Porter Gap Road

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3/5 (4 reviews)
Clayton, Georgia (Rabun County)
Last Updated: 05/15/2023
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Way off the beaten path west of Clayton, Georgia, lies Porter Gap Road. This short and scenic trail follows along Lion Mountain all the way to Porter Gap. Surrounded the entire way by sights and sounds of nature, this trail is a great place to escape the masses and find a secluded camping or hunting spot or just spend a day in the forest.

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3/5 (4)
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Rated 3/5
Visited: 05/15/2023

Recent maintenance of this trail has left it in great shape. No evidence of the below damage. Fresh gravel around many curves. Almost no potholes. No vistas or views, but a very secluded little trail with some camping opportunities. The laurel was in bloom today made for a pretty ride.
Trail Review: Porter Gap Road - Dave Greenspan
Trail Review: Porter Gap Road - Dave Greenspan
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Rated 1/5
Visited: 06/05/2021

Tree down just off of trailhead that blocks road. There is a way around, but it tilted the jeep 20°. Then a mile or so down the road, another tree that has not been cleared completely blocks the road.
Trail Review: Porter Gap Road - Jon Doe
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 06/13/2020

Nice little get away. Trail in good shape. This is a very rarely used trail near a popular area, great when the camping areas on the other trails are taken.
Trail Review: Porter Gap Road - Dave Greenspan
Trail Review: Porter Gap Road - Dave Greenspan
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 03/23/2019

Took a ride down here today to see how the heavy rains from the winter effected the trail. Still a really nice ride out in the wilderness. There were some puddles and some muddy areas, including some muddy hills. Still 2WD possible with good tires, or possible for any vehicle in dry conditions.
Trail Review: Porter Gap Road - Dave Greenspan

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