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Buzzards Roost

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.5 (16)

Spectacular view of the mountains surrounding Dalton, GA.


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Map Key

8.5

Miles

13.6

KM

Singletrack

1,493' 455 m

High

891' 271 m

Low

977' 298 m

Up

977' 298 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (3°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

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Description

The Buzzards Roost trail system at Rocky Face Ridge Park is a 10.2 mile loop, this trail map is inaccurate on what is shown here. At the top, you have a 360-degree view of the surrounding mountains. To the east, you see Fort Mountain. To the south, you see Dug Gap Mountain and Hurricane Mountain. To the west, there is Lookout Mountain.

Any questions, please contact Northwest GA SORBA on Facebook. Thank you!

Shared By:

Conrad Fernandez with improvements by Above The Ridge and 1 other

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 16 votes

#885

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  4.5 from 16 votes
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#30

in Georgia

#885

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Photos

Sweet drone shot of rocky face cliff  - the lookout just before the final climb.
Jan 18, 2022 near Dalton, GA
Lookout point just before the summit climb.
Jan 18, 2022 near Dalton, GA
Buzzards Roost - Drone Shot - Arondale.
Jan 18, 2022 near Varnell, GA
One of many rock gardens
Nov 3, 2020 near Varnell, GA

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Jul 18, 2021
John Calderon
10mi — 1h 32m
Jul 18, 2021
Kevin Alvarez
10.5mi
Jun 19, 2021
Christopher Langley
Great trail. Much more dry than when I rode it in October. This is not a beginner trail. 11.5mi — 1h 40m
Mar 13, 2021
Heath Ridley
Dec 13, 2020
Jeannie Wentworth
Really tough, clockwise is mostly uphill, very rocky.
Apr 24, 2018
Jeremy Croft
5.4mi