12 miles
Distance
2,328 ft
Climb
-2,328 ft
Descent
3,341 ft
High Point

A loop route that will take you on (down) both Green's Lick and Ingles Field Gap trails. Pay to play with a few miles of climbing, but well worth it for a good day on both of Bent Creek's best descents.

The climb from the parking lot is moderate; the forest road / doubletrack gravel of Rice Pinnacle Road and Nothern Boundary take you past Five Points to Green's Lick, a very fast, flowy descent with some technical rocky sections and optional jump lines. Climb back up to Five Points via Little Hickory Top singletrack to enjoy another fast descent in Ingles Field Gap and undulating flow of Wolf Branch back to the parking lot.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Bent Creek Loop w/ Green's Lick and Ingles Field Gap mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,126 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,183 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,183 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -42.938%
  • Grade min
    34.889%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,866 ft
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Layers winter
Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
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Dec 22, 2017
me and doggie

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Wolf Branch
Jun 8, 2018 @ 2:26pm
Jun 8, 2018
Ingles Field Gap
May 22, 2018 @ 8:51am
May 22, 2018
Large tree down across trail little more than halfway down, can ride under. Probably serious work to remove it
Green's Lick
Mar 18, 2018 @ 11:42am
Mar 18, 2018
Northern Boundary
Jan 26, 2018 @ 9:32pm
Jan 26, 2018
The way up is dry, toward the top it's a bit wet and some spots are very wet.
Ledford Branch Road
Jan 26, 2018 @ 9:28pm
Jan 26, 2018
Moist surface but not muddy
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