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Benton Mackaye Trail

  Hiking trails are all over the Blue Ridge Mountains, there's no better way to enjoy these mountains. You'll have to go far from Gainesville to get to Benton Mackaye Trail but hiking it is great fun any time. Put on your hiking shoes and hit the trail, Benton Mackaye Trail in Fannin County, Georgia is a great place to go. In Georgia you never run out of outdoors fun.
In case you donít mind getting covered with water, you can always go whitewater paddling
    on Toccoa River. Tooni Gap is a nice spot to pop by close to Benton Mackaye Trail; Skeenah Mill Campground is a perfect local campground. Skeenah Creek is in the neighborhood of Benton Mackaye Trail and is always a diversion to take
a look at. Why not camp at Skeenah Campground if you're here at Benton Mackaye Trail, and you'll possibly meet some people from Suches here. Whitewater paddling is wonderful on Etowah River, and Little Skeenah Creek is one of the streams nearby that might be worth visiting. Life's too short to enjoy all the entertaining things near Benton Mackaye Trail. Amicalola Falls and Lodge State Park is both good and wonderful, and it's right next door to Benton Mackaye  
Trail. Throughout the warmest time of the year at Benton Mackaye Trail temperatures are typically in the 80's. Once the sun is down it descends down to the 60's. For the period of the winter highs are mostly in the 40's; night lows in the 20's for Benton Mackaye Trail.

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These outdoors activities are available near Benton Mackaye Trail.
 Trails Near Benton Mackaye Trail:
Coosa Backcountry Trail, Union County , 17 miles away
DeSoto Falls Trail, Lumpkin County , 18 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Benton Mackaye Trail:
Skeenah Campground, Fannin County , 1 miles away
Skeenah Mill Campground, Suches , 1 miles away
Deep Hole, Suches , 2 miles away
Frank Gross, Suches , 3 miles away
Sandy Bottoms - Toccoa River, Morganton , 5 miles away
 Whitewater Near Benton Mackaye Trail:
Toccoa River, Fannin County , 2 miles away, Class I-II(III) - 13.5 miles long (Deep Hole Recreation Area to Sandy Bottoms)
Etowah River, Lumpkin County , 10 miles away, Class III-IV+ - 2 miles long (Above Hightower Road)
Cooper Creek, Fannin County , 10 miles away, Class II-III - 5.2 miles long (USFS Route 33 to Mulky Creek Camp)
Etowah River, Lumpkin County , 11 miles away, Class II(III) - 10.5 miles long (Hightower Road to US 19)
Toccoa River, Fannin County , 13 miles away, Class I-II - 5 miles long (Swan Bridge to Aska Road)
 Public Lands Near Benton Mackaye Trail:
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Atlanta - GA , 45 miles away
Amicalola Falls and Lodge State Park, Georgia , 12 miles away
Vogel State Park, Georgia , 17 miles away
Chattahoochee National Forest, Georgia , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Benton Mackaye Trail:
Reid Ridge Lodge, Blue Ridge , 12 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge , 12 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge , 13 miles away
Comfort Inn Blairsville, Blairsville , 16 miles away
Best Western Milton Inn, Blairsville , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Benton Mackaye Trail
Blue Ridge Lake, Fannin County , 11 miles away
Nottely Lake, Union County , 13 miles away
Bowen Lake, Union County , 15 miles away
Persimmon Lake, Cherokee County , 18 miles away
Lake Petit, Pickens County , 18 miles away

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