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Appalachian Trail: Woody Gap to Neels Gap

The hotspot on this 9.8-mile section is Blood Mountain, a 4,450-foot peak where historic battles between the Creek and Cherokee Indians stained the ground red.

Rating

Shelters: Wood’s Hole Shelter: sleeps 7; privy. Blood Mtn. Shelter: sleeps 8; no privy.

To Trailhead

Start: From Suches, GA, head south on GA 60 for 1.9 miles to trail. End: From Turners Corner, GA, take US 19 N for 7.7 miles to trail parking.

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