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Park Road Park Loop

Intermediate
 3.1 (15)

The least technical trail of the BYT trail system that now can be linked to the other trails via the greenway.


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Map Key

3.0

Miles

4.9

KM

Singletrack

636' 194 m

High

584' 178 m

Low

134' 41 m

Up

124' 38 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

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Description

Park Road Park now starts off of the Sugar Creek Greenway and is able to link to Middle Third, Farmbrook Loop, Tech Loop and Marion Diehl. This trail has undergone a few changes due to the greenway construction but is mostly the same as it was when it was first built. Many of the wooden TTFs have been removed due to the disrepair of the wooden structures.

As mapped, the trail starts on a fairly steep hill. The trail mostly climbs, with the exception of one short bermed downhill section. As you make your way to the northeasternmost point of the trail where it doubles back you are rewarded with a short, speedy downhill run with a few small jumps on the way back to the parking lot.

Once you reach the clearing, stay to the right and the second section of the trail begins on the left just before returning to the Sugar Creek Greenway. This part of the trail runs parallel with the Little Sugar Creek and is quite scenic. The trail is short but filled with many technical options including rock gardens, a really nice creek crossing, highlighted by a fairly difficult tree skinny.

This trail opened in late 2013.

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Shared By:

Vinnie Connors

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  3.1 from 15 votes

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Photos

Small, creative jump.
Feb 24, 2021 near Charlotte, NC
Small jump near basketball court
Feb 24, 2021 near Charlotte, NC
tall skinny in blue section
Feb 24, 2021 near Charlotte, NC
Ride at park road 2/24/21.
Feb 24, 2021 near Charlotte, NC
Back view of one of the log skinnies @ Park Road Park
May 3, 2014 near Charlotte, NC
Front view of one of the log skinnies @ Park Road Park
May 3, 2014 near Charlotte, NC

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May 16, 2021
Joe Pay
Dec 13, 2020
Joe Pay
Aug 8, 2020
Jp Del Vecchio
great trails within walking distance of south park
May 7, 2020
Richard RENN
Dec 28, 2019
Mike Jura
Jun 22, 2019
Michael B
4.3mi
May 31, 2019
ALO ALO
Blue trail, done with Framma and Saba (this time with Reece) 3mi — 2h 30m
Feb 26, 2019
Joel Mathewson
6mi