The trail is an uncomplicated hike with fairly manageable switchbacks and is also located at the Eastern Orange Ridge to Cooper Creek Park your car.
Expect to see forests and a stream in the process. The whole stretch takes with regards to 2. 5 miles and the trail is not hard to moderate. The trail starts with the parking lot about 0. 3 miles from FS 236 and is also marked by orange blazes. Some spaces with the FS 236 area are in addition allocated for campers. Regular army training exercises are done here so it will be recommended to call Camp Honest D. Merrill in Dahlonega to the schedule of activities.
Cooper Creek Trail is about half a mile in the first place of the trail which joins the trails for Mill Shoals along with Yellow Mountain Trail. The footpath is constantly on the an old roadbed and moves down the north side of the Discolored Mountain. At that point, the way follows the Mill Shoals Creek and that is about 1. 4 mile for the hike where you will ignore two rivulets. The Mill Shoals Trail have been rerouted where the trail concludes at Duncan Ridge Road (FS 39) with the Shope Gap and forms a loop with the section of the Yellow Huge batch Trail.
From the start in the trail, the footpath ascends by having a white pine and oak forest and emerges easily on the Cooper Creek Scenic Area in its northwestern edge. Then it evolves into gradual and steady switchbacks because you continue around 0. 7 miles before reaching Mill Shoals Trail presents itself a spur ridge. On this junction and that is 0. 7 mile on your hike, a blue-blazed trail sign informs you are already at the Cooper Creek Walk. The path continues on a well used roadbed on the right mainly because it makes an easy ascent on the junction of Yellow Mountain the place that the Yellow Mountain trailhead is based.
Pace straight ahead to the way to Mill Shoals as the idea makes a descent onto a new hardwood cove. There are American chestnut stumps in your neighborhood while other trees have by now taken its place. You will then emerge out from this do about 0. 9 miles on the hike and continue to generate a descent to an old visiting road. The footpath makes a right turn and as well as a quick downhill switch left off the road towards Mill Shoals Creek. Cross two streams because path follows through lines involving tall white pine trees.