ALERT! Trail Hazards Hazardous trail conditions remain following Hurricane Irma with numerous downed and hazard trees along trails. A system-wide assessment is underway and trails will be flagged as cleared on the Trail Status page as crews complete work.
As always, users in natural spaces are encouraged to use caution, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid hazards. Please report damaged bridges, downed or hazard trees, and maintenance issues with geo-tagged photos or by dropping us a pin to ParkMaintenance@athensclarkecounty.com or by calling us at 706-613-3801 extension 25.
Keep up to date with closings and damages on our Park Closings page.
Trail Creek Park offers a network of over 4 miles of mountain bike designed, multi-use trails. The trails range in difficulty from beginner to advanced - there's something for everyone at Trail Creek Park!
The trail system was built with thousands of volunteer hours through Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association (SORBA). SORBA hosts a number of events at the park throughout the year. Check out their Facebook page for more information!
Trail Map & Descriptions
Helmets are highly recommended when riding the trails. All dogs must be leashed.
The Green Loop (0.9 miles) is a beginner friendly introduction to mountain biking. It's short and easy but with enough dips and flow to make it a fun ride in either direction (clockwise preferred). The Orange Crush Loop (0.9 miles) is a beginner/ intermediate trail with bigger dips and and a four berm ravine. It is best ridden clockwise.
Drive-By Truckers (2.4 miles) is a beginner/ intermediate trail with dips, berms, rollers, and rock features as well as a short optional downhill section.
Panic (0.4 miles) is a beginner/ intermediate downhill-only trail with lots of tight berms, a couple optional jumps, and an optional rock drop.
Widespread (0.3 miles) is an intermediate/ advanced downhill-only trail with huge berms and jumps. Widespread is for those ready to fly! Pedestrian traffic is not allowed on Widespread.