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Pine Mountains Wolfden Loop Variation

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Distance: 3.0 miles


This trail that is located with in FDR State Park on Pine Mountain is a 7.4 mile hike that takes you through cascading waters and a beautiful mountain overlook. If you are looking for a day hike south of Atlanta look no further

This 7.4 mile loop starts at Rocky Point parking area located within Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park,  which is a part of the Pine Mountain Trail The Wolf Den loop variation starts here  From Rocky point parking lot you head north following the blue blazes, you will pass a few good camping spots before making your way to the Wolf Den,  the Wolf Den is a rock formation overlooking the Cascade Falls, the Wolf Den is 1.9 miles from your starting point, below the Wolf Den you will see the Cascade Falls,  past the Cascade Falls you will follow the creek around having to ford the creek in five locations,  there are plenty of stones to walk across and the water is not that fast.  Two miles further down the path you will come to the trailhead of Beaver Pond Trail and White Candle Trail; these two trails form the east end loop.  You want to take the White Candle trail which is 2.4 miles from where you parked at the start of your hike.  On this trail you will come to Odie Overlook, plan to stay awhile to take in the majestic views of this overlook, it will take your breath away.  From Odie Overlook you will travel back to where you first started.  This trail is great combination of waterfalls and overlooks to make a perfect moderate day hike.

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