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Rhododendron's Revenge

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Rank: #10 in Boone and Lenoir
#147 in North Carolina
#4,342 Overall
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“A connector trail that loops the end of Turkey Feathers back to the Gem Mine Forest Service Rd.”
Shawn Moore on Aug 8, 2013
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3.4 Miles 776’ Ascent 2,108’ High 9.3% Avg Grade
Singletrack Type -897’ Descent 1,446’ Low 23.5% Max Grade
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Yield to horses.
Description
At the end of the Turkey Feathers trail, turn left and follow the blue/white blazed trail/roadbed. This trail has lots of very cool waterfalls and streams and is a lot of fun. At one point, Rhododendrons and small Pines overlap the trail making for a crazy, blind bit of riding as you get up close and personal with the local flora.

A 1/4 mile bike push section leads to a junction with a green/yellow blazed trail to the right. Continue riding left on the blue/white blazed trail to an intersection with the yellow blazed trail. Go left on the yellow blazed trail and its unfortunate 1/4 mile bike push section.

Look for a green/blue blazed trail on the right and take it! The green/blue blazed trail is a super fun, technical, decent pucker factor downhill trail that will definitely put a smile on your face. Trail ends on the Spencer Branch Forest Service Rd. that will take you back to the parking area.
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