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Recommended Routes in Pisgah National Forest - 48

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Favorite Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Difficult

Kitsuma/Point Lookout Loop

9.9 mi 15.9 km 1,642' Up 500.59 m Up 1,672' Down 509.64 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite The last section of lower black with Christopher Langley!
Difficult

Black Mountain Loop

12.2 mi 19.7 km 2,244' Up 684.06 m Up 2,231' Down 680.16 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite Enjoy great views from Little Hickory Top.
Difficult

Green's Lick / Ingles Field Gap Loop

13.6 mi 21.9 km 1,647' Up 501.96 m Up 1,672' Down 509.48 m Down

Bent Creek, NC
Favorite Enjoy great views from Little Hickory Top.
Intermediate

Ingles Field Gap Loop

9.7 mi 15.7 km 1,038' Up 316.33 m Up 1,027' Down 312.92 m Down

Bent Creek, NC
Favorite Overlook near the most difficult section of the trail.
Difficult

Bennett Gap Loop

6.6 mi 10.6 km 1,299' Up 395.93 m Up 1,303' Down 397.12 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite Looking up at the "Wheel Breaker" DH
Intermediate

Pisgah Area SORBA Beginner's Loop

6.2 mi 9.9 km 654' Up 199.26 m Up 650' Down 198.25 m Down

Bent Creek, NC
Favorite The Trace Ridge descent is littered with small loose rocks.
Difficult

Spencer Gap -Trace Ridge Loop

7.2 mi 11.5 km 1,043' Up 317.95 m Up 1,038' Down 316.4 m Down

Avery C…, NC
Favorite Haulin' down the rootiest root section of Daniel Ridge
Difficult

Daniel Ridge Loop

4.3 mi 7.0 km 782' Up 238.31 m Up 779' Down 237.59 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite Panthertown Valley Trail at Salt Gap scenic overlook.
Difficult

The Carolina Panther

133.9 mi 215.5 km 14,357' Up 4375.96 m Up 14,332' Down 4368.3 m Down

Bent Creek, NC

Pisgah National Forest Biking

  • 1,806 Miles 2,906 Kilometers of Trail
  • 48 Recommended Routes
  • 46 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 116 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 55 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Pisgah National Forest - 168

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7.3 mi 11.7 km #1Black Mountain Trail (#127)
Difficult
Brevard, NC
Difficult
Brevard, NC 58 
4.6 mi 7.4 km #2Kitsuma Trail
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC 41 
2.9 mi 4.7 km #3Bennett Gap
Difficult
Brevard, NC
Difficult
Brevard, NC 38 
2.2 mi 3.6 km #4Pilot Rock
Difficult
Mills River, NC
Difficult
Mills River, NC 29 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #5Green's Lick
Difficult
Bent Creek, NC
Difficult
Bent Creek, NC 31 
3.2 mi 5.1 km #6Avery Creek Trail #327
Difficult
Brevard, NC
Difficult
Brevard, NC 31 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #7Heartbreak Ridge
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC 24 
3.1 mi 5.1 km #8Farlow Gap Trail #106
Very Difficult
Brevard, NC
Very Difficult
Brevard, NC 22 
3.1 mi 5.0 km #9Spencer Branch Trail #140
Difficult
Avery Creek, NC
Difficult
Avery Creek, NC 16 
3.2 mi 5.1 km #10Sycamore Cove #143
Intermediate/Difficult
Brevard, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Brevard, NC 23 

Photos of Pisgah National Forest - 206

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss: Farlow Gap
Nov 23, 2016 near Brevard, NC
Come along with me for a ride down the super fun Bennett Gap Trail.
Oct 4, 2017 near Brevard, NC
Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Oct 28, 2015 near Black M…, NC
Ingles Field Gap - Bent Creek Experimental Forest - Asheville, NC
Aug 23, 2017 near Bent Creek, NC
Tim Koerber Ripper, photographer and follow cam filmer for this Trail Boss episode, showing me how it's done!
Nov 28, 2016 near Brevard, NC
The last section of lower black with Christopher Langley!
Feb 11, 2018 near Brevard, NC
Riding Star Pass and Heartbreak Ridge.
Nov 7, 2018 near Black M…, NC
Jerdon Mountain Challenge | Fat Bikes
Oct 2, 2020 near Black M…, NC