Forks Of The River

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.00 out of 5
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Intermediate
4.0
miles

Singletrack
845
elevation (ft)

Network
33
ridden
Trail Description
About this trail
The 350 acre Forks of the River (formerly, Eastern State) Wildlife Management Area is nestled on the south shore of the Tennessee River. The area is only a few hundred acres and comprised mostly of open fields. A gravel road runs 0.5 miles. Bicycles are restricted to greenways trail Sept 1 - Feb 28.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (3)
 

Granny Gear

February 22, 2016
 
Review: Had a fun time, extremely muddy due to all the recent rain but there are enough wider trails and gravel/rock areas to get a ride in.

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January 2, 2015
Guest   
 
Review: Very good flow

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Bunny Hop

March 20, 2011
dirtstud Bunny Hop  
 
Review: The worst thing about this trail network is the trails are not identified. It is really easy to get lost and not know where you are. Every time I have been here i have found someone who is lost. On the plus side, it doesn't take long to do all these trails and wonder out. The best map is Elle Colquitt and Livengood's map. With that being said, these are good trails. The trails on the southern side of the network are easy and fairly quick but for those looking for a little adventure take the river bluff trail on the north side. It is much more difficult and has some very steep (although somewhat short) climbs with some great views of the river. There is also some good technical matter to hold your attention. This place doesn't drain well but other trails in the area are worse. This place is well worth exploring. The best time to ride here is the spring time. late in the summer this place is overgrown and some trails can be difficult to follow. This is also a wildlife management area and is closed to all but hunters from Sept 1st to Feb 28th. Check the local hunting schedules.

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Bunny Hop

June 1, 2013
Guest Bunny Hop  
 
Review: Trails now marked and ridable. Part of the Urban Wilderness trail system. Some trials have been damaged due to TWRA brush management but trails are good. Overall rocky and dirt single track. some short climbs but relatively flat for the area. Connects to Meade's Quarry and a vast 30 mile system. Check out Knoxville Outdoors (outdoor Center), AMBC or local bike shops for Maps.

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Forks Of The River MTB Trail 4.00 out of 5 based on 3 ratings. 3 user reviews.
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