Davenport Motorized Trail For ATV Riding
The 8th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Georgia.
Saturday 9 July 2016 03:31 GMT
Near Blairsville in the Chattahoochee National Forest, the Davenport Motorized Trail (#23) is a 6 mile ORV route. Riders must stay on the ATV trail; cross-country riding or riding on the main road are not allowed. There are 3 loops encircling Davenport Mountain.
This trail has an easy section, which is recommended for young or inexperienced riders. There are also sections marked as more difficult and expert. Maps are available at the District office.
To reach the Davenport ATV Trail trailhead from the traffic light at the intersection of U.S. 76/APD Hwy 515 and U.S. 19/129, go west on U.S. 76/APD Hwy 515 for 7.0 miles. Turn right onto GA 325 and go 2.3 miles to the STOP sign. Turn left, still on GA 325, and go 2.5 miles until you see a Christmas tree farm on the right. Go another 0.3 miles and turn right onto Davenport Mountain Road. At the foot of the hill, turn right onto Forest Service Road #143. Follow the gravel road 1.1 miles to the parking lot on your right. The ATV trail begins at the back end of the parking lot.
Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding on Forest Service roads is only permitted if the ATV has a valid license plate.
Overall, Davenport Motorized Trail is the 8th most popular ATV riding trail of all 19 ATV trails in Georgia. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Davenport Motorized Trail including Rock Creek ATV Trail, Beasley Knob ATV Trail, Locust Stake ATV Area, Houston Valley ORV Area, Rocky Flats ATV Trail and Oakey Mountain ATV Trail.