Turner Creek Trail Horseback Riding

The 5th most popular equestrian trail in Georgia.

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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 to 1,900 feet. The single-track trail is shared by mountain bicycles and horses. The portion of this loop on Forest Service Road 77 and Forest Service Road 28-1 is open to motor vehicle traffic. No motorized vehicles are allowed on the single-track trail.

Directions: Take GA 52 west from Dahlonega for about 8.5 miles to Grizzle Store. Turn right onto Nimblewill Road and continue for about 2 miles. Turn right on Forest Service Road 28-1 and follow the signs for Bull Mountain parking area on FSR 83.

Overall, Turner Creek Trail is the 5th most popular horse trail of all 13 horseback rides in Georgia. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Turner Creek Trail including Willis Knob Horse Trail, Bull Mountain Trail, Fort Mountain State Park and Sumac Creek Trail.

Turner Creek Trail Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  Chattahoochee National Forest (706) 632-3031; Georgia Tourism (706) 737-1446

Best Season:  Apr. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Luxury Loding:  Amicalola Falls Lodge (702) 265-8888; Black Mountain Lodge, Dahlonega (800) 923-5530

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/conf

GPS:  34.5699, -84.1378

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  8/3/2016

ID:  14726

Turner Creek Trail Horseback Riding Map


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