Beginner Offroad Trails Near COLUMBUS GEORGIA

USFSR #512 Ivory Mountain

USFSR #512 Ivory Mountain is a small summit inside the Talladega National Forest and now hosts the spring walk in the Turkey hunt. This area features gradual rolling hills with many trails cut throughout it.…
Total Miles
5.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #591 Goldmine

USFSR #591 Goldmine begins on Cleburne County Road 11 near Beth El Baptist Church. This trail is easily missed as the entrance has a single mailbox at the beginning of the trail, which is very…
Total Miles
3.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Foothill's Cutover

Foothill's Cutover is a side trail that spurs off of USFSR #512A. It is not accessible from the opposite end, as it dead-ends at private property. It is a dense section of the Talladega National…
Total Miles
1.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Wi

USFSR #512A

USFSR #512A is a seasonally open trail that gives the right of way to private hunting land in the first section. USFSR #51A begins off USFSR #512 and rides along North Shinbone Ridge, just outside…
Total Miles
1.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Wi

USFSR #607 Bulls Gap

USFSR #607 Bulls Gap Trail head is a popular trail for birdwatchers, bicyclist, hikers and other nature lovers. Be sure to exercise caution and share the road! This trail offers scenic views and easy riding.…
Total Miles
4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #645 Tree Farm

USFSR #5645 Tree Farm is a seasonal route of varying degrees. It changes from a standard gravel road to a silt-like swamp, back to a gravel road, then back to mountainous terrain. This beautiful trail…
Total Miles
2.9
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Wi / Sp

USFSR #600-3 Old Skyway

USFSR #600-3 Old Skyway is where everything is tied together. This short trail, while flat and easy, is riddled with potholes. This trail could see any type of vehicle from mountain bikes to class A…
Total Miles
1.6
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #651 Duck Nest

USFSR #651- Duck Nest begins at AL-281 if you begin at the South end and travel North. 651 is overall a very easy gravel trail, however the end of the North section has become quite…
Total Miles
1.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #616 Rocky Mount

USFSR #616 Rocky Mount is an easy, well-maintained road inside the heart of the Hollins Wildlife Management Area. It begins off of USFSR #607 Bulls Gap. At the southernmost end there is a small campground…
Total Miles
5.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Scenic Juliette

Scenic Juliette stands true to its name, passing through highland forests of southern pines before slowly descending down to hardwood forest with revealing views of the Ocmulgee River. This fun drive is best started from…
Total Miles
6.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #637

Experience Alabama in one easy trail. USFSR #637 is a winding gravel road that passes through the foothills of Cheaha State Park with a plethora of creek crossings, all the while presenting you with the…
Total Miles
13.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp

USFSR #645C Three Mile Branch

USFSR #645C Three Mile Branch is more of a side spur trail that starts at USFSR #645 Tree Farm. While a shorter trail it does take a little longer to complete due to the overgrowth…
Total Miles
1.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Wi

Barron Russell Road

Barron Russell Road is a scenic drive through Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge on a well-maintained gravel road with plenty of open areas near the road to view wildlife. The road is in good shape with…
Total Miles
6.4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Ocmulgee Camp Loop

Ocmulgee Camp Loop is a great short trail of well-maintained gravel road with large size gravel chunks. It is complete with a nice dispersed camping area at the Ocmulgee multi use trailhead of hiking, equestrian…
Total Miles
3.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #642 Wade Mtwy

USFSR #642 Wade Mtwy begins on the Easternmost side at USFSR #651 Duck Nest. The entirety of this trail that follows the USFS Motor Vehicle Use Map is an easy trail. It gives beautiful views…
Total Miles
1.4
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Wi

USFSR #519A Interstate

Looking for a place to cool off but still be close to civilization? This one's for you. USFSR #519A Interstate is exactly what is says. It is a good spot for a quick picnic in…
Total Miles
1
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #518 Crane Motorway

USFSR #518 Crane Motorway is a popular trail for hunters as offers lots of hardwoods and pine thickets throughout. The first half of the trail is fairly open, but due to high traffic is has…
Total Miles
2.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Wi

535 - Campbell

Trail 535 - Campbell is a seasonally open trail (10/01-04/01) mostly known to local hunters and hikers for the gentle rolling hills and open clear cuts that allow wildlife to come out into more open…
Total Miles
1.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Wi / Sp

USFSR #601 Wiregrass

USFSR #601 Wiregrass begins at the South end on AL 148 just outside of Sylacauga. It is a winding gravel road with shallow mud holes scattered throughout from the various creeks that overflow onto the…
Total Miles
5.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #500

USFSR #500 is considered the "primary" road that runs from the southern end; starting at Skyline Drive/AL HWY 281/US HWY 78 and ends at the Northern part in the city of Piedmont in Calhoun County.…
Total Miles
19.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp

533 - Vaughn Road

533 - Vaughn Road is a lesser-known road that leads into the Shoal Creek District of the Talladega National Forest and leads to Forest Service RD (FSR) 500, which is the primary road in and…
Total Miles
1.3
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #537A

USFSR #537A is a seasonal trail usually only open during hunting season or during times of controlled burns. It is accessible from Cleburne County RD 66 by private land right-of-way, but very seldom is that…
Total Miles
3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa

Pope Loop

Pope Loop is an easy meandering drive through southern pine forests with harvested areas creating ideal hunting locations. This loop is topped off with a designated dispersed hunt camp called Gladesville. Pope Loop is a…
Total Miles
4.8
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #548 (South)

USFSR #548 is one of the longer trails in the Chocolocco Wildlife Management area. It is part of the Talladega Nagio AL Forest; Shoal Creek District. It has been broken up into two parts due…
Total Miles
7.2
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp

Oconee Starr

Oconee Starr is a fun and easy drive showcasing vibrant red dirt roads, southern pine forests, hardwood forests, and natural streams. This trail is split between Oconee National Forest and Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge spanning…
Total Miles
7.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Little Rock Wildlife Drive

Scenic path for wildlife spotting directly off of the main road. This trail is mostly maintained gravel with some small inclines, which may be difficult after recent rain. This trail features some amazing hiking trails…
Total Miles
4.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

USFSR #644 Kentuck Mtwy

USFSR #644 Kentuck Mtwy begins on the East side starting at Kentuck Road and ends at Salt Creek road. This is a very easy ride and maintained frequently. It rides along the ridges of Kentuck…
Total Miles
4.4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #643 Hopeful Stephens St

USFSR #643 Hopeful Stephens St is the main trail into the Kentuck OHV Trail System (See USFSR #643C). It is a seasonally maintained road but will quickly degrade with heavy traffic and trailers. There are…
Total Miles
3.1
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

537 - Flag Mountain

Trail 537 - Flag Mountain is a rolling hills descent into the Talladega National Forest that shows just how well Alabama's National Forest is managed within the management area that is the Shoals Creek District.…
Total Miles
1.2
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Wi

USFSR #642K Old Wade Mtwy

USFSR #642K Old Wade Mtwy is a heavily traveled gravel route through a pine thicket of dense vegetation. It begins at Salt Creek Rd in Talladega County and ends in a large clearing before you…
Total Miles
0.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su