Georgia's Equine Opportunities
Please call and validate all information before you visit
We try to keep information current but changes may impact your trip

Ever tried an organized ride?
For a list of organized rides in the Southeast take a look at the
Judges Ride List by clicking here.

State Parks

A.H. Stephens Historic Park - Crawfordville (with trail map)
WebSite
706-456-2602
1,161 Acres
20 miles of horse trails
Camping with tie outs available
Call for current fees

F. D. Roosevelt Park - Pine Mountain (with trail map)
WebSite
706-663-4852
9,049 Acres
20 miles of horse trails
Camping and bring your own horse by reservation
Call for current fees
Rental Horses Available - 706-628-7463 (stables)

General Coffee - Nicholls (with site map)
WebSite

(912) 384-7082
1.511 Acres
13.5 Miles of horse trails
Primitive camping with nearby water spigots, pit toilets, grills, fire rings and picnic tables. Stables are not provided
Call for current fees. Make reservations with the park.

For complete information on Georgia State Parks visit http://www.gastateparks.org/

Ft. Mountain Park - Chatsworth
Trail Map
WebSite
706-429-5075
3,551 Acres
25 miles of horse trails
Camping, stalls and tie outs available
Call for current fees
706-429-5075 fortmountainstables@gmail.com

Hard Labor Creek - Rutledge (with trail map)
WebSite
706-551-3001
5,804 Acres
22 miles of horse trails
Stalls, arena and horse camping available
Call for current fees

Watson Mill Bridge - Comer
WebSite
706-783-5349
1, 018 Acres
14 miles of horse trails
Stalls and horse camping available
Call for current fees

Additional Horse Trail Opportunities in Georgia
National, County and City Parks

Bull Mountain//Jake Mountain/Blue Ridge WMA*
( UPDATED Trail Map)
WebSite
706-632-3031
National Forest
20 - 40 miles of horse trails
Camping with tie outs available
No fees
Trails should not be ridden when wet

Bussey Point - between Augusta and Lincolnton (with trail map)
WebSite
800-533-3478
Army Corp of Engineers
12 miles along lake of horse trails
Overnight camping is limited but available

Closed about 3 weekends a year for turkey hunts
Call for current fees

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center - Mansfield (with trail map) 
WebSite
770-784-3062
State Owned Property 
5.6 miles of horse trails
Day riding only - no camping
No fees

Chattahoochee WMA - Helen
706-595-5700
State Owned Property
Call for complete information

Chickamauga National Military Park - Ft. Oglethorpe
WebSite
706-866-9241
National Park
10 miles of horse trails
No camping
Call for current fees

Cochran Mill Park - Palmetto
WebSite
404-730-6200
County owned - Fulton County
7 miles of horse trails
No overnight camping

No fees to ride

Cohutta Wilderness and WMA - Chatsworth*
706-695-6736
State Owned WMA
Cottonwood Patch 
Call for current fees
Rest rooms and hand pump available

Coopers Creek WMA - Blairsville*
770-745-5789
State Owned WMA
Call for current fees

Cottonwood Patch - Armuchee-Cohutta - Cisco
WebSite
706-695-6736
12 miles of multi use trails
Toliets, drinking water and primitive camping
Call for current fees


Crockford-Pigeon Mountain WMA - Armuchee*
Pigeon Mnt Trail Map
706-295-6041
44 miles of horse trails
Primitive camping
Call for current fees

Dawson Forest - Dawsonville
WebSite
404-535-5700
State Owned DNR Game Management Area
25 miles of horse trails
Primitive camping
Closed on certain dates for hunting or maintenance
Always call first

Call for current fees

Dauset Trails - Jackson (with trail map)
WebSite
770-775-6498
Cuonty Owned Property - Butts
10 miles of horse trails
No overnight camping
Trails closed when wet, call before you go

Call for current fees

Frady Branch - Chatooga District - Curahee Mountain
** CLOSED until further notice for major road repair
(Directions)
Trail Map
WebSite
706 754-6221
14.5 miles of multiuse trails
Toliets, drinking water and primitive camping
Cost is $5 per person

Kennessaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Marietta
Trail Map
WebSite
770-427-4686 x0

12 miles of multi use trails (no bikes)
No overnight camping
Call for current fees

Lake Russell WMA - Toccoa*
770-535-5700
State Owned Property
Horse trails
Call for current fees
 

Garland Mountain
Trail Map
Directions (courstesy of Cherokee County Saddle Club)

13 miles of horse trails
No camping available
Owned by Cherokee County

Georgia International Horse Park - Conyers (Trail Map)
WebSite
770-860-4190
15 miles of horse trails
Camping Available on the show grounds
Trails are free for use!

Jacks River Field - Armuchee-Cohutta - Ellijay
WebSite
706 695-6736
Toliets, drinking water and primitive camping
Call for current fees

McIntosh Reserve - Whitesburg (with trail map)
WebSite
770-830-5879
14 miles of horse trails
Primitive Camping
Call for current fees 

Oconee National Forest - Monticello-Juliette
WebSite
706-485-7110
12 miles of horse trails
Primitive Camping
No Fees

Pinhoti Trail - LaFayette (Trail Guide)
Directions

WebSite
706-638-1085
45 miles of horse trails
Primitive camping
No fees

Rich Mountain - Armuchee
706-295-6041
16 miles of public roads
Call for current fees

Sandy Creek - Athens (with trail map)
WebSite
706-613-3631
County Owned
4.5 miles of horse trails
Rest rooms and water available
No overnight camping
Call for current fees

Tribble Mill - Lawrenceville
WebSite
770-978-5270
County Owned
7 miles of multi use trails
Rest rooms and water available
No individual camping
Group camping by permit
No fees

Warwoman WMA - Clayton*
770-535-5700
State Owned Property
Miles of rugged horse trails
Call for current fees

Wildwood Park at Lake Thurmond - Near Augusta
WebSite
706-541-0586
12 miles of trails
About 6 miles of multiuse trails
$5 per horse

Willis Knob - Tallulah Ranger District - Clayton
Trail Map
WebSite & WebSite
706-782-3320
17.5 Miles of trails in GA and SC
National Forest
Reservations required
Sites have water, electirciyt, tables, fire rings & lantern poles. SST toilets on groundsg

Yellow River Park - Stone Mountain
Trail Map
WebSite
770-822-8840
County Park
6 miles of horse trails
No overnight camping
No fee for trail use

 

Please note that while we have made every effort to include the most current information, we ask that you call before go to any of the listed facilities.  Many WMAs will close to horses during certain hunts.  Fees are subject to change.  Please call! 
 

Inclusion on this list does not imply any recommendation by the BCHSG.  Ride at your own risk.

* Anyone planning to ride on a WMA (Wildlife Management Area) during hunting season should check with the regulations book first to make sure they are not planning to ride on a managed hunt day

If you know of additional horse opportunities, please email the Back Country Horsemen of Middle and South Georgia at francis30642@gmail.comt and include the following.  Name, address, phone, email, acreage, miles of trails, camping facilities, horse facilities, fees and any relevant information - such as closed during Spring, or dogs prohibited.  

Please do not submit riding/boarding facilites unless public trails are provided.

For additional information on Georgia Opportunities please visit the following web sites.

Georgia State Parks
Georgia Wildlife Resources
USDA Forest Service

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