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Chicopee Woods

 41 votes


18.4 Miles 29.7 Kilometers




1,618' 493 m


-1,618' -493 m



Avg Grade (2°)


Max Grade (8°)

1,264' 385 m


1,047' 319 m



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Lots of awesome singletrack winding through the woods of northeastern Georgia.

Brian Smith


Multiple loops linked together in the beautiful hardwood forests. A ride that makes for a pleasant workout in the woods.
Dogs: Leashed

Need to Know

Tortoise Trail is a directional trail, please refer to signage at the trailhead for information.

Please consider offering a $1.00 donation at the trailhead.


Chicopee Woods is a very pleasant ride that begins with the Tortoise Trail. Start down Tortoise Trail in the direction indicated for that day of the week. Enjoy a mellow warm-up spin until you reach the intersection with White Tail Trail.

Turn down White Tail Trail, enjoy a quick descent and turn left when you hit the service road. Look for Red Tail Trail to climb back into the woods to the right. Red Tail Trail contours through the woods for a couple of miles before terminating on the same service road. Turn left onto the service road and look for White Tail Trail to branch off to the right shortly thereafter.

Follow White Tail Trail through numerous sweeping turns and look for a junction with Copperhead Gap. If you want to shorten the ride, just bypass Copperhead Gap and continue to Flying Squirrel. For a complete tour, turn onto Copperhead Gap here and follow its zigging and zagging nature until you reach Flying Squirrel.

Turn right and follow Flying Squirrel counter clockwise through a series of up's and down's until you find yourself at "Confusion Corner" once again. This time, turn right to continue on White Tail Trail.

This portion of White Tail Trail is a fun, slightly more technical descent down to a creek bed. White Tail Trail then climbs up to "Champagne Hill" before then contouring its way southward next to the interstate. After crossing multiple elevated bridges, cross the creek and begin pedaling up the gravel road.

Depending on the set direction, re-enter Tortoise Trail to complete the portion of the trail that you have yet to ride. Upon exiting the trail at the main trailhead, and assuming you're up for more, turn right to follow the road towards Coyote Connector and Coyote Trail. Ride the quick and fun Coyote Trail in either direction and return to your car by retracing your steps.


Local Club: Northeast Georgia SORBA

Land Manager: Elachee Conservation

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Mar 19, 2018
Chuck Riegel
9.1mi — 1h 09m
Feb 24, 2018
Chuck Riegel
Slow ride. 80 degrees and way out of shape after all the rainy weekends we have had. 11.9mi — 1h 42m
Feb 18, 2018
Chuck Riegel
Finally a sunny weekend day! 10.9mi — 1h 29m
Feb 9, 2018
Chuck Riegel
Just managed to get out before dark. nothing but rain coming all weekend :( 6.8mi — 0h 52m
Jan 26, 2018
Chuck Riegel
8.3mi — 1h 04m
Jan 26, 2018
Chris Cheli
Jan 18, 2018
You now have to pay to enter the trails, $5 per car at the entrance of the park.
Dec 30, 2017
Josue Rios
Good run on a new trail. some hard climbs 7mi

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Flying squirrel is great. Nice features and good layout. It twists and turns and seems like it goes on forever. Kudos to the trail builder. Nov 26, 2017
A combination of Copperhead Gap and Flying Squirrel makes a great ride. A few challenging spots on Copperhead with good ol' XC riding on Flying Squirrel. Nov 26, 2017
F U  
These are nice trails but with the cost of entrance it is not worth driving any distance to ride on them. There are several trail systems that you don't have to pay to park and are really nice trails to ride on. Shame that profits override everything anymore. With that said I encourage all to please take 5 minutes on every ride and do some kind of cleanup on the trail your on. Move a rock, limb or just break some bramble back so it's not grabbing riders. It really is the little things that add up. Thanks for your time. Jan 18, 2018

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