Atlanta: Miller Trek Trail

This moderate 6.5-mile loop climbs through an open oak forest, reaches nearly 3,000 feet, and pays off with expansive views of distant ridgelines.
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This moderate 6.5-mile loop climbs through an open oak forest, reaches nearly 3,000 feet, and pays off with expansive views of distant ridgelines.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 9.4

Waypoints

MTT001

Location: 34.9512062072754, -83.8398590087891

Take Miller Trek Trail through an elaborate log-and-stone entryway; follow orange blazes

MTT002

Location: 34.9535675048828, -83.8334426879883

Bear R @ Y to start loop on narrow path under mixed hardwoods and pines

MTT003

Location: 34.9543609619141, -83.833366394043

Bear R @ Y; oaks and pines transition into small clearing where deer forage

MTT004

Location: 34.9531135559082, -83.828254699707

Keep straight, ascending E through oaks

MTT005

Location: 34.9489059448242, -83.8222045898438

Intermittent views through trees of broad pasture and layers of distant, forested ridges

MTT006

Location: 34.9490852355957, -83.8193435668945

Sweeping views of valley and ridges from W to NE from the high bluff @ tip of ridge

MTT007

Location: 34.9537239074707, -83.8205795288086

Drop into a ravine and cross a 65-ft. wooden footbridge

MTT008

Location: 34.9542617797852, -83.8278121948242

Straight on Miller Trek Trail; keep connecting orange blazes

MTT009

Location: 34.9562377929688, -83.833366394043

Bear L @ T and follow trail marked with orange and blue blazes

MTT010

Location: 34.954460144043, -83.8350524902344

Bear L @ Y; retrace steps to trailhead when you reach WPT 2