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 Grove River Ranch LLC   Photo
Gainesville , GA  (Weather)

Number of Trails:  5  Total Mileage:  7Difficulty:  More DifficultTrail Rating:   Camp Rating:   

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Trail Description: Still adding mileage to on-premise trail system. Currently 2+ hours of riding one direction, 2+ hours back. Variety of terrain and trails to choose from, ranging from very easy to rigorous and challenging. Less than an hour drive from six trail systems on public lands, varying in length from 12-40 miles, rated easy to intermediate. For layovers or retreating, the ranch has a beautiful two bedroom two bath river-front cabin, horse camp with hookups, bunkhouse, and primitive tent camping on the river. Day riders are always welcome!      
Best Time to Visit: Any time, winters are mild in Georgia
Times to avoid: Rainy, wet conditions - trails will be closed for resource protection
Campground : Small in size to preserve the private, quiet forest experience. Each RV pad is paved, water and electric hookup, fire rings, picnic tables, high line or corral areas for horses behind each site. Stalls, sheltered run pens and portable corral panels available. Wash racks, laundry facilities and hot showers at the stables, dump station at the indoor arena, chemical toilet at campground. (Total of 6 sites)
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities:Operated by:Contact:Additional Information:
elect, shower, toilet, water, lodging, cabin stall, tie-up, water, stream CJ Farmer    
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CJ Farmer  706-677-0072
345 Hickory Flat Drive
Gillsville, GA , GA   30543
c.j.farmer@windstream.net
 
770-540-8380
Directions: Located 12 miles northeast of Gainesville, Georgia, only 4 miles from I-985 and 9 miles from I-85. Call CJ for directions (706) 677-0072 or get detailed directions and map from the "Location" page of the web site http://GroveRiverRanch.com  Map

This information was provided by: cindyfarmer on 10/10/2006 7:42:53 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
 Easy
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)