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Some roads are closed depending on weather conditions, so it is recommended in advance of a trip to check road conditions.
Brasstown Ranger District
APD Hwy 515 W
P.O. Box 9
Blairsville, GA 30512
7:30am to 4:00pm Monday - Friday
"Off road vehicles are defined as any motorized vehicle which travels off-road for recreational purposes. ORV's include: motorbikes such as mini bikes, dirt bikes, and motor cross bikes; four-wheel drive vehicles such as jeeps, land rovers, and pickups; all-terrain vehicles such as the popular three and four-wheelers; dune buggies; and snowmobiles."
Please read the rules and regulations and safety tips provided by US Forest Service in Georgia.
Offering views of Lake Nottely, this loop trail goes around Davenport Mountain. It has an easy section, which is recommended for young or inexperienced rider or riders accustomed to riding on flat rolling terrain. There are also sections marked as more difficult and most difficult which have some grades and should be taken only by the more experience OTV riders.
Beasley Knob is recommended for experienced drivers who are skilled in mountain terrain driving only as most trails are considered difficult due to the steep terrain and many of the trails in this area are classified as difficult to most difficult.
The Whissenhunt OHV Trail is 11.2 miles in length with all two-way traffic trails, except for two motorcycle trails. The trails are suitable for motorcycles and ATVs. The trail system is approximately 6.0 miles north of Dahlonega, GA. Users are required to stay on the signed trails to prevent damage to the surrounding resources. Whissenhunt hours of operation are from sunrise to sunset. A fee is required to ride on this trail system.