Black Forest Details
Riding areaRocky Knob Park
Boone, North Carolina
Bike typeDH, AM
Trail UsageBiking Only
TTFs on trailDrop, Jump, Ladder Bridge, Rock Face, Rock Garden
The Black Forest Trail drops almost 700 feet in just under one mile that connects rock features that will appeal to connoisseurs of "get out and scout" style, fall-line trail.
The trail has two distinct halves: The Upper Black Forest begins at the summit and is rated Double Black Diamond. It is significantly more difficult than any other trail in the park. Expect steep fall lines, rugged, unpredictable sections with drops, rock faces, and jumps. Take your time the first time down to scout lines. Numerous line choices exist and are not marked.
The lower section called "Stone Soup" is a Black Diamond rated trail and is a good introduction to the upper section. Access Stone Soup from the last leg of Boat Rock Trail.
Please observe the posted rules for the trail:
Warning- This trail is for expert riders only!
This technical DOWNHILL trail is rated Double Black Diamond with Black Diamond options. This is an Expert Only trail.
There is no easy way down this trail.
Trail features are not marked and include mandatory rock drops, steep rock slabs, and technical downhill with constant challenge.
Riders should be experienced and confidant on all other Rocky Knob trails and skill areas before entering The Black Forest Trail.
Helmets are required. Full face helmets and body armor are highly recommended.
Inspect all features and understand the risk of each before riding any section of Black Forest Trail.
Do not ride alone or when the trail is wet.
You are responsible for your safety.
In the event of an Emergency- Call 911 and inform them you are on the Black Forest Trail at Rocky Knob Park.
Local Trail Association
More Stats for Black Forest mountain bike trail
Altitude change-399 ft
Altitude min3,590 ft
Altitude start3,999 ft
Altitude end3,600 ft
Distance climb212 ft
Distance down1,870 ft
Distance flat33 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Black Forest Trail Reports
Aug 8, 2018 @ 6:04amAug 8, 2018
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