Trail Conditions

Updated 10/16/17

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Email friendsofchattahoocheebend@gmail.com to update the status of a trail section.

Feel free to go out and clear any section of trail regardless of adoption status! We’ll greatly appreciate it! A rake, pruning shears, and a small handsaw are all you need to clear a trail. Large fallen trees will be taken care of by park staff.

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Riverside-Campground Loop

Wild Turkey Trail from Riverside Trail Bridge 1 near Trail Head to intersection near Bridge 3, including two spur trails to the campgrounds.

STATUS: Clear (Worked it 11/18)

ADOPTED by John and Dana Anthony

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Riverside-Bend Trail Section 1

Trail Head at Playground to Observation Tower

STATUS: Covered with leaves but navigable (Hiked it 11/18)

Adopted by Tom P.

Notes: when the river gauge at Whitesburg is at 13+ feet, the beginning of the RBT and Bridge 1 will be partially submerged.

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Riverside-Bend Trail Section 2

Observation Tower to Bridge 5

STATUS: Covered with leaves but navigable (hiked it 11/18)

Adopted by Tom P.

Notes: Microstegium narrows trail but is easily controlled with string trimmer or swing blade.

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Riverside-Bend Trail Section 3

Bridge 5 to Base 2

STATUS: Covered with leaves but navigable (hiked it 11/18)

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Riverside-Bend Trail Section 4

Base 2 to Ridgetop Scout Bench

STATUS: Clear (Worked it 11/18)

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Riverside-Bend Trail Section 5

Ridgetop Scout Bench to SW Corner of Base 1 field

STATUS: Clear (Worked it 11/18)

ADOPTED by Newnan Hiking Club

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Riverside-Bend Trail Section 6

SW Corner of Base 1 field to North Trail Head

STATUS: Covered with leaves but navigable (hiked it 11/10)

 Trail follows firebreak directly to restrooms. It is marked by blazes on 4x4 posts.

ADOPTED by Steve S.

Notes: map needs updating

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Wild Turkey Trail Section 1

Visitor’s Center to Trail Head 2

STATUS: Clear (Worked it 11/18)

Open for Adoption

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Wild Turkey Trail Section 2

Trail Head 2 to Tower Trail

STATUS: Clear (Worked it 11/18)

Open for Adoption

Notes: trail can quickly get very overgrown where it crosses the power line easement

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Tower Trail

Wild Turkey Trail to Riverside Trail

STATUS: Covered with leaves but mostly navigable (hiked it 11/18)

Open for Adoption

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Wild Turkey Trail Section 3

Tower Trail to Campground Loop

STATUS: Clear (Worked it 11/18)

Open for Adoption

Notes: map needs updating - trail actually uses Bobwhite Way bridge to cross Turkey Creek

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Wild Turkey Trail Section 4-A

Trail Head 1 to Brown Thrasher Trail

STATUS: Covered with leaves but mostly navigable (checked it 11/18)

Wild Turkey Trail Section 4-B

Visitor Center to Brown Thrasher Trail

STATUS: CLEAR (Worked it 7/1)

Open for Adoption

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Brown Thrasher Trail

Trail Head 1 to Wild Turkey Trail

STATUS: Covered with leaves but mostly navigable (checked it 11/18)

Open for Adoption

Notes: Western section of trail (on this map, starting right above the ‘o’ in Brown Thrasher) needs tall grasses trimmed.

Flat Rock Trail and Bobcat Trail

Loop across Bobwhite Way from Trail Head 1

FLAT ROCK: Covered with leaves but mostly navigable.

BOBCAT NORTH: Covered with leaves but may be navigable.

BOBCAT SOUTH: IN CREATION PHASE - East half re-cleared 9/30, West half first cleared on 10/14 (still have missing link east of “west point”).

Open for Adoption

Notes: map needs updating - only the north section of Bobcat Trail is open