2.1 miles
Distance
220 ft
Climb
-141 ft
Descent
00:21:28
Avg time

4 Gorge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Carvin's Cove
    Roanoke, Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #6791 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #18660 in E-Biking
    • #74325 in Trail Running
    • #42317 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Roanoke City

Flatter XC style trail with gradual ups and downs. As the name suggests it goes through a few drainages, descending towards each one and climbing back out.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for 4 Gorge mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    79 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,360 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,463 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,365 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,444 ft
  • Grade
    0.7%
  • Grade max
    -27.4%
  • Grade min
    34.7%
  • Distance climb
    4,915 ft
  • Distance down
    5,187 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,227 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:34
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on Dec 13, 2023
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Avg: 4.25 (22 votes)
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      4 Gorge Trail Reports

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      Dec 13, 2023 @ 9:40am
      Dec 13, 2023
      A couple of trees down just past the hide-de-ho intersection.
      Nov 13, 2023 @ 6:04am
      Nov 13, 2023
      Oct 14, 2023 @ 9:51am
      Oct 14, 2023
      2-3 puddles
      Sep 21, 2023 @ 10:01am
      Sep 21, 2023
      May 11, 2023 @ 9:51am
      May 11, 2023
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 185 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,342 rides
      • Last: Apr 18, 2024

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      May 13, 2023 @ 3:40pm
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      Aug 13, 2022 @ 11:36am
      Aug 13, 2022
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      Jun 8, 2022 @ 9:01am
      Jun 8, 2022
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      Jun 8, 2022 @ 9:01am
      Jun 8, 2022

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