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Bull Mountain/Turner Creek and Jake Mountain

Near: DahlonegaGA (Weather)
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45 Difficulty: Challenging Trail
Trail Description This trail system includes 45 miles of multi-use trails. Loops of varying length are from 4.5 to 20 miles, offering a wide variety of scenery. Shoes on horses are recommended due to the rocks and terrain. There are several creek crossings offering horses a place to drink. They are mostly shady trails with several steep climbs. Trails are shared with bikes and hikers.
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Campground There are primitive campsites at the Jake Mountain trail head only. These campsites are on a first come basis. There are no facilities or water at these campsites. There is room at Bull Mountain for about 15 trailers to day park only. There is room at Jake Mountain for about 15 trailers to park or camp. There is a $3 or $5 day ride fee at each parking site. Campsites at Jake Mtn. are $15 per night, per trailer. NOTE: Be sure to bring water for drinking and for horses. There is no water or facilities in the camping area.
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Directions From Dahlonega take Hwy 52 W and go approximately 9.1 miles to Nimblewill Rd on the right, right past the #5 mile marker. To go to Jake Mtn parking and camping area, take Nimblewill Rd and go 1.7 miles to Jake Mtn campground, located on the right between Hwy. 52W and FS Rd. 28-1. To go to Bull Mtn parking area, continue on to the Niimblewill Church (2.2 miles). Just before reaching the church, turn right on FSR 28-1 towards Jones Creek and Camp Wahsega. After .3 miles, turn left onto FSR 83, indicated by parking signs. Parking lot is 1.5 miles on right on a winding gravel road.
This information was provided by Trailchick724 on 10/8/2005 2:57:57 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(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)

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