12.3 miles
Distance
1,698 ft
Climb
-1,723 ft
Descent
3,314 ft
High Point

nice loop Bent Creek, Greens Lick,Ingles Field Gap and Wolf

Detailed Description
Bent Creek Greens Lick,Ingles Field Gap and Wolf Branch loop is a 12 mile moderately popular expert route located near Bent Creek North Carolina. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 16 trails. This route climbs 1,698 ft with a max elevation of 3,314 ft then descends -1,723 ft.
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30 Reviews & Comments

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mrcmatt (Oct 29, 2022 at 17:15)
Trail Sidehill
Pretty serious trail work has smoothed it out and added several flowy jumps, less chunder, faster.
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mrcmatt (Oct 29, 2022 at 17:15)
Trail Sidehill
Pretty serious trail work has smoothed it out and added several flowy jumps, less chunder, faster.
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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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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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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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timcc (Apr 3, 2022 at 5:50)
Trail Sidehill
Several trees down across trail on 4-2-2022
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timcc (Apr 3, 2022 at 5:50)
Trail Sidehill
Several trees down across trail on 4-2-2022
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BennetgapBen (Aug 24, 2021 at 6:21)
Trail Green's Lick
More of a blue trail with quite a bit of peddaling.
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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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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)
Gravel access road to better trails
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craigiest (Apr 19, 2020 at 9:16)
Pretty run
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craigiest (Apr 19, 2020 at 9:16)
Pretty run
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craigiest (Apr 19, 2020 at 9:14)
Great views of Reeves Cove in early spring
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jonluers (Dec 5, 2019 at 16:15)
Trail Green's Lick
I’d rather ride I-26 with construction traffic than this trail. One man’s non-sarcastic opinion.
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Eagsman1 (Oct 13, 2019 at 19:51)
Really fricking long. After a 4 mile climb, when u start going downhill, you'll come to a gate. Take a right to get back to the parking areas.
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906Yooper906 TRAILFORKS (Oct 13, 2019 at 9:43)
Trail Wolf Branch
Great trail both directions. Has some great TTF’s.
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906Yooper906 TRAILFORKS (Oct 13, 2019 at 9:43)
Trail Wolf Branch
Great trail both directions. Has some great TTF’s.
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LegitBiker9000 (Aug 11, 2018 at 12:55)
Trail Green's Lick
Great downhill run, just watch out for a few of those jumps, they'll shoot you up like a rocket.
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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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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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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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samasnead (Nov 27, 2017 at 8:44)
Trail Sidehill
Lower sections have inches of leaves right now that make riding a near hazard.
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samasnead (Nov 27, 2017 at 8:44)
Trail Sidehill
Lower sections have inches of leaves right now that make riding a near hazard.
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jeffreylj (Aug 17, 2016 at 4:08)
Trail Green's Lick
Awesome downhill run!
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Ridelogs
    345
More Stats for Bent Creek Greens Lick,Ingles Field Gap and Wolf Branch loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -24 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,144 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,176 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,152 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -37%
  • Grade min
    19.4%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,165 ft
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