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.Dupont State ForestBrevard80.0Intermediate bike trail
2.Tsali Recreation AreaBryson City30.0Intermediate bike trail
3.Kerr Scott TrailsWilkesboro45.0Intermediate bike trail
4.Warrior CreekWilkesboro9.3Intermediate bike trail
5.Bent CreekAsheville30.0Intermediate bike trail
6.Sherman Branch Park Mtb TrailCharlotte11.0Intermediate bike trail
7.Ridgeline Trail #65Brevard1.1Intermediate bike trail
8.Wild TurkeyGreensboro2.9Intermediate bike trail
9.Rocky Knob ParkBoone7.0Advanced bike trail
10.Overmountain Victory TrailWilkesboro3.9Intermediate bike trail
11.KitsumaBlack Mountain4.1Advanced bike trail
12.Moore's Springs TrailsDanbury6.0Intermediate bike trail
13.Tsali Thompson LoopBryson City7.0Intermediate bike trail
14.Farris ParkMayodan3.0Beginner bike trail
15.Fire Mountain Trail SystemCherokee12.0Intermediate bike trail
16.USNWCCharlotte45.0Intermediate bike trail
17.Big Rock Trail #3Brevard1.0Advanced bike trail
18.WCU TrailsCullowhee7.0Intermediate bike trail
19.Itusi @ Lake Norman State ParkTroutman30.0Intermediate bike trail
20.Brown's Creek Nature ParkElizabethtown9.0Beginner bike trail
21.Tsali Right LoopBryson City14.0Intermediate bike trail
22.Green's LickAsheville1.7Intermediate bike trail
23.Tsali Left LoopBryson City11.0Intermediate bike trail
24.Laurel MountainMills River5.0Advanced bike trail
25.Back Yard TrailsCharlotte11.0Advanced bike trail
26.Tsali Mouse Branch LoopBryson City7.0Intermediate bike trail
27.Avery Creek / 327Brevard2.5Intermediate bike trail
28.Bennett Gap / 138Brevard2.6Advanced bike trail
29.Black MountainBrevard5.1Advanced bike trail
30.Fletcher CreekMills River1.6Intermediate bike trail
31.Dark Mountain TrailWilkesboro6.0Intermediate bike trail
32.Zack's ForkLenoir3.0Intermediate bike trail
33.Blue HeronGreensboro2.4Intermediate bike trail
34.Bailey Mountain Bike ParkMarshall5.0Beginner bike trail
35.Burnt Mountain Trail #11Brevard2.0Advanced bike trail
36.Lake James State ParkNebo15.0Beginner bike trail
37.Squirrel GapMills River6.2Advanced bike trail
38.Wildlife LoopTroutman6.0Intermediate bike trail
39.Fallstown LoopTroutman0.9Intermediate bike trail
40.Kernersville MTB parkKernersville4.0Intermediate bike trail
41.Monbo LoopTroutman4.7Intermediate bike trail
42.Richmond Hill ParkAsheville3.0Beginner bike trail
43.King FisherGreensboro0.8Intermediate bike trail
44.Brunswick Nature ParkLeland6.0Intermediate bike trail
45.Jack Rabbit TrailsHayesville13.0Beginner bike trail
46.Farlow GapBrevard2.4Expert bike trail
47.Reasonover Creek TrailCedar Mountain3.0Beginner bike trail
48.Henderson Pond / Camp LejeuneCamp Lejeune7.0Intermediate bike trail
49.5 Falls Dupont SfBrevard12.0Beginner bike trail
50.Heartbreak RidgeOld Fort2.3Advanced bike trail
51.Cove Creek Trail / 340Brevard1.8Advanced bike trail
52.Hickory Mountain LoopBrevard1.0Intermediate bike trail
53.Sneaking CreekHayesville2.5Beginner bike trail
54.Cub Creek TrailsWilkesboro3.0Beginner bike trail
55.Mazeppa Park Mountain Bike TrailMooresville5.0Beginner bike trail
56.Pilot Cove TrailBrevard1.7Advanced bike trail
57.Horton's Holler (formerly Berry Mountain loops)Wilkesboro7.0Intermediate bike trail
58.Kolo Super-D courseAsheville0.0Intermediate bike trail
59.Old CreedmoorWake Forest10.0Intermediate bike trail
60.Buffalo Creek Park: The Head, The Heart & The Tail (HHT)Lake Lure2.0Intermediate bike trail
61.SidehillAsheville0.7Intermediate bike trail
62.Trace Ridge #354Brevard2.8Intermediate bike trail
63.San-lee ParkSanford10.0Advanced bike trail
64.Table RockLinville10.0Advanced bike trail
65.Evans LoopMorrisville2.0Beginner bike trail
66.Lees-McRae CollegeBanner Elk5.0Advanced bike trail
67.Thrift CoveBrevard5.0Intermediate bike trail
68.Cedar Rock Trail #16Brevard2.0Intermediate bike trail
69.Hobby ParkWinston-Salem7.0Intermediate bike trail
70.Butter Gap / Trail #123Brevard1.6Advanced bike trail
71.Brumley ForestChapel Hill9.0Intermediate bike trail
72.North Wake Landfill District ParkRaleigh2.0Beginner bike trail
73.Ballantyne Short TrackCharlotte1.0Beginner bike trail
74.Fisher River ParkMount Airy7.0Intermediate bike trail
75.Jim Branch Trail #41Brevard1.0Advanced bike trail
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