Once you reach Spruce, your return trip is uphill; plan accordingly, bring snacks and water to fuel your pedal back out. Please pack it in pack it out.
Bike season is Memorial Day weekend through the first of October. Check the website for updated lift and bike park hours of operations. Before starting your cross country ride, stop by the Mountain Adventure Center in the village for a backcountry trail map and current trail updates.
The trailhead is accessed from the bottom of Lower Spruce Road or Fire Tower Trail. McDonald Way follows the Shavers Fork River to the abandoned logging town of Spruce. Once you reach the end of the road, hike across the railroad tracks to the picnic area or take a stroll on the informative path to see the remnants of the once bustling logging town of Spruce.