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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
      Global Ranking
      #1,237
      State Ranking
      #17
      Trails
      8
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      4 miles
      Total Descent
      1,770 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,000 ft
      Total Vertical
      755 ft
      Reports
      54
      Photos
      19
      Ridden Counter
      641

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      Photos of Rocky Knob Park Mountain Bike

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      Jun 4, 2018 @ 7:29am
      Jun 4, 2018
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      Videos of Rocky Knob Park Mountain Bike

      Laps on PBJ
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      3:00 | 13 | Jun 17, 2018
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      2:51 | 73 | Jul 17, 2017
      Icycle Downhill Race
      2:42 | 60 | Nov 18, 2015
      Jump line on PB&J
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      0:13 | 125 | Oct 13, 2015
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Pump Trackskill parkBoone
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