2 miles
Distance
183 ft
Climb
-187 ft
Descent
00:22:18
Avg time

RTPfit (Loop 1) Details

  • Riding Area
    Research Triangle Park
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • AKA
    Research Triangle
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #20756 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

RTP trails is a smooth flowing singletrack with a few simple features and little elevation change which makes it a great trail for all skill levels. The trail can be ridden in both directions. A popular loop is to make all right turns.

Access Info

Trailhead parking available at volleyball courts on Louis Stephens Dr.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for RTPfit (Loop 1) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    256 ft
  • Altitude max
    298 ft
  • Altitude start
    264 ft
  • Altitude end
    260 ft
  • Grade
    -0.054%
  • Grade max
    -26.872%
  • Grade min
    18.827%
  • Distance climb
    3,790 ft
  • Distance down
    3,228 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,088 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:16
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Status:
on Sep 10, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (3 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

Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 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

LEGEND
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
      Directions to rtpfit-loop-1 trailhead (35.852535, -78.889429)
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      RTPfit (Loop 1) Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Sep 10, 2018 @ 3:41pm
      Sep 10, 2018
      Jul 16, 2018 @ 2:35pm
      Jul 16, 2018
      Jan 15, 2017 @ 6:05pm
      Jan 15, 2017
      Muddy where the trail crosses the utility easements but good shape otherwise good to go.
      Feb 21, 2016 @ 9:45am
      Feb 21, 2016
      Muddy in spots but good to go.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 72 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 288 rides
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      Photos

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      150 |
      Feb 23, 2016 @ 8:20am
      Feb 23, 2016
      RTPfit (Loop 1), Raleigh

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