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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
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Radar Time
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      205
      Trails Mountain Bike
      71
      Trails E-Bike
      24
      Trails Hike
      203
      Trails Trail Running
      203
      Trails Horse
      56
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      648 miles
      Total Descent
      132,691 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,492 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,660 ft
      Reports
      348
      Photos
      154
      Ridden Counter
      8,518

      Popular Nantahala Mountain Biking Trails

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      Tinker's Dream
      Fire Mountain Trails
      Kessel Run
      Fire Mountain Trails
      Lazy Elk
      Fire Mountain Trails
      Spearfinger
      Fire Mountain Trails
      Uktena
      Fire Mountain Trails
      Parking Lot
      Tsali Recreation Area
      Thompson Loop Access
      Tsali Recreation Area
      Right Loop
      Tsali Recreation Area
      Left Loop
      Tsali Recreation Area
      Mouse Branch Loop
      Tsali Recreation Area
      County Line Road
      Tsali Recreation Area
      Mouse Branch Overlook Loop
      Tsali Recreation Area
      Thompson Loop
      Tsali Recreation Area
      Waya Trail
      Fire Mountain Trails
      Lower Tinker's Dream
      Fire Mountain Trails

      Nantahala Mountain Bike Routes

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      Fire On The Mountain Loops
      Fire Mountain Trails
      11 miles
      Tsali (IMBA Epic)
      Tsali Recreation Area
      24 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 7 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 49 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance

      Photos of Nantahala Mountain Bike

      trail: Spearfinger
      76 |
      Dec 31, 2019 @ 3:39pm
      Dec 31, 2019
      trail: Kessel Run
      116 |
      May 17, 2019 @ 7:57pm
      May 17, 2019
      trail: Spearfinger
      54 |
      Jul 29, 2017 @ 11:00am
      Jul 29, 2017
      trail: Kessel Run
      322 |
      Jun 6, 2017 @ 7:52am
      Jun 6, 2017
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Nantahala Mountain Bike

      Wayah Crash @Fire Mtn
      trail: Kessel Run
      0:12 | 94 | Jun 27, 2020
      10 years old. Uktena
      trail: Uktena
      0:30 | 127 | Aug 10, 2019
      Hood River
      0:15 | 31 | Aug 27, 2017
      Bailey Bike Park step down and crash
      0:29 | 690 | Mar 6, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1188148rickplitevotetrailSkilly
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 7:42pm
      1 day
      user #1188148rickplitevotetrailKessel Run and 4 more
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 3:39pm
      1 day
      user #863676ArmyKJwishlisttrailMouse Branch Loop and 1 more
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 6:39am
      2 days
      user #1188148rickpliteaddreportSkilly
      Apr 13, 2021 @ 2:30pm
      Apr 13, 2021
      user #1188148rickpliteaddreportTinker's Dream and 6 more
      Apr 13, 2021 @ 2:30pm
      Apr 13, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2630464TrailcapttrailKessel RunOne of my favorite trail systems by far!
      Mar 22, 2021 @ 10:44am
      Mar 22, 2021
      user #1889908JonesesdadtrailSkillyThis trail no longer exists, it has been...
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 9:02pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      user #1889908JonesesdadtrailSkillyThis trail no longer exists, it has been...
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 9:00pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      user #2140717BillrosketrailMouse Branch LoopFinally - a nice flowing trail with minimal...
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 12:29pm
      Jul 12, 2020
      user #2140717BillrosketrailMouse Branch Overlook LoopAgree worth adding the 2 miles. Don’t be...
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 12:24pm
      Jul 12, 2020

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike71197 miles37,579 ft88 miles4,281 ft
      14531425,888
      E-Bike2449 miles10,033 ft23 miles1,227 ft
      525334
      Hike203639 miles130,525 ft258 miles5,492 ft
      4345741
      Trail Running203639 miles130,525 ft258 miles5,492 ft
      34551
      Horse56242 miles44,573 ft92 miles4,682 ft
      80
      ATV/ORV/OHV19 miles2,028 ft4 miles1,726 ft
      69
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