“A strenuous trail system with views of Lake Allatoona and the Allatoona Dam.”
— M Hck
No bikes. Pets must be on a leash and cleaning up after pets is requested.
This challenging route offers great views of Lake Allatoona, the Allatoona Dam, and a communications tower at the top of Mt. Vineyard.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Lake — Swimming — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Need to Know
Vineyard Mountain Trail 3 is the most difficult. Label "Advanced" on the ACOE map. Hiking from the northern trailhead on Vineyard Mountain Trail 2
(blue blaze) and Vineyard Mountain Trail 3
(red blaze) covers an elevation gain of 650 ft over 0.9 mi.
Vineyard Mountain Trail 1, the main yellow blazed trail, is suitable for trail running. The trail has 20% coverage of roots and rocks with very few sections of level ground.
This trail system consists of three trails. The Army Corp Of Engineers map outlines these as Vineyard Mountain Trail 1
(yellow blaze), Vineyard Mountain Trail 2
(blue blaze), and Vineyard Mountain Trail 3
(red blaze). A map is available here
Vineyard Mountain Trail 1
has a number of side trails that lead to clearings along the shoreline of Lake Allatoona.
Flora & Fauna
Typical Georgia pine, hickory, poplar, and other hardwoods.