The BEST Mountain Bike Trails in North Carolina

Singletracks members have ranked the best mountain bike trails in North Carolina using our unique trail ranking algorithm. The best bike trails are rated by weighing the following ranking factors:
  • Average trail rating
  • Number of members who have ridden the MTB trail
  • Number of members who want to ride the MTB trail
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#      Trail Location Rating    Difficulty    
1 Tsali Recreation Area Bryson City, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
2 Dupont State Forest Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
3 Warrior Creek At Kerr Scott Reservoir Wilkesboro, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
4 Bent Creek Asheville, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
5 Overmountain Victory Trail at Kerr Scott Reservoir Wilkesboro, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
6 Sherman Branch Park Mtb Trail Charlotte, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
7 Wild Turkey Greensboro, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
8 Dark Mountain Trail at Kerr Scott Reservoir Wilkesboro, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
9 Back Yard Trails Charlotte, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
10 Kitsuma Black Mountain, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
11 Rocky Knob Park Boone, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
12 USNWC Charlotte, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
13 Black Mountain Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
14 Moore's Springs Trails Danbury, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
15 Itusi @ Lake Norman State Park Troutman / Charlotte, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
16 Blue Heron Greensboro, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
17 Brunswick Nature Park Leland, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
18 Jack Rabbit Trails Hayesville, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
19 North Wake Landfill District Park Raleigh, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
20 Henderson Pond / Camp Lejeune Jacksonville, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
21 Bicycle Post Trails Greenville, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
22 Fletcher Creek Mills River, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
23 Avery Creek / 327 Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
24 WCU Trails Cullowhee, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
25 Evans Loop Morrisville, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
26 Southwest Park Greensboro, North Carolina Easiest bike trail - Easiest
27 Laurel Mountain Mills River, North Carolina Expert bike trail - Expert
28 Table Rock Linville, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
29 Beech Spring Mountain Bike Park (Poplar Tent Road) Concord, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
30 Sycamore Cove Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
31 Thrift Cove Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
32 Rocky River Trail Concord, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
33 San-lee Park Sanford, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
34 Blue Heron Greensboro, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
35 Hobby Park Winston-Salem, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
36 Butter Gap / Trail #123 Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
37 Brown's Creek Elizabethtown, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
38 Powerline Trails Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
39 King Fisher Greensboro, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
40 Woodland Trail Newton, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
41 Beaver Dam Raleigh, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
42 Farlow Gap Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
43 South Mills River Trail Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
44 Squirrel Gap Mills River, North Carolina Expert bike trail - Expert
45 Buckhorn Gap / 103 Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
46 The Head, The Heart & The Tail (HHT) Lake Lure, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
47 Durant Nature Park Raleigh, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
48 Briar Chapel Chapel Hill, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
49 Flint Ridge Bryson City, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
50 Colonel Francis Beatty Park Charlotte, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
51 Kernersville MTB Trailhead Kernersville, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
52 Yancey Ridge Linville, North Carolina -
53 Fisher Farm Park Davidson, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
54 Westwood Park Mount Airy, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
55 Fontana Village Fontana Village, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
56 Northwood High Point, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
57 Daniel Ridge Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
58 Panthertown Valley Cashiers, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
59 New Light Trails Raleigh, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
60 Owls Roost (Bur-Mil Park) Greensboro, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
61 NCSU Centenial Campus Raleigh, North Carolina -
62 Winding Stairs Nantahala, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
63 Canyons Blowing Rock, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
64 Raider's Camp Trail Linville, North Carolina -
65 Lees-McRae College Banner Elk, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
66 Legend Park Clayton, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
67 Lake James State Park Nebo, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
68 Chapel Hill High School Chapel Hill, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
69 Jetton Park Cornelius, North Carolina -
70 Bennett Gap / 138 Brevard, North Carolina Expert bike trail - Expert
71 Buckwheat Knob / 122 Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
72 Isaac Heath Trail #40 Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
73 Broad River Greenway Boiling Springs, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
74 Bracken Preserve Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
75 Knob Scorcher Brevard, North Carolina -
76 Old River Road Nantahala, North Carolina -
77 Art Loeb Bypass Brevard, North Carolina -
78 Off Road Assault On Mount Mitchell Black Mountain, North Carolina -
79 Bodenheimer Parking Lot Trail Boone, North Carolina -
80 Pink Beds Brevard, North Carolina -
81 RTP Triangle, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
82 Calfpen Gap Bryson City, North Carolina -
83 Capital Area Greenway Bent Creek Dr Raleigh, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
84 Snaggy Creek Trail Cullowhee, North Carolina -
85 Middle Fork Mills River, North Carolina -
86 Brushy Creek Brevard, North Carolina -
87 Meetinghouse Bryson City, North Carolina -
88 Swinging Bridge Franklin, North Carolina -
89 Turkey Neck Madison, North Carolina -
90 Lower Haw River State Natural Area Pittsboro, North Carolina -
91 Back Creek Morganton, North Carolina -
92 Whigg Meadow Tellico Plains, North Carolina -
93 Fs 477 Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
94 Don't Know Elizabeth City, North Carolina -
95 Clark-Park Fayetteville, North Carolina -
96 Horse Cove Rd / FS 475C Pisgah Forest, North Carolina -
97 Brevard Bike Path Brevard, North Carolina -
98 Westside Lake Trail Wake Forest, North Carolina -
99 Fontana Village Road Fontana Village, North Carolina -
100 Hickory Mountain Loop Brevard, North Carolina -

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