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 Black Mountain Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
13 USNWC Charlotte, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
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 Bicycle Post Trails Greenville, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
21 Henderson Pond / Camp Lejeune Jacksonville, 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 Woodland Trail Newton, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
29 Table Rock Linville, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
30 Briar Chapel Chapel Hill, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
31 Thrift Cove Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
32 Sycamore Cove Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
33 San-lee Park Sanford, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
34 Hobby Park Winston-Salem, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
35 Blue Heron Greensboro, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
36 Butter Gap / Trail #123 Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
37 Powerline Trails Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
38 King Fisher Greensboro, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
39 Beaver Dam Raleigh, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
40 Farlow Gap Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
41 South Mills River Trail Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
42 Squirrel Gap Mills River, North Carolina Expert bike trail - Expert
43 Buckhorn Gap / 103 Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
44 Brown's Creek Elizabethtown, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
45 The Head, The Heart & The Tail (HHT) Lake Lure, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
46 Durant Nature Park Raleigh, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
47 Flint Ridge Bryson City, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
48 Kernersville MTB Trailhead Kernersville, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
49 Colonel Francis Beatty Park Charlotte, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
50 Yancey Ridge Linville, North Carolina -
51 Fisher Farm Park Davidson, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
52 Westwood Park Mount Airy, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
53 Fontana Village Fontana Village, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
54 Northwood High Point, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
55 Daniel Ridge Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
56 Panthertown Valley Cashiers, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
57 New Light Trails Raleigh, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
58 Owls Roost (Bur-Mil Park) Greensboro, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
59 NCSU Centenial Campus Raleigh, North Carolina -
60 Rocky River Trail Concord, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
61 Winding Stairs Nantahala, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
62 Canyons Blowing Rock, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
63 Lees-McRae College Banner Elk, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
64 Raider's Camp Trail Linville, North Carolina -
65 Legend Park Clayton, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
66 Lake James State Park Nebo, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
67 Jetton Park Cornelius, North Carolina -
68 Bennett Gap / 138 Brevard, North Carolina Expert bike trail - Expert
69 Chapel Hill High School Chapel Hill, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
70 Buckwheat Knob / 122 Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
71 Isaac Heath Trail #40 Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
72 Broad River Greenway Boiling Springs, North Carolina Beginner bike trail - Beginner
73 Bracken Preserve Brevard, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
74 Knob Scorcher Brevard, North Carolina -
75 Old River Road Nantahala, North Carolina -
76 Art Loeb Bypass Brevard, North Carolina -
77 Off Road Assault On Mount Mitchell Black Mountain, North Carolina -
78 Pink Beds Brevard, North Carolina -
79 Bodenheimer Parking Lot Trail Boone, North Carolina -
80 Calfpen Gap Bryson City, North Carolina -
81 Snaggy Creek Trail Cullowhee, North Carolina -
82 Middle Fork Mills River, North Carolina -
83 RTP Triangle, North Carolina Advanced bike trail - Advanced
84 Capital Area Greenway Bent Creek Dr Raleigh, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
85 Brushy Creek Brevard, North Carolina -
86 Meetinghouse Bryson City, North Carolina -
87 Swinging Bridge Franklin, North Carolina -
88 Turkey Neck Madison, North Carolina -
89 Lower Haw River State Natural Area Pittsboro, North Carolina -
90 Back Creek Morganton, North Carolina -
91 Whigg Meadow Tellico Plains, North Carolina -
92 Fs 477 Brevard, North Carolina Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
93 Brevard Bike Path Brevard, North Carolina -
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 Fontana Village Road Fontana Village, North Carolina -
98 Long Branch / Trail 116 Brevard, North Carolina -
99 Hickory Mountain Loop Brevard, North Carolina -
100 Buffalo Creek Trail Lake Lure, North Carolina -

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