1 miles
277 ft
-217 ft
Avg time

Whaley Details

  • Riding area
    Knoxville Urban Wilderness
    Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    TN Wildlife Management Agency

Forks of the River is a Wildlife Management Area. This means all interior trails are closed to Mtb usage. The Whaley trail was built outside a safety perimeter and is open year around, even during hunting season. The trail starts at a parking area on Burnette Creek Road. Around the gate and down a gravel doubletrack with a few short climbs the trail intersects another gravel road. Stay right and the trail wraps around the edge of a field where it turns to singletrack. The trail follows the French Broad River downstream, Several intersections with the Bluff trail make it seem confusing so be careful to stay on the Whaley trail at each one.

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More Stats for Whaley mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    60 ft
  • Altitude min
    836 ft
  • Altitude max
    979 ft
  • Altitude start
    850 ft
  • Altitude end
    911 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,626 ft
  • Distance down
    2,408 ft
  • Distance flat
    420 ft
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on Aug 25, 2016
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