Fort Yargo State Park

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18
miles

Intermediate

Singletrack
↑ 1,800 ft
↓ 1,800 ft
909
elevation (ft)
8.3
avg mph
288
ridden
103
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1:33
avg time

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AVERAGE RATING
4.15 out of 5
About This Trail
added by Guest on December 31, 2002
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Two primary directional loops: Yellow - 7 Miles - Easy multi-use trail that is mostly level. Blue - 12 Miles - Moderate mostly singletrack trail with some bypass-able technical features. Dont expect any fast downhills or extremely steep uphills. Limited singletrack, some double, some powerlines. Nice lake to take a dip in. Excellent camping accommodations.

Night riding is allowed, but the park closes at 9:45pm.
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SunSnowandWater on September 7, 2014
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Review: Trail a little muddy in a few spots but not bad at all. I suspect it will be dry by the end of the day. As usual, pretty quiet. I came upon one couple but felt all alone the rest of the time. Kicked my butt for some reason today. I usually like to ride this 2-3 times. I think part was the humidity, and I think the Subday direction is a bit more of a workout. Or maybe I just need a rest day. Anyhow, fun as always. Only one loop for me today, am it took me over an hour! Next time I will get my butt out the door before it is so hot and humid.

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Hilton on August 19, 2014
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Review: Pretty good trail here. It would be better if they could great it up and make smaller loops to accomodate families. One loop is rather large for children. Its got some good fast, fun sections. Really a non-technical ride.

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tcowan52 on July 17, 2014
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Review: Rode the yellow trail with grandson (6) and granddaughter (8). They both had a great time. Perfect trail for young beginners. Just want to add that the trail was well maintained and staff at park were very helpful.

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MTB Crackfox on July 11, 2014
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Review: Fort Yargo is always a blast. It is one of the Muddy Spokes Georgia Trails and is a highlight of this elite club. It has a little bit of it all. You have the Awesome Monster Mile where you are pushing through some awesome whoop-de-do's. You have Heart Attack hill for a real challenge for climbing. Then, when you feel like a little fun, hit up Horseshoe Drop. Plus, the other 10 miles of trail around the Lake are pretty awesome Riding as well. I'm been here multiple times and will continue to go back

Similar Trail: Chicopee Woods, Gainesville

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GTechRacer on May 5, 2014
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Review: I had an internship near here so I would ride this after work and man it's fast and has flow. I carried more speed here than anywhere else but with that being said there are no real climbs or technical sections unless you ride the monster mile around the hard way. It's a really nice place I enjoyed riding here with the exception of the fees.

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SunSnowandWater on April 13, 2014
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Review: Love, love, love this trail! I like Blanket's Creek and Chicopee (more than BC), but this might be my fav. It is only an hour from Atlanta, and a great 12mile loop. I love that I got a great workout, but if lt it was flowy. I didn't have to get off my bike. Okay, twice :) You are rewarded with fun and flowy after a bit of pedaling. Nothing overly technical. No big elevation drops which may be boring for some. Personally, I don't care for the straight downhill. I rode this twice and wanted to go for a third time, but my legs probably would've been mad. Be sure to bring an extra tube, water, and snacks. You do have to pay $5 park entry fee and supposed to pay $3 mtb fee too. I bought annual pass for both. I will definitely be back. I think they did such a great job with a nicely spread out trail. I decided to take the advance bypass the first time around. I'm calling it the Miserable Mile. I think advanced riders would enjoy the jumps. The last one was so big I wasn't sure I could climb over it with my bike. It was pretty comical. My legs were temporarily spent after that. I took the outer circle on loop 2. :) It is a loop, so be prepared for 12 miles, but you could probably bail out on one of the road crossings if needed. Super easy to follow.

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Allen0285 on March 26, 2014
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Review: Best part was the horseshoe drop. Good trail but not much downhill. Only downside is you have to pay to park and ride.

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Schell21 on March 26, 2014
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Review: This is a very fun, long trail system. Nice down hills and challenging but not insane climbs. be sure to bring plenty of tubes and food, i ended up with two flats my second time out here.

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Fit4Life28 on March 25, 2014
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Review: I love this trail, it's fun and fast. Everything is very well marked so I have no doubt where I'm at and it flows very well. The laps are a little bit longer so if you're bringing young kids or first timers plan accordingly.

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bhmtb on March 17, 2014
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Review: Well-maintained beginner to intermediate directional single-track. Plenty of opportunity to cut this 12 mile loop short. Mix of ups and downs, and a variety of scenery: lake to woods. $5 to park and $3 to ride.

