3 miles
Distance
250 ft
Climb
-1,431 ft
Descent
00:34:56
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Bennett Gap Trail

Bennett Gap Details

  • Riding area
    Brevard
    Brevard, North Carolina
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #607

Now open year round to bikes thanks to trail advocacy. Excellent ridgetop views of Looking Glass Rock, Cedar Rock, and the Davidson River valley. Technical sections near the intersection with Perry Cove Tr. with nearly sheer drop-offs on the downhill side. Fast if riding downhill.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bennett Gap mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,181 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,318 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,568 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,499 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,318 ft
  • Grade max
    -45.302%
  • Grade min
    21.813%
  • Distance climb
    3,479 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    230 ft
  • Avg time
    00:34:56
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:57
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Status:
on Apr 19, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.7 (13 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to bennett-gap trailhead (35.322100, -82.774750)
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Bennett Gap Trail Reports

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Apr 19, 2018 @ 12:24pm
Apr 19, 2018
Mar 28, 2018 @ 5:03pm
Mar 28, 2018
Little areas of mud
Mar 17, 2018 @ 10:49am
Mar 17, 2018
Feb 24, 2018 @ 6:56pm
Feb 24, 2018
Only a few sections at the bottom showed any sign of water.
Feb 24, 2018 @ 10:16am
Feb 24, 2018
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Dec 18, 2017 @ 6:10am
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Jul 18, 2017 @ 5:42pm
Jul 18, 2017
Bennett Gap, Atlanta

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