4,944 ft
Distance
42 ft
Climb
-69 ft
Descent
00:08:30
Avg time
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Swan Song Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Watershed Trails
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #14322 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2021
  • Land Owner
    Greensboro Parks & Recreation

Swan Song is a trail that was designed and built to be bicycle specific flowy fun Swan Song contains a few jumps, plenty of pumps, and super sweet berms in the mix. These features are all intermediate in nature with no gap jumps present and one drop which has an alternate line available. Although designed for mountain biking, it is open to hiking and trail runners too.

Swan Song ties directly into Kingfisher and can be ridden as a "lollypop lap" when accessed from the northern most part of the Kingfisher trail. Long term plans are to have a parking lot on Doggett road, but currently parking is at the Blue Heron trail head. (Cross Yanceyville road onto the Kingfisher trail which will take you up to Swan Song.)

You will want to ride the trail as shown on the map utilizing Kingfisher which skirts along the shore line of beautiful Lake Townsend and takes you to hillside hardwood forest of Swan Song. Swan Song is multidirectional but rides best heading south.

Access Info

Current Parking lot is: 4953 Yanceyville Rd, Browns Summit, NC 27214
Search Google Maps for "Blue Heron Trail Head"
https://goo.gl/maps/g6JS93dMGh62

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Please respect trail closures as posted on Trailsforks and the Piedmont Fat Tire Society website.

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More Stats for Swan Song mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -27 ft
  • Altitude min
    731 ft
  • Altitude max
    778 ft
  • Altitude start
    758 ft
  • Altitude end
    732 ft
  • Grade
    -0.6%
  • Grade max
    -6.9%
  • Grade min
    9.1%
  • Distance climb
    997 ft
  • Distance down
    1,670 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,274 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:33
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      Swan Song Trail Reports

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      Jun 11, 2024 @ 3:52pm
      20 hours
      Tree down
      Jun 11, 2024 @ 2:02pm
      22 hours
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      Jun 11, 2024 @ 1:37pm
      23 hours
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      Jun 9, 2024 @ 4:51pm
      3 days
      reporter CLOSED
      Jun 8, 2024 @ 6:02am
      Jun 8, 2024
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