Similar Trail: Chicopee

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Theejuicer on December 17, 2013
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Review: Nothing to crazy here. Good solid natural trail. Solid place for beginners

Similar Trail: Dauset.

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sburkey on November 30, 2013
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Review: Like they say.....flowy. Not bad but kind of simple. Good workout but no real excitement. I will bring the kids next time.

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paulnshawn on August 28, 2013
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Review: I had a fantastic time on this 12.5 mile intermediate loop. It was tighter and had more climb and descent than Harbins or Tribble where I have riden more frequently. There were some great jumps and some great features like Horseshoe Drop and the Monster Mile. I loved the fast and twisty descents with narrow passes between trees and parts of the trail that were very close to the edge of a stream bank or other drop off. The view of the lake from high above was a great backdrop to the trail at certain points. Trails were well marked and in great shape. The mix of gentle winding sections with very narrow, twisty, and much more technical sections made the two hour ride a lot of fun! This ride helped me make my final decision between 29 and 26 FS bikes. My friend and I switched off several times and the 26 FS won hands down for agility on tight, fast sections and for acceleration out of turns and up hills. The 29 rode like a Cadillac over bumps, roots and rocks, but the 26 was a Corvette in handling and acceleration which is most important to me. I can't wait to ride Fort Yargo again!

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KleinGuy on June 13, 2013
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Review: I always love riding at Fort Yargo. It's a fun trail with some technical areas and a lot of fast, fun areas. It almost feels like I'm on a different trail in different areas. Great variety of views and trail types!

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trailtrash on May 31, 2013
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Review: Took my daughter for her first trail ride here. Skipped the monster mile but loved the rest. Good place for beginners to t some action.

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spacefish on April 25, 2013
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Review: Great ride. Some sections are too tight for maintaining speed. Lots of little dips and jumps. Very well maintained. Its mostly hard packed GA clay. Started raining lightly which made it a little slick. Remember ratings are really emotionally based. I had a great run so Im giving a thumbs up. Definitely worth the trip, took me about 90 minutes on outer loop. I skipped monster mile.

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Parr121 on March 19, 2013
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Review: Rode the inside loop (yellow) trail for the first time. Trail and venue are clean and well kept. We will be back to try the more challenging trail.

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brianW on September 18, 2012
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Review: Rode both the mt biking trail and the recreation trail. Rec. Trail is more of a double track. Good for beginners that is close to the lake. Mt bike trail is longer and singletrack. Many alternatives along the route to make it more challenging. Just a fun trail. Wife was with me and she is a beginner.

Similar Trail: FATS

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jefro on August 18, 2012
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Review: rode here today for the first time. nothing i rode was really technicalbut since i am from fla, we don't have this type of incline for very long so i am really out of shape.the downhills were a blast as well as the coolness thru the woods. robe hawke creek on wed but it was after work and i was beat. will def go back!!

Similar Trail: alafia trails in fla, santos in belleview, fla

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Guest on July 30, 2012
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Review: trail was great had a good time. lots of nice singletrack mixed in with more oped riding with some technical aspects

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mottaboo on June 4, 2012
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Review: Fun intermediate well maintained trail. Great workout ride with a lot of great flowing portions. I live about an hour and a half a way and it is worth the drive.

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kayaker442 on May 19, 2012
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Review: nice ride but I had trouble following the trail at times.

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Rynil2000 on April 11, 2012
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Review: I made a trip out to Fort Yargo recently to check out the trail and I wasn't at all disappointed. There's plenty of parking next to a bath house/ pavilion area, plus a beach are if you want to swim. It's a solid loop around the lake that has a little something for everyone. The "horse shoe drop" and "monster mile" routes were pretty fun. Most of the trail is relatively flat single track with some quick ups and downs along the way; there's even a water crossing at one point. I went on a Saturday, but this trail rotates direction every other day, so I'll have to go back and check out the clockwise direction sometime. I would suggest this trail to almost anyone; it's a blast. The only bad part is paying the $5 parking fee and then the new $2 per bike trail fee that GA state parks have enacted. Definitely worth $7 in my opinion.

* Review edited 4/11/2012

Similar Trail: Yellow River

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kingkenn45 on March 25, 2012
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Review: Great trail. Ride it twice if you want a killer work out don't do any of the bypasses. I prefer it on the Sunday direction over Saturday but either way its a lot of fun

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ngilbert on March 17, 2012
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Review: This trail stretched my beginner skills to the limit. Had a couple of spills but nothing serious. Fortunately, the Horseshoe Drop section was temporarily closed due to erosion or I might have been tempted to try it. Very well marked and well-maintained. All of the riders I met (er, who passed me) were friendly and helpful. I would love to ride this trail again when I'm in the Atlanta area.

