Davenport Mountain OHV Trails


Area Status: 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

Operational Hours: Open sunrise to sunset. Not operational after dark.
Rentals & Guides: You must have your own equipment to ride the trails.
Fees: 1-Day Pass: $5/operator/day
Please plan to purchase your day pass at one of the following locations:

Daily passes are available digitally by going to Recreation.gov/activitypass/davenport-ohv or by calling 877-444-6777, or by utilizing the QR code posted on the OHV area kiosk.

​Blue Ridge Ranger District Office 
(Please call to verify we have passes)
2042 Highway 515 West, Blairsville, GA 30512 (M-F, 8:00a - 4:30p) - (706) 745-6928

OHV Annual Pass: $50/operator/year
Obtain at any Forest Service Office or at Recreation.gov/activitypass/davenport-ohv. Annual Passes are valid for Houston Valley, Whissenhunt, Beasley Knob, Town Creek, Oakey Mountain, and Davenport OHV Trails. You must purchase and print the annual pass ahead of time and display in your tow vehicle.
Restrictions:
  • Vehicles must be less than 50 inches wide
  • Only ATV's and motorcycles permitted on designated trails
  • No night riding
  • The Forest Annual Pass cannot be used on this trail system.
Closest Towns: Blairsville, GA
Water: None
Restroom: None
Passes: A day pass or OHV Annual Pass must be obtained before using the Davenport Mountain OHV Trail.

Purchase your day pass at one of the following locations: 

Daily passes area available digitally by going to Recreation.gov/activitypass/davenport-ohv or by calling 877-444-6777, or by utilizing the QR code posted on the OHV area kiosk.

Blue Ridge Ranger District Office (Please call to verify we have passes)
2042 Highway 515 West, Blairsville, GA 30512 (M-F, 8:00a - 4:30p) - (706) 745-6928

The price of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest OHV Annual Pass is $50. This Annual Pass entitles you to ride on any designated Off-Highway Vehicle Trail in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests for 1 year. You must have this Annual Pass in your possession when you are riding. The OHV Annual Pass can be purchased at the Blue Ridge Ranger District Office or at Recreation.gov/activitypass/davenport-ohv.

Check the status of your favorite trail or “call before you haul”. For more information, contact the Blue Ridge Ranger District. 
Information Center: Additional information can be obtained by contacting the:
Blue Ridge Ranger District
2042 Highway 515 West
Blairsville, GA 30512
Phone: 706-745-6928
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 4:30

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.


Activities

OHV Trail Riding

SUITABLE FOR - ATV 50" or less in width 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 Area 5.9 miles
Class of Vehicle ATV, Motorcycle
Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
5.9 mi