1.9 miles
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-765 ft
Descent
00:09:54
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Green's Lick Trail

Green's Lick Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    Greens Lick
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #5815

Former Troad (road converted to trail)....Greens Lick is a machine built trail designed by Trail Dynamics as a demonstration trail showing the forest service how eroded road beds could be converted to sustainable trail. Formerly smooth as glass, it has taken on a very natural character with lots of rollers to soak up or jump. Technical features are speed and lots of loose rock in between sections of high speed red clay.

Logs embedded in the trail have been installed to signal technical terrain.

Access Info

3 Primary paved parking areas, Rice Pinnacle, Hard Times and Boyd Branch all have backcountry toilets and Bent Creek Campground/lake is within the Forest boundary as well.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Green's Lick mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -756 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,560 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,317 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,317 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,561 ft
  • Grade
    -7.517%
  • Grade max
    -44.596%
  • Grade min
    1.917%
  • Distance climb
    669 ft
  • Distance down
    1.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    242 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:31
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Status:
on May 22, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (11 votes)

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Green's Lick Trail Reports

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May 22, 2017 @ 6:16pm
May 22, 2017
Apr 9, 2017 @ 4:18pm
Apr 9, 2017
Mar 30, 2017 @ 1:42am
Mar 30, 2017
Tacky with lots of loose rock.
Jan 16, 2017 @ 2:31pm
Jan 16, 2017
Super good! A couple of mud puddles that are easy to miss.
Jan 16, 2017 @ 6:38am
Jan 16, 2017
Some areas of melted snow/mud in dangerous areas
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag jeffreylj (Aug 17, 2016 at 4:08)
 Awesome downhill run!
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Green's Lick ...Bent Creek , NC
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