Similar Trail: Dausett Trails

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jmick on March 14, 2012
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Review: Rode it 10 Mar 2012 for the first time for the dirty spokes duathalon...the course was 11 miles of the outer loop. Very fun trail, some technical and some flow. Some good jumps on one of the tame downhill sections. Overall great trail, had a blast. I'm about 3 hours away so won't be back soon but it's worth the drive if you're looking for something new. Very well maintained and marked...thanks trail hobbits!

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inbody06 on February 9, 2012
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Review: great trail, well planned out ,one of the best state run trails in the area

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KEITH_BASS on January 24, 2012
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Review: It's all good ,,not technical at all,, even flowing.

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rwcameron66 on December 24, 2011
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Review: Great time camping and riding the trails. Scenic ride with plenty of wildlife to view. Not to difficult for beginners.

Similar Trail: daucet trail

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vendola on December 17, 2011
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Review: I rode this trail for the first time today and really enjoyed it. It's well maintained and has nice flow to it. Remember to bring $5 for parking.

Similar Trail: Chicopee

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calebgaines on November 23, 2011
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Review: Ridden it twice and looking forward to a third in the near future. Rode it clockwise the first time and counter the next time and counter clockwise was much better.

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chriscrowe16 on November 8, 2011
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Review: The track has one big jump but other than that it is a waste of gas to go to if you have any experiance at all

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rande11699 on August 15, 2011
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Review: Rode out there for my second time yesterday and I hate to say it but it is nothing special. There are some fun parts but imo there is not much flow. Now I have only ridden it in the clockwise direction and I have heard that counter-clockwise is more fun so I will give that a try before I scratch this one of my list of destinations. I think the Horse Park and Heritage, even though they are harder trails, have better flow and are more fun to ride.

* Review edited 8/15/2011

Similar Trail: Heritage. Horse Park.

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kwnichol on August 2, 2011
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Review: Rode the Yellow trail. Excellent signage that makes the trail easy to follow. Great ride...One of my favorites.

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brentstone2 on July 28, 2011
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Review: Nice ride!

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XElninoX on June 2, 2011
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Review: I raced here a few weeks back and the course was great. DEFINETLY the highlight of the season. The flow of the trail was great, the monster mile was a great ride. There were some challenging climbs but plenty of fun exciting downhill!!

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Slee_Stack on May 26, 2011
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Review: I ride this trail once a week. Its convenient for after work rides. It has a little bit of everything in one big loop. If you want an easier day, just skip the Monster Mile and the other couple spurs. I like the mix of not-too-long climbs, descents, and twists. I'm not an out and back climb/downhill kind of rider. I enjoy trails that mix it up, and Yargo does just that. Weeknights have been great, a few riders here and there...perfect. Being directional is a bonus so you can mix it up back-to-back days. I disagree with the 'easy to get lost' comment below. Its basically one big loop. It doesn't get much easier to follow. The inner loop (beginner) used to be VERY poorly marked so one could find themsleves tooling around campsites accidentally. The outer loop has 3 spurs (plus the mini Horseshoe spur), but these (and their bypass) are well marked. Confusing is Yellow River and its dozens of trail intersections, NOT Ft. Yargo.

* Review edited 5/26/2011

Similar Trail: Mt. Tabor

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Hardtail.Junky on March 14, 2011
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Review: This trail is cool but very long and at times confusing. This trail has a killer down hill section at the power line mark. Super fun when the ground is dry. I'm still more intertained with the Chickopee trail in Gainesville but this one offers some fun for a leasure ride.

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David_Echols on January 31, 2011
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Review: I have riden this trail 2 times in the past month and the first time i rode i got lost. But when i got the map and knew my way around it was a really good trail to ride with lots of little jumps all over the place. With a few uphills and some fun downhill rides i overall really like these trails.1/30/11

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Guest on November 26, 2010
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Review: Rode here Thanksgiving Day morning. Had the trail all to myself. Pretty wet but still a great ride. First time here I rode CW. Thursday of course is CCW. Perfect solitude. I was very thankful to be out riding.

