8.4 miles
Distance
761 ft
Climb
-752 ft
Descent
971 ft
High Point

Longest and most common route including Bear Den Loop, Black Bear, and Grizzly Bear Trails.

Detailed Description
Bear Wheels Trail Full Route is a 8 mile popular intermediate route located near Carthage Tennessee. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 761 ft with a max elevation of 971 ft then descends -752 ft.
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Trails in Route

Bear Den Loop2,490 ft
Black Bear3 miles
Grizzly Bear5 miles

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    22
More Stats for Bear Wheels Trail Full Route mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 21 min
  • Altitude min
    526 ft
  • Altitude start
    526 ft
  • Altitude end
    535 ft
  • Grade max
    -28.9%
  • Grade min
    34.3%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile

Directions

  1. Walk northwest on Bear Den Loop.
  2. Continue for 700 meters.
  3. Turn right onto Bear Wheeler.
  4. Continue for 6 kilometers.
  5. Walk north on Bear Wheeler.
  6. Continue for 100 meters.
  7. Walk south on Bear Wheeler.
  8. Continue for 100 meters.
  9. Walk south on Bear Wheeler.
  10. Continue for 100 meters.
  11. Walk northwest on Bear Wheeler.
  12. Continue for 400 meters.
  13. Walk north on Bear Wheeler.
  14. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  15. Walk northeast on Bear Wheeler.
  16. Continue for 100 meters.
  17. Walk south on Bear Wheeler.
  18. Continue for 70 meters.
  19. Walk north on Bear Wheeler.
  20. Continue for 100 meters.
  21. Walk south on Bear Wheeler.
  22. Continue for 400 meters.
  23. Walk north on Bear Wheeler.
  24. Continue for 300 meters.
  25. Walk south on Bear Wheeler.
  26. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  27. Bear right onto Bear Den Loop.
  28. Continue for 100 meters.
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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