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Level: Easiest
Length: 2.1 mi (3.4 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +11/0 ft
Total: 49 riders

Mountain Biking Cape Fear Mountain Bike Trail

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#339 of 532 mountain bike trails in North Carolina
#11842 in the world

As of 2019, two miles of singletrack wind over and around the area's small knolls.

Before you go
  • No Drinking water 
  • No E-bikes permitted 
  • No Fat biking allowed in winter 
  • No Fee required 
  • No Lift service 
  • No Night riding allowed 
  • No Pump track 
  • No Restrooms 
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Mountain Bike Trails Near Fayetteville, North Carolina

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Beginner | 5 mi
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  • medicMTB

    A lot of people have reviewed the wrong trail and are reviewing the Cape Fear River Bike trail which is a paved trail for running, walking, biking. There is a separate trail off of this which is a 2 mile single track. This is an excellent trail for single track beginners or someone looking for a short easy ride. It has minimal elevation gain and obstacles but still makes for an exciting ride. It's not really technical at all, but has a few sharp turns and well kept bridges. If you're looking for a challenge then this isn't the trail for you.

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  • hercfixer1

    It's a paved greenway part of the ocean to sea or east coast trail system. Took my girls 9 and 11 and my 62 year old mother on her first bike ride in over 30 years. Great trail with some hill sections covered bridge and Boardwalk. Saw some small waterfalls and crossed over the cape fear river. Many of the people have no trail manner and walk 3 or four wide or let their dog leash all the way out. Caused my mother to crash. Other than that a great family trail will definately return many more times

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  • Jarrett.morgan

    This is very limited for mountain biking, and full or walkers/runners. It is fully paved with some elevation changes. Great for running, road biking, or hanging out with the family.

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  • jaredmcvay

    Don't really take the mountain bike out here. I have taken my road bike out just to blow the dust off of it because it is paved. There are also quite a few geocaches in this area, if you're into that sore of thing.

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  • meanmejia

    Paved, good parking, great for nice family rides. Lots of runners and walkers. Take my family at least twice a month.

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  • sapperpatten

    Good cardio and training ride. Really get to stretch your legs out and use your low gears

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  • bigDnobles

    I am a beginner but totally enjoyed a lunchtime outing on this trail, Plenty of scenery and wildlife to enjoy. Well marked w/ plenty of security phones.

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  • Sprocket78

    The trail and Google map shown are for the All American Trail . Cape Fear River Trail is just south of the VA Hospital. It's completely paved with some elevation changes. It's a good place to bring the family .

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  • vic_953

    Pavement but nice scenery, nothing demanding good path for more general public friendly.

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  • ttucker

    Good for family rides with moderate endurance (some hilly areas). Completely paved. Zero technical skills required.

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  • go_fast13

    this is not a singletrack as you can see from the photos, but it's a good relaxing way to get out with the wife and kids and enjoy a nice bike ride through the woods. there are some elevation changes and a pretty steep one on the ride back.

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