1.6 miles
Distance
117 ft
Climb
-795 ft
Descent
00:17:53
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
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #13004 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #34405 in Trail Running
    • #40970 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 20 in Trail Running
    • 25 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 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
    00:17:53
  • Avg reverse time
    00:42:18
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Status:
on May 6, 2021
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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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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  • Nordic Ski
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      Bear Branch Trail Reports

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      May 6, 2021 @ 2:13pm
      May 6, 2021
      One large tree down at the start of the downhill
      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
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 31 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 158 rides
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      Photos

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      137 |
      Mar 30, 2019 @ 6:37pm
      Mar 30, 2019
      147 |
      Mar 30, 2019 @ 6:37pm
      Mar 30, 2019
      164 |
      Feb 26, 2018 @ 12:39pm
      Feb 26, 2018

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