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wildlife - eco restore.
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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

section 1 / snailtrail / northbound.


driving directions.
USE ODOMETER OR TRIP METER (NO REALLY :)


northern terminus / finish hike.
PARK FINISH HIKE VEHICLE FIRST
20.8 ~ AL 21 TRAILHEAD
Begin from the old downtown district of Sylacauga, AL at the intersection of AL 21 and

AL 148.
Go south on AL 21 for 6.0 miles to the Trailhead at the intersection of AL 21 and

CR 41 / CR 155.
Day or overnight parking may be available at Dollar General.

southern terminus / start hike.
PARK START HIKE VEHICLE
0.0 ~ FLAGG MOUNTAIN TRAILHEAD
From the AL 21 Trailhead, turn right on CR 41 / CR 155. Go 0.2 miles to the stop sign. Turn left on CR 41.
Go 6.4 miles to the 4 way stop sign in Weogufka, AL. CR 41 changed to CR 29 just before reaching the downtown area.
Go straight through the 4 way for 5.2 miles to CR 16. Turn right.
Go 0.1 miles and cross an old one lane creek bridge with no guardrails.
Go 0.5 miles to a dirt road on the right. This is the CCC road to the top of Flagg Mtn.
Go 1.7 miles to Flagg Mtn. Trailhead, on right.


hike info.
DISTANCE ~ 20.8
ELEVATION: L 545' ~ H 1037'
WOODS TRAIL ~ 0.0 ~ 5.7 / 10.1 ~ 17.1
ROAD WALK ~ 5.7 ~ 10.1 / 17.1 ~ 20.8
LANDMARK ~ FLAGG MTN TOWER
LOCAL TOWN ~ WEOGUFKA

hike services.
CS ~ CONVENIENCE STORE ~ 6.6
TT ~ TRAIL TOWN ~ 6.6, 20.8
PO ~ POST OFFICE ~ 6.6, 20.8
SC ~ SMALL CAMP ~ 2.5
LC ~ LARGE CAMP ~ 2.5
TS ~ TRAIL SHELTER ~ 2.5
SW ~ SEASONAL WATER ~ 2.2, 4.3, 14.8
RW ~ RELIABLE WATER ~ 0.9, 2.5, 2.7, 5.1, 6.6. 11.9, 15.1, 16.8, 20.3, 20.6, 20.8
HS ~ HOT SHOWER ~  

hike guide.
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
BEGIN FLAGG HIGHLANDS
0.0 ~ FLAGG MOUNTAIN TRAILHEAD ~ 780'
0.1 ~ WHITE TRAIL ~ 762
The trail turns left here.
0.9 ~ FLAGG MOUNTAIN TOWER / CABINS ~ RW ~ 1037’
1.0 ~ HOST CABIN ~ 1008’
2.2 ~ SEASONAL WATER ~ 683’
END FLAGG HIGHLANDS
BEGIN FLAGG LOWLANDS
2.5 ~ FLAGG MTN. SHELTER ~ LC, TS, RW ~ 556'
2.7 ~ RELIABLE WATER ~ 545’
4.3 ~ SEASONAL WATER ~ 653’
5.1 ~ FINIKOCHICA CREEK FOOTBRIDGE ~ RW ~ 644’
5.7 ~ CR56 ~ 671’
The trail turns right on CR 56.
END FLAGG LOWLANDS
BEGIN ALABAMA ROADWALK ~ #1
6.6 ~ WEOGUFKA ~ CS, PO, RW ~ 647’
The Pinhoti continues straight through this intersection for 3.5 miles.
CS ~ Capertons Old South store is on the left.
PO ~ The Post Office is on the right.
END ALABAMA ROAD WALK ~ #1
BEGIN TERRAPIN HIGHLANDS
10.1 ~ TERRAPIN HILL ~ 816’
The Pinhoti leaves the road here. Go back in the woods on the left.
11.3 ~ CLEARING ~ 694’
11.9 ~ RELIABLE WATER ~ 726’
14.8 ~ SEASONAL WATER ~ 858’
15.1 ~ RELIABLE WATER ~ 840’
15.6 ~ FIRE ROAD ~ 953’
15.8 ~ LOGGING ROAD ~ 977’
16.8 ~ MILL CREEK ~ RW ~ 855’
17.1 ~ CR 56 - 940’
Turn right.
END TERRAPIN HIGHLANDS
BEGIN ALABAMA ROAD WALK #2
20.3 ~ WEOGUFKA CREEK BRIDGE ~ RW ~ 669’
20.6 ~ STEWARTVILLE CAFÉ ~ RW ~ 698’
20.8 ~ AL 21 TRAILHEAD ~ CS, RW, TT, HS ~ 728'
CS, RW ~ Dollar General is across the 4 lane.
TT, HS ~ Go left on al 21 for 6.0 miles to Sylacauga.
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE


^ climb up.

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

a 337.1 mile southern region appalachian trail connector

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