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beaver ponds.
S8-0.8 ~ Beaver Pond
117.5 ~ Highrock Lake
132.3 ~ Twenty Feet Creek

bridges / culverts.
51.5 ~ 4 Trails Unlimited Culverts ~ USFS
55.7 ~ Talladega Creek Bridge ~ AL State
94.3 ~ Hillabee Creek Bridge ~ Boy Scouts of America
95.9 ~ Co-op Bridge ~ Eagle Scout Project ~ ATCA
116.9 ~ Eagle Bridge ~ Eagle Scout Project
119.9 ~ Double Bridges ~ Appalachian Trail Club of Alabama
122.1 ~ Bridge ~ ATCA
125.3 ~ Bridge ~ ATCA
126.7 ~ ATA / AHS Bridge
127.0 ~ Coleman Lake Footbridge ~ USFS
127.1 ~ Bridge ~ ATCA
127.4 ~ Aluminum Bridge ~ ATCA
153.0 ~ Terrapin Creek Bridge ~ Chief Ladiga Trail Assn.
166.0 ~ Hurricane Creek Bridge ~ Alabama Trails Association
166.6 ~ Hawkins Hollow Bridge ~ ATA
172.1 ~ Lead Dog Bridge ~ ATA

campgrounds: state / federal.
79.3 ~ Cheaha State Park
119.8 ~ Pine Glen Campground, Fed.
127.0 ~ Coleman Lake Campground, Fed.

canyons, gorges and hollows.
85.3 ~ Zulu Canyon
87.6 ~ Snowflake Canyon
90.6 ~ Laurel Gorge
91.3 ~ Friendship Gorge
93.4 ~ Moonshine Gorge
93.7 ~ Cascade Gorge
95.1 ~ Horseblock Canyon
103.5 ~ Hideout Gorge
111.4 ~ Brymer Gorge
113.2 ~ Beech Gorge
113.9 ~ Lower Shoal Canyon
130.4 ~ Chipmunk Canyon
135.1 ~ Chocc Hollow
158.5 ~ Lanie Hollow
166.5 ~ Hawkins Hollow

cascades.
48.7 ~ Scott's Cascade
91.5 ~ Morgan Cascade
93.9 ~ Small Cascade
94.0 ~ Little Hillabee Falls
113.9 ~ Lower Shoal Cascade
130.7 ~ Dale's Cascade

caves.
103.7 ~ Indian Cave

elevation: highest and lowest.
ALABAMA
High: 78.0 ~ Hernandez Peak ~ 2344'
Low: 48.7 ~ Scott's Cascade ~ 710'


fire towers.

ALABAMA

S1 ~ 0.0 ~ Flagg Mountain Tower (standing)

S3 ~ ? ~ Rebecca Mountain Tower (missing)
S3 ~ ? ~ Hollins Tower (missing)
44.1 ~ Horn Mountain Tower (standing)
64.4 ~ Burgess Point Tower (missing)
79.3 ~ Bunker Tower (Cheaha S. P. (standing)
94.5 ~ Horseblock Mountain Tower (standing)
112.8 ~ Bankhead Tower (standing)
129.5 ~ Rattlesnake Mountain Tower (??)
142.5 ~ Dugger Mountain Tower (missing)

highest named pinhoti summits.
ALABAMA

#1 ~ 79.3 ~ Mt. Cheaha ~ 2407'
#2 ~ 78.0 ~ Hernandez Peak ~ 2344’
#3 ~ 72.6 ~ Odum Point ~ 2342’
#4 ~ 81.7 ~ Bald Rock ~ 2326'
#5 ~ 73.8 ~ Little Caney Head ~ 2310'
#8 ~ 76.9 ~ McDill Point ~ 2188'
#12 ~ 170.2 ~ Flag Pole Mountain ~ 1968'
#14 ~ 82.9 ~ Blue Mountain ~ 1949'
#16 ~ 149.5 ~ Oakey Mountain ~ 1940'
#17 ~ 44.2 ~ Horn Mountain ~ 1912'
#22 ~ 64.4 ~ Burgess Point ~ 1870'
#66 ~ 158.5 ~ Rock Quarry Mtn. ~ 1620'
#96 ~ 129.5 ~ Rattlesnake Mtn. ~ 1510'
#97 ~ 136.2 ~ Red Mountain ~ 1510'

