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A beginner-friendly loop that includes three of the four green trails at Baker Creek.


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3.9

Miles

6.3

KM

95%

Singletrack

1,095' 334 m

High

886' 270 m

Low

280' 85 m

Up

279' 85 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Overview

This route is intended for the Appalachian Mountain Bike Club's Fall Festival for Demo Bike rides.

Need to Know

The Appalachian Mountain Bike Club's Fall Festival takes place yearly on the first weekend of November at Baker Creek Preserve in Knoxville, Tennessee.

More info here: ambcknox.org/fallfestival/

Turn By Turn Directions with RideWithGPS:
ridewithgps.com/routes/3756…

Strava segment for this ride:
strava.com/segments/22982031

Description

This ride starts in the Baker Creek Preserve parking lot to the east of the construction of the new bike park set to open in the spring of 2020.

At the intersection with Sycamore Loop and Sycamore Short Cut, take the second option on the right for about 0.10 miles. At the intersection with the bottom of Devil's Racetrack Downhill and the start of Best Medicine, continue counterclockwise on Sycamore Loop for 0.3 miles until the intersection with the bottom of Floyd Fox. Take the left option at the intersection and continue on Sycamore Loop for another 0.3 miles until you reach the intersection with the bottom of Cruze Valley Run (Downhill) and Sycamore Short Cut.

Keep going straight on Sycamore Loop for another 0.10 miles until you reach the intersection with Redbud Crest on the right. Climb up Redbud Crest for about 0.75 miles and continue straight when you reach the intersection with the Downhill Access trail that takes you to the start of Barn Burner (Downhill) and Cruze Valley Run (Downhill).

After another 0.10 miles, pass the bermed access point to Barn Burner (Downhill) and immediately take a right on Floyd Fox and enjoy the flowing downhill goodness for the next 1.25 miles until the end at the intersection with Sycamore Loop you passed earlier in the ride.

Take a right and continue counterclockwise on Sycamore Loop past Sycamore Short Cut and the bottom of Cruze Valley Run (Downhill) then take a left at the intersection with Redbud Crest. After another 0.10 miles, you'll return to the intersection at the entrance to Baker Creek Preserve where you'll take the trail on the right to return to the parking lot to conclude the ride.

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Shared By:

Vinnie Connors

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Photos

Riding barn burner during the 2017 AMBC fall festival.
Dec 4, 2017 near Knoxville, TN
Jen making her way up Red Bud Crest switchbacks into Knoxville's dense Urban Wilderness.
Sep 21, 2017 near Knoxville, TN
Barn Burner - Baker Creek Preserve - Knoxville's Urban Wilderness - Knoxville, Tennessee
Oct 20, 2019 near Knoxville, TN
The very top of the massive wallride on Dragstrip at the Baker Creek Preserve Bike Park.
Aug 25, 2020 near Knoxville, TN
Baker Creek Preserve Bike Park - Grand Opening - Knoxville's Urban Wilderness - AMBC - Knoxville, Tennessee
Aug 25, 2020 near Knoxville, TN
Taking advantage of the bike rack before hitting the downhill options like Barn Burner or Cruze Valley Run.
Apr 21, 2017 near Knoxville, TN

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