Blackburn State Park

1.83 out of 5
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About this trail
Blackburn State Park really isn't a state park anymore as it was shut down back in the 70's or 80's. There has been talk of late of Lumpkin County taking over the park and developing mountain bike trails here. This would be a great area to create a trail system for beginner to intermediate riders, as the Bull Mountain trail system is really pretty advanced.

At the present time, there are still some old trails and gravel roads on the property that are rideable. There is a doubletrack trail called the Pioneer trail that is actually pretty enjoyable, and there are numerous gravel roads going every which way.

If the area was to be developed, the possibilities would be endless!
added by Greg HeilWorld Champ
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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System Trails (2)
System Trails (2)
Pioneer Trail
Blackburn Gravel Roads
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Recent Trail Check-ins     (3 total check-ins)
  Josh L   on May 28, 2014
  MTB Crackfox   on Apr 8, 2014
  MTB Crackfox   on Mar 29, 2014
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Reviews (3)


April 21, 2018
Texx Smith Gramcounter  
Review: Clearly closed. Gated, fenced and official signs that say "Lumpkin County Property. No Trespassing". There no place to park nearby either, except an elementary school which is suspicious as hell nowadays. There a road that looks recently groomed from the road. I was with my kids so I didn't go in.


May 30, 2014
Josh L Singletrack  
Review: If there was a substantial amount of support in the area for another Mountain Bike Trail then Blackburn would be the place for it. The land is abundant and it is just sitting there, unused, this is a tragedy. I would love to see this former park get developed into trails and a nice park for the community.

World Champ

March 19, 2011
Greg Heil World Champ  
Review: I really do hope that this area is opened to trail development because at the present time, it is really not worth riding with Bull Mountain right down the road.

Blackburn State Park MTB Trail 1.83 out of 5 based on 3 ratings. 3 user reviews.
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