Brasstown Bald Hikes

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Brasstown Bald Area

( 1 ) Arkaquah Trail from Brasstown Bald parking lot. An easy in and out hike of about 3 miles.

Spectacular views. Some rough footing.

( 2 ) Jacks Gap to Brasstown Bald on the Jacks Knob Trail. This hike

has several moderate to strenuous grades.

( 2 ) Wagon Train Trail from Brasstown Bald parking lot to Young Harris College. This is a 6.5 mile hike, but itís all down hill.

( 2 ) Wagon Train Trail from Brasstown Bald parking lot down and back for about 4 miles

round trip. Outstanding views.

( 2 ) Jacks Gap to Chattahoochee Gap on the Jacks Knob Trail. This 4.6 mile round trip hike

has several moderate to strenuous grades both directions.

( 3 ) Jacks Gap to Brasstown Bald on the Jacks Knob and Summit Trails. This 6 mile round trip

hike climbs 1800 feet to the top of Georgiaís highest peak.

( 4 ) Arkaquah Trail from Trackrock Gap to Brasstown Bald parking lot, then down to Jacks Gap for a total of 7.8 miles of strenuous hiking. Trail ascends 2,100 feet and descends 1,400 feet. Spectacular views.

( 4 ) Jacks Gap to Chattahoochee Gap on the Jacks Knob Trail. Then left on the AT to Blue Mountain Shelter and return. A strenuous 8.4 mile hike.

( 4 ) Jacks Gap to Brasstown Bald parking lot on the Jacks Knob Trail. Then down the Wagon

Train Trail to Young Harris College. 9 miles. Optional side trip to Brasstown Bald tower.

( 4 ) Wagon Train Trail from Young Harris College to Brasstown Bald parking lot and return for a

13+ mile hike. Trail follows the abandoned bed of an old road through the Brasstown Wilderness.