The Aska Trails Area in Blue Ridge Georgia is a 17-mile hiking-mountain biking trail system in the National Forest near Deep Gap on Aska Road and a short distance from Blue Ridge North Georgia Cabin Rentals. Trails range from one to 5.5 miles and vary in difficulty. Trails climb to 3,200 feet with views of mountain ridges and descend to the shores of Lake Blue Ridge. A hiker can expect to hike through forested areas with mature hardwoods and thickets of mountain laurel and rhododendron.
Trailheads are located at Deep Gap, Stanley Gap, Shady Falls Road and Forest Road 711 by way of Campbell Camp Road. Parking fee is $2 per vehicle. Bulletin boards at trailheads show maps of the area and the trail system. The Aska Trails system includes the following trails.
Stanley Gap Trail - 5.5 miles
Green Mountain Trail - 4.6 miles
Flat Creek Loop - 5.8 miles
Stanley Gap/Flat Creek Connector - .1 mile
Long Branch Loop - 2.0 miles
River Canoe Trail offers put in and take out points along the Toccoa River which is a five minute ride from Blue Ridge North Georgia Cabin Rentals.
For detailed directions or more information, contact the Welcome Center or the USDA Forest Service at (706) 632-3031.