13.5 miles
Distance
1,614 ft
Climb
-1,628 ft
Descent
2,940 ft
High Point

Fun yet challenging 14 mile loop

Detailed Description
Bent Creek 14 mile is a 14 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Bent Creek North Carolina. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 1,614 ft with a max elevation of 2,940 ft then descends -1,628 ft.
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9 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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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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swistbeats23 (May 17, 2021 at 7:32)
Definitely way better going in reverse
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Tllb34 (May 16, 2021 at 17:55)
Tough initial rooty uphill but good downhill +/-
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Tllb34 (May 16, 2021 at 17:54)
Really fun downhill, ++
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Tllb34 (May 16, 2021 at 17:54)
Narrow fun downhill, very nice looking area
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Tllb34 (May 16, 2021 at 17:53)
Fun downhill ride ++
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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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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    15
More Stats for Bent Creek 14 mile mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,121 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,172 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,159 ft
  • Grade max
    -33.6%
  • Grade min
    43.9%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,186 ft
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