5,200 ft
Distance
45 ft
Climb
-111 ft
Descent
00:06:36
Avg time
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Shady Side Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Bur-Mil Park
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #18259 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #19352 in E-Biking
    • #41346 in Trail Running
    • #68471 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in E-Biking
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Guilford County

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
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Shady Side bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -66 ft
  • Altitude min
    751 ft
  • Altitude max
    819 ft
  • Altitude start
    817 ft
  • Altitude end
    751 ft
  • Grade
    -1.3%
  • Grade max
    -18.1%
  • Grade min
    13.9%
  • Distance climb
    1,250 ft
  • Distance down
    2,644 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,306 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:36
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:10
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on Jun 28, 2022
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Avg: 4.35 (6 votes)
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Shady Side Trail Reports

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      Jun 28, 2022 @ 8:32am
      Jun 28, 2022
      reporter
      Jun 27, 2022 @ 11:13am
      Jun 27, 2022
      reporter
      May 31, 2022 @ 4:36pm
      May 31, 2022
      reporter
      Cleared blowdown.
      May 30, 2022 @ 4:12pm
      May 30, 2022
      reporter Oak fell across trail in two places taking a pine down along with it. Oak is about 10” in diameter. Chainsaw would be best.
      May 30, 2022 @ 6:24am
      May 30, 2022
      reporter Trail open @ 10:00 am 5/30/2022
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 276 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,577 rides
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      Nov 29, 2020 @ 7:03am
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      Nov 29, 2020 @ 7:02am
      Nov 29, 2020
      138 |
      May 5, 2020 @ 4:20am
      May 5, 2020

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      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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      Owls Roost shady side trail
      13:58 | 158 | May 28, 2018 , Greensboro
      Shady Side Trail ride
      3:34 | 128 | Apr 8, 2016 , Greensboro
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