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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Ready for a backcountry adventure? Wilson Creek features historic singletrack full of technical challenge, jumps and high speed double track, creeks, boulders, gravel road grinds, are all set in the remote backwoods of Pisgah National Forest's Grandfather District. Be prepared to be self sufficient here. You are unlikely to encounter any people. Bring plenty of water, food, tubes, spare parts, a map, and a positive attitude as this ride has a history of hurting people's feelings with lost of grunt climbing. Unlike other regions in Pisgah, this route has only a few signs and wrong turns are plentiful.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jun 30, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,509
      State Ranking
      #38
      Trails (view details)
      7
      Trails Mountain Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      7
      Trails Trail Running
      7
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      4,688 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,507 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,806 ft
      Reports
      58
      Photos
      20
      Ridden Counter
      580

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 28.4 km avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 m avg distance
      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 35.8 km avg distance

      Photos of Wilson Creek Mountain Bike

      11 |
      Apr 7, 2019 @ 5:06pm
      Apr 7, 2019
      89 |
      Oct 9, 2018 @ 1:24pm
      Oct 9, 2018
      87 |
      Jun 24, 2018 @ 4:35pm
      Jun 24, 2018
      51 |
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 3:19pm
      Jun 10, 2018

      Videos of Wilson Creek Mountain Bike

      The day Codi almost died on Yancy
      3:35 | 238 | Oct 2, 2018
      youtuber GHETTO TUBELESS vs GNARLIEST TRAIL IN PISGAH...
      12:12 | 199 | Jun 14, 2018 , Mortimer
      youtuber WHEN SKILLS WITH PHIL SAYS A TRAIL IS...
      12:47 | 285 | Jun 12, 2018 , Mortimer

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Schoolhouse Ridge
      Jun 30, 2019 @ 5:47pm
      Jun 30, 2019
      Variabletrek240Pretty serious erosion at in the middle....
      Woodruff Ridge
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 7:11am
      Jun 14, 2019
      Variablepastahl NWNC.MTBA Some trails have damage due to June...
      Yancey Ridge Road - FSR 4062
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 7:11am
      Jun 14, 2019
      Variablepastahl NWNC.MTBA Some trails have damage due to June...
      Yancey Ridge Trail
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 7:11am
      Jun 14, 2019
      Variablepastahl NWNC.MTBA Some trails have damage due to June...
      Schoolhouse Ridge Road - FSR 4068
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 7:11am
      Jun 14, 2019
      Variablepastahl NWNC.MTBA Some trails have damage due to June...
      SR 90
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 7:11am
      Jun 14, 2019
      Variablepastahl NWNC.MTBA Some trails have damage due to June...
      Thorps Creek
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 7:11am
      Jun 14, 2019
      Variablepastahl NWNC.MTBA Some trails have damage due to June...
      Upper Edgemont Rd
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 7:11am
      Jun 14, 2019
      Variablepastahl NWNC.MTBA Some trails have damage due to June...
      Upper Wilson Ridge
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 7:11am
      Jun 14, 2019
      Variablepastahl NWNC.MTBA Some trails have damage due to June...
      Old House Gap Road - FSR 192
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 7:11am
      Jun 14, 2019
      Variablepastahl NWNC.MTBA Some trails have damage due to June...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #722711pastahlupdatetrailYancey Ridge Trail
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 7:26am
      Sep 30, 2019
      user #1426090Buddy68riddentrailYancey Ridge Trail
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 6:29pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      user #1659030jabelnriddentrailSchoolhouse Ridge
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 8:12pm
      Sep 21, 2019
      user #457049vincecallwishlisttrailMaple Sally Road
      Sep 18, 2019 @ 6:14am
      Sep 18, 2019
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailYancey Ridge Road - FSR 4062
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 2:28pm
      Aug 21, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #880871jmkb72trailMiddle Wilson RidgeWe road this in heavy rain because well......
      Jun 8, 2019 @ 3:26pm
      Jun 8, 2019
      user #1283609alpharetrotrailSchoolhouse RidgeWhen it starts to pitch down its closer to a...
      Oct 9, 2018 @ 12:56pm
      Oct 9, 2018
      user #526317josesanchez89trailYancey Ridge TrailThis trail is super gnarly but on par for the...
      Apr 26, 2018 @ 8:17am
      Apr 26, 2018
      user #552058o0-nr-0otrailSchoolhouse RidgeTrail is very eroded and gullied out. Hard to...
      Oct 3, 2017 @ 10:13am
      Oct 3, 2017

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