​​trailheads / sections.

alabama southern terminus

section 1.
DISTANCE ~ 12.6
CUMULATIVE ~ 0.0 ~ 12.6
ELEVATION: L 608' ~ H 802'
WOODS TRAIL ~ MODERATE ~ 0.0 ~ 5.3
ROAD WALK ~ EASY ~ 5.3 ~ 12.6
LANDMARK ~ FLAGG MOUNTAIN
LOCAL TOWN ~ WEOGUFKA
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ FLAGG MOUNTAIN TRAILHEAD

12.6 ~ AL 21 TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE


section 2.
DISTANCE ~ 7.1
CUMULATIVE ~ 12.6 ~ 19.7
ELEVATION: L 728' ~ H 945'
ROAD WALK ~ EASY
LANDMARK ~ JOY LAKE
LOCAL TOWN ~ SYLACAUGA
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ AL 21 TRAILHEAD

7.1 ~ TRAMMEL TRAILHEAD

NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE


section 3.
DISTANCE ~ 11.4
CUMULATIVE ~ 19.7 ~ 31.1
ELEVATION: L 945' ~ H 1241'
WOODS TRAIL ~ DIFFICULT
LANDMARK ~ RCW NESTING AREA
LOCAL TOWN ~ SYLACAUGA
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ TRAMMEL TRAILHEAD
11.4 ~ BULLS GAP TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE

section 4.
DISTANCE ~ 18.0
CUMULATIVE ~ 31.1 ~ 49.1
ELEVATION: L 1241' ~ H 1912'
WOODS TRAIL ~ VERY DIFFICULT
LANDMARK ~ HORN MTN. FIRE TOWER
LOCAL TOWN ~ SYLACAUGA
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ BULLS GAP TRAILHEAD

18.0 ~ PORTERS GAP TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE

section 5.
DISTANCE ~ 15.5
CUMULATIVE ~ 49.1 ~ 64.6
ELEVATION: L 843' ~ H 1870'
WOODS TRAIL ~ VERY DIFFICULT
LANDMARK ~ TALLADEGA CREEK
LOCAL TOWN ~ TALLADEGA
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ PORTERS GAP TRAILHEAD
15.5 ~ ADAMS GAP TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE

section 6.
DISTANCE ~ 11.3
CUMULATIVE ~ 64.6 ~ 75.9
ELEVATION: L 1360' ~ H 2323'
WOODS TRAIL ~ VERY DIFFICULT
LANDMARK ~ CHEAHA WILDERNESS
LOCAL TOWN ~ OXFORD
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ ADAMS GAP TRAILHEAD
11.3 ~ CHEAHA TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE

section 7.
DISTANCE ~ 17.6
CUMULATIVE ~ 75.9 ~ 93.5
ELEVATION: L 760' ~ H 2045'
WOODS TRAIL ~ DIFFICULT- FIRST 1/3, THEN MODERATE
LANDMARK ~ CHEAHA STATE PARK
LOCAL TOWN ~ OXFORD
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ CHEAHA TRAILHEAD
17.6 ~ US 431 TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE

section 8.
DISTANCE ~ 9.5
CUMULATIVE ~ 93.5 ~ 103.0
ELEVATION: L 885' ~ H 1200'
WOODS TRAIL ~ MODERATE
LANDMARK ~ INDIAN CAVE
LOCAL TOWN ~ HEFLIN
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ US 431 TRAILHEAD
9.5 ~ SOUTH FS 500 TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE

section 9.
DISTANCE ~ 13.6
CUMULATIVE ~ 103.0 ~ 116.6
ELEVATION: L 812' ~ H 1222'
WOODS TRAIL ~ MODERATE
LANDMARK ~ SHOAL CREEK RANGER STATION
LOCAL TOWN ~ HEFLIN
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ SOUTH FS 500 TRAILHEAD ~ LC, SW ~ 936'

13.6 ~ USFS PINE GLEN CAMPGROUND TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS

section 10.
DISTANCE ~ 16.3
CUMULATIVE ~ 116.6 ~ 132.9
ELEVATION: L 700' ~ H 1325'
WOODS TRAIL ~ MODERATE
LANDMARK ~ COLEMAN LAKE
LOCAL TOWN ~ JACKSONVILLE
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ USFS PINE GLEN CAMPGROUND TRAILHEAD
16.3 ~ BURNS TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE

section 11.
DISTANCE ~ 8.8
CUMULATIVE ~ 132.9 ~ 141.7
ELEVATION: L 846' ~ H 2140'
WOODS TRAIL ~ VERY DIFFICULT
LANDMARK ~ DUGGER WILDERNESS
LOCAL TOWN ~ JACKSONVILLE
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ BURNS TRAILHEAD
8.8 ~ NORTH FS 500 TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE

section 12.
DISTANCE ~ 16.2
CUMULATIVE ~ 141.7 ~ 157.9
ELEVATION: L 767' ~ H 1871'
WOODS TRAIL ~ VERY DIFFICULT
LANDMARK ~ TERRAPIN CREEK
LOCAL TOWN ~ PIEDMONT
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ NORTH FS 500 TRAILHEAD

16.2 ~ HIGH POINT TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE

section 13.
DISTANCE ~ 12.8
CUMULATIVE ~ 157.9 ~ 170.7
ELEVATION: L 800' ~ H 1968'
WOODS TRAIL ~ VERY DIFFICULT
LANDMARK ~ ALABAMA / GEORGIA STATE LINE
LOCAL TOWN ~ CAVE SPRING, GA
SOUTHERN TERMINUS / START HIKE
0.0 ~ HIGH POINT TRAILHEAD

12.8 ~ JACKSON CHAPEL TRAILHEAD
NORTHERN TERMINUS / FINISH HIKE

alabama northern terminus



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

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