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Weed Patch Mountain Trail

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Trail

7.8 mile 12.5 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
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Elevation

Ascent: 2,479' 756 m
Descent: -560' -171 m
High: 3,449' 1,051 m
Low: 1,522' 464 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 33% (18°)

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A beautiful backcountry adventure.

Kristen Arendt

Electric Mountain Bikes Allowed

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Description

This newly (2018) created multi-use trail explore the rugged and mountainous terrain of the wilderness area of Buffalo Creek Park. The trail winds through old growth forest, passing by streams and climbing to several stunning viewpoints. Highlights along the trail include Trout Creek, Grey Rock, Flapjack Rock, Tunnel Trail, and Eagle Rock.

For more information on the Weed Patch Mountain Trail, visit the Conserving Carolina website.

Contacts

Land Manager: Town of Lake Lure

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Aug 20, 2019
Sean Wiggins
20mi
Aug 12, 2019
Bobby B
Jul 27, 2019
J. Matt
World class trail. Shuttling is weak sauce. 20mi — 3h 35m
Jul 13, 2019
Shane Toomes
Wow! What a great trail! Wonderful views. Challenging terrain, with rocks, roots, drops, and tight switch backs both going up and down. Great trail
Jun 8, 2019
Dubya G.
Trail is 100% clear of trees.
May 15, 2019
Andria Davis
Jan 12, 2019
Jeff Meadows
Sep 22, 2018
Justin Jackson
Chainsaw is needed for multiple downed trees! picked up what I could. Lots of debris from Florence going through 12mi

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  4.4 from 14 votes

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Photos

View from atop Eagle Rock
Aug 5, 2018 near Lake Lure, NC
View of your final destination from a rocky outcrop on the trail.
Aug 5, 2018 near Lake Lure, NC
One of many rock features along the trail.
Aug 5, 2018 near Lake Lure, NC
Looking down Weed Patch trail from the HHT junction
May 20, 2019 near Lake Lure, NC
Accessible rock features at the top of Eagle Rock.
Aug 5, 2018 near Lake Lure, NC
Riding up some of the rock armoring on Weedpatch trail.
Aug 5, 2018 near Lake Lure, NC

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