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      Bent Creek is an experimental forest managed by the US Forest Service for foresty and biology. It is home to an extensive network of short trails ranging from rolling to rocky. Most all trails are beginner and intermediate level. The higher up the ridge you climb, the more technical features available like Greens Lick and lower Sidehill.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Stats

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      Trails
      47
      Total Distance
      54 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      22 miles
      Total Descent
      7,153 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,341 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,331 ft
      Reports
      144
      Photos
      15
      Ridden Counter
      3,359

      Photos of Bent Creek Experimental Forest Mountain Bike

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      17 |
      Jul 21, 2017 @ 7:21pm
      Jul 21, 2017
      Bent Creek Gap Road, Pikeville
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      trail: Corvair Trail
      24 |
      May 3, 2017 @ 2:11pm
      May 3, 2017
      Corvair Trail, Asheville
      54 |
      Feb 16, 2017 @ 12:39pm
      Feb 16, 2017
      Northern Boundary, Bent Creek
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      108 |
      Sep 6, 2016 @ 9:46am
      Sep 6, 2016
      Northern Boundary, Asheville
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      Videos of Bent Creek Experimental Forest Mountain Bike

      Mountain Biking Ingles Field Gap in Bent Creek, NC
      46 | Sep 26, 2017 , Bent Creek
      Mountain Biking WNC's Bent Creek Experimental...
      172 | Mar 23, 2017 , Bent Creek
      Mountain Biking Bent Creek, Wolf Branch
      156 | Mar 23, 2017 , Bent Creek
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      Mountain Bike Routes

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      Freehub Magazine: Bent Creek Loop
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      Crazy Eights
      10 miles
      The Pisgah sampler
      16 miles
      Northern Boundary Loop
      13 miles

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