Jake and Bull Mountain Trail System


Area Status: Open

The Jake and Bull Mountain Trail System provides approximately 36 miles of recreational trails for equestrians, bicyclists and hikers.  The Jake Mountain Trail System and Bull Mountain Trail System connect to form a complex system of scenic trails within a four square mile area of the Chattahoochee National Forest's Blue Ridge Ranger District.  This area is located in western Lumpkin County, less than ten minutes from downtown Dahlonega.  The system is made up of interconnecting dirt trails and gravel roads which are accessed by two trailheads.

Jake and Bull Mountain Trail System Map

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Black Branch Trail Loop is temporarily closed to provide for public safety during active logging operations along the 28B and 28F roads. Upon completion of the timber harvest, the trail will be reopened. Please contact the Blue Ridge Ranger District with any questions. (706) 745-6928.
Fees: Free
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Medium
Water: None
Restroom: None
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:

Directions to the Trailheads

Jake Mountain Trailhead - From Dahlonega, GA, go west on State Rd 52 for approximately 8 miles.  Turn right onto Nimblewill Church Rd and proceed straight for approximately 2 miles.  The trailhead is on the right.

Bull Mountain Trailhead - From Dahlonega, GA, go west on State Rd 52 for approximately 8 miles.  Turn right onto Nimblewill Church Rd and proceed straight for approximately 2.5 miles.  Turn right onto Forest Development Rd 28-1.  Turn left onto Forest Development Road 83 and proceed straight for approximately 1 mile. The trailhead is located at the end of the road.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

General Info:

Directions

Directions to the Trailheads

Jake Mountain Trailhead - From Dahlonega, GA, go west on State Rd 52 for approximately 8 miles.  Turn right onto Nimblewill Church Rd and proceed straight for approximately 2 miles.  The trailhead is on the right.

Bull Mountain Trailhead - From Dahlonega, GA, go west on State Rd 52 for approximately 8 miles.  Turn right onto Nimblewill Church Rd and proceed straight for approximately 2.5 miles.  Turn right onto Forest Development Rd 28-1.  Turn left onto Forest Development Road 83 and proceed straight for approximately 1 mile. The trailhead is located at the end of the road.


Campground Camping

No. of Sites None

Day Hiking

Horse Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

OHV Trail Maps

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
36 mi

  Latitude : 
34.565006

  Longitude : 
-84.128759