Hiking The Bull Mountain Trail
The 10th most popular hiking trail in Georgia.
Wednesday 27 July 2016 03:42 GMT
Located northwest of Dahlonega in the Cattachoochee National Forest, the Bull Mountain Trail is a 11 mile hiking loop with almost nine miles of trail through streams and rhododendron tunnels. To reach the hiking trailhead from Dahlongega, head west on SR52 for about 8 miles. Turn right heading north on Nimblewell Church Road for 2.3 miles. Turn right on FS28 heading north for 0.4 miles and then turn west on FS83 for 1.8 miles to trailhead.
From trailhead sign, head south on orange-blazed Bull Mountain Trail. At 4.5 miles, stay left on the Bare Hare Trail. After 4 more miles, stay left onto FS77A. Past another gate, turn right onto a rocky road. After 1.5 miles, turn right onto FS83 heading back to the car.
Overall, Bull Mountain Trail is the 10th most popular hiking trail of all 22 hikes in Georgia. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Bull Mountain Trail including Coosa Backcountry Trail, Panther Creek Trail, Jacks River Trail, Carters Lake Recreation Area, Mountaintown Creek, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Fort Mountain State Park, .