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6.2 mile 9.9 kilometer loop
100% Singletrack


Ascent: 283' 86 m
Descent: -283' -86 m
High: 106' 32 m
Low: 42' 13 m


Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 8% (4°)


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Browns Creek trail is located just off Hwy 87, across from the airport.

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The trail is not illuminated, however night rides are allowed. Riders are required to have the necessary equipment to facilitate a safe night ride. Riders should be familiar with the trail prior to riding at night.


This is the best MTB trail east of the I-95 corridor in North Carolina.You'll be treated to hills (yes, hills) and rolling singletrack through beautiful hardwood forest.


Now 7 miles in length, from the very beginning, you'll not believe this trail is located in Southeast North Carolina. Where did these hills come from? Brown's Creek Nature Park has it all. Climbing, Downhills, XC, Switchbacks, Bridges, etc. There are no other trails east of I-95 as challenging as this one. Great design, great ride.

Brown's Creek features a full loop starting in the parking area. There is also a practice track for all skill levels adjacent to the parking area and next to the trailhead.

If you are a GPS / Strava user, your distances will be less than the true length of the trail.


Local Club: SORBA - Cape Fear

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May 11, 2019
Jeffrey Wood
Apr 20, 2019
Nathan Britt
AMAZING TRAILS AND RIDE! Really well put together trail system and it seems to be expanding, as people were there digging. 10.1mi — 1h 34m
Mar 13, 2019
Carmen Owen
Feb 17, 2019
Scott Ritchea
Jan 19, 2019
Daniel Thomas
Dec 24, 2018
Lily Wilker
Surprisingly well maintained and rideable given all the rain we’ve had. I’ll give that to the drain pipes and ingenuity that went into this trail.… 5.6mi
Dec 15, 2018
Hunter Whitten
First ride w/ Stevie.
Dec 4, 2018
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Richard Blevins
Hudson, NC
Richard Blevins   Hudson, NC
Being from Western NC, I'm use to climbing, a lot..., so when a group of us went to ride this I thought how much climbing could there possibly be down here? There is climbing! It's short and punchy, but it'll get you breathing. The trail was in super shape because they had just had a race there, and the berms and jumps were great. More technical than speed, but still a ton of fun. Mar 27, 2017
Really fun ride and surprisingly varied terrain with great flow and some little climbs to work for! Apr 27, 2018

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