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Bear Creek Trail

  Wonderful day trip
Says Rene Townsend

Hiking here in Georgia is a must. Ok, you've been cooped up too long, time to get out in nature a bit and if you happen to be in Gilmer County of Georgia, Bear Creek Trail is a great local trail for doing a bit of leg stretching. Whitewater paddling is not for everyone but if it's for you then we recommend Mountaintown Creek. You'll meet a lot of people from Epworth here, and if you're here why not stop at Bear
    Pen Gap. If you come at the right time of year, Holly Creek offers some great whitewater. There's so much to do here at Bear Creek Trail that you need to camp here for a while, Fort Mountain State Park is a splendid site for that.
During your stay at Bear Creek Trail do have a look at nearby Parksville Beach. You'll need more than a day to look at everything Bear Creek Trail has to offer, you can camp at Lake Conasauga Campground. You can take a little spree to Mountaintown Creek Watershed Dam Number Two since you're here at Bear Creek Trail. A visit to Fort Mountain State Park when you're here at Bear Creek Trail is never a bad idea, and it's a magnificent idea to pop by Little Bear  
Creek. You just should have a thing about Bear Creek Trail. A quick visit to Crenshaw Branch close to Bear Creek Trail is a great idea. Bear Creek Trail sees pretty high levels of rainfall. The wettest month of the year is commonly March, that's the one that rains the most, and October on the other hand is the driest.


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These outdoors activities are available near Bear Creek Trail.
 Trails Near Bear Creek Trail:
Mountaintown Creek Trail, Gilmer County , 1 miles away
Panther Creek Trail, Fannin County , 5 miles away
Grassy Mountain Tower Trail, Murray County , 7 miles away
Rice Camp Trail, Fannin County , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Bear Creek Trail:
Jacks River Fields, Epworth , 4 miles away
Cohutta Wildlife Management Area - Tearbritches, Cisco , 5 miles away
Lake Conasauga Overflow, Cisco , 6 miles away
Lake Conasauga Campground, Murray County , 6 miles away
Cohutta Wildlife Management Area - Lake Conasauga, Cisco , 6 miles away
 Whitewater Near Bear Creek Trail:
Holly Creek, Murray County , 2 miles away, Class IV(V) - 3.21 miles long (Cohutta Wilderness)
Mountaintown Creek, Gilmer County , 4 miles away, Class I-II - 8 miles long (Highway 52w to Highway 282w)
Jack's River, Fannin County , 5 miles away, Class II-V - 17.2 miles long (Jones Mill/Bethlehem Church to Conasauga Confluence)
Mountaintown Creek, Gilmer County , 7 miles away, Class I-II - 8.8 miles long (GA Route 282 to Ridgeway Park)
Conasauga River, Murray County , 8 miles away, Class III-IV - 5.5 miles long (Chicken Coop Gap to East Cowpen Road)
 Public Lands Near Bear Creek Trail:
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Atlanta - GA , 51 miles away
Obed Wild & Scenic River, Wartburg - TN , 69 miles away
Fort Mountain State Park, Georgia , 10 miles away
Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park, Tennessee , 23 miles away
Amicalola Falls and Lodge State Park, Georgia , 26 miles away
 Hotels Near Bear Creek Trail:
Stratford Motor Inn East Ellij, East Ellijay , 10 miles away
BEST WESTERN Mountain View Inn, East Ellijay , 10 miles away
Key West Inn Chatsworth, Chatsworth , 15 miles away
Super 8 Chatsworth/Dalton, Chatsworth , 15 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Bear Creek Trail
Weehunt Lake, Fannin County , 10 miles away
Carters Lake, Murray County , 14 miles away
Parksville Lake, Polk County , 16 miles away
Campbell Cove Lake, Polk County , 18 miles away
Blue Ridge Lake, Fannin County , 20 miles away

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