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

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loop ~ cave / odum / pin.
north cheaha wilderness.

THIS TRAIL GUIDE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION


trail data.

Trails Covered ~ Cave Creek Trail, Odum Scout Trail, Pinhoti Trail

Hike Location ~ Cheaha Wilderness
Hike Direction ~ Clockwise
Hike Distance ~ ? miles
Start / Finish Hike ~ Cheaha Trailhead
Terrain / Difficult ~ Rocky Ridges, Bluffs, Minimal Blazing


hiker services.

CS ~ Convenience Store / Nice Mom and Pop stores ~ 0
TT ~ Trail Town / Large enough for McDonald's ~ 0
SC ~ Small Campsite / At least one tent site ~ 
LC ~ Large Campsite / At least three tent sites ~ 
TS ~ Trail Shelter / Three sided, open front ~ 
SW ~ Seasonal Water / Needs rain in the past week ~ 
RW ~ Reliable Water / Always available ~ 

trail description.
This 00.0 mile clockwise loop begins outside of the northern boundary of the Cheaha Wilderness at 
the Cheaha Trailhead. Go through the Arch at the back of the parking area. After hiking about 50 yards you will come to the Wilderness info board. Turn left on the Cave Creek Trail and hike 0.0 miles to the Odum Scout Trail. Turn right on the Odum and hike about a mile to Little Caney Head. Here you will turn right on the Pinhoti Trail and hike 0.0 miles back up to the Cheaha Trailhead.

trail marking.
Wilderness Standards do not allow trail blazing in protected areas.

time vs distance.
To help you judge the time needed to travel from point A to point B,
consider that the average hiking pace is 2 mph:
60 minutes = 2 miles
30 minutes = 1 mile
15 minutes = 1/2 mile

driving directions.
0.0 ~ CHEAHA TRAILHEAD
Exit I ~ 20 at US 431, east of Oxford.
Go south 3.4 miles to the overhead bridge.
Go 100 yards past the overhead bridge to the second right turn, just before the Cheaha Store,
and turn right.
Go 0.4 miles to the stop sign at AL 281, turn left.
Go 11.5 miles to the Cheaha Trailhead parking area, which is on the left.

trail guide.
0.0 ~ CHEAHA TRAILHEAD
Starting from the rear of the parking area, go through the Arch and hike about 50 yards

and turn left onto the Cave Creek Trail.


0.0 ~ POWER LINE


0.0 ~ NORTH CHEAHA WILDERNESS BOUNDARY


0.0 ~ SHINBONE VALLEY OVERLOOK


0.0 ~ CAMPSITE


0.0 ~ SPRING CROSSING


0.0 ~ CAVE CREEK TRAIL CONNECTOR


0.0 ~ NUBBIN CREEK TRAIL


0.0 ~ ? POINT


0.0 ~ CAMPSITE


0.0 ~ ODUM SCOUT TRAIL


0.0 ~ LITTLE CANEY HEAD CAMPSITE / PINHOTI TRAIL


0,0 ~ ROCKY HOP


0.0 ~ CAVE CREEK TRAIL CONNECTOR


0.0 ~ McDILL OVERLOOK TRAIL


0.0 ~ WHO ROCK


0.0 ~ CAMPSITE


0.0 ~ HERNANDEZ SWITCHBACKS (up)


0.0 ~ NORTH CHEAHA WILDERNESS BOUNDARY


0.0 ~ HERNANDEZ PEAK


0.0 ~ AT / PT CONNECTION PLAQUE


0.0 ~ CAMPSITE


0.0 ~ ROBO COP ROCK CAMPSITE


0.0 ~ CHEAHA TRAILHEAD CONNECTOR


0.0 ~ CHEAHA TRAILHEAD



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