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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
      7.8 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3.5 miles
      Total Descent
      1,931 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,998 ft
      Total Vertical
      753 ft
      Reports
      10
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      239

      Photos of Rocky Knob Park Mountain Bike

      99 |
      Jan 30, 2017 @ 12:44pm
      Jan 30, 2017
      Boat Rock Loop, Hickory
      trail: Ol' Hoss
      70 |
      Oct 16, 2016 @ 10:36am
      Oct 16, 2016
      Ol' Hoss, My City
      212 |
      Nov 19, 2015 @ 8:12am
      Nov 19, 2015
      Boat Rock Loop, Boone
      trail: PB&J
      310 |
      Oct 13, 2015 @ 7:55am
      Oct 13, 2015
      PB&J, Boone
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      Videos of Rocky Knob Park Mountain Bike

      Jump line on PB&J
      trail: PB&J
      0:13 | 85 | Oct 13, 2015
      Rocky nob PBJ trail
      trail: PB&J
      2:51 | 101 | May 6, 2015
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1326254docreynoldsriddentrailRocky Branch Loop
      May 17, 2017 @ 12:29pm
      May 17, 2017
      user #704054ethanmriddentrailRocky Branch Loop and 4 more
      May 11, 2017 @ 12:37pm
      May 11, 2017
      user #839316tedclevwishlisttrailOl' Hoss
      May 8, 2017 @ 7:42pm
      May 8, 2017
      user #839316tedclevriddentrailPB&J
      May 8, 2017 @ 7:36pm
      May 8, 2017
      user #528181rnbradaddridelogMay 8, 2017 ride log
      May 8, 2017 @ 8:00am
      May 8, 2017
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