Talladega National Forest - Chinnabee Silent Trail - Member Hike

Hike Name: Talladega National Forest - Chinnabee Silent Trail
Country: United States
State: Alabama
Nearby Town: Oxford
Rating: 4 stars
Directions: Lake Chinnabee Recreation Area - From Talladega, travel 7 miles northeast on State Road 21, 12 miles east on County Road 96, 2 miles southwest on Forest Service Road 646.
Total Hike Distance: 1.50 miles
Hike Difficulty: Moderate
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: In and Out, Backtrack Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: Lake Chinnabee Recreation Area
Trails Used: Chinnabee Silent Trail
Backcountry Campsites: Yes
Backcountry Water Sources: Streams, Rivers
Management: U.S. Forest Service
Contact Information: USDA Forest Service
National Forests in Alabama
2946 Chestnut Street
Montgomery, AL 36107
Phone: 334-832-4470
FAX: 334-241-8111
Best Season: Summer
Users: Hikers, Dogs
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads, Secondary Paved Roads
Hike Summary: The Chinnabee Silent Trail is a 3.7 mile route built from 1973 to 1976 by Boy Scout Troop 29. The Scouts were all students at the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind which is how the trail got its name. The path climbs gradually along the banks of Cheaha Creek and passes a shelter and a series of waterfalls and pools - the best being Cheaha Falls. Although the Chinnabee Silent Trail is a pleasant hike year round, shoot for the summer months when you can take advantage of the swimming holes like the locals do.

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Hiker:

The Operator


4,850 points


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Trip Reports

  Date Rating Duration Hiker
Talladega National Forest - Chinnabee Silent Trail - July 2, 2006 July 2, 2006 4 stars 2 days The Operator

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