Similar Trail: Chicopee, FATS-Brown Wave maybe others

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fastcat on November 1, 2010
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Review: I took this trail far too lightly after reading many reviews here. I think many people are confusing the easy section (around the lake) from the hard section which is mostly single track. It is a long trail with many uphill climbs. Many many burms to get a little air going downhill. Also has some really fun 10 foot drops. the one really irritating thing is the markings on the trail. One word. CONFUSING. I got lost 3 times, and I had a map that I got off of the web. Do yourself a favor and stop by the park headquarters and get their free map. You still might get lost, but maybe not as bad as I did. I consider myself an intermediate rider and this trail really wore me out and kicked my butt. I still consider this a blue run trail, but it borders on the black. Very nice views of the lake is also a plus to riding this trail.

* Review edited 11/1/2010

Similar Trail: Bear Creek, Sope Creek, Rope Mill

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nvrenf on October 3, 2010
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Review: I rode 10-2-10 CC. Good workout - rooty in places, especially on the lake edge - had to walk it or would have slid off into the water... trail well marked with yellow and blue for about half of the trail, then red?and green - a little confusing. Lost the trail at the Horseshoe... found it again eventually down the paved road. Also several unmarked intersections with fire roads - look for the singletrack that is sometimes hidden by the tall grasses. This was my first time on this trail & didn't carry a map, so that may be the source of my confusion... ride time 1:40, AVG 7, MAX 24 (rode the brakes/unfamiliar trail). Did do some hiking in a few places, was on the trail a total of 2:10. Am looking forward to trying it CW. This is not a beginner trail in my opinion, but not overly technical either - roots, rocks, climbs and dips are part of this sport!

* Review edited 10/3/2010

Similar Trail: JackRabbit Trails, Hayesville NC

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BigDawgMike on September 17, 2010
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Review: my first real time mountain biking and it kicked my butt. I had a blast. Going there tomorrow with my little bro and his friend cant wait to see the horse shoe drop again. Not gonna try it just look at and pee my self.

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peanutpuckett on October 27, 2009
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Review: Fun! Worth the 1 1/2 hr drive for me. Nice aerobically, some good down hills, not too scary. They are doing some work on one portion so you have to detour. Be careful that you go in the correct direction for that day, it is well marked. I can't wait to go back. Worst part is getting on 285 to get there, now that was scary!

Similar Trail: Dausett Trails in Jackson,Georgia

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Greg Heil on June 27, 2009
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Review: came out specifically today to ride DOWN the monster mile. i've climbed up it twice, and decided that the next time i rode yargo, i'd be going down that section. and guess what? IT DOMINATED!!! "whoop-te-doos" is the phrase of the day... small, medium, and some of them are freaking BIG! i'm sure you could pick your way down this trail, riding the brakes.... but man, if you put the hammer down and rail it, holy cow!! that was a blast, and SO worth it!

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ilovenaps on May 31, 2009
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Review: Rode this today for the first time, was fun but also tight in spots with too many roots! Roots almost everywhere which made parts that could have been much more fun quite bumpy and technical. Over all I would recomend riding this trail! The woods are very nice, the lake is awesome, easy to find and park and the trail is well marked.

Similar Trail: Yellow River

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GoldenGoose on May 24, 2009
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Review: A decent trail about an hour outside of Atlanta with flowing trails that you can get the heart rate up on. Unfortunately, they rerouted the pipeline portion of the trail which was the both fastest downhill on even days and the hardest climb on odd days. Can you tell I'm a bit disappointed?

Similar Trail: Yellow River

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Greg Heil on March 21, 2009
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Review: Pretty sweet trail, no real climbing or descending. It is Georgia, however. Really good flow, but if you are looking for technical challenge, look elsewhere. Couple of interesting features along the trail including "Horseshoe Drop" to play on. Well maintained. All in all, a sweet ride!

Similar Trail: Chicopee Woods in Gainesville

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bpmcginty74 on March 6, 2009
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Review: Heads up (literally). Went out to Fort Yargo today and there are a LOT of fallen trees on the trail. I saw one guy who tried to jump one of the trees and snapped his chain. That must have been a long walk back.

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zsnau734 on February 17, 2009
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Review: Great overall trail.... decent variety. Very enjoyable 12 miles on the outer loop. One of my favorite places to ride within an hour of ATL.

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xcrhino on November 19, 2008
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Review: fun, challenging, some tight spots, great downhill on the counter clockwise loop

Similar Trail: 441 trails in athens

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j._r._eaton on October 6, 2008
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Review: YABA DABA DO The rock garden is technical, the horse shoes are great and the twelve miles is a nice ride and if you ride CW the Plantation pipe line climb is a good uphill climb. YABA did a great job "thank you. The only thing I see missing are log crossings.

