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Anna Ruby Falls

Appalachian Trail

Arkaquah Trail

Bartram Trail

Beech Creek Loop

Black Rock Mountain

Brasstown Bald

Broad River Trail

Chattooga River Trl.

Foothills Trail

Glenn & Dry Falls

Lake Russell Trails

Panther Creek Trail

Raven Cliffs Trail

Shining Rock Mt.

Smith Creek Trail

Tallulah Gorge Trails

Whiteside Mt.

Yellow Mountain Trail

Trail Wild Flowers

Index of Wildflowers

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The Lake Russell Trails

The Lake Russell Recreation Area is located in the Chattahoochee National Forest near Cornelia, Georgia. It has three nice hiking trails available for hiking year-round. The Lake Russell Trail is a 4.6 mi. loop trail that goes completely around the shore of this beautiful 100 acre lake. The Ladyslipper Trail is a nice 6.2 mile hike that loops through the forest behind Nancytown Lake. The Sourwood Trail is a 2.7 mile loop trail which features a nice little waterfalls "Nancytown Falls" at the 1.5 mi. mark.

Directions: On U.S. 123 East of Cornelia, near the Mt. Airy, GA railroad bridge, turn onto the Lake Russell Recreation Area access road. Drive about 2.5 miles to the parking lot at Nancytown Lake.

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Early morning view of Lake Russell. 1/14/03

Trail signs
The trail sign near the parking lot.

Nancytown Lake
View of Nancytown Lake and dam from the parking lot. 1/14/03

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All three trails feature nice North Georgia woodland hiking.

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The trail head for the Sourwood Trail.

Nancytown Falls
Nancytown Falls is a very nice small waterfalls at the 1.5 mi
point of the Sourwood Trail. 01/14/03

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The Lake Russell trail offers numerous nice views of the lake.


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