Located in Georgia, the horseback riding in Chattahoochee Forest is known for five fun horse trails. The best Chattahoochee Forest horseback riding based on popularity are considered to be Willis Knob Horse Trail, Fort Mountain State Park, Bull Mountain Trail, Turner Creek Trail, and Sumac Creek Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Chattahoochee Forest horseback riding trail below.
East of Clayton in the Chattahoochee National Forest, the Willis Knob Horse Trail is a 15 mile loop which connects with the 12.5 mile Rocky Gap Horse Trail system in South Carolina. These are some of the most scenic trails in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains and wind across deeply dissected ridges along with descending to the Chattooga River.
Near Chatsworth in northwest Georgia, the Fort Mountain State Park has a network of horseback trails totaling 30 miles. Spread across 3,500 acres, one of the more popular horseback riding routes in the park is the 15 mile advanced expert loop.
Near Blue Ridge in the Chattahoochee National Forest, the Turner Creek Trail is a 7 mile trail open to horseback riding. This trail features a 1.7-mile single-track experience with approximately 5 additional miles of dirt and gravel Forest Service roads to complete the loop. Elevations range from 1,650 feet to 1,900 feet. The single-track trail is shared by both mountain bicycles and horses.
Near Chatworth in the Chattahoochee National Forest, the Sumac Creek Trail is a 12.5 mile route open to horseback riding. This long distance double-loop trail offers both the challenge of steep ascents and descents and the ease of flat double-track travel. From high, narrow ridge lines, trail users will drop into the rugged Sumac Creek drainage three times.