A five-foot diameter yellow buckeye flourishes in a boulderfield on Cold Mountain. Photo by Jess Riddle

Grassy Mountain Grassy Mountain Approximate size: 15,569 acres Old-growth known: 1,966 acres Grassy Mountain juts up abruptly from the Great Valley forming a dramatic and scenic backdrop to Chatsworth. Its…

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Cohutta Wilderness Extensions Cohutta Wilderness Extensions Approximate size: 5,402 acres Old-growth known: 0 acres The Cohutta Wilderness is the largest wilderness area in the Southern Appalachians (37,030 acres), and was…

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