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Cove Creek loop

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10.0 Miles 16.1 Kilometers


40%

Singletrack

1,102' 336 m

Ascent

-1,101' -336 m

Descent

3,251' 991 m

High

2,339' 713 m

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4%

Avg Grade (2°)

12%

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Cove Creek loop is a great on to get a taste of Pisgah

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A great 10 mile loop for a wide range of riders.

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This a fun 10 mile loop that has a gravel road climb to start with. Once on Cove Creek trail it is a blast that is a steady downhill that never gets real steep. Then you finish up with Davidson River trail.

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Feb 18, 2017
Josiah Weeks
10.5mi
Dec 28, 2016
Tom Black
Nov 26, 2016
John Arnold
Nov 23, 2016
DAG Goddard
Nov 23, 2016
Yuen Li Chan
Gravel road climbs is easy but a little boring. much better to go up and down the singletrack. 10mi
Nov 13, 2016
Rob Lilley
Long climb on gravel road but good, long fun downhill descent on Cove Creek made up for it. Couple of technical spots but nothing crazy. 10mi — 1h 29m
Nov 5, 2016
Max Hammer
Oct 23, 2016
DrissJulie Chahboune
10mi

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  4.3 from 7 votes

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in Brevard

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Loved this ride! New to the area so took some time to get oriented. We got confused because we thought the trail began in the Hatchery parking lot. - Park in the Hatchery parking lot and ride back to the main road, you'll see a gravel road heading up the hill, that's the start to this trail. - Steady climb on gravel, but still a gorgeous ride with pretty forest, several waterfalls. - Mile 3.7, turn off from main gravel road to side road with "Dead End" sign and barrier. - Don't take any early turns from this gravel road, the Cove Creek trail is well marked. (I think it was ~ mile 4.7). We made the mistake turning off early onto a side trail that wasn't marked. - Trail itself is lots of fun, some challenging sections a beginner can walk a bike, but beautiful. Signpost for side trail to Cove Creek falls is well marked. - Gorgeous picnic spot towards the end of the ride around mile 7.9. Apr 21, 2016


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