The Woody Gap Trailhead, located in Union County at the intersection of Hwy 60 and the Appalachian Trail in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, will close on Monday, Aug 13, and will reopen on Saturday, Aug 18 to allow crews to repave the parking area. This closure includes both parking areas located on each side of Hwy 60.
The Chestatee Overlook, located in Lumpkin County south of Woody Gap along Hwy 60, will close beginning Monday, Aug 20, and will reopen on Saturday, Aug 25 to allow crews to repave that parking area.
The areas will be clearly marked with notices two weeks in advance of the closures. Any vehicles parked in the lots during the closures will be towed at the owners’ expense. Alternate access points to the Appalachian Trail include Neels Gap on Hwy 129, Amicalola Falls access trail off Hwy 52, and other access points along Forest Service 42.