3 miles
Distance
253 ft
Climb
-256 ft
Descent
00:19:01
Avg time
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Blue Heron Details

  • Riding area
    Greensboro
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Other
  • Global Ranking

This trail is fun, flowy and easy on the rider. It's one of the easiest in the area and is a great trail to start new riders on. It has many whoop-dee-doos and some climbing - but nothing extreme.

The trail skirts along the shore line of beautiful Lake Townsend. There is plenty of variety too as the trail leads you out of the woods for multiple power line crossings. A few sections have deep gullies and dips that are fun to blast through and out of on your bike. Blue Heron flows great and is relatively easy for any rider or hiker to tackle.

Access Info

Parking lot at trailhead: 4953 Yanceyville Rd, Browns Summit, NC 27214
Search Google Maps for "Blue Heron Trail Head"
https://goo.gl/maps/g6JS93dMGh62

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Do not ride closed trails.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Blue Heron mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    718 ft
  • Altitude max
    752 ft
  • Altitude start
    730 ft
  • Altitude end
    728 ft
  • Grade max
    -64.9%
  • Grade min
    23.602%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,339 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:30
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Status:
on Apr 16, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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