Summary: Odum trail travels up a long mountain ridge. The trail is not mark at all on the south end. If you stay on the ridge you will stay on track. There is a lot of low under brush. There are a lot of wild turkey. There are a veiw spots that offer a nice view.
Trailhead: Once you reach Ashland Alabama, go north on County Road 31 which leaves the down town square at the northeast corner. You will travel about six miles miles until you turn left on County Road 12. There is a sign called Highland Falls. Travel about a mile and a half until you see the sign on the right. (Lat:33.36 Lon:-85.84)
Trail Guides for Odum Trail Cheaha Wilderness:
Best Seasons: Fall,
User Groups: Hikers,
Ranger Contact: Shoal Creek Ranger District, 205-463-2272
Localhikes Reporter: This hike was submitted by Kevin Cagle, who has posted 9 other hikes on this site
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Reviewed by Charlie on 1/19/2004
Very nice over night through hike, walked north to south. Rough in spots but very doable with boy scouts. Nice views and plenty of water in the winter, even some that falls from the sky. Not at all well marked. Lost the trail several times but follow the ridge and you'll come to the High falls. Terrific side trip to an overlook at about 3 miles, maybe 1/4 mile extra. It's a do-over!
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