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If you are looking for a challenging trail with many scenic vistas then this is the trail for you... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Lake Martin, AL36853
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These trails are full of beautiful views. The paths are sometimes narrow. If you are a novice... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Wetumpka, Alabama
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a challenging trail with many scenic vistas then this is the trail for you. Many different trails, so you can choose how far you want to walk. The trail is high up overlooking Lake Martin near the Martin Dam area....More

Thank LML4
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

These trails are full of beautiful views. The paths are sometimes narrow. If you are a novice, take a picture of the map at the beginning. There are a lot of hills that are great for exercise. Take water!

1  Thank jessicaq448
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Great walking trails and beautiful views of Lake Martin. There are several trails of varying lengths to enjoy.

Thank ccburd09
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We love visiting the Deadening Alpine Trail! The scenery is beautiful along Lake Martin and through the woods and the trail is challenging! This particular trail is a 4.2 mile loop or you can choose the shorter option which is 3.1 I believe. The later...More

Thank Kayla2019
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is part of an interlocking trail system that can take you up and down a forested hill, along the lakefront or a nice combination of both. You can easily go for a short stroll or a moderately strenuous half day hike. The trails are...More

1  Thank Patti V
Reviewed 13 February 2017

From CRATA.org site:"The Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trails are footpath only trails along an area of the southeast shore of beautiful Lake Martin (a 40,000-acre, 700-mile shoreline lake) in Tallapoosa County, Alabama.The trail provides the public with a water and wooded retreat into nature and promotes...More

Thank loafin
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I do a lot of hiking in North GA and Tennessee but this trail is much closer to home it is somewhat challenging with very cool scenery. I wish I would have discover this trail earlier.

3  Thank Jerrodborder
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The trail is truly beautiful. The high ridge with beautiful large rocks and of course the view of Lake Martin is simply breathtaking. We have done the trail a couple of times in the Winter, I'd be frightened to do it in the summer with...More

Thank Margaret572long
Reviewed 13 March 2016

For trail runners this is also great single track trail. It has moderate elevation changes and is not very technical.

Thank PedPulmonary
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Good Hiking Trails and Views of Lake Martin. Bald Eagles and abundant wildlife in the area. Beginner to advanced trails with good signage. Parking at entrance to trails. Great local hiking area.

Thank Randy C
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