1. Take GA/APDHwy 515, Blue Ridge
Highway west toward Blue Ridge 4.5 miles to
Skeenah Gap Road.
2. Turn LEFT on Skeenah Gap
Road and proceed 7.8 miles to GA Hwy 60.
3. Turn RIGHT on Highway 60
(Morganton Hwy) and travel 0.7 mile to Old Dial
4. Turn LEFT on Old Dial
Road (County 5) and follow it 2.5 miles to
5. Turn LEFT on Newport Road
and follow it 4.8 miles to Doublehead Gap Road.
6. Turn RIGHT on Doublehead
Gap Rd and proceed 2 miles to FS 42 and Wildlife
Management Area Sign on LEFT.
7. TURN LEFT on Wildlife
Management Area/ FS 42 (gravel
road) and proceed 6.9 miles to PARKING AREA on
DAHLONEGA TO SPRINGER MOUNTAIN
1. From the Gold Museum/Old
Courthouse in downtown Dahlonega, go about 200
yards on East Main Street to the first traffic light
and turn left on North Grove Street (aka
Business US Hwy
19 north toward Blairsville).
2. Continue 1 mile and
Wagon Wheel Restaurant will be on right.
3. From the Wagon Wheel
Restaurant, continue 0.3 mile on Hwy 19 to Oak Grove Rd on left.
4. Turn LEFT on Oak Grove
and proceed 3.9 miles to four-way stop at Hightower
5. Turn RIGHT on Hightower
Church Rd and proceed 2.9 miles to stop sign at
Miles Berry Rd.
6. Turn LEFT on Miles Berry
Rd. and cross over the Etowah River. At 0.6 mile,
the pavement ends.
7. Proceed 0.8 mile on
unpaved road to FS 28-1.
8. Turn LEFT on FS Road 28-1
and proceed 2.4 miles to FS 77.
9. Turn RIGHT on FS 77 and
proceed 4.7 miles to Winding Stair Gap (top of
10. At Winding Stair Gap,
pick up FS 42.
At Winding Stair Gap, FS 77 ends and FS
58 and FS 42 begin.
FS 58 (on right) leads downhill to Three
Forks and FS 42 (generally straight) leads to
11. Take FS 42 (generally straight) and proceed
about 2 Miles to Springer Mountain Parking
Area on right.