2 miles
Distance
291 ft
Climb
-294 ft
Descent
00:29:30
Avg time

Lake Loop Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    W. Kerr Scott Reservoir
    North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #18227 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Dark Mountain is one of the lesser ridden trails around Kerr Scott Lake but has great singletrack.

Access Info

Multiple entrances into the woods, take or look at a map before leaving the parking lot.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lake Loop Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,042 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,233 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,233 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,229 ft
  • Grade
    -0.037%
  • Grade max
    -26.686%
  • Grade min
    19.58%
  • Distance climb
    4,204 ft
  • Distance down
    4,041 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,414 ft
  • Avg time
    00:29:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:07
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Status:
on Jan 16, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
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      Lake Loop Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 16, 2019 @ 4:06pm
      Jan 16, 2019
      reporter From USACE Facebook Page: Use caution on open trails as trees and limbs may still be on the trail.
      Jul 19, 2018 @ 1:30pm
      Jul 19, 2018
      reporter
      Feb 16, 2018 @ 2:36am
      Feb 16, 2018
      Oct 18, 2017 @ 6:17am
      Oct 18, 2017
      Few trees down. Very leafy. Overall good shape.
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 5:46pm
      Jul 9, 2017
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail on one fork of "C" jeep road
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 9 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 116 rides
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      Photos

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      17 |
      May 8, 2018 @ 11:37am
      May 8, 2018
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      184 |
      Apr 11, 2016 @ 8:55am
      Apr 11, 2016
      | 1 comments Lake Loop Trail, Cary
      333 |
      Apr 11, 2016 @ 8:55am
      Apr 11, 2016
      Lake Loop Trail, Wilkesboro
      184 |
      Aug 17, 2015 @ 7:02pm
      Aug 17, 2015
      Lake Loop Trail, Boone

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