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      Rocky Knob is an 185 acre park in Boone, NC. The park was created in 2009 when two $5,000 grants were secured from the Bikes Belong Foundation and Specialized Bicycles. These grants were made possible through the WCTDA’s partnership with Boone Area Cyclists, a local nonprofit organization working to promote and develop cycling opportunities throughout the Boone area. Watauga County, in partnership with the Watauga County Tourism Development Authority (WCTDA), received a $500,000 grant from the North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF) to assist with the acquisition and development for Rocky Knob Park. Three professional trail building companies worked with BAC volunteers to create about 8 miles of mountain bike trails for all skill levels (and accessible to hikers and trail runners), 4 skills areas, and a pump track. The park also includes a picnic shelter, bathrooms, and an adventure playground and is located just east of the city limit on US 421.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Access Info:
      Rocky Knob Park is located on US 421 just east of Boone city limits. From downtown, take US 421 S towards Wilkesboro. The park is located just off 421 on the right 7/10 of a mile past Bamboo Road and the Marathon Gas Station.

      Entrance Coordinates: 36.223287,-81.62654
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      6
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      4 miles
      Total Descent
      1,717 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,000 ft
      Total Vertical
      755 ft
      Reports
      19
      Photos
      8
      Ridden Counter
      392

      Photos of Rocky Knob Park Mountain Bike

      11 |
      Aug 27, 2017 @ 11:27am
      Aug 27, 2017
      Boat Rock Loop, My City
      14 |
      Aug 27, 2017 @ 11:27am
      Aug 27, 2017
      Boat Rock Loop, My City
      134 |
      Jan 30, 2017 @ 12:44pm
      Jan 30, 2017
      Boat Rock Loop, Hickory
      trail: Ol' Hoss
      83 |
      Oct 16, 2016 @ 10:36am
      Oct 16, 2016
      Ol' Hoss, My City
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      Videos of Rocky Knob Park Mountain Bike

      RKP PBJ cruisin
      trail: PB&J
      2:51 | 22 | Jul 17, 2017
      Jump line on PB&J
      trail: PB&J
      0:13 | 100 | Oct 13, 2015
      Rocky nob PBJ trail
      trail: PB&J
      2:51 | 110 | May 6, 2015
      more videos »

      Recent Activity

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      user #1380368RylandbaddridelogOct 16, 2017 ride log
      Oct 16, 2017 @ 3:10pm
      Oct 16, 2017
      user #841922HugocalcagnoriddentrailOl' Hoss and 3 more
      Oct 13, 2017 @ 9:43pm
      Oct 13, 2017
      user #1341937ChandlerHaddreportRocky Branch Loop and 4 more
      Oct 11, 2017 @ 6:12pm
      Oct 11, 2017
      user #1341937ChandlerHaddridelogOct 11, 2017 ride log
      Oct 11, 2017 @ 3:32pm
      Oct 11, 2017
      user #1407476GuivalladaresriddentrailBoat Rock Loop and 1 more
      Oct 9, 2017 @ 9:11am
      Oct 9, 2017
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      • By caleb93 & contributors
      • Admins: BAC, NWNC.MTBA
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