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Level: Beginner
Length: 2 mi (3.2 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Lariat
Elevation: +50/55 ft
Total: 18 riders

Mountain Biking Huntersville Athletic Park

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#337 of 534 mountain bike trails in North Carolina
#11778 in the world

Moderate neighborhood trail, managed by Huntersville Parks & Rec division, which uses the woods surrounding athletic fields of Huntersville Park. Trail begins as an out-and-back which opens into a small network of interconnected trails. Trail marked by red arrow trailblazes. Several bridges, small ravines, climbs, and some rooty sections.

First added by EZ-E on Apr 28, 2020. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
I-77 Exit 18, go East on WT Harris to Turn lane to Statesville Rd(Hwy 21), turn left. Go north on Statesville Rd(Hwy 21), you will continue through Hambright Rd intersection. Begin looking for Verhoeff Rd, turn Right onto Verhoeff. Follow Verhoeff about 100yds, you will see "Huntersville Athletic Park" sign on right. Turn into park and take immediate right, looking for green MTB Trail sign.
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  • rallyvette

    Trail was fun ride but too short. Some contruction going on which cut the trail off in a couple of spots so it was hard to follow in those spots.

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  • EZ-E

    The best part of this Parks & Rec maintained trail are the great "MTB Trail" signs at the trailhead! The trailhead misleads the rider that there is actually a managed trail out there. This trail could be a good one - similar to nearby N. Meck Park. There are some decent hills, shallow ravines to dip into, and bridges throughout the trail...a couple being over a small stream. The trail is currently covered with debris(leaves, pine needles, sticks) and there are several trees down across the trail in sections. There is also a new road being developed on the south side of the park which cuts through the current trail. This trail has good potential with available land to use and some fun variable terrain which would be fun for novice-intermediate riders. The new road could be traversed as was done at the Francis Beatty Park trail. The greatest concern here is Huntersville Parks & Rec needs to decide to either develop/maintain this trail OR close the trail and remove the trailhead signs. To leave those signs out there and not arrange for safe maintainance of the trail is a danger to riders and also conveys a negative message of what a "posted" mountain bike trail should be.
    If you would like to voice your opinion to Huntersville Parks & Rec regarding the fate of this trail, here is a link with contact information:
    http://www.huntersville.org/parksrec_12.asp* Review edited 4/20/2007

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