Oakey Mountain ATV Trail
The 6th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Georgia.
Sunday 24 July 2016 03:31 GMT
Southwest of Clayton in the Chattahoochee National Forest, the Oakey Mountain ATV Trail is a 6.2 mile ORV trail. This trail is near both Lake Burton and Lake Rabun. It is not a loop trail so traffic is two-way. Some sections are steep (35% grade) and rocky. There are also many blind curves on the trail. Under age riders, who do not have a State drivers license should be accompanied by a legally licensed driver.
To reach the northern ATV riding trailhead for the Oakey Mountain ATV Trail from Clayton, go west on SR76 for 6.8 miles. Turn left on Charlie Mountain Road until it deadends. Turn right on the Bridge Creek Road for 2 miles until it deadends at Lake Burton Dam Road. Turn right for 1.6 miles to entrance road on left.
To reach the southern ATV riding trailhead for the Oakey Mountain ATV Trail from Clayton, go west on SR76 for 6.8 miles and turn left on Charlie Mountain Road until it deadends. Turn right on the Bridge Creek Road for 2 miles until it deadends at Lake Burton Dam Road. Turn left for 4.4 miles to the Flat Creek Road, turn right for 2.1 miles until the pavement ends. Continue on the gravel road for .8 miles to the entrance road on the right.
Note: there is a new spur trail called Moates Knob 3.3 miles.
Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding on Forest Service roads is only permitted if the ATV has a valid license plate.
Overall, Oakey Mountain ATV Trail is the 6th most popular ATV riding trail of all 19 ATV trails in Georgia. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Oakey Mountain ATV Trail including Houston Valley ORV Area, Rock Creek ATV Trail, Beasley Knob ATV Trail, Locust Stake ATV Area, Tatum Lead ORV Trail and Whissenhant ORV Trail.