3.1 miles
Distance
675 ft
Climb
-843 ft
Descent
00:29:02
Avg time
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Bear Creek Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Ref Number
    #136
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #34619 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

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Bear Creek Loop is a highly rated 3 mile popular blue singletrack scenic trail located near Ellijay Georgia. This multi-use trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 675 ft blue climb. On average it takes 29 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for Bear Creek Loop multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -169 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,985 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,486 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,153 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,985 ft
  • Grade
    -1%
  • Grade max
    -46.6%
  • Grade min
    48.2%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,522 ft
  • Avg time
    00:29:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:37:03
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on May 10, 2024
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Avg: 4.55 (14 votes)
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      Bear Creek Loop Trail Reports

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      May 10, 2024 @ 2:00pm
      May 10, 2024
      All clear of trees as of 5/2.
      Nov 19, 2023 @ 9:55am
      Nov 19, 2023
      Lots and lots of trees down blocking trail. Several miles of barely hike a bike
      Oct 14, 2023 @ 3:56am
      Oct 14, 2023
      Sep 10, 2022 @ 7:38am
      Sep 10, 2022
      Jan 10, 2022 @ 10:20am
      Jan 10, 2022
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail MAJOR damage from previous storms, at least 2 miles of unrideable trail
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 19 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 269 rides
      • Last: May 5, 2024

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      Mar 22, 2021 @ 5:48pm
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      Oct 18, 2020 @ 1:51pm
      Oct 18, 2020
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      Jun 14, 2020 @ 8:52am
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