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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
      Land Status: National Forest
      Alex's Forest Parking Area google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 17
      • 18
      • 15
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of May 2, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      60
      Trails Mountain Bike
      52
      Trails Hike
      60
      Trails Trail Running
      60
      Trails Horse
      9
      Total Distance
      74 miles
      Total Descent
      11,502 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,266 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,276 ft
      Reports
      921
      Photos
      114
      Ridden Counter
      27,404

      Photos of Bent Creek Experimental Forest Mountain Bike

      16 |
      Nov 11, 2020 @ 7:51am
      Nov 11, 2020
      10 |
      Nov 11, 2020 @ 7:51am
      Nov 11, 2020
      10 |
      Nov 11, 2020 @ 7:51am
      Nov 11, 2020
      74 |
      Jul 3, 2020 @ 9:32am
      Jul 3, 2020
      127 |
      Jun 30, 2020 @ 3:41pm
      Jun 30, 2020
      49 |
      Jun 30, 2020 @ 3:38pm
      Jun 30, 2020
      37 |
      Jun 30, 2020 @ 3:37pm
      Jun 30, 2020
      trail: Green's Lick
      2,241 |
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 12:43am
      Sep 30, 2019
      | 5 comments

      Videos of Bent Creek Experimental Forest Mountain Bike

      Handlebar end to the chest
      0:26 | 173 | Apr 12, 2020
      Bad wreck on Green's Lick
      0:45 | 110 | Jun 1, 2019
      Green's Lick Hip
      0:07 | 195 | Apr 16, 2019
      Blastin and Crashin Bent Creek
      11:39 | 88 | Nov 8, 2018
      get some
      0:16 | 187 | Dec 22, 2017
      Green's Lick ...Bent Creek , NC
      4:04 | 492 | Sep 9, 2014
      Bent Creek in November
      trail: Sidehill
      7:06 | 432 | Nov 11, 2011
      Bent Creek
      7:31 | 641 | Jul 10, 2011

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1649389CodyjduranwishlisttrailGreen's Lick
      May 7, 2021 @ 8:13am
      May 7, 2021
      user #1262484JamaicanarchiewishlisttrailGreen's Lick
      May 4, 2021 @ 5:14am
      May 4, 2021
      user #2018868walkaboutsriddentrailGreen's Lick
      May 3, 2021 @ 7:18am
      May 3, 2021
      user #1996704OctobobriddentrailDeer Lake Road and 1 more
      May 3, 2021 @ 6:04am
      May 3, 2021
      user #1357003jebert142addreportNorthern Boundary Road 485 and 4 more
      May 3, 2021 @ 5:20am
      May 3, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1935320HappyBiker19reportGreen's LickWow...
      Sep 10, 2020 @ 12:10pm
      Sep 10, 2020
      user #1981757Gmitch17trailIngles Field GapHuge tree near the end of the trail by Ledford
      Jun 7, 2020 @ 1:26pm
      Jun 7, 2020
      user #1793446906Yooper906reportIngles Field ConnectorHuck it!
      May 27, 2020 @ 10:18am
      May 27, 2020
      user #2094158craigiesttrailLedford Branch RoadGravel access road to better trails
      Apr 19, 2020 @ 9:16am
      Apr 19, 2020
      user #2094158craigiesttrailIngles Field GapPretty run
      Apr 19, 2020 @ 9:16am
      Apr 19, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Alex's Forest2.3 km
      North Mills River 1 11 44.2 km
      The Riveter6.6 km
      Kolo Bike Park 9 7 38.3 km
      Richmond Hill 29.8 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike5256 miles6,224 ft23 miles1,555 ft
      #105#411049201618,406
      Hike6074 miles11,503 ft33 miles3,264 ft
      #62#2989212269
      Trail Running6074 miles11,503 ft33 miles3,264 ft
      #62#2919213383
      Horse914 miles1,306 ft5 miles1,407 ft
      #25#233802
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