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Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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Radar Time
      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
      Land Status: National Forest
      Access Info:
      Spencer Branch Rd. forest service gate
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Mar 9, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      2
      Trails Trail Running
      2
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      2,401 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,058 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,379 ft
      Reports
      19
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      31

      Popular Boone Fork Area Mountain Biking Trails

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      Gem Mine
      Yellow Trail -> Double H Trail

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance

      Photos of Boone Fork Area Mountain Bike

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      trail: Gem Mine
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      Jul 14, 2019 @ 8:47pm
      Jul 14, 2019
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      Jul 14, 2019 @ 8:47pm
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      trail: Gem Mine
      28 |
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 8:47pm
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      Apr 18, 2019 @ 4:35pm
      Apr 18, 2019
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      trail: Gem Mine
      37 |
      Mar 24, 2019 @ 5:08am
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      Mar 24, 2019 @ 5:08am
      Mar 24, 2019

      Videos of Boone Fork Area Mountain Bike

      Yellow Trail and Double H Trail Route
      15:06 | 267 | Dec 31, 2018 , Lenoir
      Opening descent of Gem Mine
      trail: Gem Mine
      534 | Apr 29, 2017 , Lenoir

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Gem Mine
      Mar 9, 2020 @ 6:48pm
      Mar 9, 2020
      Dryjssaylor NWNC.MTBA
      Yellow Trail -> Double H Trail
      Mar 9, 2020 @ 6:48pm
      Mar 9, 2020
      Dryjssaylor NWNC.MTBA

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1648067jamisondtriddentrailYellow Trail -> Double H Trail and 1 more
      Feb 11, 2021 @ 1:44pm
      Feb 11, 2021
      user #2498506mIdxY5wishlisttrailGem Mine
      Jan 18, 2021 @ 9:11pm
      Jan 18, 2021
      user #367378jimgwishlisttrailGem Mine and 1 more
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 8:53am
      Aug 10, 2020
      user #1398020johnhealeywishlisttrailGem Mine
      Jul 23, 2020 @ 7:15pm
      Jul 23, 2020
      user #1964593Omarf1ncommenttrailYellow Trail -> Double H Trail
      Jun 2, 2020 @ 7:11am
      Jun 2, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1964593Omarf1ntrailYellow Trail -> Double H TrailEven from instruction I could not find...
      Jun 2, 2020 @ 7:11am
      Jun 2, 2020
      user #1276647jwelch33trailGem MineGreat trail to add to your weekly 'go to"...
      May 3, 2017 @ 10:13am
      May 3, 2017

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Zacks Fork 15.5 km
      Wilson Creek 2 59.1 km
      Harper Creek Wilderness Study Area12 km
      Brown Mountain 1 112.1 km
      Moses H. Cone Memorial Park12.3 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike26 miles2,402 ft3 miles1,056 ft
      #3,491#1,588619138
      Hike26 miles2,402 ft3 miles1,056 ft
      #2,951#1,472193
      Trail Running26 miles2,402 ft3 miles1,056 ft
      #2,950#1,46819
      • By thehappyhucker NWNC.MTBA & contributors
      • Admins: NWNC.MTBA, NWNC.MTBA
      • #18574 - 1,743 views

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