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Ft. Yargo State Park Trail

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Location: Winder, Georgia

Trail Length: 11 miles

Average Rating  

4 reviews

added on 2/29/08 by mudhunny


Directions
Located 1 mile south of Winder on Ga. Hwy. 81.
$3.00 park fee per vehicle


Description
Sweet single track! There are plenty of roots, but it is very runnable No gravel roads, but one 1/2 mile dirt road climb. Some hills, but plenty of time to recover. This trail is well maintained by the local mtb. group and is also a great place to ride.
Restrooms on site.
$3.00 park fee per vehicle


 

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McHillytop on 6/24/10
1 out of 1 readers found this useful
 
Review: Mountain Biked and ran here while racing at Ft. Yargo. Well cleared trees, nice single tracks with some ups and downs, flowing powerline trails, and a nice lake to soak in after running.

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runner1 on 3/11/09
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Review: I've never run here but I have mountain biked the trails and they're great. Good trailhead facilities and rolling terrain - nothing too steep or gnarly. Head into town afterward for a burrito at Barberitos.

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trailhugger on 5/24/08
3 out of 3 readers found this useful
 
Review: This is a great trail that I tend to run a few times each month. It is relatively flat with lots of small/short elevation changes. If you are looking for a big hill workout, I'd find another trail. The trail is widing with lots of switchbacks. Watch out for exposed tree roots that blanket some sections of the trail. I tend to see more mountain bikers than runners, so keep your eyes peeled. I believe runners and hikers are suppose to yield to the bikers. I hope you enjoy the run. It's a little out of the way, especially if you live near downtown Atlanta, but it's worth the drive. Wednesday's are free, so you can save yourself $3. Make this trail your next weekend long run.

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Guest on 2/29/08
2 out of 2 readers found this useful
 
Review: Ran the Thrill in the Hills 1/2 Marathon there, the course is awesome single track, many many switchbacks and elevation changes throughout, good footing, trail well cleared and marked every 1/2 mile.

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