5.5 miles
Distance
1,169 ft
Climb
-1,163 ft
Descent
3,060 ft
High Point

Bracken Mountain is City of Brevard owned property. The city has stepped up to create a network of trails that are not technical, but can be steep. Be careful as the trails are open in both directions.

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Pisgah Area SORBA (www.pisgahareasorba.org)
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
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  • Difficulty rating
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  • Ridelogs
    332
More Stats for Bike Transylvania: Bracken Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,426 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,426 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,428 ft
  • Grade max
    -41.8%
  • Grade min
    36.8%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,355 ft
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