Davenport Mountain OHV Trails

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The Davenport Mountain OHV Trail is 5.9 miles in length. The trails are suitable for motorcycles and ATVs. This trail loops around Davenport Mountain with some moderate grades, and offers views of Nottely Lake. This trail is approximately 12.0 miles west of Blairsville, GA. This trail has an easy section, which is recommended for young or inexperienced riders. There are also sections that are more difficult. Riders must stay on the OHV trail; cross-country riding or riding on the main road are not allowed. The trail crosses a road at two places. Watch for other vehicles on the road at these crossings. Davenport Mountain hours of operation are from sunrise to sunset. A fee is required to ride on this trail.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open
Operational Hours: Open sunrise to sunset. Not operational after dark.
Fees 1-Day Permit: $5/operator/day

OHV Annual Pass: $50/operator/year.
Permit Info: 1-Day Permit or OHV Annual Pass
Open Season: Mid-March 2014 - December 31, 2014
Restrictions: Forest Annual Pass cannot be used at this trailhead
Closest Towns: Blairsville, GA
Water: None
Restroom: None
Information Center: Blue Ridge Ranger District
706-745-6928

General Information

Directions:

Beginning at the traffic light at the intersection of US 76/Highway 515 and US 19/129, go west on US 76/Highway 515 for 7.0 miles. Turn right onto GA 325 and go 2.3 miles to the STOP sign. Turn left, still on GA 325, and go 2.8 miles and turn right onto Davenport Mountain Road. At the foot of the hill, turn right onto Forest Service Road #143. Follow the gravel road 1.1 miles to the parking lot on your right. The OHV trail begins at the back end of the parking lot.


General Notes:

PLEASE NOTE! This area is closed from January 1 through March 31 for resource protection during the wet and freezing months of the year, when the most impact from use can occur.


Directions:

Beginning at the traffic light at the intersection of US 76/Highway 515 and US 19/129, go west on US 76/Highway 515 for 7.0 miles. Turn right onto GA 325 and go 2.3 miles to the STOP sign. Turn left, still on GA 325, and go 2.8 miles and turn right onto Davenport Mountain Road. At the foot of the hill, turn right onto Forest Service Road #143. Follow the gravel road 1.1 miles to the parking lot on your right. The OHV trail begins at the back end of the parking lot.


Activities


OHV Riding & Camping

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OHV Trail Riding

SUITABLE FOR - ATV's and motorcycles Riders must stay on the OHV trail; cross-country riding or riding on the main road are not allowed. This trail has an easy section, which is recommended for young or inexperienced riders. There are also sections marked as more difficult and most difficult.

Staging Area5.9 miles
Class of VehicleATV, Motorcycle
Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult