April 6, 2013
Great flowing up and down trail in deep woods, well loved. People ride it at night, but what about those mountain lion, coyote, and black bear eyes looking back at you? Bring a picnic lunch to the swimming area at the crystalline mountain lake and make a day of it. If you're from out of town, either camp here or stay at a hotel in Jacksonville. If you are a road rider, try out Bain's Gap climb through the Longleaf Pine Wildlife Preserve.
Coldwater, but this is less groomed and featurey