3,629 ft
Distance
145 ft
Climb
-76 ft
Descent
00:08:19
Avg time

Hooker Creek Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Dupont State Recreational Forest
    Cedar Mountain, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, Adaptive MTB, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #231 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #18084 in Trail Running
    • #5980 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Owner

This trail is probably fun in both directions, but should not be skipped on the way to Ridgeline. Ridden either direction, it's about half descending and half climbing back up. The trail is pretty smooth overall, with some nice flow, and a few features that you can use to spice it up a bit.

Trail had some major work done to it in Fall of 2022. There is now a Down Hill Only and Climbing Only Section.

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More Stats for Hooker Creek Trail multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    71 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,547 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,696 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,625 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,697 ft
  • Grade
    1.9%
  • Grade max
    -15.1%
  • Grade min
    34.6%
  • Distance climb
    2,329 ft
  • Distance down
    1,165 ft
  • Distance flat
    135 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:02
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Status:
on Mar 23, 2023
Ideal
Avg: 4.55 (26 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Hooker Creek Trail Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 85 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,276 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 11,956 rides
      • Last: Mar 27, 2023

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      172 |
      Apr 17, 2021 @ 5:28am
      Apr 17, 2021
      109 |
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 4:48pm
      Oct 14, 2020
      131 |
      Aug 16, 2020 @ 12:17pm
      Aug 16, 2020
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      Jan 12, 2020 @ 2:58pm
      Jan 12, 2020

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      willied CVA SORBA (Dec 13, 2022 at 8:05)
      Agreed with the others. Short but very sweet.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      provin1327 (Apr 3, 2021 at 17:50)
      As others have said fast and fun but its over too quick!
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      SCxXxMTB (Oct 9, 2019 at 21:09)
      Only thing wrong with this DH is that it's not 10x longer. Fast shot of adrenaline right to the heart.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      SeanThePirate (Apr 15, 2018 at 14:39)
      Great little DH on first 1/2
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      Videos

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      GoPro Narrow view // Hooker Creek in DuPont...
      1:43 | 10 | Feb 20, 2023 , Cedar Mountain
      Riding Hooker Creek Trail, DuPont State Forest...
      2:46 | 162 | May 23, 2022 , Cedar Mountain
      MTB Riding DupontForest | New Trail Day!!! |...
      25:34 | 94 | May 16, 2022 , Cedar Mountain
      DuPont Forest, Hooker Creek Trail 2022
      1:27 | 109 | Apr 30, 2022 , Cedar Mountain
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