23.9 miles
Distance
3,559 ft
Climb
-3,549 ft
Descent
2,665 ft
High Point

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Bull and Jake Mountain (IMBA Epic) is a 24 mile moderately popular expert route located near Dahlonega Georgia. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 18 trails. This route climbs 3,559 ft with a max elevation of 2,665 ft then descends -3,549 ft.
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19 Reviews & Comments

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t-rick (Jul 10, 2022 at 13:34)
Lots of fun on this trail. Gets a bit overgrown at the bottom, so make sure you check for ticks afterwards. Really awesome vegetation to see with ferns, rhododendrons, etc.
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danewhite (Nov 25, 2021 at 8:49)
Agree with comments above. Mostly double track and decent in either direction is good for xc. No steep or technical sections and shares trail with hikers and horses.
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markkupris (Oct 18, 2021 at 20:18)
What a F-ing blast downhill. Pure unlimited speed.
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Jredone (Sep 14, 2021 at 18:17)
Great ride. Corrected elevation around 3200 ft.
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CzechAlien (May 12, 2021 at 13:48)
Very cool enduro like descent, it is part of the Fool's Gold 38 and 60, but climbing it, so if you go practice, do it on week days, as weekends might have riders descending at high speeds.
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josesanchez89 TMBA (Mar 19, 2021 at 15:42)
Rode up Bear Hare and down Bull... probably should have gone in opposite direction because Bull down was rather boring.
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Dieselgrace (Jan 18, 2021 at 11:22)
Creek is deep and swift today
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Specncerjpeck (Feb 10, 2020 at 4:20)
As of Feb 9, 2020, the Jones Creek crossing is very deep (~chest deep on 6'5" adult). I would avoid if possible, or be prepared to bush-wack upstream of the junction of the two creeks (see map) and cross the stream twice. Otherwise trail is in good condition.
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ajriding (Jun 5, 2019 at 9:29)
Lower Half of trail is gated forest road so is not a trail at all.
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ajriding (Jun 3, 2019 at 10:47)
Trail No Tell
Fun trail. First half singletrack n second is double track/un maintained road w big waterbars. The trail is as challenging as anything here
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ajriding (Jun 3, 2019 at 10:47)
Trail No Tell
Fun trail. First half singletrack n second is double track/un maintained road w big waterbars. The trail is as challenging as anything here
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ajriding (Jun 3, 2019 at 10:45)
Really fun trail. Ride it downhill for best speed. A mostly straight trail that u can rip down. A few climbs n several steeper sections down that get your attention. One of my favorite here.
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ajriding (Jun 3, 2019 at 10:42)
Intermediate rating. Again, someone mis-labled the trail. Fun trail and worth doing for even the best
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ajriding (Jun 3, 2019 at 10:41)
Fun trail either direction. Tight single track. Skip the section on the Bull parking side if you dont like seeing horse damaged trails. Kust take road to get to Bull Mtn trail instead
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ajriding (Jun 3, 2019 at 10:41)
Fun trail either direction. Tight single track. Skip the section on the Bull parking side if you dont like seeing horse damaged trails. Kust take road to get to Bull Mtn trail instead
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ajriding (Jun 3, 2019 at 10:30)
Fun trail. U will get wet at the stream crossing. No way around wading through. Too deep for rock hopping. I would not rate this as green. There is nothing hard and no obstacles to hinder that elusive 12 year old girl GA trails are now built for but at same time is fun at a riding speed. Climbs can be steep n just long enoigh to get your attention.
Great connectir fir Jake parking but the wet feet keeps this off the regular list fir some.
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ajriding (May 15, 2019 at 18:57)
Fun downhill. Challenging root balls that make sketchy drops.
Not advised to climb this tral n if u do there will be dh riders haulin. Watch out.
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ajriding (May 15, 2019 at 18:55)
Original description by a novice, not accurate. There is no hike a bike. The trail is a blue, not a black. Very few real black trails in N Ga
Bull is a fun trail. Climb up this staying to the left at both forks then down Bear Hare.
Bull is biggest single track climb here on the map.
Not shown are the forest rds you will need to loop everything together.
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mock4 (Mar 2, 2019 at 17:25)
Definitely don’t go ride this with the mindset of it being a black! Lot of climbing even on the dissent very gradual easy wide not many obstacles or features! On the upside it’s pretty but it left me feeling bored!
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Ridelogs
    5
More Stats for Bull and Jake Mountain (IMBA Epic) mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    11 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,497 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,733 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,742 ft
  • Grade max
    -40.1%
  • Grade min
    41.8%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Jake Mtn trail at Jones Creek
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Jake Mountain Trail
Sep 18, 2022 @ 12:11pm
Sep 18, 2022
Two fallen trees, but do not slow you down too much. Other than that, ideal conditions!
Bull Mountain Trail
Sep 15, 2022 @ 2:34pm
Sep 15, 2022
No Tell
Aug 13, 2022 @ 5:24am
Aug 13, 2022
Black Branch
Jun 21, 2022 @ 6:31am
Jun 21, 2022
The connecting trail not shown here has a tree down on it.
Saddle Back Trail
May 28, 2022 @ 10:56am
May 28, 2022
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