541 Trails in North Carolina

Rank Trail Name Difficulty Length (mi) Rating City
1. Tsali Recreation Area Intermediate 30.0 **** Bryson City
2. Bent Creek Intermediate 30.0 ***** Asheville
3. Dupont State Forest Intermediate 80 **** Brevard
4. Black Mountain Advanced 5.1 ***** Brevard
5. Laurel Mountain Advanced 5.0 ***** Mills River
6. USNWC Intermediate 45.0 ***** Charlotte
7. Kitsuma Advanced 4.1 ***** Black Mountain
8. Ridgeline Trail #65 (Dupont State Forest) Intermediate 1.1 ***** Brevard
9. Fire Mountain Trail System Intermediate 12.0 ***** Cherokee
10. Kerr Scott Trails Intermediate 45.0 ***** Wilkesboro
11. Jack Rabbit Trails Beginner 13.0 **** Hayesville
12. Bennett Gap / 138 Advanced 2.6 ***** Brevard
13. Avery Creek / 327 Intermediate 2.5 ***** Brevard
14. Warrior Creek (Kerr Scott Trails) Intermediate 9.3 ***** Wilkesboro
15. San-lee Park Intermediate 10.0 **** Sanford
16. Itusi @ Lake Norman State Park Intermediate 30.0 **** Troutman
17. Tsali Thompson Loop (Tsali Recreation Area) Intermediate 7.0 ***** Bryson City
18. WCU Trails Intermediate 7.0 ***** Cullowhee
19. Back Yard Trails Advanced 11.0 **** Charlotte
20. Bracken Preserve Intermediate 8.0 **** Brevard
21. Squirrel Gap Advanced 6.2 ***** Mills River
22. Green's Lick (Bent Creek) Intermediate 1.7 ***** Asheville
23. Heartbreak Ridge Advanced 2.3 ***** Old Fort
24. Sherman Branch Park Mtb Trail Intermediate 11.0 ***** Charlotte
25. Farlow Gap Expert 2.4 ***** Brevard
26. Daniel Ridge Intermediate 3.1 **** Brevard
27. Bailey Mountain Bike Park Beginner 5.0 ***** Marshall
28. Wild Turkey Intermediate 2.9 ***** Greensboro
29. Tsali Left Loop (Tsali Recreation Area) Intermediate 11.0 **** Bryson City
30. Rocky Knob Park Advanced 7.0 ***** Boone
31. Fontana Village Advanced 20.0 **** Fontana Village
32. Overmountain Victory Trail (Kerr Scott Trails) Intermediate 3.9 ***** Wilkesboro
33. Tsali Right Loop (Tsali Recreation Area) Intermediate 14.0 **** Bryson City
34. Brumley Forest Intermediate 9.0 **** Chapel Hill
35. Tsali Mouse Branch Loop (Tsali Recreation Area) Intermediate 7.0 ***** Bryson City
36. Dark Mountain Trail (Kerr Scott Trails) Intermediate 6.0 **** Wilkesboro
37. Big Rock Trail #3 (Dupont State Forest) Advanced 1.0 ***** Brevard
38. Hobby Park Intermediate 7.0 **** Winston-Salem
39. Colonel Francis Beatty Park Intermediate 7 **** Charlotte
40. Moore's Springs Trails Intermediate 6.0 ***** Danbury
41. Rocky Branch Trail Advanced 3.0 **** Belmont
42. Star Gap Advanced 2.0 ***** Old Fort
43. Owls Roost (Bur-Mil Park) Intermediate 8.0 **** Greensboro
44. Blue Heron Intermediate 2.4 ***** Greensboro
45. Hanging Dog Intermediate 8.0 **** Murphy
46. Brunswick Nature Park Intermediate 6.0 **** Leland
47. Beaver Dam Intermediate 10.0 **** Raleigh
48. Thrift Cove Intermediate 5.0 ***** Brevard
49. Brown's Creek Nature Park Beginner 13 ***** Elizabethtown
50. Blue Clay Bike Park Intermediate 7.0 **** Wilmington