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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Tsali is a great trail system with trails that mix up flowy fun with some technical challenges. Be sure to check the trail use schedule before you head out. Mouse & Thompson and Right & Left Loop are open to mountain bikers and horses on alternating days so please respect the schedule! Bathrooms and water are available at the parking area. There is a $2 day use fee and camping is available.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
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      • 7
      • 2

      Open on Nov 9, 2017

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,590
      State Ranking
      #41
      Trails
      15
      Total Distance
      37 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent
      8,281 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,096 ft
      Total Vertical
      397 ft
      Reports
      21
      Photos
      16
      Ridden Counter
      784

      Photos of Tsali Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Right Loop
      28 |
      May 17, 2018 @ 11:36am
      May 17, 2018
      Right Loop, Bryson City
      trail: Left Loop
      30 |
      Mar 7, 2018 @ 6:49am
      Mar 7, 2018
      Left Loop, My City
      trail: Thompson Loop
      24 |
      Oct 28, 2017 @ 3:45am
      Oct 28, 2017
      Thompson Loop, My City
      223 |
      Dec 8, 2015 @ 4:44pm
      Dec 8, 2015
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      Tsali Recreation Area Mountain Bike Routes

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      Tsali (IMBA Epic)
      24 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #838984sehuffmantrailThompson LoopMedium sized downed tree in the last mile of...
      Oct 9, 2017 @ 4:22pm
      Oct 9, 2017
      user #992997CamPowtrailRight LoopDefinitely not a black diamond trail system....
      Aug 21, 2017 @ 9:10pm
      Aug 21, 2017
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      10 hours
      user #520036DavidSAriddentrailLeft Loop and 8 more
      Sep 14, 2018 @ 6:39pm
      Sep 14, 2018
      user #1551863rowankayaksaddridelogSep 6, 2018 ride log
      Sep 6, 2018 @ 8:50am
      Sep 6, 2018
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