17 miles
Distance
2,971 ft
Climb
-2,972 ft
Descent
3,271 ft
High Point

This intermediate ride is a great first time ride in Pisgah. A gravel road climb will take riders up past the climbing access area for Looking Glass Rock, as well as past some prime camping spots.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
More Stats for Bike Transylvania: Cove Creek Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,365 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,378 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,378 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -45.193%
  • Grade min
    45.193%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Trail transparency
Cove Creek with Bill
Cove Creek with Bill
trail: Cove Creek
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Aug 22, 2014
Handlebar Cam of Cove Creek with Bill on 5/16/14

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