Cohutta Wilderness

The largest National Forest Wilderness east of the Mississippi River, the Cohutta Wilderness encompasses 37,042 acres in Georgia and Tennessee. Elevations range from 950' at the Jacks River Bridge in the Alaculsy Valley to 4,200' atop Big Frog Mountain. Black bear, Whitetail deer, wild boar and turkey are found here. The protected Jacks and Conasauga Rivers offer over 45 miles of quality native trout fishing in season. Hunting is permitted in season. The Cohutta contains 16 trails totaling over 90 miles. They offer a variety of natural experiences and difficulty levels. The Jacks River and Conasauga River Trails are generally located on old railroad beds used to haul logs out during the mid-1930's.

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