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Level: Advanced
Length: 3.2 mi (5.1 km)
Surface: 4x4 Trail
Configuration: One-way
Elevation: +0/ -577 ft
Total: 18 riders

Mountain Biking Tibbs ORV Trail

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#155 of 404 mountain bike trails in Georgia
#4,101 in the world

5 miles of Off Road Vehicle trails that are also frequented by mountain
bikers in search of pain and suffering. Approximately 2 miles south of the
trailhead, the Milma Creek trail enters Tibbs from the West. The majority of
mtb riders only ride this top 2 mile section of Tibbs as part of a loop that
includes Milma, Windy Gap, and a short section of FS 68. As an uphill climb,
this 2 mile upper section is a huge challenge, even for people with lungs
and legs of steel. It's pretty technical with tons of goat heads but choosing
the correct line up will certainly make the task easier. As a downhill, this is
a blazing fast, bring the armor and hold on to your butt ride. Those
"easier" lines you had riding up...good luck finding them heading downhill at
a high rate of speed. This one will be a real teeth rattler. For the riders
who decide to venture south on Tibbs past the Milma Creek trail, Tibbs
keeps dishing out the speed and fun for another 3 miles but the conditions
get a lot smoother. Unfortunately, the lower section of the trail doesn't
continue all the way down the mountain. Tibbs stops about 1/4 mile short
of Old CCC Camp Road on private property. If you choose to ride all the
way down, you're going to have to figure out a way to get back up the hill
as well. Choose wisely. A fun way to shuttle Tibbs would be to start at the
trailhead off FS 68 and ride south, make a right on Milma Creek trail, then
make a left on Windy Gap and ride to the Windy Gap southern
trailhead/parking lot.

First added by GoldenGoose on Apr 6, 2011. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From Ellijay turn onto GA 52 West. Around mile marker 8, turn right onto
Gates Chapel Rd. After 5.4 miles, turn right onto FS 90. Go 1.7 miles and
turn right on FS 68. Continue on FS 68 heading toward Lake Conasauga.
Trailhead parking will be on your left about 1.5 miles past the split for FS

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