Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
Motor Vehicle Use Rules and Regulations
Welcome to the Chattahoochee Oconee National Forest
Georgia's only national forest offers 867,000 acres of scenery, history, and culture to explore.
Photo: Early morning view of Mt. Yonah from the Dukes Creek Falls Recreation Area. (Forest Service photo by Mitch Cohen)
The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest provides the finest outdoor recreation opportunities and natural resources in Georgia. Featuring nearly 867,000 acres across 26 counties, thousands of miles of clear-running streams and rivers, approximately 850 miles of recreation trails, and dozens of campgrounds, picnic areas, and other recreation activity opportunities, these lands are rich in natural scenery, history and culture.
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Road, trail, and area users must comply with the Motor Vehicle Use Map as well as all Federal, State, and local laws and regulations. Forest roads are only open to registered vehicles and mopeds in accordance with state law. All other vehicles including “motorized carts”, “low speed vehicles”, “multipurpose off-highway vehicles” and “all-terrain vehicles” are prohibited on Forest Service roads.
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#BurnAlerts - Prescribed Fire Information
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OHV Trail System Maps
This gallery contains trail maps, locator maps, and a state vicintiy map that shows the location of the OHV trail systems in the state.
Alerts & Warnings
- Lake Russell WMA road information
- #BurnAlerts for Prescribed Fires
- Conasauga Ranger District Seasonal Road Closures
- Seasonal Road Closures in Effect
- FS Road 22 Tumbling Creek road hazard - major slump
- Before riding your UTV, Educate Yourself!
- Track Rock Petroglyphs
- Flatlands Road (FSR 256 and FSR 637) Closed
- Road Closures on the Chattooga River Ranger District
- Coleman River Rd (FSR #54) Closure
- CAUTION Waterfall Dangers
- CALL BEFORE YOU HAUL - ATV and OHV
- Panther Creek Trail Temporary Hiker Restrictions
- Don't Move Firewood!