The Perch - Member Hike

Hike Name: The Perch
Country: United States
State: Georgia
Nearby Town: Cleveland
Rating: 5 stars
Directions: From ATLANTA, GA on CAPITOL AVE - go < 0.1 mi
2. Turn on MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DR - go 0.2 mi
3. Turn onto I-85 NORTH - go 31.6 mi
4. Take fork onto I-985 NORTH toward GAINESVILLE - go 23.7 mi
5. Take exit #24/GA-13 SOUTH toward NEW HOLLAND - go 0.3 mi
6. Turn on JESSE JEWELL PKY - go 0.7 mi
7. Turn on LIMESTONE PKY[US-129] - go 1.6 mi
8. Turn on CLARK BRIDGE RD[GA-284] - go 0.3 mi
9. Turn on CLEVELAND RD[US-129-BUS] - go 1.2 mi
10. CLEVELAND RD becomes US-129 - go 19.3 mi
11. Arrive at the center of CLEVELAND, GA
(That's as close as we can get you without angering the Gods by giving up this place.)
Total Hike Distance: 2.00 miles
Hike Difficulty: Moderate
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: In & Out, Backtrack Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: Richard Russell Scenic Highway
Trails Used: A.T.
Backcountry Campsites: Yes
Backcountry Water Sources: None
Management: U.S. Forest Service
Contact Information: Chattahoochee National Forest
National Forest Service
990 E. Main Street, Suite #1
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
(706) 632-3031
Best Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Users: Hikers, Dogs
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads, Secondary Paved Roads
Hike Summary: This hike starts along the Richard Russell Scenic Highway and ascends approximately 1000' feet to a scenic overlook along the trail. There are spectacular views to the south and to the west from two rock outcroppings on the route. Both have campsites (but no water) nearby.


Black Crowe

1,300 points


Trip Reports

  Date Rating Duration Hiker
The Perch - November 5, 2006 November 5, 2006 4 stars 2 days Black Crowe


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