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21 mi 34 km of trail 3 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 2 Trails Intermediate Trails 11 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Cherokee - 3

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Favorite Huge berms near bottom on the trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Fire On The Mountain

5.2 mi 8.3 km 737' Up 224.74 m Up 737' Down 224.7 m Down

Cherokee, NC
Favorite Riding over the bridge on Kessel!
Difficult

Kessel's Lazy Wave

3.2 mi 5.1 km 74' Up 22.56 m Up 860' Down 262.24 m Down

Cherokee, NC
Favorite Riding over the bridge on Kessel!
Intermediate/Difficult

Uktena's Dreamy Wave

3.5 mi 5.6 km 59' Up 18.03 m Up 858' Down 261.54 m Down

Cherokee, NC

Trails in Cherokee - 10

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2.1 mi 3.4 km #1Kessel Run
Difficult
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Difficult
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2.0 mi 3.2 km #2Spearfinger
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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1.0 mi 1.7 km #3Lazy Elk
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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2.2 mi 3.5 km #4Uktena
Intermediate/Difficult
Cherokee, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
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0.8 mi 1.4 km #5Tinker's Dream
Intermediate
Cherokee, NC
Intermediate
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2.3 mi 3.8 km #6Fire Tower
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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1.6 mi 2.5 km #7Oconaluftee River Trail
Easy
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Easy
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0.6 mi 1.0 km #8Kate's Wave
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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4.1 mi 6.6 km #9BIA Hwy 407
Intermediate
Maggie Valley, NC
Intermediate
Maggie Valley, NC
4.1 mi 6.6 km #10BIA Hwy 413 / Dodson Ridge Rd
Intermediate
Maggie Valley, NC
Intermediate
Maggie Valley, NC

Photos of Cherokee - 11

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Huge berms near bottom on the trail.
Jul 28, 2017 near Cherokee, NC
Kessel Run to Lazy Elk to Kate's Wave - Fire Mountain Trails - Cherokee, NC - 11/11/2018
Nov 18, 2018 near Cherokee, NC
Spearfinger Trail - Fire Mountain - Cherokee, NC - 8/20/2017.
Sep 11, 2017 near Cherokee, NC
Kessel Run - Fire Mountain - Cherokee, NC - 8/20/2017
Aug 22, 2017 near Cherokee, NC
Uktena to Tinker's Dream to Kate's Wave - Fire Mountain Trails - Cherokee, NC - 11/11/2018
Nov 17, 2018 near Cherokee, NC
Riding over the bridge on Kessel!
Sep 1, 2017 near Cherokee, NC
Lazy Elk - Fire Mountain Trails - Cherokee, NC
Oct 28, 2017 near Cherokee, NC
Really well constructed trails, these guys did a great job and created a wonderful asset for the WNC MTB community!
Sep 1, 2017 near Cherokee, NC
Fire Mountain Trail Map
Apr 8, 2019 near Cherokee, NC
Oconalufttee River on the Oconalufttee River Trail looking towards Cherokee.
Mar 1, 2016 near Cherokee, NC
Elk in the fall months are in rut and can become very unpredictable.
Mar 1, 2016 near Cherokee, NC