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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      This is an old property recently acquired by the Grandfather Ranger District of the Pisgah National Forest. Trails are primitive and shared with horses and hunters. The trails are slated for work by the National Forest Service.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Access Info:
      Spencer Branch Rd. forest service gate
      Region Details
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      Open on Dec 25, 2017

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      Reports
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      Ridden Counter
      6

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