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Level: Beginner
Length: 10 mi (16.1 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +194/ -208 ft
Total: 12 riders

Mountain Biking Rocky Mountain Recreation Area

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#199 of 397 mountain bike trails in Georgia
#5,536 in the world

All new trails. Some trails are old grown up hiking trails that they redid for
mountain bikers. Some trails aren't worth the ride but there are some gems in
there. There are maps at the information center. Most trails are singletrack.
There is a fire road or two in the mix.

First added by millstkd on Jun 3, 2011. 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 Rome: Take Highway 27 North from Rome about 11.6 miles. You will see
signs for Zion Farms and Rocky Mountain Recreation Area. Turn left on Sike
Storey Road. Go almost half a mile and turn left onto Big Texas Valley Rd NW.
Rocky Mountain Recreation Area will be on the left.
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Mountain Bike Trails Near Rome, Georgia

Easiest | 3 mi
Intermediate | 10 mi
Beginner | 5 mi
Intermediate | 5 mi

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  • scrappy79

    For a beginner trail, it does have some endurance challenges. Currently has some trees down that you have to go around. Fun trail ending with a long, smooth, paved road leading back to the parking lot. Variety of trail surfaces so be alert for trail markings...woods, powerlines, and paved road.

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    Did not like this trail. Its not maintained at all nice area though

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  • nvrenf   ✓ supporter

    10 miles only if you ride the 'hikers only' trails along with the designated bike trails (6 miles). The newer sections need to be ridden... they are covered with deep pinestraw and pine cones, twigs, small branches, etc. Easy/Beginner doesn't mean you won't pedal... slight elevation changes keep you cranking. The older section of the trail (up/down the mountain) are nice - nothing technical, just a little climbing. Overall, enjoyed it, but don't see a reason to return unless I just happen to be nearby. $5 to park. Porcelin toilets available. Beautiful area.

    * Review edited 8/15/2012

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  • rghice

    Trails are good for beginners, fun for a lazy ride. Trail heads are not marked well, may have to spend time trying to find them. Rocky Mountain has lot of potential.

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  • millstkd

    None of the trails have names yet. Some of the trails aren't worth riding but there are some gems in the network. I believe that once the good trails get ridden more and the authorities build more trails that it will become a whole lot better place.

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