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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
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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)
      177
      Trails Mountain Bike
      67
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      174
      Trails Trail Running
      166
      Trails Horse
      27
      Trails Dirtbike
      2
      Trails Observed Trials
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Trails Nordic Ski
      18
      Total Distance
      368 miles
      Total Descent
      73,791 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,416 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,554 ft
      Reports
      1,362
      Photos
      211
      Ridden Counter
      10,566

      Popular Northwest Mountain Biking Trails

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      Entrance Trail
      Rocky Knob Park
      Rocky Branch Trail
      Rocky Knob Park
      Keendergarten
      Rocky Knob Park
      PBJ
      Rocky Knob Park
      Boat Rock Trail
      Rocky Knob Park
      Middle of Nowhere
      Rocky Knob Park
      Ol' Hoss
      Rocky Knob Park
      Middle Earth Trail
      Rocky Knob Park
      Mirkwood Forest (Middle Earth Connector)
      Rocky Knob Park
      West Wimba Loop
      Lake James State Park
      East Wimba Loop
      Lake James State Park
      Stone Soup (Lower Black Forest)
      Rocky Knob Park
      Black Forest
      Rocky Knob Park
      East West Connector
      Lake James State Park
      Tindo Connector Trail
      Lake James State Park

      Northwest Mountain Bike Routes

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      Heartbreak-Kitsuma Shuttle
      Old Fort
      58 miles
      Heartbreak Ridge-Big Loop
      Camp Grier
      27 miles
      LJ
      Morganton
      9 miles
      Wilson Ridge Top to Bottom
      Wilson Creek
      12 miles
      21 jumps to Schoolhouse Shuttle
      Wilson Creek
      5 miles
      7 mile Rocky Knob Park Ridepopular ridelog7 miles
      17 mile Rocky Knob Park Ridepopular ridelog17 miles
      4 mile Rocky Knob Park Ridepopular ridelog4 miles
      6 mile Rocky Knob Park Ridepopular ridelog6 miles
      11 mile W. Kerr Scott Reservoir Ridepopular ridelog11 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 6 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 67 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance

      Photos of Northwest Mountain Bike

      34 |
      Feb 12, 2021 @ 8:32am
      Feb 12, 2021
      17 |
      Feb 12, 2021 @ 8:25am
      Feb 12, 2021
      22 |
      Jan 24, 2021 @ 6:06pm
      Jan 24, 2021
      10 |
      Jan 24, 2021 @ 6:05pm
      Jan 24, 2021

      Videos of Northwest Mountain Bike

      Wimba Loop at Lake James
      15 | Jan 18, 2021
      Stone Soup Rocks!
      0:05 | 40 | Oct 15, 2020
      PBJ
      trail: PBJ
      0:49 | 173 | Mar 20, 2020
      The Myth of Sisyphus
      trail: PBJ
      2:26 | 60 | Mar 6, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2663399nk3w4riddentrailUpper Wilson Ridge
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 10:54pm
      21 hours
      user #2663399nk3w4wishlisttrailMaple Sally Road
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 12:51pm
      1 day
      user #1088461arwolffwishlisttrailMountain to Sea Trail: NC Segment 8.1
      Apr 12, 2021 @ 12:43pm
      Apr 12, 2021
      user #722711pastahladdreportEast West Connector and 11 more
      Apr 12, 2021 @ 8:59am
      Apr 12, 2021
      user #722711pastahladdreportEast West Connector and 11 more
      Apr 11, 2021 @ 5:40am
      Apr 11, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #1402621phrogfellatrailYancey Ridge TrailThis is the trail that you’re looking for....
      Feb 28, 2021 @ 6:07pm
      Feb 28, 2021
      user #1957084browntrout78reportPBJVariable conditions. Very tacky.... but closed.
      Feb 28, 2021 @ 2:51pm
      Feb 28, 2021
      user #1402621phrogfellatrailThorps CreekHighly recommended bringing a machete, lineman...
      Feb 27, 2021 @ 4:41pm
      Feb 27, 2021
      user #1402621phrogfellatrailUpper Edgemont RdJust rode this, it’s a graded, gravel road,...
      Jan 26, 2021 @ 5:10pm
      Jan 26, 2021
      user #2530479MaggiegtrailFonta Flora (Burke County Park)Pretty and fun trail! Wide enough for adaptive...
      Dec 29, 2020 @ 6:39pm
      Dec 29, 2020

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike67136 miles27,087 ft68 miles2,877 ft
      1891,35658,106
      E-Bike24,803 ft13 ft554 ft407 ft
      43025
      Hike174367 miles72,897 ft170 miles3,415 ft
      181,289788
      Trail Running166352 miles67,562 ft162 miles3,415 ft
      1,28881
      Horse2748 miles8,297 ft24 miles3,074 ft
      4297
      Dirtbike24,803 ft13 ft554 ft407 ft
      2827
      Observed Trials24,803 ft13 ft554 ft407 ft
      62
      ATV/ORV/OHV24,803 ft13 ft554 ft407 ft
      2822
      Snowmobile13,373 ft13 ft554 ft79 ft
      Snowshoe24 miles436 ft3 miles407 ft
      Nordic Ski1817 miles1,047 ft6 miles1,119 ft
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