Duncan Ridge Road

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4.8/5 (7 reviews)
Suches, Georgia (Union County)
Last Updated: 12/08/2021

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Spanning the ridge across the Coopers Creek Wildlife Management Area, just north of Suches, Georgia, lies Duncan Ridge Road. This scenic mountain trail overlooks the valley to the south and runs the ridges of several mountains such as Wildcat Knob, Coosa Bald and Buckeye Knob. With access to four popular hiking trails - Duncan Ridge Trail, Coosa Backcountry Trail, Yellow Mountain Trail and Shope Gap Trail - and some good secluded camping areas, Duncan Ridge Road is a great addition to any trip through the mountains.

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4.8/5 (7)
Rated 5/5
Visited: 09/19/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Very fun trail. Narrow with extended stretches of single track. Many rocky stretches but no serious challenges for my Subaru Forester.
Trail Review: Duncan Ridge Road - Steve Crawford
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 12/08/2021
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Fun LONG trail. No obstacles but steep spots and some slick spots making 4WD necessary in anything but the driest of conditions. Still an easy, beautiful scenic ride.
Trail Review: Duncan Ridge Road - Dave G.
Trail Review: Duncan Ridge Road - Dave G.
Visited: 02/14/2021

Trail was great. Definitely needed 4 wheel drive to do it in spots due to mud and slippery rock, but still quite easy. All stock willys had no issues. Very pretty fog and views through the fog. We did have to turn around, however, we got 7.2 miles in each way and enjoyed it. Great way to enjoy a Sunday afternoon. Worth the trip.
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Visited: 01/23/2021

Visited today. Sign out front that 7.2 miles in the trail is closed and it was. We turned around and headed back out. Sign said no through traffic until March 15th. You could drive to most of the camp sites and view points just not all the way though. Trail was an easy ride. A few puddles to drive through but no reason for 4 wheel drive.
Trail Review: Duncan Ridge Road - Sam Norman
Trail Review: Duncan Ridge Road - Sam Norman
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 07/12/2020

Super easy Trail. Pretty long, and decent ground clearance is recommended for preparation of adverse conditions. Super scenic, but definitely a trail to plan for as it is one of the longer trails in GA. Nevertheless, it’s one of my defaults for trailing. During the winter months, you will need AWD or 4wd. It runs the gambit of Ridges in the area so it tends to have more snow than the surrounding area.
Trail Review: Duncan Ridge Road - Jeff Bowman

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