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Address: Chambers Rd, Helen, GA
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Nice hike with a great view.

Based on other reviews, I was expecting a much more strenuous hike. I actually hiked this with flip flops and jeans in July. Now, I wouldn't recommend flip flops or jeans but it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Based on other reviews, I was expecting a much more strenuous hike. I actually hiked this with flip flops and jeans in July. Now, I wouldn't recommend flip flops or jeans but it is doable. ;) I consider it a moderate hike with some challenging areas. The view is great and worth the hike.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our goal was to hike Yonah Mountain trail and then sport climb the mountain. awith all out gear it took us 4 hours to climb to the summit. This trail is steep and rugged. But if you take your time itis a very challenging and beautiful hike. We did have trouble getting local knowledge of the actual climbing area but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were staying on this mountain, so it was easier for us, but the trail keeps going and going up. At the top is an Army training area, so you are supposed to call ahead, but unless you hike up over the top boulders, you can do most of the trail anyway and see if they are there. I don't... More 

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Lakeland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Once you find the trailhead, you are in for a great hiking experience! It was 2.5 miles to the top, and some of the terrain was pretty rugged. Wear good hiking shoes, and I recommend that you bring water, snacks and a walking stick. It's challenging enough to feel as if you really accomplished something special when you arrive at... More 

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Duluth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Always love this trail, I go every time I go to Helen. It is so beautiful at the top! Be prepared to have water and snacks because this is a real hike.

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I've been coming up to Yonah off and on for 25 years. Its steep but a great hike to the top and along the rock ledge. There used to be more ways up but you can find longer trails and picnic but watching the hawks catch wind off the bluff and surf the horizon is surreal. On a clear day... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We went here for a Memorial Day hike for the first time. I didn't expect it to be completely uphill...duh, what was I thinking? It's up a mountain! The view from the top is definitely worth it. Pack a lunch and enjoy the view for a while. There's also lots of places to camp and lots of overlooks to stop... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I absolutely love this hiking trail. I consider it moderate - with some challenging parts. As others have stated before me, there are many different places to stop and take photos or simply look out. The view from the top is awesome!

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Cleveland, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

When local developers fenced off the existing roads to the mountain top, some kind soul bought and donated some land and created parking and a nice hiking trail back to the public lands on top. It's up a mountain, so expect some effort - but the view from the top is lovely, and you will find some of the best... More 

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Sandston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Shameful that campers think proper disposal of cans and bottles consists of leaving them in their campfires. Perhaps due to a lack of science education in Georgia?

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Address: Chambers Rd, Helen, GA
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen

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