3 miles
Distance
802 ft
Climb
-791 ft
Descent
00:30:19
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Sycamore Cove Trail

Sycamore Cove Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Brevard
    Brevard, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #19143 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking

Travels up & down through coves near small streams; cove hardwood forests. In between, travels sidehill near the top of the ridge with a mixed hardwood forest.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sycamore Cove Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    11 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,142 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,747 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,145 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,156 ft
  • Grade
    0.071%
  • Grade max
    -62.696%
  • Grade min
    30.405%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    275 ft
  • Avg time
    00:30:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:33:48
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Status:
on Mar 29, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (10 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • 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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Sycamore Cove Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 29, 2019 @ 2:56pm
      Mar 29, 2019
      All clear
      Feb 3, 2019 @ 11:51am
      Feb 3, 2019
      Monstrous tree down.
      Jan 5, 2019 @ 5:40pm
      Jan 5, 2019
      Mostly dry except for spots that are typically wet, there are several trees down. On the upper side, going down (CW), right after the first...
      Aug 28, 2018 @ 2:35pm
      Aug 28, 2018
      Tree down about halfway down lower Sycamore, can get under but not ride under.
      Aug 8, 2018 @ 10:55am
      Aug 8, 2018
      Multiple groups of trees down, a large batch on upper Sycamore shortly before the final switchback. On lower, low hanging tree near the end on the...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 55 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 697 rides
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      Photos

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      65 |
      Aug 6, 2017 @ 11:44am
      Aug 6, 2017
      47 |
      May 27, 2017 @ 11:34am
      May 27, 2017
      54 |
      May 27, 2017 @ 11:33am
      May 27, 2017
      348 |
      Apr 26, 2016 @ 12:08pm
      Apr 26, 2016
      | 1 comments

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