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Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

3.3 mile 5.4 kilometer point to point
93% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 472' 144 m
Descent: -303' -92 m
High: 691' 211 m
Low: 496' 151 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

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Trail shared by John Stevenson

Difficult singletrack with views of Lake Martin.

John Stevenson

Features Lake · Views · Wildlife

Need to Know

Free parking at Overlook Park. No restrooms.

Description

This difficult singletrack trail is a mix of rocks, roots, and narrow paths. It's mostly shaded and is part of the three-trail system maintained by the Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail Association. The trail is well-marked with signs at intersections.

Flora & Fauna

Deer, turtles, gnats, mosquitoes, squirrels.

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#94

in Alabama

#11,775

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