Laurel Creek Corundum Mine Trail

Picture of corundum mine ruins.

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Date Hiked: 6/1/91

Length: 2.9 miles

Type: backtrack

Difficulty: 3

Scenery: 1

Blaze: none

Main Features: remnants of old corundum mine

Location: Pine Mountain, Georgia

Driving up highway 28 from South Carolina, drive 2.2 miles past the Chattooga River and turn right on a gravel road (#126). At the end of the road a driveway continues up and to the left. Park in the small clear area at the end of the road.

Note: This trail is on private property.

0.5 spur trail on left leads to remains of Corundum Mine
0.6 cascade on right
sinkhole on left of trail
0.7 cross stream
0.8 stream flows under trail
1.1 stream crossing
1.2 trail disappears
1.6 started back after searching unsuccessfully for the trail
2.9 car


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