The BEST Mountain Bike Trails in North Carolina


Singletracks members have ranked the best mountain bike trails in North Carolina using our unique trail ranking algorithm. The best bike trails are rated by weighing the following ranking factors: average trail rating, number of members who have ridden the MTB trail, and the number of members who want to ride the MTB trail. Disagree with our list of the top mountain bike trails in North Carolina? Find and review your favorite North Carolina bike trails. Trails marked with a green row are trails you've ridden (must be logged in). Constantly updated.

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RankTrail NameCityRatingLengthDifficultyTopo MapConditions
1.Tsali Recreation AreaBryson City30Intermediate bike trail
2.Dupont State ForestBrevard80Intermediate bike trail
3.Kerr Scott TrailsWilkesboro45Intermediate bike trail
4.Warrior CreekWilkesboro13Intermediate bike trail
5.Sherman Branch Park Mtb TrailCharlotte11Intermediate bike trail
6.Bent CreekAsheville30Intermediate bike trail
7.Ridgeline Trail #65Brevard2Intermediate bike trail
8.Wild TurkeyGreensboro5Intermediate bike trail
9.Overmountain Victory TrailWilkesboro8Intermediate bike trail
10.Rocky Knob ParkBoone7Intermediate bike trail
11.KitsumaBlack Mountain10Advanced bike trail
12.Tsali Right LoopBryson City14Intermediate bike trail
13.Tsali Thompson LoopBryson City7Intermediate bike trail
14.WCU TrailsCullowhee7Intermediate bike trail
15.Green's LickAsheville2Intermediate bike trail
16.Moore's Springs TrailsDanbury6Intermediate bike trail
17.Tsali Left LoopBryson City11Intermediate bike trail
18.Laurel MountainMills River16Advanced bike trail
19.USNWCCharlotte13Intermediate bike trail
20.Itusi @ Lake Norman State ParkTroutman30Intermediate bike trail
21.Brown's Creek Nature ParkElizabethtown6Intermediate bike trail
22.Tsali Mouse Branch LoopBryson City7Intermediate bike trail
23.Back Yard TrailsCharlotte11Advanced bike trail
24.Big Rock Trail #3Brevard1Advanced bike trail
25.Burnt Mountain Trail #11Brevard2Advanced bike trail
26.Squirrel GapMills River21Advanced bike trail
27.Blue HeronGreensboro3Intermediate bike trail
28.Hickory Mountain LoopBrevard1Intermediate bike trail
29.Lake James State ParkNebo15Beginner bike trail
30.Cove CreekBrevard14Advanced bike trail
31.Bailey Mountain Bike ParkMarshall5Beginner bike trail
32.Wildlife LoopTroutman6Intermediate bike trail
33.Fallstown LoopTroutman5Intermediate bike trail
34.King FisherGreensboro1Intermediate bike trail
35.Dark Mountain TrailWilkesboro6Intermediate bike trail
36.Monbo LoopTroutman6Intermediate bike trail
37.Black MountainBrevard12Advanced bike trail
38.Avery Creek / 327Brevard3Intermediate bike trail
39.Brunswick Nature ParkLeland6Intermediate bike trail
40.Jack Rabbit TrailsHayesville13Beginner bike trail
41.Sneaking CreekHayesville3Beginner bike trail
42.Henderson Pond / Camp LejeuneJacksonville7Intermediate bike trail
43.Fletcher CreekMills River9Intermediate bike trail
44.Kolo Super-D courseAsheville0Intermediate bike trail
45.Southwest ParkGreensboro3Easiest bike trail
46.Pilot Cove Loop TrailBrevard2Advanced bike trail
47.Reasonover Creek TrailCedar Mountain3Beginner bike trail
48.All American SingletrackFt. Bragg16Intermediate bike trail
49.North Wake Landfill District ParkRaleigh2Beginner bike trail
50.SidehillAsheville1Intermediate bike trail
51.Zack's ForkLenoir3Intermediate bike trail
52.Richmond Hill ParkAsheville3Intermediate bike trail
53.Evans LoopMorrisville2Beginner bike trail
54.Table RockLinville10Advanced bike trail
55.Jim Branch Trail #41Brevard1Advanced bike trail
56.San-lee ParkSanford10Intermediate bike trail
57.Thrift CoveBrevard5Intermediate bike trail
58.Butter Gap / Trail #123Brevard4Advanced bike trail
59.Cedar Rock Trail #16Brevard2Intermediate bike trail
60.Sycamore CoveBrevard5Intermediate bike trail
61.Buffalo Creek Park: The Head, The Heart & The Tail (HHT)Lake Lure4Intermediate bike trail
62.Wolf Branch / 666Asheville1Intermediate bike trail
63.5 Falls Dupont SfBrevard12Beginner bike trail
64.Off Road Assault On Mount MitchellBlack Mountain59Expert bike trail
65.Copperhead TrailGreensboro4-
66.Powerline TrailsRoanoke Rapids7Advanced bike trail
67.Heartbreak RidgeOld Fort4Advanced bike trail
68.Star GapOld Fort2Advanced bike trail
69.Green RiverSaluda13Advanced bike trail
70.Trace Ridge #354Brevard3-
71.Fox LoopTroutman3Intermediate bike trail
72.The Nationals Downhill CourseBanner Elk2Expert bike trail
73.Blackrock #447Cashiers2Advanced bike trail
74.Mac's Gap #482Cashiers3Intermediate bike trail
75.Circuit City TrailStatesville1Intermediate bike trail
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