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      Come see why Roanoke and Virginia’s Blue Ridge is the Mountain Bike Capital of the East. The Blue Ridge Mountains have produced the best mountain biking trails in the East Coast. Whether you are into single speed, downhill, or cross country you will be spent after a day on these trails.

      The region is home to multiple trail systems — Mill Mountain Park, Explore Park, Douthat State Park, and Carvins Cove to name a few — that include multiple ride options that can give you a short half-hour ride or occupy you all day long. Add each of these areas to your bucket list, check them off one at a time, and be prepared to come back again and again.

      And we’re not ashamed to say the region is home to a few stand-alone epic trails as well. These are classic Roanoke mountain bike rides and not for the faint at heart. Some are one-way rides, so consider a shuttle and plan in advance. These adventures include the Patterson Creek Trail System, Arcadia Up and Over, Dragon’s Back and Dody Ridge.
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      Open on Nov 7, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      220
      Total Distance
      443 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      189 miles
      Total Descent
      91,667 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,363 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,554 ft
      Reports
      252
      Photos
      129
      Ridden Counter
      1,375

      Photos of Blue Ridge Mountain Bike

      trail: Poverty Creek
      58 |
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 8:58am
      Oct 29, 2018
      Poverty Creek, Roanoke
      trail: Poverty Creek
      26 |
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 8:58am
      Oct 29, 2018
      Poverty Creek, Roanoke
      trail: White Rock
      125 |
      Dec 27, 2014 @ 1:45pm
      Dec 27, 2014
      White Rock, Staunton
      trail: White Rock
      132 |
      Dec 27, 2014 @ 1:45pm
      Dec 27, 2014
      White Rock, Staunton
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      Videos of Blue Ridge Mountain Bike

      Carvins Cove- Lower OG Line
      0:44 | 213 | Jun 1, 2017
      Carvins Cove - Hi-Dee-Ho
      trail: Hi-Dee-Ho
      4:25 | 235 | May 31, 2017
      Run down Trough (Roanoke VA)
      trail: The Trough
      1:49 | 177 | Apr 12, 2017
      Run down Trough (Roanoke VA)
      trail: The Trough
      1:49 | | Mar 31, 2017
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      Blue Ridge Mountain Bike Routes

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      Creature From Carvins Cove Enduro race
      12 miles
      Arcadia Loop - Pine Ridge/Cove/Little Cove
      21 miles
      Spec Mine Dody Ridge Route
      16 miles
      Spec Mines / Dody Ridge
      16 miles

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