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Homestead Trail

Intermediate

Trail

4.3 mile 7.0 kilometer point to point
93% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 507' 155 m
Descent: -544' -166 m
High: 1,025' 312 m
Low: 845' 257 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 15% (9°)

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Trail shared by Eric Ward

Homestead Trail offers great mix of paths and technical footwork with 630 feet of elevation climbs.

Eric Ward

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Description

Easy to follow signs and tree marking will keep you on the right path. The loop you can take in either direction. A couple portions of the trail are shared with the Sweet Gum Red Trail. The trail begins at the park Visitor Center. The loop portion follows the lakeshore. This trail is named after one of several homesteads which were once located in the loop portion. The trail is blazed yellow and is not accessible to bicycles.

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Aug 25, 2019
Wes Brown
2 loops homestead trail — 12h 50m
Jun 13, 2019
Daniela Galeano
Mar 17, 2019
Marc marcbalaguer

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#127

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#8,433

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Boardwalk along the trail.
Nov 28, 2016 near Emerson, GA
Third bridge along the trail.
Nov 28, 2016 near Emerson, GA
Sign to The Lodge at start of the trail.
Nov 28, 2016 near Emerson, GA

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