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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      For more than thirty years, the Carolina North Forest (also known as the Horace Williams Tract) has offered the University, Chapel Hill and Carrboro communities a tranquil natural oasis in which to recreate, relax, and enjoy a respite from the area’s ever-changing urban landscape.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 6
      • 8

      Region Status
      Open as of 3 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      15
      Trails Mountain Bike
      15
      Trails Hike
      15
      Trails Trail Running
      15
      Total Distance
      26 miles
      Total Descent
      2,668 ft
      Total Vertical
      245 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      573 ft
      Reports
      46
      Photos
      17
      Ridden Counter
      796

      Carolina North Forest Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      4 mile Carolina North Forest Ridepopular ridelog4 miles
      14 mile Carolina North Forest All-Mountain Ridepopular ridelog14 miles
      4 mile Carolina North Forest Ridepopular ridelog4 miles
      4 mile Carolina North Forest Ridepopular ridelog4 miles
      5 mile Carolina North Forest Ridepopular ridelog5 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 9 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 23 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance

      Photos of Carolina North Forest Mountain Bike

      32 |
      Dec 9, 2019 @ 1:48pm
      Dec 9, 2019
      27 |
      Dec 9, 2019 @ 1:48pm
      Dec 9, 2019
      34 |
      Dec 9, 2019 @ 1:48pm
      Dec 9, 2019
      25 |
      Nov 11, 2019 @ 11:20am
      Nov 11, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2175862Ttttgg7riddentrailNeverland Inner Loop
      May 25, 2020 @ 12:06pm
      3 hours
      user #2175862Ttttgg7addreportNeverland Inner Loop
      May 25, 2020 @ 12:05pm
      3 hours
      user #1438458Bkshaw9wishlisttrailCrow Branch Overlook Loop
      May 25, 2020 @ 8:49am
      6 hours
      user #2149971ShawdwishlisttrailThe Vine and 2 more
      May 25, 2020 @ 7:56am
      7 hours
      user #2175862Ttttgg7wishlisttrailNeverland Inner Loop
      May 23, 2020 @ 4:54pm
      2 days

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Greene Tract Forest1.2 km
      Brumley Nature Preserve 3 36.1 km
      Briar Chapel 2 4 37.9 km
      Research Triangle Park 412 km
      Little River Park 1 2 116.4 km
      • By brenthillier NSMBA TRAILFORKS Plus & contributors
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      • #3782 - 3,436 views

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