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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      351
      Trails Mountain Bike
      291
      Trails E-Bike
      93
      Trails Hike
      322
      Trails Trail Running
      321
      Trails Horse
      14
      Total Distance
      332 miles
      Total Descent
      31,493 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,301 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,786 ft
      Reports
      2,016
      Photos
      357
      Ridden Counter
      51,736

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      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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      Lake Loop
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      North Main Access
      Charlotte
      North Main
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      Figure 8
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      South Main Access
      Charlotte
      Main Loop
      Sherman Branch
      All Weather Access
      Charlotte
      Tower 93
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      Roller Coaster Loop
      Sherman Branch
      Slalom Course
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      Wedge
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      Carpet
      U.S. National Whitewater Center
      Access Dirt Road
      Charlotte
      Carolina Thread Connector
      Charlotte
      Big Lake Trail
      Sherman Branch

      Metrolina Mountain Bike Routes

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      40th Route
      Charlotte
      39 miles
      George Poston Green/Blue
      Gastonia
      8 miles
      LNSP - Monbo, Wildlife, Fox & Fallstown
      Lake Norman State Park
      15 miles
      Dri Tri Practice 2020
      Charlotte
      9 miles
      Col Francis Beatty Black & Blue
      Colonel Francis J. Beatty Community Park
      6 miles
      Riding the Rail
      Charlotte
      11 miles
      Purser-Hulsey Everything
      Purser-Hulsey Park
      4 miles
      Half Enchilada USNWC
      Charlotte
      22 miles
      2019 Whole Enchilada 2019 race
      Charlotte
      35 miles
      2019 Whole Enchilada 2019 race
      Charlotte
      35 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 50 rides
      Past Week
      • 424 rides

      Photos of Metrolina Mountain Bike

      11 |
      Jul 9, 2022 @ 4:21pm
      Jul 9, 2022
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      Jul 2, 2022 @ 8:20pm
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      Jul 2, 2022 @ 8:20pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      14 |
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 8:17pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      9 |
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 8:11pm
      Jul 2, 2022
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      Jul 2, 2022 @ 8:11pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      12 |
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 8:10pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      7 |
      Jun 13, 2022 @ 6:33am
      Jun 13, 2022

      Videos of Metrolina Mountain Bike

      Teeter totter fail!
      50 | Apr 5, 2022
      I’m alright
      115 | Jan 23, 2022
      Roots, Rock & Radness
      138 | Oct 24, 2020
      Friday Fails Submission
      0:05 | 446 | Dec 14, 2019
      Continuation after the drop in
      0:13 | 451 | May 14, 2019
      Nice drop in!
      0:08 | 411 | May 14, 2019
      Nino launches II
      trail: Broyhill
      0:06 | 319 | May 12, 2019
      Nino launches
      trail: Broyhill
      0:17 | 160 | May 12, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Hawk Loop
      Lake Norman State Park
      Jul 28, 2022 @ 4:24pm
      Jul 28, 2022
      DryCutie9807461All trails were closed
      Goal Post
      Lake Hickory Trails
      Jul 21, 2022 @ 4:07am
      Jul 21, 2022
      WetThePedalStrikesBackTree down blocking trail on climb. Can be...
      OG Downhill
      Lake Hickory Trails
      Jul 21, 2022 @ 4:07am
      Jul 21, 2022
      WetThePedalStrikesBackTwo trees down at top of trail. First is...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Beginner Loop
      Finch Park
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 7:24am
      Aug 6, 2022
      Drybtag
      Allison Farms Connector
      Davidson
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 2:50pm
      Aug 3, 2022
      VariableHappy CV is open again. Maintenance being...rodrigorion
      Sweet Leaf
      Cedar Valley Bike Park
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 2:50pm
      Aug 3, 2022
      VariableHappy CV is open again. Maintenance being...rodrigorion
      Roaster Coaster
      Cedar Valley Bike Park
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 2:50pm
      Aug 3, 2022
      VariableHappy CV is open again. Maintenance being...rodrigorion
      Cedar Valley Access Road
      Cedar Valley Bike Park
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 2:50pm
      Aug 3, 2022
      Variablerodrigorion
      Nervous Breakdown
      Fisher Farm Park
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 2:50pm
      Aug 3, 2022
      Variablerodrigorion
      Allison Farms Connector
      Davidson
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 2:50pm
      Aug 3, 2022
      Variablerodrigorion
      Allison Farm Access Road
      Cedar Valley Bike Park
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 2:50pm
      Aug 3, 2022
      Variablerodrigorion
      Layover
      Airline Bike Park
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 2:39pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      IdealHero dirt IMO. A few muddy patches that...rodrigorion
      Co-Pilot
      Airline Bike Park
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 2:39pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      IdealHero dirt IMO. A few muddy patches that...rodrigorion

      Activity Feed

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      user #2758160elvis-bcheckintrailLittle Suger Creek Greenway
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 1:03pm
      13 hours
      user #2758160elvis-bdifficultyvotetrailBYT Tech Loop and 1 more
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 12:59pm
      13 hours
      user #2758160elvis-bcheckintrailBYT Tech Loop
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 12:59pm
      13 hours
      user #2758160elvis-bvotetrailBYT Tech Loop and 1 more
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 12:58pm
      13 hours
      user #2758160elvis-briddentrailBYT Tech Loop
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 12:58pm
      13 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #3105135AnthonyPaceBB5trailPee Wee's LoopVisited for the first time today. I would...
      Jul 9, 2022 @ 2:58pm
      Jul 9, 2022
      user #2676566mainttrailGirl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council TrailThis is not a green trail
      Jun 20, 2022 @ 3:51am
      Jun 20, 2022
      user #2334928HumpDieseltrailEast MainReally like this trail. The ups and downs and...
      Jun 4, 2022 @ 2:39am
      Jun 4, 2022
      user #2006118ThealwardtrailLake Loop BackA little overgrown and not very well marked
      May 12, 2022 @ 7:55pm
      May 12, 2022
      user #2006118ThealwardtrailSpencer MountainGets kind of confusing near the north east...
      May 12, 2022 @ 7:51pm
      May 12, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike291279 miles25,735 ft106 miles604 ft
      3462,0161269,450
      E-Bike9356 miles4,295 ft22 miles518 ft
      31,659460
      Hike322304 miles26,883 ft115 miles1,302 ft
      51,9791988
      Trail Running321304 miles26,883 ft115 miles1,302 ft
      1,97911,028
      Horse1410 miles659 ft4 miles108 ft
      4163
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