8.6 miles
Distance
950 ft
Climb
-946 ft
Descent
2,942 ft
High Point

Easy run through Bent Creek with a little elevation.

Detailed Description
8.6 miles in Bent Creek is a 9 mile popular intermediate route located near Bent Creek North Carolina. This trail running only route. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 950 ft with a max elevation of 2,942 ft then descends -946 ft.
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10 Reviews & Comments

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hc-mtb (Oct 8, 2022 at 7:33)
Nice and steady climb up to greens lick. Takes longer than some routes but not too steep
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Ericmorgy (Sep 17, 2022 at 11:05)
Solid Blue. Lots of fun!
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mooseLW (Aug 31, 2022 at 14:21)
I saw a Honda CR-V coming down this trail when I was going up today. I also came across a yellow jackets nest in the ground about 1/2 mile from the intersection with 5 points.
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Lman1299 (Aug 4, 2022 at 14:29)
Tree fell down from rain recently not too far into trail, 8/4/22
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feekstar (Jun 27, 2022 at 10:05)
Great trail, super popular and is barely a blue difficulty. You can really get some speed going down but be careful as many folks climb up to save time vs. the road
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Gmitch17 (Jun 7, 2020 at 13:26)
Huge tree near the end of the trail by Ledford
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craigiest (Apr 19, 2020 at 9:16)
Pretty run
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LegitBiker9000 (Aug 11, 2018 at 12:54)
I find riding up this trail be really easy. But honestly, don't descend down this trail, it is really lame. Climb up this trail to greenslick, so you're getting what you deserve.
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loamersimpson (May 10, 2018 at 17:23)
Spotted two cubs at the bottom of Ingles Field near the fire road at about 4:15p 5/10 right before the rain came in
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Mattcarter0922 (Dec 26, 2017 at 17:46)
Trail Boyd Branch
Short with small rocks and creek crossing and the end of the first straight. Decent jump near end of trail.
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Trails in Route

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  • Primary Activity
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  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Ridelogs
    343
More Stats for 8.6 miles in Bent Creek mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    4 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,146 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,171 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,175 ft
  • Grade max
    -24.1%
  • Grade min
    21.7%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,123 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Ingles Field Gap
Nov 7, 2022 @ 9:15pm
Nov 7, 2022
Lots of leaves!
Little Hickory Top
Oct 16, 2022 @ 1:22am
Oct 16, 2022
Boyd Branch
Oct 14, 2022 @ 7:53am
Oct 14, 2022
Excellent riding conditions
Deer Lake Lodge
Sep 17, 2022 @ 6:19am
Sep 17, 2022
Deer Lake Lodge Alt
Sep 1, 2022 @ 8:38am
Sep 1, 2022
This trail should be taken off the Completionist Badge list, since it is a hidden trail.
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