13.7 miles
Distance
1,892 ft
Climb
-1,882 ft
Descent
3,326 ft
High Point

Nice route for hitting the fun downhill sections of the Northern part of Bent Creek. Gives you nice road climbs and Greens Lick and Ingles Field downhills.

Detailed Description
Bent Creek North is a 14 mile popular intermediate route located near Bent Creek North Carolina. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 1,892 ft with a max elevation of 3,326 ft then descends -1,882 ft.
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14 Reviews & Comments

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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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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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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 9:14)
Great views of Reeves Cove in early spring
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  • - 2
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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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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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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jeffreylj (Aug 17, 2016 at 4:08)
Trail Green's Lick
Awesome downhill run!
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More Stats for Bent Creek North mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    10 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,161 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,224 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,234 ft
  • Grade max
    -41.2%
  • Grade min
    24.9%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,176 ft
Avg: 4.8 (5 votes)
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