Frady Branch Equestrian and Bike Trail System
While the 14.5-mile Frady Branch Trail System is a popular place among horse back riders, the trails are also open to mountain bike riders and hikers. Four loops provide opportunities for different experiences on the trail system.. The parking area has separate sections for mountain bikers, hikers, and horse trailers.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Open year-round|
|Operational Hours:||Sunrise to sunset.|
|Area Amenities:||Fee charged for some activities,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking|
|Fees:||There is a $5 per/person/rider/ per day amenities special fee for this site. Anyone using the site/trails are required to pay the amenities fee. America the Beautiful/Golden Age Senior or Access Passes are accepted. There is also a $25 per year per person pass that can be purchased at the District Office in Lakemont. Call 706-754-6221 for more information.|
|Open Season:||Open Year-round|
|Restrictions:||Reminder to hunters no hunting within the 450 feet of the parking area, it is not part of the WMA, it is a developed recreation site.|
|Passes:||America the Beautiful/Golden Age Senior or Access pass are accepted at the site. At the district office in Lakemont you can also purchase a $25 per person per year pass.|
|Operated By:||USDA Forest Service|
Physical Address: 4240 Hwy 184, Toccoa, GA
From Gainesville, GA
Take GA-365 N/US-23 N for 28.7 miles.
Follow signs towards Toccoa and Lavonia onto GA-365 N/US-123 and go 6.3 miles GA-184 S/.
Turn right onto GA-184 S/Dicks Hill Parkway and go 0.3 mile.
Turn left onto GA-184 S (Homer Highway) and go 2.8 miles to the Frady Branch entrance on the right.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Designated parking for mountain bike users and hikers. 4 loops/14.5 miles
Day Hiking4 loops/14.5 miles
Convenient location, great trails, separate parking for horse trailers, and a horse wash on site above car parking area makes this trail riding experience a pleasure.
|Fee charged for some activities:||Amenities Fee Special Area|
|Parking:||Car Parking/separate for lot for trailers|
|Drinking water:||Located above car lot|
Alerts & Warnings
- Partial Jake Mountain Campground Closure
- Updated on Aska Trail System Closure Due Flat Creek Fire
- 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!