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Garland Mountain Horse and Hike

Near: WaleskaGA (Weather)
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1 Difficulty: Easy Trail
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Best Time to Visit This is a Cherokee County Park, Dawn to Dusk
Times to Avoid 2nd Saturday of the month
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Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
Day, Tie Up, Stream Cherokee County Parks and Rec

Steve Ralston

, GA
Directions 1411 Garland Mountain Way Waleska, Georgia 30183 The GMHHT is located in the very northwest corner of Cherokee County off GA Hwy 140. Unless you are coming from points northwest of the park, you will go through the town of Waleska, located north of Canton where GA Hwy 140 and GA Hwy 108 intersect. The GPS address for the park is 1411 Garland Mountain Way, Waleska, GA 30183 From WALESKA: At the intersection of GA 140 and GA 108 4-way stop: Take GA 140 West for 3.6 miles and turn RIGHT on Garland Mountain Trail/Road. Go 1.2 miles and turn LEFT onto Garland Mountain Way Go .8 miles to the Garland Mountain Horse and Hike Trails parking lot on your LEFT. From POINTS NORTHWEST (going east on GA 140): From the intersection of US 411 and GA 140, go 7.4 miles EAST on GA 140 toward Waleska. Turn LEFT onto Garland Mountain Trail/Road and follow directions above from #2. From ATLANTA: 75N to 575N to Exit 16, Canton. Bear LEFT on GA 140W ramp. At traffic light (Williams BBQ/K Mart straight ahead), turn RIGHT (Bus 5, GA 140). Stay on GA 140W about 2 miles and stay in LEFT lane. At traffic light, GA 140 makes a LEFT turn (CVS on right, Walgreens on left). Turn LEFT staying on GA 140W, also marked as Waleska Highway. Go 7 miles to the 4-way stop in Waleska. Go straight and follow directions above from Waleska. From JASPER / ELLIJAY: GA 515 to RIGHT on GA 108W. Go 10 miles to the 4-way stop in Waleska. Turn RIGHT on GA 140W and follow directions above from Waleska. From DAWSONVILLE / GAINESVILLE: GA 53W to STRAIGHT on GA 108W in Tate. Cross GA 515. Go 10 miles to the 4-way stop in Waleska. Turn RIGHT on GA 140W and follow directions above from Waleska. From I-75 CARTERSVILLE: GA 20E 10 miles to LEFT on GA 108E. Go 9 miles to the 4-way stop in Waleska. Turn LEFT on GA 140W and follow directions above from Waleska. From CUMMING: GA 20W to I-575N at Canton. Stay in ramp lane and get off immediately at Exit 20, Riverstone Pkwy. Turn LEFT onto Riverstone Pkwy and then stay to the right. At the 5th traffic light, turn RIGHT onto Reinhardt College Pkwy (5C). Follow Reinhardt College Pkwy to end at GA 140W and turn RIGHT. Go 5 miles to the 4-way stop in Waleska. Go straight and follow directions above from Waleska.
This information was provided by Tamma Trump on 7/22/2013 8:11:33 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
 Easy
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

   

   

   

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