Shoal Creek Trail @Dawson Forest

Total Miles
1.2

Elevation

404.36 ft

Duration

0.5 Hours

Technical Rating

6

Difficult

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

These trails are located in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area, governed by the Georgia DNR. A hunting or fishing license is required to be in this area. There are several trails and campsites along the way. The Etowah River runs through this area, and is a great spot for fishing, or just camping and enjoying the wilderness. The nearby city is Dawsonville, where you can get food and supplies. There is an outlet shopping center nearby as well. Amicalola Falls and other Georgia State Parks are just north of this area. The trail is mostly dirty and gravel, and a 4x4 high-clearance vehicle is needed to complete the trail.

Photos of Shoal Creek Trail @Dawson Forest

Shoal Creek Trail @Dawson Forest
Shoal Creek Trail @Dawson Forest
Shoal Creek Trail @Dawson Forest

Difficulty

Most trails are what you might expect as forest trails. There are a couple of stream crossings and rocky paths that may be difficult to cross.

Technical Rating

6

Status Reports

Maddox Gartland
May 11, 2024
2017 Jeep Wrangler
Temporarily Closed
Closed Gate
Every gate was closed, not worth your time coming out
Kevin Bandy
Oct 18, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
Rough/Deteriorated

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