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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
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  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      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
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      Caution on Oct 9, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,816
      State Ranking
      #26
      Trails (view details)
      18
      Trails Mountain Bike
      18
      Trails Hike
      18
      Trails Trail Running
      18
      Total Distance
      66 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      30 miles
      Total Descent
      13,378 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,988 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,088 ft
      Reports
      32
      Photos
      19
      Ridden Counter
      402

      Photos of Wilson Creek Mountain Bike

      8 |
      Oct 9, 2018 @ 1:24pm
      Oct 9, 2018
      Schoolhouse Ridge, Portland
      36 |
      Jun 24, 2018 @ 4:35pm
      Jun 24, 2018
      Yancy Ridge Trail, Mills River
      15 |
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 3:19pm
      Jun 10, 2018
      Schoolhouse Ridge Road - FSR 4068
      44 |
      Apr 11, 2018 @ 11:41am
      Apr 11, 2018
      Yancy Ridge Trail, Boone
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      Videos of Wilson Creek Mountain Bike

      The day Codi almost died on Yancy
      3:35 | 143 | Oct 2, 2018
      youtuber GHETTO TUBELESS vs GNARLIEST TRAIL IN PISGAH...
      12:12 | 86 | Jun 14, 2018 , Mortimer
      youtuber WHEN SKILLS WITH PHIL SAYS A TRAIL IS...
      12:47 | 112 | Jun 12, 2018 , Mortimer
      more videos »

      Wilson Creek Mountain Bike Routes

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      21 jumps to Schoolhouse Shuttle
      5 miles
      Wilson Ridge Top to Bottom
      12 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1283609alpharetrotrailSchoolhouse RidgeWhen it starts to pitch down its closer to a...
      Oct 9, 2018 @ 12:56pm
      Oct 9, 2018
      user #526317josesanchez89trailYancy 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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      Recent Activity

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      user #775634heelyeahaddridelogNov 28, 2018 ride log
      Nov 29, 2018 @ 12:42am
      Nov 29, 2018
      user #984874Drew44xaddridelogNov 24, 2018 ride log
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 4:17pm
      Nov 24, 2018
      user #1590488magicjack828addridelogNov 23, 2018 ride log
      Nov 23, 2018 @ 2:55pm
      Nov 23, 2018
      user #775634heelyeahaddridelogNov 18, 2018 ride log
      Nov 18, 2018 @ 12:01pm
      Nov 18, 2018
      user #1665387IngmarChriswishlistroute21 jumps to Schoolhouse Shuttle
      Nov 18, 2018 @ 9:17am
      Nov 18, 2018
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      Boone Fork Area 18.5 km
      Sugar Mountain Resort 1 1 110.9 km
      Lees–McRae College 112.8 km
      Zacks Fork 114.1 km
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