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Best Places to Stay Near Great Trails

If you are an outdoor enthusiasts, we have put together a list of the best places to stay with great access to trails.

Near Benton MacKaye and Appalachian Trails

This charming cabin, Morningstar on the Lake, with Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals is located in Cherry Log. The Benton MacKaye Trail is right outside its door.

Take in the breathtaking views of Three Bears Bluff in Cherry Log. This cabin is right in the middle of outdoor adventure, only a half mile from the Benton MacKaye Trail, and a short drive to other scenic trails, including the AT, Springer Mountain, the Trout Adventure Trail, and the Toccoa Swinging Bridge.

Fern Creek Lodge with Dragonfly Dreams Luxury Cabin Rentals is only 13.3 miles to Amicalola Falls and the beginning of the Appalachian Trail, not to mention on the way to the historic falls are apple houses galore.

No matter what time of year it is, Just A Step Away cabin will make you feel tucked away in the woods. Near the AT and Benton MacKaye trail heads, and just a short drive to Springer mountain, this cabin will put you in the center of adventure.

Near Cartecay River Loop 

Cartecay River Retreat with Stressbuster Cabin Rentals gives you great access to the Cartecay River and is near the Cartecay River Loop trail.

Near Fort Mountain

Nestled in the Cohuttas, near Fort Mountain State Park and many other great trails, you will find Hummingbird Haven with Blue Sky Cabin Rentals. Find the views on the trails or on your porch sipping coffee.

On the tip top of Fort Mountain, The Overlook Inn is a beautiful Bed and Breakfast offering breathtaking views. You can walk across the street to one of Fort Mountain’s overlooks, or just take a short drive to Fort Mountain State Park for great hiking.

Near the Bear Creek and Pinhoti Trail

Whether you’ve come for a relaxing getaway or for some adventure, Buddy’s Bungalow is sure to please. Right in the heart of one of North Georgia’s finest hiking and biking trails, the Pinhotti and Bear Creek, this cabin with Mountain Oasis Cabin Rentals will be sure to please.

With close proximity to the Bear Creek and Pinhoti Trails and a short drive to many other great trails, Mulberry Gap is a mountain bikers paradise. Just bring your bike and they will do all the rest.

Find more great places to stay and great nearby trails.

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