This trail journeys deep into the most remote areas of Fannin County. Beginning at Springer Mountain, the Benton MacKaye skirts the Ridge of Bald Mountain with occasional scenic views on the trail or a short walk from the trail.
For fun in the outdoors the Cohutta Wilderness Area cannot be beat. With more than 40,000 acres in Georgia and Tennessee, the Cohuttas comprise the largest wilderness east of the Mississippi. The Cohutta Mountains are part of the oldest known mountains in the world.