high water creek crossing hazard.
48.7 ~ Creek Crossing
48.7 ~ Dry Creek Crossing
87.3 ~ Hillabee Creek Crossing
91.5 ~ CR 24 Crossing
95.7 ~ Horseblock Flats Crossing
114.0 ~ Lower Shoal Shelter
115.8 ~ Campsite
116.7 ~ Creek Crossing
124.4 ~ Laurel Shelter
131.9 ~ 2 Creek Crossings
144.3 ~ North Dugger Flats
160.3 ~ Lanie Creek Crossing

historic sites.

S1 ~ 0.0 ~ Flagg Mountain Fire Tower (CCC)

37.5 ~ USFS 600 (CCC road)
44.1 ~ Horn Mountain Fire Tower (CCC)
48.8 ~ Scott Lake (private hunter's camp)
55.7 ~ Talladega Creek Bridge (CCC camp)
55.7 ~ USFS 600 (CCC road)
79.3 ~ Cheaha State Park (CCC)
84.3 ~ CCC Road
93.9 ~ Small Cascade (moonshine)
103.7 ~ Indian Cave
106.2 ~ USFS 500 (CCC road)
122.4 ~ Sweetwater Lake (USDA)
126.1 ~ Shoal Creek Church (log structure)
134.6 ~ Choccolocco Creek Watershed (USDA)
136.1 ~ Burns Homestead (log cabin - burned Mar. 10, 2009)
147.3 ~ Terrapin Creek Watershed (USDA)
160.3 ~ Lanie Creek Dam (mining site)
161.6 ~ The Pitts 1 (mining site)
166.1 ~ Salem Church Road (Bluffton, iron ore boom town)
167.2 ~ The Pitts 2 (mining site)
170.2 ~ Flag Pole Mountain (WW 2)
173,6 ~ The Pitts 3 (iron ore mining site)

lakes / ponds.

S2 ~ 4.4 ~ Joy Lake (private)

48.8 ~ Scott Lake
91.5 ~ Morgan Lake
117.5 ~ Highrock Lake
122.4 ~ Sweetwater Lake Watershed (USDA)
127.0 ~ Coleman Lake
134.6 ~ Choccolocco Creek Watershed (USDA)
147.3 ~ Terrapin Creek Watershed (USDA)
166.5 ~ Hawkins Hollow

memorial / dedication markers.
41.8 ~ Heath Cliffs Memorial
77.8 ~ Cheaha Wilderness Dedication
78.0 ~ Pinhoti Trail ~ Appalachian Trail Connection Dedication
134.6 ~ Choccolocco Creek Watershed Dedication
136.2 ~ Dugger Wilderness Dedication
147.3 ~ Terrapin Creek Watershed Dedication
156.6 ~ Robert R. Furgerson Memorial
161.5 ~ ATA Section Dedication
170.7 ~ Dr. Tom McGehee Memorial

microwave towers.
45.6 ~ Horn Mountain
157.6 ~ Wolf Ridge

mines.
90.5 ~ Mine Shaft / Gold
159.8 ~ Lanie Hollow / Iron Ore
161.6 ~ The Pitts 1 / Iron Ore
167.2 ~ The Pitts 2 / Iron Ore
173.6 ~ The Pitts 3 / Iron Ore

moonshine stills.
93.4 ~ Moonshine Gorge
93.9 ~ Small Cascades

overlooks.
41.8 ~ Heath Cliffs
41.9 ~ Sherman Cliffs
45.4 ~ Wormy's Pulpit (Sunset Rock)
58.4 ~ Rocky Top 2
61.8 ~ Clairmont Point
72.2 ~ Heaven's Gate
76.9 ~ McDill Overlook
109.1 ~ Sister Ridge View
141.1 ~ Piedmont View
147.3 ~ Oakey Mountain View
168.2 ~ 1500 Foot Overlook
169.1 ~ 1700 Foot Overlook

pipelines: gas and oil.
101.6 ~ Colonial Pipeline
102.5 ~ Plantation Pipeline
104.3 ~ Southern Natural Gas Pipeline

rails to trails and crossings.

