1 miles
Distance
688 ft
Climb
-146 ft
Descent
00:15:38
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Brevard
    Brevard, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #18886 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2012

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.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bracken Mountain Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    543 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,429 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,972 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,429 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,972 ft
  • Grade
    8.248%
  • Grade max
    -26.565%
  • Grade min
    36.912%
  • Distance climb
    4,855 ft
  • Distance down
    1,519 ft
  • Distance flat
    204 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:38
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:42
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Status:
on Jan 30, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to bracken-mountain-trail trailhead (35.240780, -82.755980)
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      Bracken Mountain... Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 30, 2019 @ 8:08am
      Jan 30, 2019
      Jan 2, 2019 @ 7:12am
      Jan 2, 2019
      Some wet sections at the very bottom by the parking lot, but dries considerably once you start making your way up.
      Dec 19, 2018 @ 4:57am
      Dec 19, 2018
      Trail has been cleared of storm debris.
      Aug 29, 2018 @ 2:55pm
      Aug 29, 2018
      Aug 20, 2018 @ 2:36pm
      Aug 20, 2018
      some minor puddles, but should dry quickly.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 147 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 979 rides
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      Photos

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      Aug 16, 2017 @ 11:31am
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      Bracken Mountain Trail
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      Aug 16, 2017 @ 11:31am
      Aug 16, 2017
      Bracken Mountain Trail
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      Apr 1, 2017 @ 3:26pm
      Apr 1, 2017
      Bracken Mountain Trail
      87 |
      Dec 30, 2016 @ 2:08pm
      Dec 30, 2016
      Bracken Mountain Trail

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Bike Transylvania: Bracken Loop
      5 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Elduder714 (May 28, 2017 at 19:54)
       Great way to come back down
      [Reply]

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