Length: 1.3 mi (2.1 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +64/ -0 ft
Total: 57 riders

Mountain Biking Middle Fork

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#299 of 546 mountain bike trails in North Carolina
#8,481 in the world

The route described here uses a fire road climb to reach the top of Middle Fork. This trail is about 8.8 miles of fire road and 2.6 miles of singletrack. There are 2 gated roads
from the trailhead take the one on the right, Fletcher Creek Road (AKA The Never Ending Road).
It starts out gravel road then goes to doubletrack. You'll past Spencer Branch Trail around 4.5
miles, then Fletcher Creek Trail. The road will start to become very untraveled and remote
feeling with the road becoming over grown. Around 8 miles Middle Fork Trail will be on your left.
The trail has a little of everything, small drops, log jams, rock gardens, bogs and multible creek
crossings. At 2.4 miles turn right on Fletcher Creek Trail then cross a creek and the Spencer
Branch Trail. Continue on Fletcher Creek Trail it will dump you out on Hendersonville Reservoir
Road. Turn left back to the Trailhead or right to Hendersonville Reservoir for a break. It is a very
nice spot for lunch. If you want to spice up the ride turn right on Spencer Branch Trail. You will
walk some of this if your not a Pro. It will dump you out at the Reservoir.

First added by Capndave on Sep 22, 2011. Last updated May 6, 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
From exit 40 on I26 (Asheville Regional Airport AVL) go South on NC 280 for
about 3.5 miles. Turn right on North Mills River Road. Go 5 miles turn right on
FS5000. G0 2 miles turn left on FS142 over the concrete bridge and the trailhead
parking in .5 miles
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