Pinhoti Trail

photo:  Photo by Callie Thornton. Type: Backcountry
Length: 171.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: The Pinhoti Trail is located in the Talladega National Forest as well as Forever Wild, Alabama Forestry Commission, and Alabama State Park lands.
States: Alabama
Counties: Cleburne, Calhoun, Clay, Talladega, Cherokee, Coosa
Latitude: 33.33346   Longitude: -86.02597

S and E of Anniston, AL

Description

This trail features designated wilderness areas, mountainous rocky terrain, and steep grades in places. It meanders through mountains and valleys rich in history and legend, through rugged pine and hardwood forests, along ridge tops and through shady hollows and along mountain streams.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 8%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1977

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Pinhoti Trail Alliance

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Odell Sanders
Recreation Staff Officer
Alabama National Forests
2946 Chestnut St.
Montgomery , AL 36107
(334) 241-8128
osanders@fs.fed.us

Trail Management:
Cheaha State Park
Route 1
Box 77H
Delta , AL 36258
(334) 242-3334
http://www.alapark.com/cheaha-state-park

 

Photos

Sunset on the trail. Photo by Callie Thornton.

Sunset on the trail. Photo by Callie Thornton.

 Photo by Callie Thornton.

Photo by Callie Thornton.

 

Scenic view on trail. Photo by Callie Thornton.

Scenic view on trail. Photo by Callie Thornton.

 Photo by Callie Thornton.

Photo by Callie Thornton.

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