Allatoona Creek Park

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.38 out of 5
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Intermediate
32.0
miles

Singletrack
↑ 500 ft
↓ 500 ft
1,022
elevation (ft)

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Trail Description
About this trail
Updated 4/27/18
Located in the northwest portion of Cobb County, Allatoona Creek Park consists of 1450 acres leased by Cobb County from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as well as several hundred acres of Cobb County property. Large open fields give way to forest as the property connects to Lake Allatoona. Two creeks (Little Allatoona & Big Allatoona) merge as you near the lake. Among the 1450 acres are several wetland areas. These wetland areas are of vital importance to the property's diverse fauna and flora.

The park is home to a vast array of wildlife including ground nesting birds, birds of prey, deer, fox, bobcat and other mammals and reptiles. The land is managed to accommodate all species of wildlife with archery hunting for deer allowed during season. The park is open for public use except during hunting season.

Allatoona Creek Park Address:
5690 Old Stilesboro Road
Acworth, GA 30101

The Allatoona Creek Park Mountain Bike Trail System currently includes over 30 miles of fun trails. Trails include Rusty Bucket, Mason's Bridge, Driftwood, MumboJumbo, Voodoo, Hocus Pocus, Turtleback, Red Barron, Whipper Snapper and various jump lines, a new pump track and skills section. Riding difficulty levels range between beginner (Rusty Bucket), and advanced (Whipper Snapper). Plans are underway to add 10 more miles of trail in the next year.

Riding direction changes daily. Please check signs at each trailhead. Trail may close due to wet conditions. Please visit www.sorbawestgeorgia.org for trail status.

Trail is open sunrise to sunset EXCEPT for the following months due to hunting season:

September / October - Trail opens at 10:00 am
November / December - Trail is closed - HUNTERS ONLY
January - Trail opens at 10:00 am

Turtleback, Red Barron, Whicpper Snapper and Pitner Road Jump Lines and pump track remain open during hunting season, but can ONLY be accessed by the Pitner Road Dog Park Trailhead - 2450 Pitner Road Acworth, GA 30101.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Trail Q&A
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Q: Can you ride here in Nov & Dec...saw that a couple ppl said it was closed for hunting? -Thorhendrix73

A: Beginning November 1st, most of Allatoona Creek Park's trails will be closed for hunting season. Turtle Back, Red Barron and Whipper Snapper will be open, but can only be accessed from the Pitner Road Dog Park (2450 Pitner Road, Acworth, GA 30101). All of Allatoona's trails will reopen January 1, 2017, at 10:00 am.

Jeff Barber answered on December 7, 2017. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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Q: Which trail is the most difficult -Guest

A: Hocus Pocus can be exhaustive in spots, but Whipper Snapper is far more challenging.

Slee_Stack answered on October 31, 2016. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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System Trails (11)
System Trails (11)
Turtle Back Loop
Red Baron
Rusty Bucket Loop
Mason's Bridge Loop
Whipper Snapper
Mumbo Jumbo
Voodoo
Mason's Bluff
Mo-Flo
Mo-Flo/Knuckle Buster
Driftwood
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Gramcounter


March 28, 2019
 
Review: On mileage alone its hard to top Allatoona. The technical diversity offered up is great too. The beginner trails are fun in their own right, the intermediate trails flow really well and throw some tech at you, and the harder trails like voodoo and hocus pocus can be a downright grind. Add on the slopestyle trails and it's definitely one of the better rides in the metro area.

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Gramcounter

March 31, 2018
KenVDZ Gramcounter  
 
Review: Great 30 Miles trail system with trails from beginners to advanced and expert. Very well maintained and in a beautiful secluded area, far from highways and city. Less eroded and less crowded than Blankets and not as close to the Interstate as Rope Mill. Highly recommended.

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Gramcounter

March 27, 2018
 
Review: Decent mileage with some pretty cool berms and wooden features, but lacking in elevation. Good trails if you're in the area, but, no offense to other posters, this is not a destination trail or 1 of the best in GA. Not in the top 5 in GA, let alone the southeast.

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Gramcounter

February 11, 2019
Jcamp Gramcounter  
 
Review: Maybe you didn't see everything. Toona is a million times better than Sope Creek. It may not have thousands of feet in elevation but this system has the most variety of any trails in Georgia. It's my "Go To" for a quick ride with almost 40 miles of singletrack, flow trails, and jump lines to choose from. There's even a skills area over by the dog park. Easily the best kept secret in Georgia.

Similar Trail: Rope Mill or Blankets Creek

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Gramcounter

May 15, 2018
Slee_Stack Gramcounter  
 
Review: We'll have to take your opinion with a grain of salt...particularly since you rank Sope creek higher. Sope Creek?!?!? Did you ride all of Allatoona?

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Granny Gear

March 26, 2018
 
Review: I love these trails. There is over 30 miles of trails in this system and they are adding more every day. There's everything from raw backcountry single track to bermy machine cut trails. They have added a bunch of new jump lines and even a skills area and pump track. This is a destination trail for sure. Don't miss it.

Similar Trail: Blanket's Creek

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Bunny Hop

February 20, 2018
 
Review: Love this park. Lots of options for all skill levels. Looking forward to trying out the flow trails

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Bunny Hop

January 31, 2018
 
Review: So many different trails from beginner to advanced. Something for everyone

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Bunny Hop

January 27, 2018
belzey Bunny Hop  
 
Review: This is an amazing trail system. You can tell is was designed and built by professional trail builders. Everything about this system is top notch. Great facilities, great signage, and incredible singletrack. The downhill and bike parks are some of the best I have seen. I would say this is the number 1 complete bike destination in Georgia and probably in the top 5 in the southeast.

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Granny Gear

January 14, 2018
 
Review: Allatoona is by far the best overall park in Metro Atlanta. Toona now has 30 miles of well maintained trails. Turtle, Masons, Rusty and Mumbo are fast, flowy singletrack. Voodoo and Hocus Pocus are advanced and challenging. Driftwood ( the newest trail) borders lake allaroona and has beautiful trails with some challenging climbs. There are also newly built jump tracks and three fast and challenging flow trails. You can easily spend a day riding these trails and they are well worth the trip .

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Granny Gear

October 17, 2017
ghoul Granny Gear  
 
Review: A great bike park with different, well kept trails for all kinds of riders.

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Granny Gear

April 18, 2017
jtirwin27 Granny Gear  
 
Review: I love this place. Its near my house so I rip it regularly. The trails cover all skill levels and with added speed even the blue trails can be challenging and are a lot of fun. The diamond trails are challenging but can be managed at low speeds for newer riders who want to check it out. Its a huge park so even when the parking lot is packed I hardly see anyone on trail. Built in rest areas on the longer loops and bathrooms, tool station, tables at the front is always nice should you need them. The slope style flow tracks that have been added are fun and flow nicely. The staff out there takes great care of the place. Probably the most underrated "local" system you will find.

Similar Trail: Blankets Creek

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