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McPherson Church Road Trailhead - Map & Text Directions

Directions - Overview

33.9453436098772, -84.91625202883499

  • The McPherson Church Rd. Trailhead is on the west-bound lane of Hwy-278
  • The nearest landmark is the Paulding Airport, which is on the opposite east-bound side of the road
  • On Hwy-278, Willow Springs Road is just a bit west of the Paulding airport
  • Hwy-278 is northwest of Atlanta, and runs east to west towards Alabama


  • Note: Highway-278 mile markers start over in every county
  • McPherson Church Road Trail is on the west-bound side of HWY-278
  • If traveling in the west-bound lane of Hwy-278
    • Go to mile marker 3 in Paulding County (mile marker 3 is just west of the Paulding Airport)
    • The next right-turn is Willow Springs Road (Willow Springs and the the Paulding Airport are about a 1/2-mile apart)
    • Follow the curvy, wooded Willow Springs road for about 1.7-miles until you see a Grave Yard on the right
    • Take the next left after the grave yard onto McPherson Church Rd.
    • Travel on McPherson Church Rd for about a mile and the Silver Comet Trail will cross over McPherson Church Road
    • The trailhead parking is on the right-side of the road