1,925 ft
Distance
3 ft
Climb
-257 ft
Descent
00:03:22
Avg time
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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Rocky Knob Park
    Boone, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Ladder Bridge, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #6593 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2018
  • Land Owner

This trail is a continuation of the Black Forest and can be accessed from the final leg of Don’t Rock the Boat. It features steep sections, some ladder work, and extended rock gardens. It connects to the Saddle access road and will continue on to the PBJ.
NO UPHILL TRAFFIC

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More Stats for Stone Soup (Lower Black Forest) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -254 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,346 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,600 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,600 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,346 ft
  • Grade
    -13.191%
  • Grade max
    -46.976%
  • Grade min
    -2.057%
  • Distance climb
    17 ft
  • Distance down
    1,908 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:05
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on Jan 5, 2024
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4.85 (7 votes)
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      Stone Soup... Trail Reports

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      Jan 5, 2024 @ 7:57am
      Jan 5, 2024
      reporter
      Jul 2, 2023 @ 2:15am
      Jul 2, 2023
      Oct 14, 2022 @ 7:56am
      Oct 14, 2022
      The trails are starting to get covered with fall leaves. After another week of leaves and another rain or two they’ll probably start to slick up...
      Aug 14, 2022 @ 7:42am
      Aug 14, 2022
      reporter
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 7:07am
      Aug 6, 2022
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      • 121 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
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      • 1,655 rides
      • Last: Nov 8, 2023

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      Stone Soup Rocks!
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