Appalachian Blue Ridge Road

4.8/5 (12 reviews)
Suches, Georgia (Lumpkin County)
Last Updated: 11/05/2021
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Trail Information

Highlights

About halfway between Suches and Dahlonega lies Appalachian Blue Ridge Road, one of the most scenic non-paved drives in all of Georgia. This trail follows along the famous Appalachian Trail the entire way and is the connector route from Hightower Gap to Coopers Gap. Looking to the north you will find spectacular views of the valley and mountains for most of the way, especially in the winter months when there are no leaves on the trees blocking the view. With camping areas throughout and small parking areas at both ends of this trail, Appalachian Blue Ridge Road is perfect for campers, day hikers, or anyone looking for an easy scenic drive through the mountains.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Navigation

Trail Reviews

4.8/5 (12 reviews)
Status: Open
Visited: 04/03/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

This trail is an nice easy connector. Not much to say about it. Easy road, easy ride. Great for beginners.
Dave G.
Official Crew
16350
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 11/05/2021
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Another extremely beautiful easy trail. Steep in spots, 4WD if wet but suitable for most any vehicle in dry conditions.
Trail Review: Appalachian Blue Ridge Road - Dave G.
Status: Open
Visited: 07/01/2021

Always a great road with excellent views in winter. Watch for bears.
Trail Review: Appalachian Blue Ridge Road - David  Gergacz
Trail Review: Appalachian Blue Ridge Road - David  Gergacz
Status: Open
Visited: 05/21/2021

It is as easy trail that allows to get a great introduction into off-road driving. A lot of great camping locations along the way. Very scenic and plenty of stops along the way to eat and take pictures.
Trail Review: Appalachian Blue Ridge Road - Dirk Ebener
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 03/08/2021

Easy trail with plenty to see. we stopped several times along the way for pictures. There are several offshoots from the main trail so, if you want to explore, there is plenty to see.
Trail Review: Appalachian Blue Ridge Road - Jim Adams

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