Charlotte Metro

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120 mi 193 km

Rides

75 mi 121 km

Trails

49

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Easy Trails
14 Trails
Intermediate Trails
32 Trails
Hard Trails
3 Trails

Description
Charlotte has just about every type and levels of riding available minus those long mountain climbs and pro-style jumps. With over 125 miles of trail spread throughout the area, it's hard not to find a place to ride.

It's often said if you can ride the trails here, you can ride anywhere.
Food and Drink
U.S. National White Water Center (WWC / Carolina Thread):
After a nice ride, relax on-site with a large selection of craft drafts and good food at the River's Edge while taking in the kayakers and zip liners doing their thing.

Cramerton ( Poston Park, WWC / Carolina Thread, and Rocky Branch):
South Fork Deli 119 Center Street - amazing beer selection- cheap too. Even better food- also really inexpensive for the quality.

Charlotte ( Sherman Branch ):
Jakes Good Eats 12721 Albemarle Rd - very good food - surprisingly upscale.

Charlotte (Back Yard Trail (BYT)):
The Roasting Company 1521 Montfort Dr -great Southern food and draft local craft beers ... tasty and very affordable.

Plenty of good Breweries and food trucks near Uptown Charlotte in hip Southend and NoDa neighborhoods with many restaurants nearby (like Cabo Fish Taco in NoDa!).

After the Ride: Local Favorites

Pinky's Westside Grill the penguin never closed. it was plucked out of the plaza midwood earth and transplanted on moreehead, given a gold blinged out chain and set up shop under a vw bug or two. same great fried treats!
Rhino Market and Deli Great place. Friendly staff and good food too! ABLT is always super yummy. Huge beer and wine selection as well
Little Village Grill The french fries are delish!!
Seoul Food Meat Co Bulgogi Egg Rolls and Fire Chicken make the perfect pair.
Dandelion Market Late night atmosphere is great, great beers too
118 W 5th St, Charlotte NC — (704) 333-7989
Cowbell Burger & Bar Yup, good burgers.
201 N Tryon St, Charlotte NC — (980) 224-8674
Vapiano Scampi e Spinaci is a must try! (add the chili peppers for a little extra heat)
201 S Tryon St, Charlotte NC — (704) 332-2440
Midnight Diner Don't go to the dinner acting like a drunk and expect the staff to put up with it. If staff is rude to u. U probably were rude to them.
The Cellar Try the oysters.. you'll be glad you did!
Johnny Burrito Everything is very good. I like the pork with adobo. They now have whole wheat and spinach tortillas.
301 S Tryon St, Charlotte NC — (704) 371-4448
Aria Tuscan Grill The Cucumber Gin Spritz is a delightful mix that is refreshing, lightly sweet, tart and aromatic.
100 N Tryon St, Charlotte NC — (704) 376-8880
Amelie's French Bakery — Uptown Had the Croque Monsiuer with potato salad and both were very tasty and filling. The croissant came with the guy erected toasted on top.
301 S Tryon St, Charlotte NC — (704) 287-4630
Tupelo Honey You can't go wrong here, but I love the tofu wings, fried green tomatoes, and goat cheese grits! The biscuits are super fluffy and delicious!
1820 South Blvd, Charlotte NC — (980) 225-9175
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza Can't decide between two pizzas? Split that bitch! You can get half and half of any combo. Done son!
225 E 6th St, Charlotte NC — (704) 347-2749
Owen's Bagel and Deli Shop Inc The Jake Delihomme minus the onion rocks!
2041 South Blvd, Charlotte NC — (704) 333-5385
Copper Tikka Masala
311 East Blvd, Charlotte NC — (704) 333-0063
Mac's Speed Shop Mac and cheese. Please.
2511 South Blvd, Charlotte NC — (704) 522-6227
Duck Donuts Any donut with bacon is my type donut!!!
Bakersfield GREAT FOOD GREAT PLACE YOU SHOULD TRY THIS PLACE
1301 East Blvd, Charlotte NC — (980) 938-8565
Viva Chicken Bring someone you know who is in need or struggling to dinner on Monday nights and they will feed him/her for free! :)
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Charlotte, NC
8.2 mi 13.1 km Charlotte, NC
All Clear
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41 days ago
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Ranlo, NC
1.0 mi 1.5 km Ranlo, NC
Unknown
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0.6 mi 0.9 km
#3 Tower 93 Loop
Mount Holly, NC
0.6 mi 0.9 km Mount Holly, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
30 days ago
1.4 mi 2.2 km
#4 Beatty's Black
Matthews, NC
1.4 mi 2.2 km Matthews, NC
Unknown
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0.3 mi 0.4 km
#5 Slalom Course
Belmont, NC
0.3 mi 0.4 km Belmont, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
30 days ago
2.0 mi 3.2 km
#6 Carolina Thread
Mount Holly, NC
2.0 mi 3.2 km Mount Holly, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
30 days ago
2.6 mi 4.1 km
#7 WWC East
Mount Holly, NC
2.6 mi 4.1 km Mount Holly, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
30 days ago
Mint Hill, NC
1.8 mi 2.9 km Mint Hill, NC
All Clear
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Dry
55 days ago
Mount Holly, NC
1.6 mi 2.6 km Mount Holly, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
30 days ago
0.8 mi 1.2 km
#10 Figure 8
Mount Holly, NC
0.8 mi 1.2 km Mount Holly, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
30 days ago
2.9 mi 4.7 km
#11 North Mecklenburg
Huntersville, NC
2.9 mi 4.7 km Huntersville, NC
Minor Issues
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Some Mud
24 days ago
13 
2.5 mi 4.1 km
#12 Laurel Hill Loop
Lowell, NC
2.5 mi 4.1 km Lowell, NC
Unknown
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1.0 mi 1.7 km
#13 Morris Loop
Tega Cay, SC
1.0 mi 1.7 km Tega Cay, SC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
20 days ago
1.1 mi 1.8 km
#14 Soccer Loop
Ranlo, NC
1.1 mi 1.8 km Ranlo, NC
Unknown
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1.1 mi 1.8 km
#15 Big Leaf Loop
Ranlo, NC
1.1 mi 1.8 km Ranlo, NC
Unknown
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3.0 mi 4.8 km
#16 Academy
Mount Holly, NC
3.0 mi 4.8 km Mount Holly, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
30 days ago
0.4 mi 0.7 km
#17 Wedge
Mount Holly, NC
0.4 mi 0.7 km Mount Holly, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
30 days ago
6.2 mi 9.9 km
#18 Main Loop
Mint Hill, NC
6.2 mi 9.9 km Mint Hill, NC
All Clear
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Dry
55 days ago
0.5 mi 0.8 km
#19 Weigh Station
Belmont, NC
0.5 mi 0.8 km Belmont, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
30 days ago
0.6 mi 0.9 km
#20 Goat Hill
Mount Holly, NC
0.6 mi 0.9 km Mount Holly, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
30 days ago

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