Dauset Trails Nature Center

MODERATE 76 reviews

Dauset Trails Nature Center is a 5.8 mile loop trail located near Jackson, Georgia that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

5.8 miles
360 feet

dogs on leash



mountain biking

trail running





2 hours ago

NO PETS. I found this out after driving an hour to get here with my dog. Please update this site. It says that dogs are permitted on a leash 

8 days ago

Nice trail but nothing too exciting.

2 months ago

Nice wide trail. Nice bridges. We saw dear and hawks. We followed the shorter green path. Had to guess which way to go a couple of times but it wasn’t a big deal. There was a stream part of the way.

mountain biking
4 months ago

This trail is fun to ride with technical ascends. The only problem with this trail is it can be very easy to become lost due to the fact that the trail at certain spots is not marked well. Overall this is a good trail.

5 months ago

very nice trail, the signage was a little confusing. I would definitely go again.

6 months ago

beautiful day, trails pretty level, think more for biking, got confused on which way to go, but all in all got steps in and had a good dinner at Buckners!

10 months ago

Great trail. Tons of single track for mountain bike game.

trail running
Sunday, June 25, 2017

Great trail for hiking, biking and running.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

mountain biking
Monday, May 08, 2017

Awesome bike trails, a bit rooty in areas but overall fun trails to ride!

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Absolutely beautiful park. Went 1, 2, 10, 9, 8, 17, 12, 18, 19 to 20. Hikes 6.2 miles in 2h 52m. Exhausted by the end, but felt great. Can't wait to build up stamina and hike further.
Can't wait to hike this park again.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Many more extra trails make for potentially 20+ miles in all.

mountain biking
Monday, January 02, 2017

l love these trails but they are very confusing and it is easy to get lost. It is lacking adequate signage. Even though I am some what familiar with the trails after being there many times it is still so easy to get lost.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Great 7 mile hike this morning. Would have given five stars except signage is lacking. Glad I have AllTrails installed on my iPhone. Will be back.

trail running
Friday, August 19, 2016

Great trails
Only one out here early on a Friday

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Trail status update 2016-08-07. Large oak down on huff-n-puff near marker 21. Turkey is washed out on places. Other trails in good shape.

mountain biking
Thursday, August 04, 2016

Rode the Green course with my wife and 11 year old son. Great track for beginners. both my wife and son did well. a few slightly technical sections, but overall easy ride.

mountain biking
Saturday, July 23, 2016

Awesome Trails! Not a lot of traffic for a Saturday morning. Definitely could be marked better.

mountain biking
Friday, July 08, 2016

This is one of my favorite mountain bike trails. It is located in the "Fall Line" region of Georgia where the Piedmont Plateau gives way to the Coastal Plain. Very little of it is beyond the intermediate level but it is all great fun. The Indian Springs State Park connecting trail has some fun extended down hill sections often skirting some scenic ravines and with some very nice lake views. I also understand that Dauset Trails has acquired an additional tract of land and that there are plans for expansion of the trial system in the near future.

Monday, July 04, 2016

Great trails-some could use a few more markers is my only complaint. Beautiful scenery lots of wildlife.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Great trail for me and the pup. Nice places to stop for a snack or to just take in the scenery.

mountain biking
Monday, May 16, 2016

Home trail, just fun to ride. Cream of the crop.

Sunday, March 20, 2016


mountain biking
Saturday, March 12, 2016

Vigorous and moderately technical. Can be an easy spin or a gut-busting ride. Good route selections available (easy-moderate-difficult). Great place to "ride as you feel". 2016-03-12 it was dry with only a few muddy places. If you ride, plz make a donation.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Nice trail

trail running
Sunday, September 20, 2015

The trails are well maintained, but be sure to grab a map if you're doing more than the beginner's loop (about 3.5 miles). There are a few places that aren't well marked, so unless you know the trails well, it will cause you to stop and look at the map.

Overall, these trails are amazing, they just need a little more direction in some places.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

I absolutely love these trails. I've spent my whole life hiking here and will always continue to hike here.

Next adventure is to do some biking out there

Sunday, February 22, 2015

We had a great time riding the beginner trails. Not for young kids - trails are very narrow and twisting with a fair amount of roots and stones. Pretty area. Will ride to the state park via trail next time.

mountain biking
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

I like Dauset Trails a lot. Probably because this is where I started Mountain Biking in Georgia. It offers a variety of trails. Deffinetly I would not consider any trail a beginner trail, but more so like moderate to very technical. Some bridges are pretty, the new section is very cool as well. Couple of challenging descents.

mountain biking
Thursday, August 29, 2013

This is a fun trail. It is a moderate trail with some challenging areas. Total of the trails is approximately 11 miles. The scenery is nice, trails are well marked and very clear, and you may see some deer along the way.

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