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

a 337.1 mile southern region appalachian trail connector

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

​​​section 2 / snailtrail

northbound.

​joy lake / sylacauga.

hike info.
TRAILHEADS
S ~ 0.0 ~ AL 21 TRAILHEAD
N ~ 7.1 ~ TRAMMEL TRAILHEAD

DIRECTION ~ NORTHBOUND
ELEVATION ~ L 728’ ~ H 945’
WOODS TRAIL ~ 0.0
ROAD WALK ~ 0.0 ~ 7.1’
LANDMARK ~ JOY LAKE

hike services.
CS ~ CONVENIENCE STORE
TT ~ TRAIL TOWN ~ 5.3
PO ~ POST OFFICE ~ 5.3
SC ~ SMALL CAMP
LC ~ LARGE CAMP
TS ~ TRAIL SHELTER
SW ~ SEASONAL WATER ~ 4.0
RW ~ RELIABLE WATER ~ 0.0, 4.4

driving directions.
USE ODOMETER OR TRIP METER (NO REALLY!)
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE.
PARK FINISH HIKE VEHICLE FIRST

7.1 ~ TRAMMEL TRAILHEAD
Begin from the old downtown district of Sylacauga, AL at the
intersection of AL 21 and AL 148.
Go south on AL 21 / US 231 for 1.9 miles to CR 511. Turn left.
Go 3.3 miles to Trammel Motorway / FS 603. Turn left.
Go 1.4 miles to FS 603A. Turn right. When you come to the fork
in the road, with a yellow FS gate at the left fork, go right for 350’
to the trailhead parking area.

SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE.
PARK START HIKE VEHICLE
0.0 ~ AL 21 TRAILHEAD

From the Trammel Trailhead parking area, go 0.6 miles back out
to FS 603. Turn left.
Go 1.9 miles to CR 511. Turn left.
Go 2.3 miles to CR 41 (no sign!). Turn right.
Go 5.5 miles to the AL 21 Trailhead.


trail town.
SYLACAUGA
5.3 ~ CR 511 CROSSING

Go left on CR 511 for 3.3 miles to the stop sign at AL 21.
There is a convenience store here.
Turn right on AL 21 and go appx. 2 miles to downtown
Sylacauga.
US POST OFFICE
1 South Broadway
Sylacauga, AL 35150
256-245-4631

trail guide.
SOUTHERN TERMINUS ~ START HIKE
CONTINUE ALABAMA ROAD WALK #2
0.0 ~ AL 21 TRAILHEAD ~ CS, RW ~ 728’

The north trail goes straight across AL 21 / US 231 on CR 41.
CS, RW ~ Dollar General
0.6 ~ PASS HIGH TENSION POWER LINE ~ 748’
1.0 ~ PASS COOSA CO. 68
1.9 ~ US 280 CROSSING ~ 745’

Go straight across this 4 lane highway.
3.3 ~ ROCKHOUSE ROAD / HOLMAN CROSSROADS / CR 66

~ 793’
Turn left here. Yes, I know what you're thinking. No, you won't
hear banjo music or pigs squealing. Yes, the trail goes through
several nice neighborhoods :)
3.5 ~ PASS VICTORY HARBOUR LIGHTHOUSE CHURCH
4.0 ~ CROSS ONE LANE BRIDGE ~ SW ~ 747’
4.1 ~ TURN RIGHT ON REDBUD ROAD ~ 750’
4.3 ~ TURN RIGHT ON AZALEA LANE ~ 811’
4.4 ~ TURN RIGHT AT JOY LAKE ON AZALEA ROAD ~ RW

This is a Private Lake Community.
4.6 ~ TURN RIGHT ON GRAVEL ROAD
After a little bit, look for a really sharp curve to the left, follow the
curve.
5.3 ~ CR 511 CROSSING ~ CS, TT ~ 825’
Go straight across CR 511 onto Trammel Motorway.
CAUTION ~ Cars are coming down the hill really fast!!
5.4 ~ CROSS OVER NORFOLK SOUTHERN RR TRACKS
5.6 ~ PASS HIGH TENSION POWER LINES

Listen for a local Red Cockaded Woodpecker here.
6.0 ~ PAVED ROAD ENDS / (NOW FS 603)
BEGIN TALLADEGA NATIONAL FOREST
6.5 ~ FS603A

​Turn right.
7.0 ~ FORK WITH GATED FS ROAD ON THE LEFT.

Take the right fork and continue on FS603A. There are lots of new
growth Long Leaf Pines on right in the open field. It takes around
6 years for the Long Leaf Pine to go from seed to about head high,
on average.
7.1 ~ TRAMMEL TRAILHEAD ~ 945’
Look for the gravel parking area on the right with 4 parking slots.
END OF ALABAMA ROAD WALK #2
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE


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guides.

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section 2.

section 3.

section 4.

section 5.

section 6.

section 7.

section 8.

section 9.

section 10.

section 11.

section 12.

section 13.


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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.
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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