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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
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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
      Land Status: National Forest
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      Region Details
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      • 5

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jun 26, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      10
      Trails Mountain Bike
      13
      Trails Hike
      15
      Trails Trail Running
      15
      Trails Horse
      2
      Total Distance
      29 miles
      Total Descent
      7,174 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,012 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,311 ft
      Reports
      126
      Photos
      39
      Ridden Counter
      1,361

      Popular Wilson Creek Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 6 rides

      Photos of Wilson Creek Mountain Bike

      12 |
      Aug 22, 2021 @ 8:14am
      Aug 22, 2021
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      Aug 22, 2021 @ 8:14am
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      Aug 22, 2021 @ 8:14am
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      Aug 22, 2021 @ 8:13am
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      20 |
      Aug 22, 2021 @ 8:13am
      Aug 22, 2021
      140 |
      Feb 12, 2021 @ 8:32am
      Feb 12, 2021
      64 |
      Feb 12, 2021 @ 8:25am
      Feb 12, 2021

      Videos of Wilson Creek Mountain Bike

      Cranktasia - Wilson Creek Mountain Biking
      44 | May 6, 2021
      The day Codi almost died on Yancy
      3:35 | 442 | Oct 2, 2018
      Underexposed EP2 - Globe, NC
      2:51 | 49 | May 18, 2021 , Mortimer
      youtuber GHETTO TUBELESS vs GNARLIEST TRAIL IN PISGAH...
      12:12 | 467 | Jun 14, 2018 , Mortimer
      youtuber WHEN SKILLS WITH PHIL SAYS A TRAIL IS...
      12:47 | 765 | Jun 12, 2018 , Mortimer

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Yancey Ridge Trail
      Nov 1, 2021 @ 10:17am
      Nov 1, 2021
      Variablepastahl NWNC.MTBAMaintenance and newly constructed reroute...
      Lower Wilson Ridge
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 5:28am
      Oct 6, 2021
      Wetpastahl NWNC.MTBATree has been removed. Trails remain wet...
      Woodruff Ridge
      Sep 21, 2021 @ 4:13pm
      Sep 21, 2021
      Drybtunstill
      Upper Wilson Ridge
      Sep 11, 2021 @ 7:45am
      Sep 11, 2021
      Dryrotorbaru
      Upper Edgemont Rd
      Jul 5, 2021 @ 9:20am
      Jul 5, 2021
      Dryrotorbaru
      Schoolhouse Ridge
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 12:07pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      IdealMpfeiferThis trail is in very bad condition. The...
      Thorps Creek
      Feb 28, 2021 @ 10:37pm
      Feb 28, 2021
      WetphrogfellaHike mostly unrideable due to overgrown,...
      SR 90
      Feb 12, 2021 @ 7:34am
      Feb 12, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CycleJAMaw NWNC.MTBARoad has freeze/thaw muddy conditions in...
      Roseboro Road
      Feb 12, 2021 @ 6:33am
      Feb 12, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CycleJAMaw NWNC.MTBASuper muddy in spots.
      Old House Gap Orchard Road
      Nov 27, 2020 @ 10:52am
      Nov 27, 2020
      Dryrotorbaru

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2914671SnappyNatvotetrailWoodruff Ridge
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 6:57am
      Nov 26, 2021
      user #2756319ehjerniganwishlisttrailUpper Wilson Ridge
      Nov 25, 2021 @ 6:41am
      Nov 25, 2021
      user #1617753NathanielglynnriddentrailWoodruff Ridge
      Nov 16, 2021 @ 8:01am
      Nov 16, 2021
      user #2625024NatekelleywishlisttrailYancey Ridge Trail
      Nov 14, 2021 @ 6:07am
      Nov 14, 2021
      user #2447847caitlinwingriddentrailMaple Sally Road
      Nov 10, 2021 @ 5:12pm
      Nov 10, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #722711pastahlreportLower Wilson RidgeThis tree has been cut-out by volunteers in...
      Oct 6, 2021 @ 5:27am
      Oct 6, 2021
      user #1402621phrogfellatrailOld House Gap Road - FSR 192Fantastic climb when ridden from the Roseboro...
      May 9, 2021 @ 7:56am
      May 9, 2021
      user #1402621phrogfellatrailYancey Ridge TrailRecently renovated with more to come judging...
      May 9, 2021 @ 7:53am
      May 9, 2021
      user #1402621phrogfellatrailYancey Ridge TrailThis is the trail that you’re looking for....
      Feb 28, 2021 @ 6:07pm
      Feb 28, 2021
      user #1402621phrogfellatrailThorps CreekHighly recommended bringing a machete, lineman...
      Feb 27, 2021 @ 4:41pm
      Feb 27, 2021

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1323 miles7,051 ft14 miles1,791 ft
      #2,771#1,3113912621,158
      Hike1529 miles7,175 ft14 miles3,012 ft
      #2,215#1,18512642
      Trail Running1529 miles7,175 ft14 miles3,012 ft
      #2,225#1,1851261
      Horse25 miles1,040 ft2 miles873 ft
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