Length: 2.6 mi (4.2 km)
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +44/399 ft
Total: 83 riders
Mountain Biking Bennett Gap / 138
#28 of 534 mountain bike trails in North Carolina
#336 in the world
This trail is 3 miles in one direction. Again, another gnarly Pisgah-area trail! This trail has several awesome views off the top of the ridge of Looking Glass mountain. Absolutely incredible--be sure to bring your camera! The awesome views go hand-in-hand with the first section of "Satan's Staircase," a steep hike-a-bike that will require you to shoulder your rig. I would NOT want to ride down it, so I recommend riding this trail Southeast to Northwest. Also, there is a meadow on top of the ridge that has almost completely overgrown the trail. Not so much fun having to gingerly pick your way through all of the thorn bushes.
First added by Greg Heil on May 11, 2020. Last updated May 11, 2020. → add an update
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From Asheville, head south on I-26E. Take the exit for Hwy. 280, and follow that Southwest towards Brevard. Hang a right on Hwy. 276, and that will take you into the heart of Pisgah.
Access this trail from the Coontree Trail or FS 477