Level: Intermediate
Length: 0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +22/ -86 ft
Total: 56 riders

Mountain Biking Sidehill

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#121 of 549 mountain bike trails in North Carolina
#2,253 in the world

The section of this trail from Little Hickory Top trail down to Boyd Branch Road is one of the best downhills in Pisgah. It is fast and curvy, it has lots of jumps and waterbars, it's not too long but not too short either (1 1/4 miles long), and the uphill to it is hard enough o get you breathing but not too brutal. Plus, since it's right out of Asheville, its easy to get to. Ride this one if you don't ride anything else

First added by searsandrewj on Dec 31, 2002. Last updated Apr 30, 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
"This trail is located in the Bent Creek area. To get to Bent Creek, follow I-26 East from Asheville to NC 191 south. Follow signs to Lake Powhatan Recreation Area. To get to the Sidehill trail, follow the directions on my website.

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