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Pinhoti Trail

Location trails in the Talladega National Forest, south and east of Anniston, AL,
State(s) Alabama
Counties Cleburne, Calhoun, Clay, Talladega
Type Backcountry
Length 103.60 Miles / 166.73 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Camping
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No




photo: Along the trail in northern Alabama
Along the trail in northern Alabama

This trail features two nationally 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.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Open 24 Hours

rapidly changing conditions in winter


S and E of Anniston, AL


Additional Information

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

Date Last Updated: 03/20/2017


Contact Information

Trail Management:
Joe Nicholson
Recreation Program Manager
Alabama National Forests
Jim Fulsom Building
64 N. Union St.
Montgomery , AL 36130
(256) 362-2909

Trail Management:
Graham Lindell
Cheaha State Park
Route 1
Box 77H
Delta , AL 36258
(334) 242-3334


Related Webpages and Documents

Title Type Link
Pinhoti Trail Alliance Website View/Download



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