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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,744
      State Ranking
      #24
      Trails
      18
      Total Distance
      66 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      30 miles
      Total Descent
      13,389 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,088 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,988 ft
      Reports
      15
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      290

      Photos of Wilson Creek Mountain Bike

      13 |
      Apr 11, 2018 @ 11:41am
      Apr 11, 2018
      Yancy Ridge Trail, Boone
      7 |
      Feb 25, 2018 @ 9:03am
      Feb 25, 2018
      Schoolhouse Ridge, Boone
      9 |
      Feb 25, 2018 @ 9:02am
      Feb 25, 2018
      Schoolhouse Ridge, Boone
      trail: Thorps Creek
      187 |
      Mar 9, 2016 @ 9:55am
      Mar 9, 2016
      Thorps Creek, Mortimer
      more photos »

      Wilson Creek Mountain Bike Routes

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

      Recent Comments

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      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 #658360FoxEdriddentrailYancy Ridge Trail and 1 more
      May 15, 2018 @ 6:55am
      May 15, 2018
      user #91435trek240addridelogMay 13, 2018 ride log
      May 14, 2018 @ 12:47am
      May 14, 2018
      user #1522887Janecioswishlistroute21 jumps to Schoolhouse Shuttle
      May 8, 2018 @ 5:41pm
      May 8, 2018
      user #539769btalleyaddridelogMay 7, 2018 ride log
      May 7, 2018 @ 7:21pm
      May 7, 2018
      user #511974XCGusaddridelogMay 1, 2018 ride log
      May 1, 2018 @ 11:54am
      May 1, 2018
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