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Monticello Camp 1099

Near: MonticelloGA (Weather)
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3 Total
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12 Difficulty: Easy Trail
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Trail Description Good trails that run along the Ocmulgee River. Mostly sand land, no shoes required for horses. Nice sandbar on the river for good picnic and swimming opportunies. There are several places along the trail for watering horses.
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Campground Primitive camping with no water available at the campsite for horses or humans. There are telephone poles lying on their sides around the camping area to define a "no horse" zone. No horses area allowed within the poles. Horses must be picketed outside the poles. Bring your own rope and tree savers - do not tie horses to trees or risk being fined. There is no fee for camping or riding.
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Directions From Madison, GA (off of I-20), take Hwy 83 south to Monticello. Stay on Hwy 83 south out of Monticello towards Forsyth. Travel approximately 12-1/2 miles. At mile marker #2, SLOW DOWN. Note: mile markers are on the LEFT side of the road. At the top of the hill, just before mile marker #1, take the gravel road on the right. There are two metal posts at the entrance but no sign. Go 1 mile and you will see a State Park sign on the left. Camping is on the left side of the road.
This information was provided by Trailchick724 on 8/13/2005 11:22:27 AM

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)

   

   

   

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