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Bent Creek Experimental Forest

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Recommended Routes in Bent Creek Experimental Forest - 6

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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 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 Looking up at the "Wheel Breaker" DH
Intermediate/Difficult

Bent Creek Epicito

20.6 mi 33.2 km 2,602' Up 793.01 m Up 2,606' Down 794.42 m Down

Bent Creek, NC
Favorite Looking up at the "Wheel Breaker" DH
Difficult

Bent Creek Epicito v2

27.4 mi 44.2 km 3,312' Up 1009.57 m Up 3,323' Down 1012.85 m Down

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

Northern Loop

12.5 mi 20.1 km 1,477' Up 450.13 m Up 1,477' Down 450.32 m Down

Bent Creek, NC

Bent Creek Experimental Forest Biking

  • 145 Miles 233 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 12 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 22 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Bent Creek Experimental Forest - 29

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1.9 mi 3.1 km #1Green's Lick
Difficult
Bent Creek, NC
Difficult
Bent Creek, NC 31 
1.7 mi 2.7 km #2Ingles Field Gap
Intermediate/Difficult
Bent Creek, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Bent Creek, NC 18 
3.3 mi 5.3 km #3Explorer Loop #337
Intermediate/Difficult
Bent Creek, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Bent Creek, NC 11 
0.6 mi 1.0 km #4Boyd Branch
Easy/Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
1.2 mi 1.9 km #5Wolf Branch
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC 15 
0.8 mi 1.2 km #6Hard Times Connector
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
3.4 mi 5.5 km #7Sidehill
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
2.6 mi 4.1 km #8Lower Sidehill
Intermediate/Difficult
Avery Creek, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Avery Creek, NC 11 
1.3 mi 2.0 km #9Deer Lake Lodge
Easy/Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
1.0 mi 1.5 km #10Corvair Trail
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC

Photos of Bent Creek Experimental Forest - 12

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Ingles Field Gap - Bent Creek Experimental Forest - Asheville, NC
Aug 23, 2017 near Bent Creek, NC
Green's Lick - Bent Creek Experimental Forest - Asheville, NC
Oct 9, 2017 near Bent Creek, NC
Looking up at the "Wheel Breaker" DH
Nov 11, 2017 near Bent Creek, NC
Riding Greens Lick and Connecting Trails
Nov 16, 2018 near Bent Creek, NC
Enjoy great views from Little Hickory Top.
Mar 8, 2017 near Bent Creek, NC
Lower sidehill trail break
Jul 28, 2016 near Avery C…, NC
Start of Northern Boundary at Five Points
Jul 14, 2013 near Bent Creek, NC
Post-ride Hopnotch after an awesome Bent Creek loop.
May 20, 2013 near Bent Creek, NC
Maiden voyage on the new "retirement" bike. Visiting from MI, great trails.
Nov 3, 2020 near Bent Creek, NC
View north from Five Points
Jul 14, 2013 near Bent Creek, NC
A very dangerous portion of Green's Lick. A small but blind jump landing on rough terrain. Claimed my shoulder, wrist, and collar bone.
May 17, 2019 near Bent Creek, NC
Foggy morning at Green's Lick trailhead
Nov 21, 2019 near Bent Creek, NC