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  • > 96%
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  • > 80%
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
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      Trail system built in the historic Indian community of Cherokee. Packed full of berms, hips, rollers and a One Way Downhill trail full of perfectly sculpted table tops of varying lengths. Great wall rides.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: Regional Recreation Area
      Land Manager: Jeremy Hyatt
      Bus Parking Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Parking lot is in the back of the Unto These Hills parking lot next to the Oconaluftee Indian Village. Entrance is at the TOP of the Bus Parking area. Just follow the blue arrows on the pavement to the very top of the lot.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 1
      • 4
      • 5

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 29, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails E-Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      2,864 ft
      Total Vertical
      934 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,919 ft
      Reports
      184
      Photos
      74
      Ridden Counter
      4,913

      Photos of Fire Mountain Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Uktena
      170 |
      Nov 7, 2020 @ 4:17pm
      Nov 7, 2020
      trail: Kessel Run
      110 |
      Sep 11, 2020 @ 2:07pm
      Sep 11, 2020
      trail: Spearfinger
      48 |
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 9:42am
      Aug 14, 2020
      trail: Uktena
      105 |
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 8:19am
      Aug 14, 2020
      trail: Spearfinger
      127 |
      Dec 31, 2019 @ 3:39pm
      Dec 31, 2019
      trail: Kessel Run
      182 |
      May 17, 2019 @ 7:57pm
      May 17, 2019
      trail: Spearfinger
      71 |
      Jul 29, 2017 @ 11:00am
      Jul 29, 2017
      trail: Kessel Run
      355 |
      Jun 6, 2017 @ 7:52am
      Jun 6, 2017
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Fire Mountain Trails Mountain Bike

      Wayah Crash @Fire Mtn
      trail: Kessel Run
      0:12 | 116 | Jun 27, 2020
      10 years old. Uktena
      trail: Uktena
      0:30 | 175 | Aug 10, 2019
      Fire Mountain Trails in Cherokee NC
      trail: Kessel Run
      23:57 | 294 | Dec 2, 2020 , Cherokee
      Fire Mountain Trails - New For 2020 - Skilly...
      trail: Lazy Elk
      8:17 | 129 | Sep 3, 2020 , Cherokee
      Fire Mountain Trails - New For 2020 - Skilly...
      trail: Kessel Run
      8:17 | 215 | Sep 3, 2020 , Cherokee
      Fire Mountain Trails - New For 2020 - Skilly...
      8:17 | 153 | Sep 3, 2020 , Cherokee
      Fire Mountain Trails - New For 2020 - Skilly...
      8:17 | 132 | Sep 3, 2020 , Cherokee
      Uktena Trail
      trail: Uktena
      13:44 | 390 | Sep 15, 2019 , Cherokee

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2835992Pe3KbZwishlisttrailKessel Run
      Oct 20, 2021 @ 6:59am
      Oct 20, 2021
      user #2354139Mooney228riddentrailSkilly Return and 2 more
      Oct 17, 2021 @ 10:42am
      Oct 17, 2021
      user #2422270MichaelsLoLUawishlisttrailKessel Run
      Sep 27, 2021 @ 4:19pm
      Sep 27, 2021
      user #2504343Jeremiah2eHd4VriddentrailKessel Run and 6 more
      Sep 23, 2021 @ 8:46pm
      Sep 23, 2021
      user #2239307reallukeingramriddentrailUktena and 1 more
      Sep 12, 2021 @ 8:19pm
      Sep 12, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2630464TrailcapttrailKessel RunOne of my favorite trail systems by far!
      Mar 22, 2021 @ 10:44am
      Mar 22, 2021
      user #1744899Mili03reportKessel RunKessle ridge closed maintenance
      Jul 8, 2020 @ 5:41pm
      Jul 8, 2020
      user #1744588wnchiker1975reportUktenaTrees have been removed but leaves are slick...
      Nov 21, 2019 @ 4:23pm
      Nov 21, 2019
      user #1814009EmfabichtrailUktenaGreat downhill, super fast, a lot of hairpin...
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 6:14pm
      Aug 25, 2019
      user #1814009EmfabichtrailSpearfingerNice wide trail with great berms and rollers....
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 6:05pm
      Aug 25, 2019

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1112 miles2,864 ft6 miles935 ft
      #993#5117418422,149
      E-Bike910 miles2,805 ft5 miles696 ft
      #252#73148149
      Hike1112 miles2,864 ft6 miles935 ft
      #745#44518430
      Trail Running1112 miles2,864 ft6 miles935 ft
      #747#4431842
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      • Admins: NA-SORBA, EBCI
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