Length: 2.9 mi (4.7 km)
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +55/55 ft
Total: 272 riders
Mountain Biking Wild Turkey
#5 of 531 mountain bike trails in North Carolina
#47 in the world
Wild Turkey has become one of the most popular trails east of the mountains. Constructed by The Greensboro Fat Tire Society constructed in early 2008.
Wild Turkey has been cleared of most roots, smooth groomed single-track in the beautiful woods along Lake Brandt. The trail is fast, fun, flows great, great berms, rock jumps, skinny's, and even a few climbs.
Come see why riders come from all over North Carolina to ride Wild Turkey!
Before you go
- No Drinking water
- No E-bikes permitted
- No Fat biking allowed in winter
- No Fee required
- No Lift service
- No Night riding allowed
- No Pump track
From I-85 take 220 North (Battleground Ave). After 10 miles on Battleground, turn right on Owls Roost Road. Look for parking lot on left at Bur-Mill park. Ride down to the paved Greenway, turn right on the Greenway past the Owls Roost trail head, continue past and over the bridge over the lake. The trail head will be on the left.
An alternate trailhead exists at the Lake Brandt Marina (located at 5945 Lake Brandt Rd. Greensboro, NC 27455). From the parking lot located outside of the entrance, the trail starts from the opposite side of the drive from the outside parking lot.
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