Atlanta: Wagon Train Trail

Stand on top of the Peach State on this 13-mile out-and-back under mixed second-growth forest to the bare high point of Brasstown Bald.
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Stand on top of the Peach State on this 13-mile out-and-back under mixed second-growth forest to the bare high point of Brasstown Bald.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 11.0

Waypoints

WTT001

Location: 34.9313049316406, -83.8452758789062

Pass red gate and go straight, traveling S

WTT002

Location: 34.9211082458496, -83.8381042480469

Enter Brasstown Wilderness @ metal gate marked Road Closed; travel SE on Wagon Train Trail

WTT003

Location: 34.9142532348633, -83.8262786865234

Waterfall to L of trail; continue straight

WTT004

Location: 34.9102935791016, -83.8292007446289

Cross Double Knob Ridge; bear E-SE

WTT005

Location: 34.8978691101074, -83.8090362548828

Trail widens; rest and enjoy SW views of distant ridges

WTT006

Location: 34.8857803344727, -83.8096160888672

Rock outcropping offers excellent views of successive ridgelines to W and NW

WTT007

Location: 34.8719100952148, -83.8082733154297

Straight @ intersection with side trail on L

WTT008

Location: 34.8715019226074, -83.8091201782226

Intersection with paved trail. Turn R, begin ascending to summit

WTT010

Location: 34.8707160949707, -83.8100662231445

Visitor center parking lot; retrace steps to trailhead

WTT009

Location: 34.8743515014648, -83.8107528686524

Brasstown Bald (4,784 ft.), the highest point in Georgia; double back to trail; turn R