As we traveled around the state, we tried to find some of the
prettiest backroads to share with you. If you'd like to follow the
route we took, the directions follow. There are twists and turns along
the way, so don't get lost! - Larry Jon Wilson
More Georgia Backroads - BACKROADS ROUTES BETWEEN STOPS:
Key:SH = State Highway
CR = County Road
Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park to Cuthbert
From Kolomoki exit out to SH39 North through Fort Gaines - another
neat place to explore - to Days Crossroads, then take CR164 to Cuthbert.
Cuthbert to Leslie
From Cuthbert take CR156 North to just past Benevolence, and then
turn right [East] onto CR8 until it dead ends into SH41. Turn left
[North] onto SH41 for about 1.5 miles, and then turn right [East] onto
CR1527 to Parrott. Turn right [South] onto SH520 [definitely not a
backroad!] to Dawson, and then turn left [East] onto SH118 through
Smithville to Leslie.
Leslie to Sylvester
From Leslie take SH195 South to Leesburg, and then turn left [East] onto SH32 to Doles.
At Doles, turn right [South] onto SH313 to Sylvester.
Sylvester to Moultrie
From Sylvester take SH112 South to Bridgeboro, and then turn left [Southeast] onto SH133 to Moultrie.
Rock Eagle to Sparta
From Rock Eagle take SH441 South to Eatonton. Turn left [East] onto SH16 to Sparta.
Sparta to McDuffie County
From Sparta take SH16 East to Warrenton. Then SH278 East to Thomson.
McDuffie County to Appling
From Thomson take SH150 North then East to Pollards Corner, and then turn right [south] onto SH221 to Appling.
Appling to Harlem
From Appling, take SH221 South to Harlem.
Harlem to Wrens
From Harlem, take SH221 South to Wrens.
Wrens to Louisville
From Wrens, take SH102 West to Gibson. Turn left [South] onto SH171 to Louisville.
Louisville to Sandersville
From Louisville, take SH24 West to Sandersville.
Ebenezer to Claxton
Take SH275 West to the junction with SH21. Turn right [North] onto
SH21 [not a backroad!] into Springfield, and then turn left [West] onto
SH119. At Ivanhoe, make sure you stay on SH119, not SH119C by taking
the left turn. You'll cross I-16 then SH119 takes you to Pembroke. At
Pembroke, go right [West] onto SH280 [a 4-lane] into Claxton.
Claxton to Baxley
Leave Claxton on SH280 West to Bellville. At Bellville, turn left
[South] onto SH169/121 to Big Hammock. After crossing the Altamaha
River, turn right [West] onto SH144 to Baxley.
Baxley to Waycross
From Baxley, take SH15 South to the junction with SH203. Turn right
[West] onto SH203 and follow it South to Blackshear. At Blackshear,
turn right [South] onto SH84 to Waycross.