4 miles
Distance
510 ft
Climb
-1,726 ft
Descent
01:01:14
Avg time
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Tea Creek Area
    Marlinton, West Virginia
  • Ref Number
    #452
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #32016 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
  • Land Manager
    Monongahela National Forest

This narrow path climbs Tea Creek Mountain, gaining over 1,500’ elevation along the way. Begin at the trailhead on the
Highland Scenic Highway, with a vigorous climb to the top of the mountain, elevation 4,541’. The trail traverses the
ridge, providing a few nice views. The last mile and a half is a continuous descent to the Williams River Trail, which takes you back to Tea Creek Campground, elevation 2,968’. This trail is popular with expert mountain bike riders.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Tea Creek Mountain Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,215 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,011 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,501 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,227 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,012 ft
  • Grade
    -5.34%
  • Grade max
    -25.124%
  • Grade min
    25.118%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    327 ft
  • Avg time
    01:01:14
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:15
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Status:
on Sep 9, 2019
Variable
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to tea-creek-mountain-trail trailhead (38.340730, -80.163660)
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      Tea Creek... Trail Reports

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      Sep 9, 2019 @ 8:04am
      Sep 9, 2019
      I would not consider this a double black, it is a black but not a double black IMO. It has a fun rock garden at the time to pedal through and it...
      May 28, 2019 @ 7:39am
      May 28, 2019
      reporter Bridge is Repaired
      May 10, 2019 @ 8:12am
      May 10, 2019
      reporter Bridge under construction. Trail is closed between Tea Creek Mountain and Tea Creek Campground.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 10 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 66 rides
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      115 |
      Oct 2, 2016 @ 7:11pm
      Oct 2, 2016

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag rotorbaru (Sep 9, 2019 at 8:03)
       I would not consider this a double black, it is a black but not a double black IMO. It has a fun rock garden at the time to pedal through and it mostly flat there. Then variable downhill that is somewhat rocky and rooty then a downhill on the side slope of the mountain that can be fast.
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