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      The Charles Fork Lake is the largest of the city properties. The annual Tour de Lake mountain bike race is held here and features a 10 mile (15k) lap for beginners and a 20 mile (30k) lap for seasoned riders. Typically, the race uses the Lakeview, Steve's Hill, Trevor's Trail and Charlie's Challenge trails. For additional loop options, consider the Fire Road as it has one of the best single track downhills in West Virginia as you descend from the ridge to the south end of the lake. For shorter hikes and rides, try loops on the east side of the lake using Chadway, Charlie's Challenge (front), Low Gap Spur and Boy Scout Trails. A quick three mile hike that many enjoy is the Charlie's Challenge - Low Gap Spur - Boy Scout Trail loop which is maintained by the Webelos of Cub Scout Pack 437.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Open on Nov 9, 2018

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      Global Ranking
      #5,569
      State Ranking
      #32
      Trails (view details)
      10
      Trails Mountain Bike
      10
      Trails Hike
      10
      Trails Trail Running
      10
      Total Distance
      18 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent
      3,939 ft
      Total Vertical
      414 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,214 ft
      Ridden Counter
      23

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