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Location: The Pinhoti Trail is located in the Talladega National Forest as well as Forever Wild, Alabama Forestry Commission, and Alabama State Park lands.
Counties: Cleburne, Calhoun, Clay, Talladega, Cherokee, Coosa
S and E of Anniston, AL
This trail features designated wilderness areas, mountainous rocky terrain, and steep grades in places. It meanders through mountains and valleys rich in history and legend, through rugged pine and hardwood forests, along ridge tops and through shady hollows and along mountain streams.
Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil
Average Grade: 8%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 1977
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsWebsite: Pinhoti Trail Alliance
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Recreation Staff Officer
Alabama National Forests
2946 Chestnut St.
Montgomery, AL 36107
Cheaha State Park
Delta, AL 36258
Beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountain Trail
The Alabama section of the Pinhoti's southern starting point is now on top of Flagg mountain at the historic tower and cabins. The tower and cabins were built by the CCC and are currently maintained by the Alabama hiking trail society. There is a new seven mile(+or-)woods section near Weogufka Coosa County Alabama. I have hiked numerous trails in the south and this is by far my favorite. If you want to hike a quiet and beautiful trail come to Alabama and experience the Pinhoti Trail.
August 19, 2018
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