Backus Creek SGA Loop

Total Miles


360.00 ft


1.25 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This loop covers a very nice area, incorporating a couple of State Forest roads and ORV routes. It's a state gaming area, so keep that in mind while traveling through. You'll find a spot for bird watching, a dispersed camping area, and a couple of beautiful spots to stop along the way. The terrain is typically hard-packed sand with a couple of softer spots. Note: the camping at Backus Creek Park is only open from September 11th to May 15th of each year.

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Backus Creek SGA Loop
Backus Creek SGA Loop
Backus Creek SGA Loop


This route consists of hard-packed sand trails and State Forest roads. Most AWD and high-clearance 2WD vehicles should be just fine if the conditions are dry. There are a couple of low spots and potential mud pits running under the powerlines.

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Access Description

The loop begins and ends on West Branch Road.

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