1 miles
361 ft
-542 ft
1,062 ft
High Point

Fern Gully Details

  • Riding area
    Sugarcamp Mountain
    Prestonsburg, Kentucky
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Drop, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking

As the name indicates, Fern Gully is located in a north-facing hollow that holds water when other areas of the trail system are dry. This is what gives the trail its charm, but also what makes it challenging.

The trail surface can be slippery, resulting in a lot of grunts and groans while you slog up the numerous climbing turns. It's all worth it when you get to the top because you then have access to the higher-up trails. It is really the only way to reach these upper trails on this side of the trail system.

More Stats for Fern Gully mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -181 ft
  • Altitude min
    790 ft
  • Altitude start
    978 ft
  • Altitude end
    797 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,531 ft
  • Distance down
    2,665 ft
  • Distance flat
    228 ft
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on Dec 30, 2017
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Fern Gully Trail Reports


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Dec 18, 2017 @ 11:59am
Dec 18, 2017
Fern Gully, Prestonsburg
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Dec 18, 2017 @ 11:59am
Dec 18, 2017
Fern Gully, Prestonsburg
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Dec 18, 2017 @ 11:59am
Dec 18, 2017
Fern Gully, Prestonsburg

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