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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
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  • < 1 week
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  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • Uphill Primary
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      689
      Trails Mountain Bike
      441
      Trails E-Bike
      57
      Trails Hike
      668
      Trails Trail Running
      667
      Trails Horse
      140
      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
      1,164 mile
      Total Descent
      206,414 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,760 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,631 ft
      Reports
      7,376
      Photos
      1,833
      Ridden Counter
      203,319

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      The 5 Best New Thru-Hikes to Start Planning Now
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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.
      Video: Neko Mulally Tests Tires with Kenda
      Jan 20, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      Neko Mulally rides and gives feedback on some of the tires that Kenda has been working on.
      Video: Opening Weekend at Ride Kanuga in North Carolina with Neko Mulally
      Jul 30, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      The closest you'll get to Whismas in North Carolina.

      Popular Pisgah Mountain Biking Trails

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      Jim Branch
      Dupont State Recreational Forest
      Ridgeline
      Dupont State Recreational Forest
      Hooker Creek Trail
      Dupont State Recreational Forest
      Hilltop
      Dupont State Recreational Forest
      Big Rock Trail
      Dupont State Recreational Forest
      Hickory Mountain Loop
      Dupont State Recreational Forest
      Locust
      Dupont State Recreational Forest
      Black Mountain Trail (Lower)
      Pisgah Ranger District
      Isaac Heath
      Dupont State Recreational Forest
      Cedar Rock Trail
      Dupont State Recreational Forest
      Burnt Mountain Trail
      Dupont State Recreational Forest
      Jim Branch Alt
      Dupont State Recreational Forest
      Green's Lick
      Bent Creek Experimental Forest
      Wolf Branch
      Bent Creek Experimental Forest
      Ingles Field Gap
      Bent Creek Experimental Forest

      Photos of Pisgah Mountain Bike

      trail: Tortuga
      130 |
      Nov 2, 2020 @ 10:24am
      Nov 2, 2020
      trail: Tortuga
      212 |
      Jul 27, 2020 @ 10:42pm
      Jul 27, 2020
      274 |
      Apr 20, 2020 @ 4:29pm
      Apr 20, 2020
      443 |
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 2:49pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      1,000 |
      Sep 11, 2015 @ 8:48am
      Sep 11, 2015
      1,448 |
      Mar 5, 2014 @ 8:59am
      Mar 5, 2014
      807 |
      Mar 5, 2014 @ 8:59am
      Mar 5, 2014
      | 1 comments
      1,138 |
      Apr 13, 2013 @ 7:15am
      Apr 13, 2013

      Videos of Pisgah 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
      Kanuga tortuga
      trail: Tortuga
      68 | Oct 25, 2021
      50% of a backflip
      | Oct 22, 2021
      POV down Tortuga jump line
      trail: Tortuga
      69 | Oct 19, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Daniels Ridge
      Pisgah Ranger District
      May 17, 2022 @ 2:39pm
      May 17, 2022
      DrynoravelpMajor Water drainage issue, large mud...
      South Mills River
      Pisgah Ranger District
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 7:02am
      Apr 28, 2022
      DryEspressoErb The suspension bridge closest to Cantrell...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1233581grantbob94wishlisttrailAvery Creek Trail
      May 24, 2022 @ 8:18am
      1 hours
      user #1923073wardbateswishlistrouteMills River - Spencer Upper & Fletcher
      May 24, 2022 @ 5:08am
      4 hours
      user #2407660MarkZcfHLlwishlisttrailAvery Creek Road and 2 more
      May 24, 2022 @ 5:07am
      4 hours
      user #1845367GuillermocanyonwishlistrouteBuckwheat Bennett Avery
      May 23, 2022 @ 7:25pm
      14 hours
      user #1721618magnuzdwishlistrouteLower Black and Upper Sycamore Cove (Intro to Pisgah)
      May 23, 2022 @ 7:20pm
      14 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #2903876Rowan441trailBlack Mountain Trail (Upper Upper)Agree with previous two commenters, riding...
      May 18, 2022 @ 12:51pm
      May 18, 2022
      user #2903876Rowan441trailBlack Mountain Trail (Upper Upper)Agree with previous two commenters, riding...
      May 18, 2022 @ 12:49pm
      May 18, 2022
      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

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike441677 miles99,970 ft300 miles5,010 ft
      1,7127,329284137,185
      E-Bike5759 miles3,760 ft20 miles3,510 ft
      14,52111,279
      Hike6681,153 mile203,153 ft517 miles5,761 ft
      1187,332127,593
      Trail Running6671,153 mile203,563 ft517 miles5,761 ft
      27,326172,493
      Horse140276 miles41,014 ft116 miles4,652 ft
      3,502112
      Dirtbike/Moto219 miles279 ft2 miles2,349 ft
      1,91612
      Observed Trials219 miles279 ft2 miles2,349 ft
      15922
      ATV/ORV/OHV321 miles446 ft3 miles3,724 ft
      1,91516
      Snowmobile219 miles279 ft2 miles2,349 ft
      53
      Snowshoe1942 miles4,528 ft12 miles2,349 ft
      696
      Backcountry Ski1727 miles4,518 ft11 miles1,781 ft
      5313
      Nordic Ski1942 miles4,528 ft12 miles2,349 ft
      6926
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