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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      424
      Trails Mountain Bike
      322
      Trails E-Bike
      129
      Trails Horse
      13
      Trails Hike
      382
      Trails Trail Running
      381
      Total Distance
      391 miles
      Total Descent
      33,190 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,301 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,786 ft
      Reports
      3,004
      Photos
      400
      Ridden Counter
      72,842

      Outside Logo Articles

      North Carolina's 5 Most Popular Trail Networks According to Trailforks Data
      Oct 20, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      North Carolina is covered by trails of all varieties, and offers up opportunities for riders of all stripes.

      Popular Metrolina Mountain Biking Trails

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      North Main Access
      Charlotte
      North Main
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      Lake Loop
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      Figure 8
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      All Weather Access
      Charlotte
      South Main Access
      Charlotte
      Main Loop
      Sherman Branch
      Slalom Course
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      Tower 93
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      Access Dirt Road
      Charlotte
      Wedge
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      Roller Coaster Loop
      Sherman Branch
      Carpet
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      East Main (North Ext)
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      South Main Option
      Charlotte

      Metrolina Mountain Bike Routes

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      George Poston Green/Blue
      Gastonia
      8 miles
      Lake Hickory MTB Trails
      Lake Hickory Trails
      7 miles
      40th Route
      Charlotte
      39 miles
      Best of Colonel Francis
      Colonel Francis J. Beatty Community Park
      5 miles
      17 Mile Whitewater Route
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      17 miles
      LNSP - Monbo, Wildlife, Fox & Fallstown
      Lake Norman State Park
      15 miles
      Col Francis Beatty Black & Blue
      Colonel Francis J. Beatty Community Park
      6 miles
      2020 Half Enchilada
      Mount Holly
      24 miles
      Dri Tri Practice 2020
      Charlotte
      9 miles
      Riding the Rail
      Charlotte
      11 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 15 rides
      Past Week
      • 224 rides

      Photos of Metrolina Mountain Bike

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      Feb 24, 2024 @ 3:14pm
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      Feb 5, 2024 @ 1:00pm
      Feb 5, 2024
      trail: North Main
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      Dec 24, 2023 @ 5:18pm
      Dec 24, 2023
      trail: North Main
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      Dec 24, 2023 @ 5:17pm
      Dec 24, 2023
      trail: North Main
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      Dec 24, 2023 @ 5:17pm
      Dec 24, 2023
      trail: North Main
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      Dec 24, 2023 @ 5:17pm
      Dec 24, 2023

      Videos of Metrolina Mountain Bike

      Cedar Valley Drop Train
      110 | Dec 14, 2022
      Teeter totter fail!
      91 | Apr 5, 2022
      I’m alright
      261 | Jan 23, 2022
      Roots, Rock & Radness
      163 | Oct 24, 2020
      Friday Fails Submission
      0:05 | 469 | Dec 14, 2019
      Continuation after the drop in
      0:13 | 558 | May 14, 2019
      Nice drop in!
      0:08 | 510 | May 14, 2019
      Nino launches II
      trail: Broyhill
      0:06 | 357 | May 12, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Feb 27, 2024 @ 11:54am
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      Feb 27, 2024 @ 4:04am
      Feb 27, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      HumpDieseltrailBanditNoticed motorcycle tracks on Bandit this last...
      Feb 18, 2024 @ 11:16am
      Feb 18, 2024
      Jlane66reportLaurel LoopGreat trail in either direction, has a little...
      Oct 29, 2023 @ 5:21pm
      Oct 29, 2023
      SkiflydanatrailMonbo LoopNice trail
      Sep 24, 2023 @ 6:13am
      Sep 24, 2023
      EricO6YaZhtrailSouth Fork TrailI really enjoy running this trail! When I saw...
      Sep 11, 2023 @ 6:34pm
      Sep 11, 2023
      mcswainttrailLake LoopLake Loop is “closed for maintenance”....
      Sep 7, 2023 @ 2:10pm
      Sep 7, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike322320 miles26,473 ft121 miles604 ft
      4103,00418104,169
      E-Bike129110 miles8,822 ft44 miles518 ft
      32,60411,704
      Horse1310 miles659 ft4 miles108 ft
      4205
      Hike382361 miles28,701 ft135 miles1,302 ft
      122,96312,161
      Trail Running381361 miles28,701 ft135 miles1,302 ft
      2,96312,631
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