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      Located in Banner Elk, NC at 4000’, the Lees-McRae campus cycling facilities contain over 6 miles of ever evolving trail ranging from flow trail to technical singletrack and everything in between.

      There is a dirt jump line, well maintained dual slalom track with start gate, and a challenging downhill track with times ranging from 2-3 minutes.

      The campus trails are set up to be used as race courses with a unique cross country race lap and a short track course a well. Our trails have also been used in multiple national and conference championship events.

      The dual slalom, short track, and more tame “Pirate Trails” are located near the Williams Gym behind the softball facilities.

      The trail head for the cross country and downhill is located by The Mill Pond across from the dam. For first timers it is recommended that you are guided by someone who is familiar with the trails as they intertwine and are loosely marked.
      source: L-Mc Trails
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Land Status: Community Forest
      Access Info:
      Elk River Dam
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      Open as of Sep 22, 2019

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      Trails (view details)
      1
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      1
      Trails Trail Running
      1
      Total Distance
      490 ft
      Total Vertical
      27 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,675 ft
      Reports
      1
      Ridden Counter
      38

      Popular Lees–McRae College Mountain Biking Trails

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      Dual Slalom

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      Videos of Lees–McRae College Mountain Bike

      Lees McRae cycling dual slalom course and MTB...
      1:10 | 699 | May 6, 2018 , Banner Elk

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Dual Slalom
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 6:58am
      Sep 22, 2019
      DryA bit bumpy and torn up from the race,...AvidTrailRider

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      user #1591760anewbillwishlistregionLees–McRae College
      Jun 20, 2022 @ 8:11am
      Jun 20, 2022
      user #1679584sportmgtaddeventBanner Elk Showdown
      May 9, 2022 @ 11:43am
      May 9, 2022
      user #1294057WillhegedusriddentrailDual Slalom
      Feb 15, 2022 @ 8:33am
      Feb 15, 2022
      user #851222TreyDownhillriddentrailDual Slalom
      Aug 31, 2020 @ 1:01pm
      Aug 31, 2020
      user #851222TreyDownhillvotetrailDual Slalom
      Aug 30, 2020 @ 6:55am
      Aug 30, 2020

      Activity Type Stats

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      Mountain Bike1489 ft26 ft
      #3,478#1,6141679
      Hike1489 ft26 ft
      #2,818#1,46812
      Trail Running1489 ft26 ft
      #2,823#1,4691
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