NEW 2014. The Pinhoti Trail Map replaces Pinhoti Section Maps 1-5. The Pinhoti National Recreation Trail is a hiking trail located on the Shoal Creek and Talladega Ranger Districts of the Talladega National Forest. The entire Pinhoti Trail spans 145 miles across the Talladega National Forest from Sylacauga to Piedmont, Alabama. The trail ranges in difficulty, so visitors can easily find the experience they are seeking. Detail Map Sections, Trail Profiles, General Descriptions, Access Information and Landmarks are provided for Sections 3 through 12 and the Cheaha Wilderness Area. Waterproof and Tear Resistant. Contour Intervals 40 Feet; Scale – 1:36,000.