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Mountain Biking

Blue Ridge has some of the best mountain biking trails in North Georgia. Options for beginners are plentiful and for experts looking for rugged terrain there is no shortage!

The two most popular mountain biking trails are the Aska trails and South Fork Trail and Loop ride in the nearby Cohutta National Forest just west of Blue Ridge. These are also incredible Blue Ridge hiking trails, so be sure to share the trail!

The trails at Aska are older than South Fork's and are mostly singletrack, which requires more concentration for some of the higher elevation trails. The two major Aska trails are 'Deep Gap' on Aska Road and 'Stanley Gap' on Stanley Creek Road, which runs between the two if you have the energy and time.

If you are a mountain biker that lives for singletrack start planning your trip today book your vacation rental property and find the best mountain biking trails near Blue Ridge GA. You`ll love the challenge and can relax in a hot tub when you return to your mountain retreat!

Gain easy access to some of these trails via nearby secluded vacation properties and many of our mountain view cabin rentals. Located in secluded and beautiful areas these cabin rentals are perfect for those looking to get away from it all and enjoy the view!

Aska Trails

Aska Trails

The Aska Trails include Long Branch 2.3 mile loop, Flat Creek 5 mile loop, Green mountain Trail, Stanley Gap and Loop Trail and Lake Blue Ridge Trail. The area is accessed from Aska Road parking area at Deep Gap and from Stanley Gap and Shady Falls Road. A mixture of single track and former logging roads with elevations changes of 1,700 feet area encountered. The trails offer gentle to moderate hiking grades, but are challenging for mountain bikes.

Directions: From Blue Ridge, go east 0.25 mile on Old US 76 to Aska Road. Turn right (south) and continue 4.5 miles to Deep Gap. The trail crosses the road just below gap. To reach Stanley Gap, go on Aska Road an additional 3 miles to Stanley Gap Road. Turn right on a gravel road and travel 4.2 miles to the trailhead. To reach the lakeshore, go 2.5 miles on the Aska Road and turn left on Campbell Camp Road. Travel 2 miles on forest Service Road 711 to the trailhead.

Long Branch Loop
Easy 2.3 miles on old roadbed and doubletrack (estimate time .5 hours) Highlights - Green Mountain views, creek crossing, fantastic beginner loop

Flat Creek Loop
Moderate 5.9 mile singletrack with some roadbed (estimate 1.5 hours) Highlights - water lovers will enjoy the creek crossings, many rocks, and great views

Green Mountain Trail
Extreme 7.7 miles of singletrack (estimate time 2 hours) Highlights - enjoy overlooking Lake Blue Ridge, descend to the lake, and then climb back up

Stanley Gap Trail Extreme 5 mile one way on
singletrack with some old roadbed (estimate 1.5 hours) Highlights - awesome singletrack, fun downhill and you get to experience a 3,365 elevation

Stanley Creek Loop
Easy 1.4 mile gravel Forest Services road and 1.4 mile singletrack with some roadbed (estimate 1 hour) Highlights - excellent scenery along Stanley Creek, with long singletrack gradual climbs to help you guild up your leg strength
Location: Blue Ridge, GA
Lake Blue Ridge Trail

Lake Blue Ridge Trail

Easy 0.6 mile loop trail follows the shoreline of Lake Blue Ridge and offers a beautiful view of the lake. It is a relatively flat trail that is perfect for families with young children.

Directions: Take Aska Road to Dry Branch Road. Turn left and go 3 miles to the entrance of the Blue Ridge Recreation Area. The trail begins and ends in the picnic area.

Cohutta National Forest District Trails South Fork Trail & Loop Ride Moderate 2.9 miles singletrack on old logging roadbed and 5.2 miles on gravel forest road (estimate time 1.5 hours) Highlights - awesome waterfalls, mountain vistas, long forest road downhill
Location: Blue Ridge, GA