3,996 ft
Distance
10 ft
Climb
-281 ft
Descent
00:13:29
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Big Rock Trail

Big Rock Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Dupont State Recreational Forest
    Cedar Mountain, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #279 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #13777 in Trail Running
    • #1677 in Hiking
    • #612 in Horseback
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Manager

Big Rock Trail is a 'must do' trail for the serious mountain biker. Going up is an aerobic challenge and coming down gets pretty technical in places so this is not a beginner friendly trail.

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More Stats for Big Rock Trail bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -272 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,787 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,070 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,059 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,789 ft
  • Grade
    -6.8%
  • Grade max
    -19.1%
  • Grade min
    5.9%
  • Distance climb
    518 ft
  • Distance down
    3,409 ft
  • Distance flat
    69 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:28:03
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Status:
on Apr 29, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.65 (45 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Big Rock Trail Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 44 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 687 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 6,408 rides
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      Photos

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      13 |
      Mar 30, 2022 @ 11:15am
      Mar 30, 2022
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      Mar 30, 2022 @ 11:15am
      Mar 30, 2022
      273 |
      Apr 20, 2020 @ 4:29pm
      Apr 20, 2020
      995 |
      Sep 11, 2015 @ 8:48am
      Sep 11, 2015

      Routes with this trail

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      Freehub Magazine: Big Rock Loop6 miles
      big rock to burnt mountain loop7 miles
      FF_DupontFavs_Burnt_AirStrip_BigRock15 miles
      Dupont West Side24 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      ivy-likes-trees-2 (Jan 29, 2021 at 13:03)
       This is an amazing trail. I rode it as an out and back. It’s really fun trying to make it up the rock features, and bombing back down is even better. This is a must-ride in the area.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      SirWilhelm (Aug 2, 2021 at 21:37)
       This is one of my favorite trails. From the natural and rugged beauty to the rock drops (most with ride-arounds) to a few rocks you can jump/double into step-downs. Enjoy!
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