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      Lake Russell WMA has about 16 miles of maintained bike trails but many miles of gravel roads and other paths offering unlimited possibilities for exploring in Habersham County.

      Located in Habersham County near Mount Airy, GA, Lake Russell WMA offers a mix of hiker trails turned mountain biker trails and gravel roads. The official mountain biking trails here are Sourwood, Lady Slipper, Lake Russell Loop, and Rhododendron Trail. We are working with the USFS to rehabilitate the existing trails and to add new trails here. This is a remote area with little signage or mapping. Explore at your own risk.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: National Forest
      Land Manager: USFS Chattooga Ranger District.
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      Region Status
      Open as of May 2, 2023
      Local Trail Association

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      Trails (view details)
      18
      Trails Mountain Bike
      18
      Trails E-Bike
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      Trails Horse
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      Trails Hike
      19
      Trails Trail Running
      19
      Total Distance
      35 miles
      Total Descent
      4,340 ft
      Total Vertical
      848 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,712 ft
      Reports
      24
      Photos
      29
      Ridden Counter
      742

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      KevinP4R5DItrailLake Russell LoopFun loop around a beautiful lake.
      Feb 27, 2024 @ 2:04pm
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      Matt-HyertrailLadyslipper LoopCounterclockwise is the best way to ride this...
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1835 miles4,341 ft16 miles846 ft
      #6,862#2,93629241681
      E-Bike34 miles928 ft4 miles538 ft
      #1,970136
      Horse22 miles394 ft2 miles459 ft
      #2,068
      Hike1935 miles4,341 ft16 miles846 ft
      #5,890#2,7762419
      Trail Running1935 miles4,341 ft16 miles846 ft
      #5,897#2,775245
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