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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
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  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • 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
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      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      TORC
      (torc-nc.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,410
      State Ranking
      #36
      Trails
      15
      Total Distance
      25 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      2,674 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      573 ft
      Total Vertical
      245 ft
      Reports
      30
      Photos
      10
      Ridden Counter
      233

      Photos of Carolina North Forest Mountain Bike

      82 |
      Oct 17, 2017 @ 6:58am
      Oct 17, 2017
      Neverland Inner Loop
      21 |
      Oct 17, 2017 @ 6:58am
      Oct 17, 2017
      Neverland Inner Loop
      102 |
      Oct 17, 2017 @ 6:57am
      Oct 17, 2017
      Neverland Inner Loop
      21 |
      Jul 12, 2017 @ 4:48am
      Jul 12, 2017
      Neverland Inner Loop
      more photos »

      Recent Activity

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      user #1565726malinchmaddridelogJun 23, 2018 ride log
      Jun 23, 2018 @ 4:10pm
      14 hours
      user #1565726malinchmvotetrailOcconeechee Loop and 1 more
      Jun 23, 2018 @ 4:10pm
      14 hours
      user #1565726malinchmriddentrailOcconeechee Loop
      Jun 23, 2018 @ 4:10pm
      14 hours
      user #1509794kwsockmanaddridelogJun 23, 2018 ride log
      Jun 23, 2018 @ 10:00am
      20 hours
      user #1562930Jdjr131wishlistregionCarolina North Forest
      Jun 20, 2018 @ 7:46am
      Jun 20, 2018
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      • By brenthillier NSMBA Plus & contributors
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      • #3782 - 1,498 views

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