The Southern Off Road Bicycle Association's Athens chapter serves as the official voice of mountain biking in the Athens area and are offical stewards of five trails:
- Oconee Heritage Park,
- Hawkes Creek Farm,
- Payne's Creek,
- Hard Labor Creek and
- Trail Creek Park at East Athens Community Park.
Monthly meetings, special events, group rides, and other activities provide a setting where those seeking to learn more about mountain biking or improve their skills or fitness can find a welcoming and friendly environment.
Here is a list of trails within thirty miles of Athens.