Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia Guide Book

by Jim Parham (Milestone Press)
Off The Beaten Track Volume III  A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia  by Jim Parham

144pp/maps
ISBN: 1889596132

Revised & expanded, with even more great off-road routes in north Georgia. Includes new trail updates, with the complete maps, directions & other detailed info. It now lists 55 rides, with 18 routes not published in any other trail guide! Each route description includes a detailed map (with inset maps to each trailhead), directions to the starting point, mileage, estimated riding time, trail highlights, and elevation profile. And like all the volumes in the Off The Beaten Track series, this book includes guidelines for riding in the National Forest, lodging and camping information, and area resources for cyclists, including local bike shops.

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Trails from the "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 61.
... Preview: The single track on this trail is just technical enough to test your skills, while riding across and alongside the stream is beautiful. You'll also pass the immense Gennett Poplar. Highlights: Wood ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Eton, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.1
... Preview: Taking advantage of the former illegal trail, this beautiful route in the Bull/Jake Mountain trail system is a real gem. You'll find a lot of rolling single track and lovely fern-filled woods as you ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Dahlonega, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.4
... Preview: You’ll hardly have time to look around as this route is so twisty and curvy. If and when you do look around, you’ll see the pretty site of Lake Allatoona somewhere off one side of the trail or the oth ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Canton, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.3
... Preview: A three-mile almost continuous climb, lots of single track, numerous small stream crossings, the sounds of waterfalls, miles of tight twisting downhill through the trees, rocky ascents and beautiful s ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Dahlonega, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.5
... Preview: This difficult but exhilarating ride encircles the entire Bull and Jake Mountain trail complex. You'll see a lot of everything and be plenty tired when you're done. Highlights: Long hill climbs, st ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Dahlonega, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 25.6
... Preview: It seems as if this ride is constantly going downhill (you pay later) while you work your way from where the Appalachian Trail crosses the high ridges. You'll find a hidden single track surprise as y ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Dahlonega, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14.8
... Preview: Short but sweet! This ride through the Ag Center woods offers one surprise after another. Look for sudden drop-offs, log stacks, rock piles, laurel tunnels, a tough climb, and plenty of twisty turns. ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Gainesville, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: If you like pure single track, the Walnut Creek Outer Loop in Chicopee Woods is a fantastic ride. You hardly have time to notice much of anything, as your attention will be on the trail itself as it ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Gainesville, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.1
... Preview: You definitely should do this ride only if the weather is warm, as you'll cross the river twice and the second crossing is long and deep. Beautiful views await you, along with the river and a fun sec ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Cisco, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.7
... Preview: You'll ride out to the edge of Fort Mountain for an amazing view before dropping straight off its face in a twisting, turning switchback descent that's sure to get your heart pounding. The trail then ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Chatsworth, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.3
... Preview: As you circle Cooper Creek Scenic Area, you may begin to wonder if there is a hill around every bend. Fortunately, none are too long and the wide forest road gives you plenty of room to maneuver. Hi ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Suches, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.4
... Preview: Formally the Lake Trail, this route may be short but it still packs a bit of a punch. You’ll ride out to the edge of the golf course (which took over the lake) and then back paralleling the interstate ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Gainesville, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: Starting with a fast descent to Lake Winfield Scott, this ride goes down, down, down for close to 10 miles before a steady climb up and onto Duncan Ridge. It's then a ridgeline ride on a rough road t ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Suches, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 20.5
... Preview: You won't find many longer, steeper downhills than the one on this ride. After a good rolling ride through the woods, you'll drop right off the side of Fort Mountain down a powerline cut - hold on ti ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Chatsworth, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14.4
... Preview: You'll gradually climb to the head of Flat Creek before turning back down through the cove. Expect small stream crossings, tunnels of rhododendron and to slip-slide through baseball-sized rocks. It' ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Blue Ridge, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: This short loop around the lake at Fort Mountain State Park is as easy to follow as it gets. The trail follows the edge of the lake the entire way. This is not a ride for high speeds, but more of a be ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Chatsworth, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: This may be the curviest three miles of single track in all of north Georgia as the trail takes maximum advantage of its allotted space. Following the outer edge of the college campus, this route wor ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Gainesville, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: All atop Fort Mountain and part of the state park's trail system, this wide single track loop is a real rollercoaster ride with sections that will give your shocks a workout. From the start you'll en ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Chatsworth, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.5
... Preview: You start out with a choice of how to get to the top of Green Mountain. Left is hard; right is not so hard. From the top, it's a downhill rush to the shores of Lake Blue Ridge on terrific single tra ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Blue Ridge, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: Much of this well marked trail has been used as part of a big NORBA Nationals Race course. Don't let the distance fool you; this is a tough ride. It's also a lot of fun with its twists, turns, and s ... From the guidebook "Off The Beaten Track Volume III: A Guide to Mountain Biking in North Georgia"
Helen, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.4

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