (proposed)
s9 ~ 7.8 ~ Lower Shoal Shelter
s10 ~ 4.6 ~ Laurel Shelter
s10 ~ 14.9 ~ Choccolocco Creek Shelter
s11 ~ 0.1 ~ North Dugger Mountain Shelter
s12 ~ 6.4 ~ Oakey Mountain Shelter
s12 ~ 11.7 ~ Furgerson Shelter (proposed)
s13 ~ 2.0 ~ Davis Mountain Shelter
s13 ~ 5.6 ~ Hawkins Hollow Shelter
s13 ~ 10.0 ~ Spring Creek Shelter

showers (on trail).
s7 ~ 0.2 ~ Cheaha State Park
s10 ~ 127.0 ~ Coleman Lake (in season)


side trails.
s4 ~ 9.8 ~ Horn Mountain Fire Tower
s5 ~ 15.3 ~ Skyway Loop Trail
s6 ~ 6.0 ~ Chinnabee Silent Trail
s6 ~ 6.0 ~ Odum Scout Trail
s6 ~ 7.6 ~ Cave Creek Trail Connector
s6 ~ 9.1 ~ McDill Overlook Trail

s6 ~ 11.2 ~ Cheaha Trailhead Connector
s7 ~ 2.1 ~ Blue Mountain Shelter Trail
s7 ~ 2.6 ~ Bald Rock Trail
s11 ~ 0.0 ~ Burns Trailhead Connector
s11 ~ 0.0 ~ Jones Branch Loop Trail
s12 ~ 7.9 ~ Chief Ladiga Trail (rails to trails)


state / federal parks.
s7 ~ 0.2 ~ Cheaha State Park
s10 ~ 0.0 ~ Pine Glen Campground, Fed.
s10 ~ 7.2 ~ Coleman Lake Campground, Fed.


state lines.

s13 ~ 10.1 ~ Alabama / Georgia


tent platforms.
s13 ~ 5.6 ~ Hawkins Hollow Tent Platform

trail towns / convenience stores.

s1 ~ 6.2 ~ Weogufka ~ CS

s1 ~ 12.6 ~ Stewartville ~ CS

s3 ~ 11.3 ~ Sylacauga, AL ~ TT, CS
s4 ~ 18.0 ~ Talladega, Ashland, AL ~ TT, CS
s7 ~ 0.2 ~ Cheaha State Park, AL ~ CS
s7 ~ 12.4 ~ Oxford, AL ~ TT, CS
s8 ~ 9.3 ~ Heflin, AL ~ TT, CS
s12 ~ 16.2 ~ Piedmont, AL ~ TT, CS


tree farm.

s2 ~ 7.0 ~ Pine Plantation

s4 ~ 0.5 ~  Pine Plantation

s10 ~ 7.7 ~ Pine Plantation


waterfalls.

s7 ~ 14.9 ~ Little Hillabee Falls


wild places.
s5 ~ 2.3 ~ Rocky Top 1
s6 ~ 3.8 ~ Stairway to Heaven
s7 ~ 3.8 ~ M&M Gap
s8 ~ 6.8 ~ Hideout Gorge
s9 ~ 7.7 ~ Lower Shoal Canyon
s10 ~ 10.6 ~ Chipmunk Canyon
s12 ~ 4.6 ~ Oakey Mountain Crossing
s13 ~ 3.7 ~ Hawk’s Rest

wilderness areas.
s6 ~ 0.1 thru 10.0 ~ Cheaha Wilderness
s11 ~ 0.1 thru 8.8 ~ Dugger Mountain Wilderness


wildlife management areas.
s3 ~ 0.0 thru s4 ~ 7.0 ~ Hollins WMA
s9 ~ 3.4 thru s10 ~ 12.7 ~ Choccolocco WMA


winter feed plot- deer.

s9 ~ 12.9


woodpecker farm.

s3 ~ 1.3

s10 ~ 7.7



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