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Calling All 4x4 Vehicles - North Georgia Mountains Are Calling

Updated: Dec 16, 2023

The North Georgia Mountains are a popular destination for off-road enthusiasts, with a variety of trails to choose from, ranging from easy to difficult. The Blairsville area is home to some of the best off-road trails in the region, including the Beasley Knob OHV Trails, the Davenport Mountain OHV Trails, and the Oakey Mountain OHV Trails. These trails offer a variety of terrain, including rocks, mud, and hills, so there is something for everyone. And lest we forget, there are hundreds of miles of USFS trails to keep you busy. Here are some of the best off-road trails in the North Georgia Mountains:


  • Beasley Knob OHV Trails: These trails are located near Blairsville and offer a variety of terrain, including rocks, mud, and hills. The trails are open to all vehicles, but they are best suited for high-clearance vehicles.

  • Davenport Mountain OHV Trails: These trails are also located near Blairsville and offer a similar variety of terrain to the Beasley Knob OHV Trails. The trails are open to all vehicles, but they are also best suited for high-clearance vehicles.

  • Oakey Mountain OHV Trails: These trails are located near Lakemont and offer a more challenging experience than the Beasley Knob or Davenport Mountain OHV Trails. The trails are open to all vehicles, but they are best suited for experienced off-roaders.

  • Tray Mountain Road: This road is located near Helen and offers a challenging off-road experience. The road is narrow and winding, and it has a lot of rocks and mud. It is best suited for experienced off-roaders.

  • Currahee Mountain Trail: This trail is located near Young Harris and offers a moderate off-road experience. The trail is a former military training ground, so it is well-maintained and has a variety of terrain. It is suitable for all vehicles.

  • Carolina Crawlers Off-Road Adventure Park is a great for fee park that you can bring your own \Jeep or rent one. They offer various types of trails for advance or beginners. Give them a call at (828) 541-2811

Caveats! The Chattahoochee and Oconee National Forest is closed to off road vehicle use except on designated trails. Some trails are seasonally or intermittently closed to allow recovery from overuse. Sometimes trails are closed to protect them from damage when they are too wet or the effects of freezing and thawing soften the trail tread. Find Google Map of all OHV trails, or click this State map showing the locations of OHV Trail system. Click a trail icon on the map below for details about the trail system.

Get Plugged In

There are many Jeep groups in the North Georgia Mountains that can help you plan your off-road adventure. Here are a few of the most popular groups:

  • North Georgia Jeepers: This group is for Jeep enthusiasts of all skill levels. They offer regular meetups and trail rides.


  • Chattahoochee Off-Roaders: This group is for off-road enthusiasts of all types. They offer regular meetups and trail rides, as well as technical training courses.

  • Georgia Off-Roaders Forum: This forum is a great resource for finding information about trails in Georgia.

  • North Georgia Jeepers Forum: This forum is a great resource for finding information about trails in the North Georgia Mountains.

If you are planning an off-road adventure in the North Georgia Mountains, Misty Mountain Inn and Cottages is a great place to stay. We offer a variety of accommodations, including cabins, cottages, and a bed and breakfast. So if you are looking for a place to stay that is convenient to off-roading, Misty Mountain Inn and Cottage's Bed and Breakfast and Cabins are a great option. Give us a call, we'd love to host you!

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