Category Archives: Georgia Trails

James E. Edmonds Backcountry Trail, Black Rock Mountain State Park – 8/27/11

This was not an easy hike. The trail is registered as a 7.3 mile loop (or lollipop) trail, and the elevation from trail head parking to the primary vista, Look Off Mountain, varies very little. But it’s what is in … Continue reading

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Three Forks Trail – Rabun County, Ga. from Big Creek – 8/20/11

This was an interesting hike, 9.3 miles total, with strenuous ascents and descents to the falls. The environment resembled very much a rain forest — very humid, and we received a short but strong thunderstorm during the day, despite the weather forecast of only … Continue reading

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Rabun Bald from Hale Ridge Road on the East 6/18/11

         Slideshow (mouse over to see captions): Rabun Bald is the second highest peak in Georgia, second only to Brasstown Bald, and it offfers a 360 degree panorama at the summit from an old two story fire tower. … Continue reading

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