Low Gap Creek rushes through wild terrain. Photo by Jess Riddle

Mark Trail Wilderness Extensions Mark Trail Wilderness Extensions Approximate size: 4,828 acres Old-growth known: 18 acres Designated in 1991, Mark Trail and Blood Mountain are the two newest Wilderness areas…

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A hiker takes in the solitude on the headwaters of the Chattahoochee River Photo by Jess Riddle

Chattahoochee Headwaters Chattahoochee Headwaters Approximate size: 1,765 acres Old-growth known: 0 acres Before it provides an essential of life for millions of people, before it waters fields, before it carries…

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Andrews Creek flows along the foot of Rocky Mountain. Photo by Larry Winslett – www.larrywinslettphotography.com.

Andrews Cove Andrews Cove Approximate size: 4,883 acres Old-growth known: 746 acres Georgia Highway 17/75 runs north from Helen along the west side of the Andrews Cove Mountain Treasure making…

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A red maple transforms in the fall. The tallest known red maple in Georgia once grew in the northern extension. Photo by Larry Winslett – www.larrywinslettphotography.com

Raven Cliff Wilderness Extensions Raven Cliff Wilderness Extensions Approximate size: 7,340 acres Old-growth known: 103 acres First set aside in 1986, the Raven Cliff Wilderness Area encompasses 6.8 miles of…

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