2 miles
Distance
117 ft
Climb
-795 ft
Descent
00:15:36
Avg time

Bear Branch Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Green River Game Lands
    Hendersonville, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #64105 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 30 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Fast flowy SingleTrack with a little bit of chunky stuff. First stage in the Green River Games Enduro.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bear Branch bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -678 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,491 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,212 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,169 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,493 ft
  • Grade
    -8.1%
  • Grade max
    -58%
  • Grade min
    14.5%
  • Distance climb
    1,585 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    492 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:36
  • Avg reverse time
    00:42:41
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Status:
on Apr 13, 2020
Variable
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Bear Branch Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 13, 2020 @ 8:17am
      Apr 13, 2020
      Trail section braided (multiple alt lines).
      Dec 24, 2019 @ 6:29am
      Dec 24, 2019
      Trail has character, but needs love. Washouts and heavy leaf cover make some sections treacherous. A couple of downed trees require bike hiking
      May 18, 2019 @ 6:05am
      May 18, 2019
      Mar 17, 2019 @ 8:39am
      Mar 17, 2019
      Big tree down across the upper section ~30 seconds from top
      Feb 24, 2018 @ 7:15am
      Feb 24, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 24 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 34 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      87 |
      Mar 30, 2019 @ 6:37pm
      Mar 30, 2019
      88 |
      Mar 30, 2019 @ 6:37pm
      Mar 30, 2019
      109 |
      Feb 26, 2018 @ 12:39pm
      Feb 26, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      9 miles
      Green River Loop
      5 miles
      Oskar Blues Green River Enduro
      13 miles

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