Beasley Knob OHV Trails

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

The Beasley Knob OHV Trail System is a challenging trail system located off of U.S. Highway 76 in Union County, GA.  It is conveniently located two miles east of the town of Blairsville and can be accessed by two trailheads.  The system provides approximately 10.6 miles of recreational driving for OHV enthusiasts , including those riding four-wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles and ATVs. The system is made up of interconnecting dirt trails, rock hill climbs and gravel roads through the Chattahoochee National Forest.  It is recommended for experienced riders, only, due to its challenging terrain and steep ascents.  Please, no bolted, studded or tire chains allowed. The Beasley Knob Trails are open from sunrise to sunset.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Due to wet conditions, the Beasley Knob OHV Trail System is temporarily closed in the interest of resource protection and public safety.
Operational Hours: Open sunrise to sunset. Closed during night time hours.
Fees 1-Day Permit: $5/operator/day (Pay at site)

OHV Annual Pass: $50/operator/year (Obtain at any Forest Service Office)
Restrictions:
  • No bolted, studded or tire chains allowed.
  • No night riding.
  • The Forest Annual Pass cannot be used on this trail system.
Closest Towns: Blairsville, GA
Water: None
Restroom: Vault Toilet located at the Satterfield Trailhead
Information Center: Additional information can be obtained by contacting the
Blue Ridge Ranger District
2042 Highway 515 West
Blairsville, GA 30512
706-745-6928

General Information

Directions:

There are two parking areas from which to enter the OHV trail system.

Satterfield Trailhead- Beginning on US 76/Highway 515 in front of the Blairsville Post Office, go east for 0.7 mile. Turn right onto Windy Hill Road, a paved road. At 0.7 mile when Windy Hill curves sharply to the left, go straight onto a gravel road. After 0.1 mile, turn left onto a narrow gravel road, Forest Service Road #851. Continue 0.8 mile to the OHV trail system parking lot.

Blue Rock Trailhead- Beginning on US 76/Highway 515 in front of the Blairsville Post Office, go east for 3.4 miles. Turn right just before two large propane tanks onto Rosemary Lane, which is also Forest Service Road #93. At the first fork, go left. At the second fork go right. Follow the road to the parking lot at the end, a total of 1.6 miles.


General Notes:

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


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
10.6 mi

  Latitude : 
34.882230

  Longitude : 
-83.924598

 

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