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Description of the Trail

Blood Mountain is the highest point on the Appalachian Trail (AT) in Georgia. It is one of the highest places in Georgia, after Brasstown Bald, and Rabun Bald. On a clear day, you can see the observation tower at Brasstown Bald. On the top of Blood Mountain, there is a two-room shelter that was built in the 1930's. (During the summer, there are sometimes hordes of flies in the shelter.) Next to the shelter is a huge boulder you can climb up for a good view. It's a nice place to have lunch after the hike up, and not a bad spot to nap. There are great views in all directions from the top of the mountain.

There are several trails you can hike to the top of Blood Mountain. Some of them are: