West Skeenah Road

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If you're looking to get lost in the woods, look no further than West Skeenah Road. Situated just north of Suches, Georgia, this long and winding road is part of the ever-popular Georgia Traverse - a 390-mile route with 225 miles of unpaved surfaces. Nothing but curves, this easy but scenic trail mi... Read More
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Highlights of West Skeenah Road

Altitude Category Icon Altitude
Camping Category Icon Camping
Forest Category Icon Forest
Overland Category Icon Overland
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Highest Elevation
2470 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
03/17 - 12/31
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
640
Nearest Town
Suches
Nearest Services
Suches
Management Agency
Chattahoochee National Forest
District
Blue Ridge District

Overview

If you're looking to get lost in the woods, look no further than West Skeenah Road. Situated just north of Suches, Georgia, this long and winding road is part of the ever-popular Georgia Traverse - a 390-mile route with 225 miles of unpaved surfaces. Nothing but curves, this easy but scenic trail might make you feel like your on a slow-moving roller coaster in a sea of green far from civilization. Following the base of Wilscot and Deadenenn Mountains, this road connects Highway 60 to Skeenah Gap Road while crossing over numerous creeks including Woody Branch, Pigeon Creek, ​and Skeenah Creek. So whether your following along the Georgia Traverse, looking for a secluded camping spot, or just looking to get away from it all, check out West Skeenah Road.

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