2.8 miles
Distance
250 ft
Climb
-1,431 ft
Descent
00:31:50
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Bennett Gap Trail

Bennett Gap Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Global Ranking
    #215

Now open year round to bikes thanks to trail advocacy. Excellent ridgetop views of Looking Glass Rock, Cedar Rock, and the Davidson River valley. Technical sections near the intersection with Perry Cove Tr. with nearly sheer drop-offs on the downhill side. Fast if riding downhill.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bennett Gap mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,181 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,318 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,568 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,499 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,318 ft
  • Grade max
    -45.302%
  • Grade min
    21.813%
  • Distance climb
    3,479 ft
  • Distance down
    2.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    230 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:50
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on Jul 27, 2016
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Bennett Gap Trail Reports

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Jul 27, 2016 @ 7:50am
Jul 27, 2016
OPEN YEAR ROUND TO BIKES NOW with the cooperation of Forest Service staff, Pisgah Area SORBA and trail adoption by The Hub Bike Shop. Be aware of...
Oct 22, 2015 @ 4:27am
Oct 22, 2015
Trail is open again for riding. Oct 15 - April 15
Apr 16, 2015 @ 8:51am
Apr 16, 2015
Seasonal trail will Re-Open to bikes October 15th.
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Sep 30, 2016 @ 1:18pm
Sep 30, 2016
Bennett Gap, My City

Routes with this trail

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Claw-->Black-->Buck-->Bennett
18.1 miles

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