Hiking in Aska

If you are like most people, you are here in the Aska Area to get nature. What better way to experience this but by hitting the numerous hiking trails. Both the Appalachian Trail (The A.T.) and the Benton MacKaye Trail (B.M.T.) starts just a few miles south of Aska, on Springer Mountain. You will find the area riddled with the all well known white rectangle for the A.T. and the white  diamond shape (for the B.M.T.) painted on trees, lamp posts and even on pavements.

Other than these two major arteries cutting through the area, Aska is home to a number of other trail systems. The most known and visited are the Aska Trails or the Aska Trail Systems.The trail head is just a short distance south of the beginning of Aska Road You simply cannot miss the countless of cars in season. This is not my personal favorite hiking spot as there really is not much to see other than crowds. If you are OK with a crowded hiking experience than these trails are recommended. There a number of different length loops.

Further up on Aska Road, on your left, you will find Long Branch Loop, which a great short hike – excellent for biking.

Check Out Some Of The Hikes.

Long Branch Loop

Long Branch Loop Trail is a 2.3 mile loop trail located near Blue Ridge, GA. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking and mountain biking.  

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Green Mountain Loop

Green Mountain Trail is a 2.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Blue Ridge, GA and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. The trailhead is on Aksa Road about 100 yard south...

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Flat Creek Loop

Flat Creek is a six mile loop trail located near Blue Ridge, GA that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. alltrails-flat-creek...

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Aska Farms of Blue RidgeScenic View,Wedding Venue2807 Aska Rd, Blue Ridge, GA 30513Tel: 770.634.2566 Aska Farms is an absolutely beautiful property. Say 'YES' at Aska Farms - great wedding venue.
Aska TrailsHiking34.816767,-84.299576Good hiking for all ages.
Falls Branch FallsHiking,Scenic View34.78392, -84.30236Amazing little waterfall - short hike and doable for kids, pets and novice hikers. Part of the Benton MacKaye Trail.
Flat Creek LoopHiking,Bike Trail34.817,-84.300Flat Creek Loop
Green Mountain LoopHiking,Bike Trail34.818,-84.301Green Mountain Loop
Jerry's Mountain Furniture1014 Aska Rd, Blue Ridge, GA 30513Beautiful, hand crafted mountain themed furniture. Jerry is an artist. Counter tops and cabinets also. Tel: (706) 632-6464
Jon Ron Toccoa OutfittersKayak and Tubing15 Black Ankle Creek Road Cherry Log, GA 30522Kayak and Tube rentals. (866) 857-8758
Long Branch LoopHiking,Bike Trail34.806,-84.276A great beginner hike!
River Walk GrillKayak and Tubing,Food103 Newport Rd Blue Ridge, GAA cute little grocery store and great food. Highly recommended. They also offer tubing a kayak rentals. (706) 838-4158
Sandy BottomSwimming Hole,Camping,Fishing,Scenic View34.789735,-84.239541A wonderful swimming hole on the River as well as a great camping and fishing spot.
Sandy BottomSwimming Hole,Camping,Fishing,Scenic View34.788595,-84.239280Sandy Bottom is a great swimming area as well as fishing spot. There are camp sites available - first come first served. Parking fee and public restrooms.
Shallowford Bridge TubungFamily Fun,Kayak and TubingShallowford Bridge Rd, Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513Shallowford Bridge Tubing is the oldest tubing company in this area. Family owned. Tel: 706-632-2462
The Lilly Pad VillageFamily Fun24 Adelaide Dr, Blue Ridge GA 30513Tl: 706-534-1317 Great family activities - fishing, gem mining and mini golf.
The Toccoa Riverside RestaurantFood8055 Aska Road Blue Ridge, GA 30513Phone: 706-632-7891 Great family style restaurant. Try the Trout! Closed Mondays and Tuesdays!!
Toccoa CampgroundKayak and Tubing,Camping11481 Aska Road · Blue Ridge, GA 30513Not just a camp ground - they also do tube rentals. The famous Pink Tubes ... Tel:706.838.4317
Toccoa RocksSwimming Hole,Scenic View34.793361,-84.276706A beautiful little swimming hole. Great photo opportunities.
Trash Drop OffTrash Drop Off34.866992,-84.306586Yes, you take your trash and drop it at this collection point. Not open on Sunday.