Similar Trail: Blankets creek, Yellow river

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Frank_C on September 5, 2008
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Review: My first time out to this trail today. Trail was nicely maintained, and good all around fun. Went CW around the loop, and my favorite part was the narrow singletrack through the trees. I left my trail map in the truck, so it's not surprising that I missed the root garden, and I picked up the beginner trail for a portion of the ride. Enjoyed it. Rode it CCW yesterday, and the gas line descent is awesome - hit about 25 mph!

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zaskar on August 6, 2008
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Review: Nice long ride (about 12 miles). There's lots of options, rock gardens, root gardens, inner and outer loops. The view of the lake is great at some points. It wasn't very crowded (I went on a Sunday), but most of the hikers were going the wrong way, so be careful there's a few blind corners. There are some nice downhills and lots of jumps. The trail changes from singletrack to doubletrack to powerlines and back again. Takes about an hour and fifteen minutes to do the loop, but you can go off to different sections that can take a little longer. Nice plunge in the lake after the ride. Very good accommodations. * Review edited 8/6/2008

* Review edited 8/6/2008

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Tony30052 on September 23, 2007
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Review: Just did this trail for the first time today. I've heard a lot of people rip on Yargo saying its too easy and no fun. Well they're wrong. Fort Yargo does have some easy trail stretches but there are plenty of good moderate climbs to keep you pumping and a good bit of fast downhill. Going down the powerline section you can FLY, but watch out because the next turn isn't marked very well and you'll end up making an unnecessary climb. Watch for hikers on the trail (I don't see why we have to yield to them, wouldn't it be easier to just step off the trail rather than us stop?) But the important part is, this is an 11-mile fun trek. The mileage is clearly marked to let you know how you're doing. Definately a good weekend ride/workout.

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bongo_x on June 9, 2007
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Review: rode it for the first time and loved it. I usually ride at yellow river. long enough and hard enough for a good workout, definitely not an "after work" ride for me. there has obviously been a lot of great work done here, the trails were great and easy to follow for the most part. the part at the long bridge (going clockwise) was confusing and I ended up riding a a mile or so in the wrong direction. be careful there when you're tired. I don't understand the "clockwise some days, cc on others" thing. I've never heard of anything like that. what's the point? it's especially confusing because the signs insist that the trails are "bi-directional", then lay out rules that are obviously uni-directional, changing direction daily. strange.

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harohomeboy on April 18, 2007
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Review: I just rode this place recently. Since the new trails have been built. This place is pretty cool. It is one long ride though. This is a great place to train for long races, and it is as close to an epic ride as we can get in this part of the state. The trails are awesome, but don't go out in the late afternoon, I barely finished before dark. You can ride at night here also, which is sweet.

Similar Trail: Tsali

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steeldtailer on January 14, 2007
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Review: This is a really sweet trail so close to Atlanta. It was my first time. Most of my rides here have been at Yellow River, Sope Creek, Big Creek ... Fort Yargo ... much better! Some of the earlier reviews mentioned "beginner" and "after work" .... more power to 'ya if that's the case, but I'd say this is a fairly technical ride. The 12 mile length makes it a bit much for the average beginner too. That said, there's really nothing stopping anyone from taking this ride, it surely won't destroy you. It has a great combination of moderate climbs and downhills, a pretty good "speed decent" at the "gas line climb" (on CCW days anyway), and a damn good amount of twisty, whoopdee, rooty, rocky trails. Give it as go!!! I'l be seeing a lot more of it in the future

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rockhopper06t on October 1, 2006
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Review: This has become my favorite local trail and one that I keep coming back to. There is always something to test your skill here - yesterday it was a deer that wouldnt get out of the way... The 3rd time I rode this trail I went ahead and purchased a year round pass for the park. Hikers and runners have all been courteous and the trail just keeps getting better at 12mi.

Similar Trail: Chicopee, Renaissance Park (Charlotte, NC)

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R3 on September 10, 2006
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Review: A really good trail to go out for a spin. A couple of really great climbs with a sweet decent to follow.

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stevegordon1970 on August 24, 2006
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Review: Well since the last time I posted alot has happened as far as building trails the whole loop is now 12 miles long for the most part this is going to be it except for a couple of rerouts around walking trails this trail system has a little somthing for everybody from tight twisty single track to a monster hill climb I hope all of you enjoy the trail a lot of man hours went into them approx. 4000 hrs. about 2000 of them were mine. Trails are in good shape right now we are planning on doing a lot of de-rooting this winter and put in a couple of bridges in some problom gullys.I appricate all the good things that are beig said about our trails. in 3 weeks the trails will become bi-directional monday,wed,fri,sun clock wise tues.,thurs,sat.,will be counter clockwise. As soon as we get the signs up this will take effect.

