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Level: Easiest
Length: 3 mi (4.8 km)
Surface: Greenway
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +114/ -110 ft
Total: 25 riders

Mountain Biking Oconee River Greenway

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#205 of 397 mountain bike trails in Georgia
#5,694 in the world

Trail is all paved, but follows the gently curving Oconee River. A couple of parks offer a little in off
the path creativity, but not much.

First added by maxmark7 on Apr 13, 2007. 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
Two Trailheads, many good spots to jump on. One trailhead on Lexington, right after crossing oconee river, stay on sidewalk, cross lexington, follow signs. Other trailhead at Sandy Creek Nature Center off 441.
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  • Brettsummer

    Park board was blank grass overgrown. Couldn't find a paved path as mentioned...maybe wrong directions

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  • candice83

    According to the signs it is permit parking only. And towing is enforced...very confusing signs here. Called the park line but it was closed so we didnt want to risk it.

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  • Greg Heil   ✓ supporter

    The green way is actually interesting for a change of pace... once. Goes past a couple historic-type buildings, and is quite peacefull and removed despite the fact that it runs through downtown athens.

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  • Hyper

    If you're bored and dont have a road bike, might as well put some road tires and give it a go.

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