To view directions to Overmountain Victory Trail (Kerr Scott Reservoir) mountain bike trail, please login. If
you don't have an account, sign up for a free account - it only takes a minute.
Part of the Kerr Scott Reservoir trail complex(including Dark Mountain #752 and Fish Dam Creek trails). This trail is part of the federally-designated Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail. It follows the general route that American patriots from the area trod to confront the British Army during the Battle of Kings Mountain in October 1780.
Overmountain Victory Trail is a flowing ribbon of singletrack which runs parallel to N.C. 268 just to the S, and Kerr Reservoir on your N. It offers great views of the lake throughout its entire 5+ miles. The trail consists of short climbs followed by quick downhills - plenty of twists and turns. Bridge crossings, jumps, berms, and a creek crossing - this trail has it all. The best out-and-back I've ever ridden!
Approximate ascent one-way is about 525ft. So, the full out-and-back will give you about 1050ft of total climb.
added by EZ-E
on September 28, 2006
(100%)Dark Mountain Trail
(50%)Warrior Creek At Kerr Scott Reservoir
Tagsmust do wilkesboro
North Carolina Outdoor Lists