55.7 ~ Talladega Creek Bridge Crossing
106.2 ~ South FS 500 Trailhead Crossing

152.8 ~ Chief Ladiga Rail Trail

rock gardens.
59.1 ~ Rock Garden
71.5 ~ Stairway to Heaven
74.1 ~ Rocky Hop

rocky tops.
54.6 ~ Rocky Top 1
58.4 ~ Rocky Top 2
62.0 ~ Rocky Top 3
72.2 ~ Rocky Top 4
73.5 ~ Rocky Top 5
140.5 ~ Rocky Top 6
141.5 ~ Rocky Top 7
156.5 ~ Rocky Top 8
162.8 ~ Rocky Top 9

shelters.

S1 ~ 2.1 ~ Weogufka Creek Shelter

48.8 ~ Scott Lake Shelter (proposed)
78.1 ~ Hernandez Peak Shelter (proposed)
81.2 ~ Blue Mountain Shelter
102.1 ~ Greenstone Shelter (proposed)
114.0 ~ Lower Shoal Shelter
124.4 ~ Laurel Shelter
134.7 ~ Choccolocco Creek Shelter
145.2 ~ North Dugger Mountain Shelter
151.3 ~ Oakey Mountain Shelter
156.6 ~ Furgerson Shelter (proposed)
163.1 ~ Davis Mountain Shelter
166.6 ~ Hawkins Hollow Shelter
172.0 ~ Spring Creek Shelter

showers (on trail).
79.3 ~ Cheaha State Park
127.0 ~ Coleman Lake (in season)


side trails.
44.2 ~ Horn Mountain Fire Tower
67.6 ~ Skyway Loop Trail
73.8 ~ Chinnabee Silent Trail
73.8 ~ Odum Scout Trail
75.4 ~ Cave Creek Trail Connector
76.9 ~ McDill Overlook Trail
79.1 ~ Cheaha Trailhead Connector
81.2 ~ Blue Mountain Shelter Trail
81.4 ~ Bald Rock Trail
136.1 ~ Burns Trailhead Connector
138.8 ~ Jones Branch Loop Trail
152.8 ~ Chief Ladiga Trail (rails to trails)


state / federal parks.
79.3 ~ Cheaha State Park
119.8 ~ Pine Glen Campground, Fed.
127.0 ~ Coleman Lake Campground, Fed.


tent platforms.
166.7 ~ Hawkins Hollow Tent Platform

trail towns / convenience stores.
34.3 ~ Sylacauga, AL ~ TT, CS
52.3 ~ Talladega, Ashland, AL ~ TT, CS
79.3 ~ Cheaha State Park, AL ~ CS
91.5 ~ Oxford, AL ~ TT, CS
106.0 ~ Heflin, AL ~ TT, CS
161.1 ~ Piedmont, AL ~ TT, CS

waterfalls.

wild places.
54.6 ~ Rocky Top 1
72.1 ~ Pearly Gates
82.9 ~ M&M Gap
103.8 ~ Hideout Gorge
113.9 ~ Lower Shoal Canyon
130.4 ~ Chipmunk Canyon
149.5 ~ Oakey Mountain Crossing
164.8 ~ Hawk’s Rest

wilderness areas.
67.9 thru 77.8 ~ Cheaha Wilderness
136.2 thru 144.8 ~ Dugger Mountain Wilderness


wildlife management areas.
34.3 thru 41.3 ~ Hollins WMA
109.6 thru 132.5 ~ Choccolocco WMA


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