North of downtown Helen, the Unicoi Mountain Bike Trail is a 7.5 mile singletrack network used for the annual NORBA National Race. NOTE: Closed for the 2002 season due to logging. The rolling terrain and side trails make this ride a local favorite. The trail can be reach from town or from the Unicoi State Park on the road behind the lodge. From Helen, ride northeast on Chattahoochee Street. Prior to the righthand harpin turn, watch left for the bike trail climbing up the hill. Generally, stay to the right and ride the loops in a counter-clockwise direction.
Overall, Unicoi Mountain Bike Trail is the 4th most popular mountain bike trail of all 20 mountain biking rides in Georgia.