Pinhoti National Recreation Trail

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The Pinhoti Trail is a Southern Appalachian Mountains long-distance trail, 335 miles (540 km) in length, located in the United States within the states of Alabama and Georgia. The trail's southern terminus is on Flagg Mountain, near Weogufka, Alabama, the southernmost peak in the state that rises over 1,000 feet (300 m). (The mountain is often called the southernmost Appalachian peak, though by most geological reckonings, the actual Appalachian range ends somewhat farther north in Alabama.) The trail's northern terminus is where it joins the Benton MacKaye Trail. The trail's highest point is Buddy Cove Gap, with an elevation of 3164 feet near the Cohutta Wilderness. Its lowest point above sea level is close to Weogufka Creek near Weogufka State Forest at 545 feet.

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Pinhoti Trail
Pinhoti Trail Marker / Blaze
Length335 mi (539 km)
LocationGeorgia and Alabama, United States
DesignationNational Recreation Trail (1977) 103.6 miles (166.7 km) in the Talladega National Forest[1]
TrailheadsFlagg Mountain in Alabama / Benton MacKaye Trail in Georgia
UseHiking & MTB

The Pinhoti Trail is a part of the Eastern Continental Trail and the Great Eastern Trail, both very long-distance US hiking trails connecting multiple states.