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      Region Details
      • 52
      • 8
      • 29
      • 20
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Aug 27, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      155
      Trails Mountain Bike
      110
      Trails E-Bike
      13
      Trails Hike
      156
      Trails Trail Running
      156
      Trails Horse
      21
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails Observed Trials
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      3
      Trails Snowmobile
      2
      Trails Snowshoe
      19
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      17
      Trails Nordic Ski
      19
      Total Distance
      336 miles
      Total Descent
      61,409 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,074 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,201 ft
      Reports
      1,632
      Photos
      753
      Ridden Counter
      33,126

      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.

      Photos of Pisgah Ranger District Mountain Bike

      trail: Daniels Ridge
      3 |
      May 11, 2022 @ 10:11pm
      May 11, 2022
      trail: Daniels Ridge
      7 |
      May 11, 2022 @ 10:11pm
      May 11, 2022
      1 |
      May 7, 2022 @ 12:33pm
      May 7, 2022
      1 |
      May 7, 2022 @ 12:33pm
      May 7, 2022
      1 |
      May 7, 2022 @ 12:32pm
      May 7, 2022
      1,485 |
      May 1, 2018 @ 5:31pm
      May 1, 2018
      | 2 comments
      1,445 |
      Mar 5, 2014 @ 8:59am
      Mar 5, 2014
      805 |
      Mar 5, 2014 @ 8:59am
      Mar 5, 2014
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Pisgah Ranger District Mountain Bike

      Sycamore Cove Trail Section
      28 | Feb 20, 2022
      Lower Black Trail Pisgah
      24 | Feb 16, 2022
      Trace Ridge Trail - N. Mills River, NC.
      25 | Feb 16, 2022
      Pisgah Middle Black Re-Route
      18 | Feb 16, 2022
      Avery Creek Dip
      46 | Jan 2, 2022
      Pisgah Ranger District
      trail: Cove Creek
      36 | Dec 14, 2020
      Gnarl Eats It on Bennett Gap
      128 | Nov 23, 2020
      Bennett Gap Trail - Brevard NC
      84 | Nov 6, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Daniels Ridge
      May 17, 2022 @ 2:39pm
      1 day
      DrynoravelpMajor Water drainage issue, large mud...
      South Mills River
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 7:02am
      Apr 28, 2022
      DryEspressoErb The suspension bridge closest to Cantrell...
      Cantrell Creek Trail
      Apr 22, 2022 @ 7:55am
      Apr 22, 2022
      DryEspressoErbThe 3 trees are still down. All of them...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1106024davrob76wishlistrouteBlack Mountain Loop (Upper, middle, lower)
      May 18, 2022 @ 7:50pm
      4 hours
      user #2903876Rowan441commenttrailBlack Mountain Trail (Upper Upper)
      May 18, 2022 @ 12:49pm
      11 hours
      user #3023175VmckeonwishlistrouteIntro To Pisgah and 1 more
      May 18, 2022 @ 5:20am
      18 hours
      user #1233839noravelpcheckintrailCove Creek Road
      May 17, 2022 @ 2:46pm
      1 day
      user #1233839noravelpriddentrailCove Creek Road
      May 17, 2022 @ 2:46pm
      1 day

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2903876Rowan441trailBlack Mountain Trail (Upper Upper)Agree with previous two commenters, riding...
      May 18, 2022 @ 12:51pm
      11 hours
      user #2903876Rowan441trailBlack Mountain Trail (Upper Upper)Agree with previous two commenters, riding...
      May 18, 2022 @ 12:49pm
      11 hours
      user #1369682Nick0311trailAvery Creek TrailNo more 2 Tree trucks and a handrail to cross...
      May 8, 2022 @ 4:19pm
      May 8, 2022
      user #2192907steelispossiblyrealtrailBlack Mountain Trail (Lower)This is one of the best trails I’ve ever...
      May 7, 2022 @ 9:22pm
      May 7, 2022
      user #2192907steelispossiblyrealtrailClub GapI echo the other commenters. This is basically...
      May 7, 2022 @ 9:15pm
      May 7, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Bracken Preserve 44.5 km
      Shining Rock Wilderness 1 16.3 km
      Middle Prong Wilderness9.1 km
      North Mills River 1 11 410 km
      Dupont State Recreational Forest 22 33 1112.7 km

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      Pinkbike Articles

      Oct 20, 2021
      North Carolina's 5 Most Popular Trail Networks According to Trailforks Data North Carolina's 5 Most Popular Trail Networks According to Trailforks Data
      North Carolina is covered by trails of all varieties, and offers up opportunities for riders of all stripes.
      Feb 2, 2020
      Details Announced for the 2020 Pisgah Stage Race Details Announced for the 2020 Pisgah Stage Race
      The 2020 Pisgah Stage Race returns for its 12th year in April.
      May 2, 2018
      A Spring Fling in North Carolina A Spring Fling in North Carolina
      A group of friends make the journey south from snow-covered hills in search of dry trails, warm sun and spring riding sensations.
      Jan 4, 2018
      The Evolution of the Pisgah Stage Race The Evolution of the Pisgah Stage Race
      Is the Pisgah Stage Race on your calendar this year?

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike110243 miles36,982 ft101 miles3,757 ft
      #122#496971,6143419,585
      E-Bike1326 miles476 ft2 miles2,349 ft
      96877
      Hike156336 miles61,407 ft147 miles4,075 ft
      #75#39551,63011,365
      Trail Running156336 miles61,407 ft147 miles4,075 ft
      #75#3911,6291570
      Horse2161 miles3,396 ft13 miles3,750 ft
      #170#1205834
      Dirtbike/Moto219 miles279 ft2 miles2,349 ft
      3392
      Observed Trials219 miles279 ft2 miles2,349 ft
      61
      ATV/ORV/OHV321 miles446 ft3 miles3,724 ft
      3391
      Snowmobile219 miles279 ft2 miles2,349 ft
      4
      Snowshoe1942 miles4,528 ft12 miles2,349 ft
      54
      Backcountry Ski1727 miles4,518 ft11 miles1,781 ft
      52
      Nordic Ski1942 miles4,528 ft12 miles2,349 ft
      54
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