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Georgia Industrial Children's Home (AKA the Pig Trail)

 3.8 (9)

8.0 Miles 12.9 Kilometers


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Singletrack

478' 146 m

Ascent

-478' -146 m

Descent

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

393' 120 m

High

330' 101 m

Low

Shared By Cal Till

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A nice flow of singletrack that's fast but offers a few challenging sections

Cal Till

Dogs Leashed

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Helmets must be worn by cyclists and dogs must be on leashes.

Overview

The trail is generally ridden in a counter clockwise direction but is equally as fun ridden clockwise (just watch out for oncoming traffic).

Need to Know

The trail system has become more popular for hikers and dog walkers so pay attention to your surroundings as you're riding.

Description

This trail system is pretty simple to follow - it's very well-marked, and as a green trail, there isn't much to worry about along the way. Just cruise along as fast as you're comfortable and enjoy it!

To start a lap, you'll enter the trail on the right side of the pavilion and turn right up the short steep hill, from there, just follow the trail markings. There's a little bit of everything to keep the beginner and seasoned cyclists entertained.

History & Background

This trail was built in 1999 by a group of local cycling volunteers. The Children's Home has done a spectacular job of supporting our local cycling community by allowing us access to their property.

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May 9, 2018
Mark Buckner Jr.
8mi
Sep 29, 2017
Tricia V
OMBA did an amazing job clearing the trail after Hurricane Irma
Sep 15, 2017
Tricia V
Few trees down on the trail from Hurricane Irma. Great trail for beginners!
Jul 31, 2017
Max Sanches
Had to stop and check a map a few times at intersection but it was a good ride. 7.7mi
Jul 16, 2017
Lauren Hale
Got caught in a huge thunderstorm and left early. 2.5mi
Mar 6, 2017
Robert Huerbsch
Was fine for 90% on a cross bike with 40c tires. Lots of fast flowy and fun singletrack. A couple sweet sections by the river, great trail. 8mi
Nov 22, 2016
Shannon Joyner
Nov 5, 2016
Shannon Joyner

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  3.8 from 9 votes

#1

in Macon

#1921

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  3.8 from 9 votes
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#1

in Macon

#36

in Georgia

#1,921

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I used to live there and ride my motorcycle there almost 20 years ago when my parents we're teaching parents there. I'd like to think some of these trails were originally made by me, There are more trails across either creek and within a half mile from the entrance too! I had a Harley Davidson Golf Cart we used to go off roading with too... Fun memories! Jul 31, 2014
Trail is fast flowing, very well maintained, and not very technical/difficult to ride. Trail is now 9 miles long if you follow the entire thing, there are some portions that do not dry out well and will still be wet/muddy a week after a rain. I always enjoy this trail Feb 13, 2017
First time on this trail today. Its narrow and not very scenic. Lots of roots and quite a work out of a trip. Im still itching from all the bugs and plants that brushed upon us. Its ok but not that great. Sep 6, 2018

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