Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
The Blood Mountain Shelter on the Appalachian Trail in Georgia was originally constructed from local stone in 1937 for the Georgia State Parks system by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers stationed at Camp Enotah at Vogel State Park. The shelter was transferred to the US Forest Service in a…
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I love the blood Mountain shelter atop of blood Mountain on the Appalachian Trail! Rock built with a fireplace and the views are spectacular!
All I heard about BMS was that it smelled horrible. It’s actually not that bad. Views at the top of the mountain were OK better views coming off the mountain on the north side. Must see.
It is not advised to p at the top of blood mountain. It's an amazing hike to the top but once there it can get very windy at night and the shelter has nice and other critters. There are a few good primitive spots down the other side of the mountain if you are hiking the AT.
Blood Mountain Shelter on the Appalachian Trail is located in Georgia
Use the Appalachian Trail to access this location. Hike in only. No access otherwise.