Similar Trail: Chicopee woods, Gainsville collage, Tribble Mill

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misst2u2 on July 11, 2006
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Review: Lovely!.. A nice ride. A bit confusing on one section but worth the reride. This was a decent workout without the extremes. It does have wonderful views and a peaceful setting. Thanks to the biker at Yellow River that told me about Yargo!

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Rthur2sheds on July 5, 2006
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Review: Yargo is a lot of fun! There are some great rolling sections before the dam that will require you to hold on tight! A couple spots demand a decent front suspension so be careful if you have a rigid fork! The back half (after the dam) is pretty placid and makes for a good time trial. I place Yargo in between Gainesville College and Chicopee in terms of technical difficulty... at 13 miles, it offers a good workout!

Similar Trail: Gainesville College

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Hyper on June 4, 2006
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Review: This trail is rather long, but really fun. There are some awesome downhills and one pain in the b*** uphill. Its not very technical and you can do the whole thing averaging 7mph. Not bad at all. If you are a beginner, this is the place for you. If you are into getting a nice cardio workout, the $3 price tag is worth it. I should note that you can ride on Wednesdays for free (thats what my parking sticker told me).

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K2K on April 18, 2006
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Review: 12 miles of flowy singletrack.

Similar Trail: Dauset

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Rebus on April 17, 2006
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Review: A fun fast trail with minimal technical, no steep descents or climbs. There are a few shock-bottoming dips along the trail, but nothing that can really test your skills. You can go very fast during the first several miles because the trail is laid out so well and it's pretty smooth. The lake is beautiful, and the accomodations are very nice. You pick up a lot of road noise from a bunch of sections, but overall, this is a fun place to ride.

Similar Trail: Blankets Creek, Dauset (could be Dauset's twin)

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MBnewbie on March 18, 2006
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Review: rode this morning. Trails in great shape. Love Yargo. Thanks Steve and YABA members. Would like more info on YABA though. Excellen place to ride.

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MBnewbie on February 27, 2006
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Review: Went on my first ride Sun. Had a great time! Love this new sport! (New to me anyway!) Saw a lot of signs that said new trail, but we stayed on the more estabished trail. Accepting all advice for a 39 year old overweight (for now) guy for training tips and/or great rides!

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Guest on January 10, 2006
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Review: Some great trails have been built at Fort Yargo. There has to be at least 10 miles of trails here to ride for the intermediate rider and there is something new almost every month. Come out and ride them it is worth the trip.

Similar Trail: Gainesville College

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Guest on August 30, 2005
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Review: Fort yargo has had a face lift as far as trails go their is about 8 miles of single track now to go along with the rest of the prior trails this system is now an interimadiate trail system its no longer just for beginners we invite you to come out on monday and thursday nights at 6:30 pm meet at will-a-way acrosss the road from the tennis courts Steve Gordon(President of Yaba)

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Guest on August 4, 2005
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Review: There has just been about 4 miles of new trails cut out, they have a good mix of steep climbs and a down hills, and in some parts it is steep enough to get 3 or 4 feet of air, ( I am a downhill rider) but it makes the other trails in the park almost worthless

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GAREALTOR on April 5, 2004
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Review: Fort Yargo reminds me a little of Lake Lanier, Stone Mountain and Callaway without the commercial trimmings. I\'ve personally only ridden there twice however on at least two of the trails. The first trail (clearly the beginner course) offers very few if any steep hills and is pretty much a level ride. Truely a beginners course, however watch out for roots and some deep tread markings. The alternate trail is decidedly more difficult. It features long uphill jaunts (by some powerlines) folowed by glorious, roller coaster like decents. It\'s very tough to push through this track as a beginner, however, there are not too many technical aspects to the course itself. There are some highlights of the courses that I thought I would mention. - There is a long grassy path that runs parralel to the lake. (the entire course for the most part runs around the lake). It is very reminiscent of Callaway\'s trail with the scenic lake view. - Early on the beginner portion of the trail there is an area cut out of the brush that forms a tunnel of sorts (kind of like Six Flags, without the lattice).

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Fort Yargo State Park MTB Trail 4.15 out of 5 based on 72 ratings. 72 user reviews.
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