4.0 miles
Distance
1,148 ft
Climb
-204 ft
Descent
00:50:37
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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Bracken Preserve
    Brevard, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #9532 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #7124 in Trail Running
    • #5103 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2012
  • Land Owner
    City of Brevard

The Bracken Mountain Biking and Hiking Trail opened at the end of July, 2012. It’s the County’s newest trail and is a huge success Go out and have fun on this trail that came to be through the hard work of the City of Brevard, many local volunteers and Long Cane Trails.

Access Info

You can park at the base of the trail (just up the hill from the Brevard Music Center) or in downtown.

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More Stats for Bracken Mountain Trail multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    944 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,426 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,464 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,427 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,369 ft
  • Grade
    4.5%
  • Grade max
    -22.3%
  • Grade min
    36.8%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4,747 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,050 ft
  • Avg time
    00:50:37
  • Avg reverse time
    00:43:09
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      Bracken Mountain... Trail Reports

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      May 11, 2024 @ 3:55pm
      May 11, 2024
      Tree down on dogleg of Bracken that you can cut through with Mackey
      Feb 24, 2024 @ 1:29pm
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      Jan 30, 2024 @ 9:39am
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      Jan 30, 2024 @ 9:38am
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      Jan 30, 2024 @ 9:38am
      Jan 30, 2024
      The first mile of this trail before you get to the top of pinnacle trail seems to hold water in spots. There was also one 6” diameter tree...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 14 rides
      • 29 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 220 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
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      • 3,062 rides
      • Last: Jun 15, 2024

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