Ivylog Gap Road

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3.7/5 (4 reviews)
Blairsville, Georgia (Union County)
Last Updated: 01/03/2024
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Just north of Blairsville is a little trail called Ivylog Gap Road. This easy, scenic trail follows the ridge between Ivylog Mountain, Juber Knob, Lynn Knob, Anderson Knob, and Mine Mountain and might even make you forget you're so close to the megacity of Atlanta. Right next to the beautiful Lake Nottely, known for trophy striper fishing, this trail connects to the town of Young Harris next to Brasstown Bald - the tallest mountain in all of Georgia with a lookout tower, making it a popular attraction. So, if you find yourself in the area and need to get away from the crowds and the pavement, give Ivylog Gap Road a look.


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3.7/5 (5)
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Seasonal Closure
Visited: 01/01/2024

The trail is now under seasonal closure.
This trail guide's difficulty was changed on 12/17/2023
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21950
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Rated 3/5
Visited: 04/25/2023

Super steep, recent signs of maintenance and fresh gravel in places but so steep that if your not comfortable on extremely steep roads, maybe this one isn't for you. One of the steepest roads in all of Georgia.
Trail Review: Ivylog Gap Road - Dave Greenspan
Trail Review: Ivylog Gap Road - Dave Greenspan
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 07/12/2020

Great trail. Not too hard, but definitely not a cake walk. I’d recommend 4wd/ full time AWD just for preparations sake, especially in the summer when it’s prone to rain at any point here in GA. One of the steepest trails I have run across thus far. Great if you’re a bird watcher, as I saw what I believe to be a Coopers Hawk or Osprey. Also plenty of turtles!
Trail Review: Ivylog Gap Road - Jeff Bowman
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 03/21/2020

Fun easy ride with a great connecting trail (Gumlog Gap). Going from east to west it is very steep at the beginning. While it is possible in 2WD, 4WD stronlgly recommended especially if wet just due to how steep it is.
Trail Review: Ivylog Gap Road - Dave Greenspan
Trail Review: Ivylog Gap Road - Dave Greenspan

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