West of Atlanta and Stone Mountain Park, the Yellow River Trail system has numerous mountain bike loops totaling 14 miles of singletrack. This excellent mountain bike area is a local favorite. The trail surface is packed sand and the route winds along river and creek through lush forests. There are two primary loop systes running along the river or along the creek.
The mostly wooded 565 acre Yellow River Park contains a mixture of mature upland deciduous forest, mature riverine hardwood forest, transitional pine woodlands, and mixed pine/hardwood forest.
To reach the trailhead from Atlanta, follow SR78 east past Stone Mountain. Use the West Park Place exit. Turn right heading south on West Park Place for 1 mile. Veer right heading south on Rock Bridge Road (aka Annistown Road) for 2.2 miles. Turn right on Juhan Road for 1 mile and use parking on left.
Overall, Yellow River Trail System is the 1st most popular mountain bike trail of all 20 mountain biking rides in Georgia.