3.5 miles
Distance
900 ft
Climb
-9 ft
Descent
00:41:17
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Point Lookout Greenway Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kitsuma Peak
    Black Mountain, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Paved Path
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, RD, Fat, CX, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3248 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #20962 in Trail Running
    • #26408 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Pisgah National Forest Grandfather District

Gated paved greenway trail for bikes & hikers. No motorized vehicles, No E-bikes or Electic Assist allowed on any gated road in Pisgah National Forest.
Crosses through both PRIVATE PROPERTY & Pisgah National Forest properties. Please be respectful of private property on your trek.

Access Info

Small gravel parking area at a tiny church at the lower gate. No parking between 8am-12:30pm on Sundays.
Upper gate has 2-3 spots to pull of the edge of the pavement. Very limited. Do not block gate at either end. Construction equipment & volunteers access gates frequently.

More Stats for Point Lookout Trail Greenway bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    890 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,694 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,585 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,694 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,585 ft
  • Grade
    4.8%
  • Grade max
    -6.8%
  • Grade min
    44.2%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    430 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,345 ft
  • Avg time
    00:41:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:22:25
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Status:
on Sep 10, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 3.65 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Point Lookout... Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 27 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 625 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,911 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 12, 2021 @ 1:21pm
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      Aug 12, 2020 @ 5:30pm
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      Jul 31, 2020 @ 6:15am
      Jul 31, 2020
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      Mar 20, 2020 @ 5:28pm
      Mar 20, 2020

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      Greedfox (Jul 9, 2020 at 21:46)
       very nice climb. I prefer to ride up the greenway instead on shuttling for kitsuma, the warm up helps to mitigate injuries. there is a beautiful overlook as well that takes my breath away every time I go up it, you can see all the way out to the the other side of Marion county.
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