5,173 ft
Distance
91 ft
Climb
-158 ft
Descent
00:05:48
Avg time

Shady Side Details

  • Riding Area
    Bur-Mil Park
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All
  • Global Ranking
    #17438 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Shady Side Trail is one-direction single track you can reach from the fire roads that connect to Owl's Root Trail. Some fast, flowing single track connects back to Owl's Roost near the northern end of the trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Shady Side bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -67 ft
  • Altitude min
    753 ft
  • Altitude max
    822 ft
  • Altitude start
    822 ft
  • Altitude end
    755 ft
  • Grade max
    -27.08%
  • Grade min
    30.618%
  • Distance climb
    933 ft
  • Distance down
    1,961 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,198 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:14
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Status:
on Jan 13, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.25 (4 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
      Directions to shady-side trailhead (36.168220, -79.851460)
      update trails status or condition

      Shady Side Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 11:03am
      2 days
      reporter Rain - All Trails Closed
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 10:53am
      Jan 7, 2019
      Not approved
      A few very large downed trees blocking the trail in 3 places just before the long downhill, which is where you will encounter standing water in...
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 4:08pm
      Dec 16, 2018
      reporter Rain - All Trails Closed
      Dec 13, 2018 @ 7:58am
      Dec 13, 2018
      reporter
      12" pine across trail
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 6:38am
      Dec 9, 2018
      reporter snow! break out the fat bikes...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 145 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 674 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      4 |
      Dec 13, 2018 @ 7:58am
      Dec 13, 2018
      Shady Side, My City
      0 |
      Nov 21, 2018 @ 12:30pm
      Nov 21, 2018
      Shady Side, Greensboro
      1 |
      Oct 6, 2018 @ 7:57pm
      Oct 6, 2018
      Shady Side, Greensboro
      0 |
      Jul 28, 2018 @ 5:43am
      Jul 28, 2018
      Shady Side, Greensboro

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Chief5683 (Jul 21, 2017 at 13:23)
       Start on Owl's Roost then come back Shady Side. Pick up Shady aside by going straight across wooden bridge then crossing over Owl's Roost via Fire Lane- ride up fire lane then take the left after a while take the next left also and that puts you on Shady Side.
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