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Yonah Mountain Hiking Trail

Address: Chambers Rd, Helen, GA
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Ranked #8 of 20 Attractions in Helen
Type: Hiking Trails, Outdoors
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Type: Hiking Trails, Outdoors

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Awesome trail to hike! There are outlooks at different points. However, nothing beats the view at the top!

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Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

If your looking for a trail to hike, this is a nice one. With great views and vstas. I would rate this a Moderate hike with some elevations along the way. Must try and have your breathe taken away.......

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is an excellent place to hike and camp. The elevation gain was not that hard so it was a moderate hike. The views on the top was just gorgeous!! There are also provisions for rappelling and rock climbing.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I love this trail! It's difficult and makes you feel like you have accomplished something. And the view from the top is magic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This was our first mountain hike and I must say, it was perfect for us! The terrain went from easy to difficult, as long as you're physically fit you should be more than fine on this trail. There are so many adventure spots and awesome photo ops. The views from the rock face are amazing! We are from Florida and... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I bagged many peaks in my twenties...BUT that was over a decade ago and a lot less pounds on the body! This trail absolutely kicked mine and my husbands butts! There are VERY few flat spots on the way up! It is a challenging hike in both directions. We definitely overestimated the time it would take as well as our... More 

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Cleveland, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Use good judgment before bringing small children or old people. It is about 2.5 miles up and back. No benches or bathrooms. No safety rails. At the top you can fall off the rock face if your goofing off or drunk. There have been many recorded deaths from falling off. The rock face is the legendary site of the death... More 

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Jefferson, GA
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28 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This trail is not in the center of Helen. It is on Chambers Rd. off Hwy 75 between Cleveland and Helen. It is a trail we often do then go tubing in Helen afterward. It is challenging enough to keep the kids interested but short enough that they don't get bored. The view at the top is great.

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Grayson, Georgia
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We decided to take this in on a whim after taking our girls to the the cabbage patch place in Cleveland (time to do some manly stuff right??). The trail was pretty tough but my wife, 5 year old and myself could handle it pretty well. I did have to carry my 3 year old most of the way up... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Ok so mom didn't plan and didn't bring water. Don't be like mom! There is no water on the trail, at least as far as we made it to the army camp. We didn't go all the way to the top because we had thirsty teens and dogs and this was a warm spring day. Bring water! Mom should've known... More 

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