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Level: Beginner
Length: 6 mi (9.7 km)
Surface: Doubletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +128/ -114 ft
Total: 6 riders
 

Mountain Biking Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center

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#213 of 397 mountain bike trails in Georgia
#6,105 in the world

This is a multi-use trail but from the looks of things horses rule these trails. Trail is overgrown in areas but it's generally pretty easy to follow. There's a creek crossing and some short, steep climbs but otherwise nothing special here. Be sure to fill out a self-service permit at the trailhead and note the hunting closures. Restroom facilities in the parking area with real flush toilets!

First added by Jeff Barber on Jun 11, 2009. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From Covington area / I-20, take exit 98 - GA Hwy 11 south about 10 miles. Turn right on Marben Farm Rd and look for signs for the trailhead on the right.
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  • Kurt Guertin
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    Me and my 7 year old did it in the rain.had a great time today.

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  • GoldenGoose
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    One big loop from the parking lot thats heads down near the lake/pond. Mostly double track that seems to grow back to singletrackish conditions after a continued period of negligence. The blue "granite" outcrop hiking trail loops up to then end of the bike trail but stay off as it is hiking only. Saw a couple horse prints but no bike tracks on the multi use trail. Signs were out in th parking lot stating that the trail will be closed shortly for logging in the area.

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  • Jeff Barber
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    This would be a solid beginner's trail if it wasn't for a few short, steep climbs and a creek crossing near the beginning of the trail. Still, it's one of the only places to ride off road in the area and the short length makes it appropriate for anyone starting out - you can always push the bike on the tough parts :)

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