Cohutta Overlook

Area Status: Open

Panoramic views of the Chattahoochee National Forest await those willing to take a brief uphill hike to a rustic stone platform built by the Forest Service in the 1960's.  Don't forget your camera for this and other scenic vistas available along Georgia highway 52 between Chatsworth and Ellijay, GA. 

At a Glance

Fees: Free
Open Season: Open year-round
Restrictions: Approximately 10 parking spaces.  No water or restrooms.
Closest Towns: Cohutta Overlook is located on Georgia highway 52 about halfway between Chatsworth to the west and Ellijay to the east.
Information Center: Please contact the Conasauga Ranger District at 706-695-6736 for more information.


Day Hiking

Section 16 of the Georgia Pinhoti Trail begins 800 feet west of the exit road for Cohutta Overlook---a hike of 9.6 miles.

Viewing Scenery

Walk-up scenic overlook provides excellent photography opportunities of breathtaking forested mountain views.