The Chattooga Loop Trail is a 1.75 mile loop that begins to the left of the Iron Bridge. To get there, from Highlands proceed east on Main Street which becomes Horse Cove Road for about 4.5 miles. You will come to the intersection of Bull Pen Road and Whiteside Cove Road. Turn right onto Bull Pen Road (#1178) and proceed for 3.1 miles to the Iron Bridge. The trailhead will be on your left just before the bridge. The trail follows along the Chattooga River for 0.6 miles, then takes a sharp left and heads uphill. The trail will join with an old logging road and come to a clearing with a picnic table. Turn right and go down to Bull Pen Road. Turn Left on Bull Pen Road and follow it downhill back to the Iron Bridge.