Blankets Creek

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.50 out of 5
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Intermediate
15.0
miles

Singletrack
↑ 2,000 ft
↓ 1,700 ft
871
elevation (ft)

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Trail Description
About this trail
Updated Description 9/15/13 by mtbgreg1:

Blankets Creek is one of the premiere mountain bike trail systems in the Atlanta Metro Area. While perhaps not technically in the metro area (depends who you ask), this Woodstock trail is close enough to the city to draw a flood of riders up here every day of the week.

Thanks to the popularity, SORBA Woodstock has recently been able to vastly expand the parking area and add new trailhead facilities, such as flush toilets.

As for the trails themselves, Blankets Creek is an excellent example of a stacked-loop trail system. Short, flat, easy trails are accessible right from the parking lot for beginner riders, but keep heading further in and you'll experience intermediate singletrack as well as advanced trails full of rocks, jumps, berms, and some serious exposure.

While Blankets is definitely busy and can get crowded sometimes, the reputation and the popularity has been well-earned. Directional travel (depending on day) helps keep the trails from feeling too congested once you get away from the parking lot, so if you have never ridden at Blankets Creek before, be sure to carve time out of your schedule to do so!

Previous Description:

Several singletrack loops at the edge of Lake Allatoona including the Van Michael, Dwelling, and South loops. Good signage and directional travel by day.
Beginner: 2.0 Miles Total
Intermediate: 4.2 Miles Total
Advanced: 8.1 Miles Total
Expert (Downhill): .25 Miles Total
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Q: Is night riding allowed? -Guest

A: Yes! It's one of the few times you can ride Blankets and avoid the crowds. :)

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Q: I was at this trail last year and loved it. There was a table top bridge that I didntnget a picture of. Could someone send me a picture of it? Thanks. -JDMMTB

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System Trails (6)
System Trails (6)
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Granny Gear

April 6, 2018
bdeepsea Granny Gear  
 
Review: First time here and it did not disappoint. My boys and I stayed at a near by camp site and spent 3 days riding all the trails. Go early in the day to avoid the afterwork crowds.

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Gnarly


March 9, 2018
 
Review: Blankets looking good early! VMT in great shape. Looks like a LOT of work was done over the winter on Dwelling. So much so that it was a bit confusing at the top going CW. But I'm sure it'll be easy to figure out in time. Great job on modifying Dwelling to all who labored!

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Bunny Hop


February 19, 2018
 
Review: Great intermediate/advanced trails. Love Dwelling and they've just done some updates to it.

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Bunny Hop


January 31, 2018
 
Review: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced trails so something for everyone

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Granny Gear

January 14, 2018
CagleMTB Granny Gear  
 
Review: Absolutely amazing. Has a great variety of trails. From expert dirt jumps, to beginner XC trails. From double black diamond tech to intermediate flow trails. Trails are maintained very well.

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Granny Gear

January 14, 2018
CagleMTB Granny Gear  
 
Review: Absolutely amazing. Has a big variety.

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Gramcounter


January 7, 2018
 
Review: Very well maintained beginner to intermediate level trails built straight out of the IMBA trail building handbook. All climbs seem to have grade reversals. Nothing too challenging. Small but cool jumps area.

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Doubletrack


January 7, 2018
LeighS68 Doubletrack  
 
Review: This is my home trail system, so i have a little bias going on. i wanted to give a shout out to the trail crews that have been working so hard to expand the trail system. Absolutely fantastic improvements to the dwelling loop, well done!

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Bunny Hop

December 4, 2017
rue_REPTAR Bunny Hop  
 
Review: This is a great MTB park for a variety of skill levels. I bring my non experienced friends here to learn the trails and mechanics of the bikes and then you can hit some of the harder trails after. I definitely say a great place for beginners to learn and at the same time, some excellent advanced trails.

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Granny Gear

November 27, 2017
gokupe Granny Gear  
 
Review: love it nice trails for mid and advanced level did the michael and dueler ones , also the one fro jumping (without jumping :) ) nicely maintained , woudl be nice to have maps on the intersections

Similar Trail: big creek

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Blankets Creek MTB Trail 4.50 out of 5 based on 220 ratings. 220 user reviews.
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